Latest Posts

Getting a Response from the Unresponsive

Getting a Response from the Unresponsive

Project managers often moan that their responsibility outweighs their authority. It is never so true when trying to get a response from the unresponsive

Risk Management and COVID-19

Risk Management and COVID-19

The chaos and controversy associated with COVID-19 are a great backdrop on which to view our approach to risk management.

Dealing with Conflict on a Project

Dealing with Conflict on a Project

> If you are going to deal with people, you are going to deal with conflict. It is a natural part of every project. Your best bet is to confront it head on.

Staying on top of things

Staying on top of things

As you manage more complex projects and programs, the number of details to juggle increases exponentially. Successful PMs need to have a process for staying on top of things.

Critical Project Management Skill: Relationship Development

Critical Project Management Skill: Relationship Development

The key function of a project manager is to influence people. The best way to do that is to have strong relationships. Relationship development is important from two major aspects. It is certainly a big short-term benefit on whatever project you are working on. But it...

8 Key Disciplines of Project Management

8 Key Disciplines of Project Management

Project management is a complex combination of many disciplines. A successful project manager becomes adept to juggling all of them. Each discipline is used in a balance for successful project outcomes. Organization Organization is one of the key disciplines of...

Organizational Change Management in Project Management

Organizational Change Management in Project Management

Project managers have a lot of responsibilities. They need to develop a plan and be able to execute it throughout the project. They need to deal with issues, risks, changes to the plan and a myriad of unplanned interruptions. On top of all of that, they have a team...

Key PM Skill: Thinking on Your Feet

Key PM Skill: Thinking on Your Feet

We often think of project managers being overly organized. Tracking their to do list and checking items off of the project plans, they move the project forward. Getting the project done on time an on budget is the goal. Things happen on a daily basis that always tend...

Lew’s Books at Amazon:

Project Management 101
Consulting 101

All Categories

Career Management

Working Remote

Stakeholder Management

Communication

Humor

Leadership

Planning

Podcast

Uncategorized

Stay Up to Date With The Latest News & Updates

Free ebook

Get 50 Ways to Leave Your Employer for free, signing up to our newsletter!