Monthly Archives: March 2015

Attitude is key to being a good project manager

Attitude is everything

I saw an advert for a TV programme today that is all about people working for KFC – the chicken shop. One girl in the trailer made a comment that went something like this “they’re all intelligent and educated and

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What are you going to do today to lead your project?

Leadership can be learned.

You don’t have to be a born leader to lead. In fact, I would argue there is no such thing as a natural born leader. Real leadership comes from knowledge and experience and a determination to apply that knowledge and

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It’s all your fault

Proj Man wheel

When you take on the role of project manager, you take responsibility for everything to do with your project. It’s a very big job which the diagram to the left gives you some idea of. If anything goes wrong –

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Why lessons learned don’t get implemented

Money down the drain

Many organisations talk about implementing best practices, learning lessons from past projects and developing a corporate knowledge base of all their project and programme experiences. For those looking to measure and grow their project management capabilities through Capability Maturity Models,

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