I’ve supported projects focused on promoting programmatic and physical accessibility and have learned a tremendous amount in a short time about the unique needs of this population. I need to get smarter on this topic, but here are a few tips I’ve picked up that I try to incorporate on the projects I manage.
By popular request, this post describes some of the tools that I use to manage my personal projects. I could happily exist on a desert island as long as I had Internet and the following apps.
One of the most frustrating things for a manager is working with employees who can’t quite seem to live up to their potential. When staff are not performing as you expect, it usually has to do with confidence. Here are some guidelines for how to get your staff to open up to you, themselves, and others.
You can’t go a week these days without finding an article extolling the benefits of meditation. You know it’s supposed to be good for you, but that 21-day meditation challenge appeared to leave zero impact on your daily mindfulness. What gives? Here are some other ways to unlock the benefits of meditation.
At some point, you’ll be asked not only to manage your own staff—but also staff that will be managers themselves. How do you ensure that you set up new managers for success? Here are some things to consider when onboarding new project managers.
Delegation is a critical skill to cultivate no matter where you are in your career. Once you start to delegate, how do you continue to delegate in a way that is effective? Here are five steps to take to delegate effectively.
While we know caring about our jobs is a positive sign, it can be hard to remember this in the moment when a teammate’s behavior makes us want to pull out our hair. Here are some strategies to help you manage your emotions as a project manager:
I traveled to another office this week to meet with colleagues on their project management best practices. We had several “a-ha” moments as we brainstormed how to improve inefficient processes, better prepare for upcoming projects, and enhance team collaboration. How can project managers channel the power of a project management outsider to improve their existing practices?
How do you get stakeholders to provide status updates?
How can teams work together effectively if they don’t understand what each of their colleagues is trying to do? Here are some of the reasons that teams should adopt community goal setting.