Despite the growing list of things we can and should talk about at work, money still remains a dirty word in many an American office. While our institutions struggle to mature to the point that we have salary transparency, here are some things you can do to support your quest to get paid.
Project managers have to be well-versed in dealing with people. And, since we spend so much of our careers working with others, the odds practically dictate that we will have encountered a difficult stakeholder on one of our projects. But what happens if the stakeholder problem child is the one leading your project?
Trello is one of my favorite productivity tools—I use this free Kanban board application to track progress against my goals. So, when I came upon an application that advertises itself as an analytical extender for Trello, I had to test it out. Here is my review of Bridge24 for Trello.
I had always struggled to write a personal mission statement because I wasn’t clear how authoring such a statement would be useful in navigating my career path. I saw the urgency a few weeks ago while navigating a minor career “crisis” of my own. Below are some guidelines for writing a personal mission statement.
In the project management world, there is nothing quite so rewarding—or quite so exhausting—as the opportunity to submit a bid as part of a competitive procurement. How do you apply project management principles to run a proposal well?
When you inherit something midstream and need to get up to speed quickly, it can be challenging to ascertain what you need to do first. What’s worth learning (and doing) immediately? What can wait? Here are some things PMs should consider when taking the reins on a new project opportunity.
How do you disconnect as a project manager?
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.