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The Project Management Coaching Workbook (Book review)

The Project Management Coaching Workbook by Susanne Madsen is a book about how to operate with a coaching leadership style in a project environment. "It is not your ability to manage tasks and resources that will set you apart," writes Susanne Madsen in The Project Management Coaching Workbook. ... READ the POST

How to provide constructive criticism

This is a guest post by Sarah Clare. As a manager, there is sure to come a time when you have to address poor performance or substandard work. We all make mistakes, and we can all find ways to improve our work. When you are a project manager, it is your responsibility to make sure that you help ... READ the POST

Focus on Coaching: Interview with Kevin Ciccotti

In the last part of the Focus on Coaching series, I’m interviewing Kevin Ciccotti, CPCC, ACC. Kevin is a coach who has chosen to work specifically with PMPs (although I expect he’d work with any project managers). I asked him why. Kevin, how did you get into coaching? I will say my path to ... READ the POST

Focus on Coaching: Book review of Leading and Coaching Teams to Success

I particularly liked the sub-title of this book: The Secret Life of Teams. Leading and Coaching Teams to Success by Phil Hayes is about what happens to teams behind closed doors. It talks about how teams gossip, go off the rails and implode. There’s something cathartic about reading about teams in a ... READ the POST

Focus on Coaching: What a coach does, with Josh Nankivel

It’s January, which means it is cold and grey and we are looking to do things better than last year. That’s why I’m spending January focusing on coaching and the role it can play in improving your performance and that of your team. Today I’m talking to project management coach Josh Nankivel about ... READ the POST


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