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Five Steps to Follow When Interviewing New Team Members

Sunday, August 16, 2020, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

As a project manager, you have done all your project planning. It has been approved by the sponsors and you’re ready to start working on it. When you’re about to execute the plan, you notice that you need compatible team members to work on the project. So you want to hire internally and externally. These […]

5 Tips How To Improve Your Project Meetings

Sunday, May 31, 2020, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

As a Project Manager, you have many meetings during the course of the project. Many times, you’d have weekly meetings. However, not everyone likes meetings that are held on regular basis. At times, meetings become boring and are not very result-oriented. On occasions, some team members might show some displeasure with holding meetings with no […]

4 Steps To Creating Project Business Case As Project Manager

Sunday, May 24, 2020, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

You may have worked as project manager on many projects where you were responsible for delivering the project on time, within budget and to the satisfaction of your customer. The project was given to you to deliver it. However, you may not realize it, but to be a successful Project Manager, in every sense of […]

Encourage Your Project Team Members To Excel

Sunday, May 17, 2020, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

In a world of constant change, Project Managers, not to mention whole organizations, are struggling to meet the challenges of the new competitive landscape. To successfully finish the task, project managers must grow and accordingly change their view and understanding of the role of their team members. In today’s information economy, to prosper and even […]

Seven Tips to Attack a Team Morale Problem

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Morale problems do not happen overnight and they cannot be resolved overnight. These problems cannot be solved using regular project management processes. They need people management techniques. Typically, the complete causes and remedies are out of your control. However, as the project manager, there are some things that are within your control. Regardless of how […]

Five Reasons Some Team Members Resist Project Processes

Sunday, January 19, 2020, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

It’s one thing to build good project management practices on your project. It’s another thing to effectively implement the processes. If you could issue the plan and everyone followed the processes, your life would be much easier. However, the process of managing the team is more complicated because of the people element involved. People are […]

Is Your Project Even Feasible? Here is How to Find Out

Sunday, January 12, 2020, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Most people are aware of a Business Case. The Business Case allows you to define a project at a high-level, yet with sufficient enough detail to know whether the organization wants to provide funding. However, sometimes the sponsor is not certain of the costs and benefits, or even if the project is feasible. This is […]

Understand Your IT Staff and Manage Them Accordingly

Sunday, January 5, 2020, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

It is impossible to categorize everyone within a profession. You can make some general assumptions about technical people, but this does not mean that the assumptions apply to everyone. One technique will not work for all people at all times. That being said, let’s go ahead and make some generalizations about the technical staff on […]

5 Tips for Adopting Project Standards as Project Manager

Sunday, November 24, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

In many companies, in any industry, standards are used to comply with the International Organization for Standardization, better known as ISO. It simply is a seal of safety, reliability and of good quality. If you’re interested in following ISO standards in your project, ask someone responsible who understands these standards and can tell you how […]

How to Deliver Projects Successfully as Project Manager

Sunday, November 17, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

As a project manager, your ultimate goal and objective in delivering a project is to finish it on time, within budget and with a happy customer especially project sponsor(s). It’s not hard but not as easy as you might think. You can do it if you put your mind to it. You can do it […]