In my experience, there are some very common reasons for project schedules turning out to be unreliable. Here are 5.
Learn how to delegate with this complete guide to delegating tasks. I show you why effective delegation is part of your job and how your team comes into it. I’ll explain the Skill and Will model that you can use to work out how much support a team member needs once you’ve delegated the work to them. Then I’ll walk you through an example of how to delegate something so that it’s a pleasant experience for both of you. Be warned, it’s a long article!
Tolerances are an important part of being able to work autonomously as a project manager. You need to have the authority and freedom of action to be able to change the direction the work is going in. However, the project sponsor is the person responsible for decisions that affect the project budget and the schedule,…
Presentations of project information to your peers and the people in the C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, the Board) can be very different. Leigh Espy shares what is different, what kind of information to include and how to present it.
In this webinar for PMI Phoenix Chapter, I talk about how to reframe your work and stay on top of your To Do list with creative strategies for managing everything — even when it feels like everything is a priority. Project managers are busier than ever. We need smart tactics for workload management and different…
Project management can create a lot of paperwork, and it’s not always the stuff you want or need. Let’s talk about the essentials. Here are nine documents that no self-respecting project should be without.
Learn how to maintain a positive, cheerful attitude when working with team members or stakeholders who cast doubt on the project.
If you need to buy things for your project, you know that shipping takes time and money. And delivery costs are often ‘forgotten’ in project budgets.
Thankfully, there’s a ton of methods that you can use to save on these costs. Take a look
Learn how to write great minutes with these tips for meeting minutes. We all have to record what went on at a meeting at some point in our career. These tips will make it easier for you to capture what was discussed.
Learn how to improve project communication with these tried and tested tips that will make it easier to do at the same time.
Here’s how to create a checklist in 3 easy steps – then you can use it to speed up repetitive tasks. And you can use this technique in your personal life as well as at work!
Meetings need agendas because it helps keep everyone focused. Here are 10 easy tips for great meeting agendas. Plus a free agenda template!