What comes to mind when you think of networking and building relationships? For me, I think about going to events – PMI events, conferences and parties. In many cases, these are enjoyable activities and I often learn about new people as well. Your external network is valuable for many reasons, including giving you new perspectives and opportunities. In your current role, your internal network is even more important. For project managers and IT professionals, there ...
Building relationships at the office is a skill and asset that project managers can use over and over again through their careers. Why Project Managers Need to Build Relationships More opportunities. Project managers working on contract are always marketing. Building better relationships will send more opportunities your way. Build influence. Project managers often have limited traditional authority over staff in their work. By having friends who know, like and trust you, persuading people to work ...
Projects are about changing the world for the better. Many project managers I talk to tend to be most proud of their highly innovative projects. For example, Jon McGowan PMP is proud of the mobile banking application project he developed. The excitement and challenge to deliver a truly innovative project is well worth the effort. That just leaves one question – how exactly do we become highly innovative project managers? Here is a six-step process ...
Bruce Harpham pinpoints four principles to enhance work productivity that might even enhance your health and well-being.
Bruce Harpham counts down seven ways you can bring new team members up to speed, so that they best understand their role and can start contributing to team success immediately.
Bruce Harpham pinpoints the ten habits that great project managers exhibit every week in the pursuit of greater project and career success.
Bruce Harpham helps you to determine how you could be creating better reports, and even if there are reports you can stop producing.
Bruce Harpham pinpoints five professional assets that can advance your career as a project manager.