5 Bad Habits I Had To Get Rid Of After Becoming A Project Manager

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Many people are struggling for a leadership position thinking it is prestigious and gives them a lot of benefits. However, it`s not that simple. With great power comes great responsibility, and with great responsibility come great constraints. When you are at a leading position, you are a role model for the other people in your team or organization, whether you like it or not.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in December 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in December 2019 Leadership Leadership Vs Management: 5 Differences That Set Them Apart There is an eternal debate on what it takes to be a good manager and what it takes to be a good leader, and what is better at the end of the day.… [ Read the rest...]

How To Deal With Difficult People On Your Projects

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I can only guess what type of projects you work on and what challenges you have, but there is one thing I know for sure: you have definitely encountered difficult people on your projects. The truth is that throughout your entire life and career you keep meeting people who put you down.  However, when you come across an unpleasant stranger in your daily life, it’s not a big deal.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in November 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in November 2019 Best Practices 5 Reasons Why A Great Project Is Like Good Chicago Style Pizza The author of this article explains what makes a great project, though doing this in a very unusual and creative way.… [ Read the rest...]

What Project Managers Really Do in Software Service Companies

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I started my project manager`s career in a small IT service agency, where the role of a manager was very vague and management processes were not formalized. Later, when I was joining a bigger company, I felt pretty anxious about my new position because I didn`t quite realize what the role of project manager implies in a large scale software company.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in October 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in October 2019 Best Practices Seven Ways to Write Better Project Specifications I believe that good specification is the key to project success. However, projects with well-documented and regularly updated requirements are rare. Sometimes it happens because responsible people don`t know how to write good specification, in other cases, documenting of requirements is undervalued by project stakeholders.… [ Read the rest...]

What To Do If Your Project Team Is Starting To Get Bored

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Everyone wants to work on a meaningful project that is changing the world. Having a challenging goal, you and your team are going towards the long-awaited launch of the project and your public recognition. The mere anticipation of such a great goal and the final outcome gives you the fuel to move forward. But even the most successful projects turn down to a support stage at some point.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in September 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in September 2019 Best Practices 5 Project Management Techniques Every PM Should Know The world of project management is vast. It covers many industries and requires a range of skills. But the common thread tying this diverse discipline together are the techniques that project managers use to get the job done.… [ Read the rest...]

Why It Is Important To Conduct Project Exit Interview

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Exit interview is a common practice in companies where HR function is developed on a good level. In a nutshell, exit interview is a talk between a resigning employee and a company representative (HR manager, line manager, director). This talk if done properly can reveal a lot of useful information for the management of the company. I first heard about exit interviews when I was resigning from one of my previous companies.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in August 2019

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in August 2019 Best Practices How to Successfully Execute a Plan Planning is the backbone that holds up any project. But only planning is not enough for achieving the necessary outcome. From my perspective, the most complicated part of any project is its executing.… [ Read the rest...]