Tag Archives: project management

I want to be a project manager, I don’t….

I have had many phone calls over the years from people who say that they want to be a project manager. I usually spend a lot of time talking through the options with them. I was somewhat taken aback however when a person drew me to one side after a project management training course and said: “I am a project … Read More >

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Cynical project management tips or the truth!

I often come across blogs or articles on the internet which bring out a range of reactions from me. One I came across today made me smile and ask; is there any truth in them? This blog needs further publicity. It is called 20 Cynical Project Management Tips. I immediately dived to the read this article which mildly amused my sense … Read More >

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Handling multiple projects

What is the ‘best way’ to handle multiple projects? This is a question I am asked on a regular basis. I usually start by saying that this is a time management and personal organisation issue as well as a project management question. Let me explain why I say this. From experience of working with individuals or project teams what comes … Read More >

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If we had been honest we would never have received project approval!

This was a statement made by a speaker at an event I attended in London some 10 years ago. I cannot remember what he spoke about. I can however remember the issue he was referring to. It was the estimate of time and cost given to the relevant Government Minister over a significant project.  What he admitted was that if … Read More >

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Practical Project Management Training – it works!

No, I am not surprised that it works but I want to shout it long and loud.  I have been running practical tried and tested project management training courses for many many years. These range from half day overview sessions to much longer events. Some are based on the client’s in-house project management system, others our own methodology which works … Read More >

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Too busy – well read this to enhance personal productivity

I regularly get comments that “we are too busy” or “there are simply not enough hours in the day”. Others have said “we have more work than we can cope with.” Organizations are really busy places at the moment and many face an uncertain future. Person productivity, personal organizational skills, excellent time management all buzz words that we all need … Read More >

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