Wondering what tools you can use to improve your project communications? Visual Project Management has got you covered. This book covers loads of techniques for reporting complex data. Read my full review here.
I review Cesar Abeid’s book, Project Management for You, a guide for new project managers that explains how to turn ideas into reality using project management principles.
Leadership is so important for project managers. Arm yourself with a toolbox of tricks from the book Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers by Michel Dion.
Read my book review of Growing Software, a great project management book aimed at IT teams and the software engineers who lead them. Good tips for people who have recently been promoted from a technical role into a project management role.
What will the future of project management bring? I review Advances in Project Management, a book edited by renowned academic Darren Dalcher. Let’s look at what we can expect in the future and some of the project management trends we are seeing today.
Have you thought about managing project stakeholders as if they were customers of a complex sale? Mario Henrique Trentim has. He explains how you can ‘do’ stakeholder engagement in his book in order to get a more successful project outcome.
Find out what PMO leaders and senior managers can learn from urgent and unexpected projects, and what lessons you can apply to your project management today to prepare for future crises.
Projects are not very good at integrating long term strategy because they are short term endeavours. This is the trouble with many disconnects between the strategists and the people who actually approve the work against this year’s targets, and it’s especially true of sustainability which is a long term thing. Learn more about sustainability and how you can incorporate it in your projects.
Learn why managers don’t give feedback and what you should be doing to improve your team’s performance. This book review of The Feedback Imperative will help you improve how you talk to your teams.
Author Richard Heaslip shares his expert views on how project governance leads to successful projects. Find out what’s next for the future of project governance and how your role as a project leader can influence your projects.
This book nearly had me in tears on the train! Find out how to become more resilient and where resilience comes from in this review of The Resilience Breakthrough by Christian Moore.
I expected a book about leadership theory but what I got was a hugely practical guide to actually doing leadership with plenty of stories, examples and exercises. Read my book review of The Power of Project Leadership by Susanne Madsen to find out more about why leadership is important for project managers and the 7 keys of project leadership.