I’ve been following Paul Boag for some time and have admired his work from across the pond. I first met him at DPM:UK where he presented on Digital Adaptation. I really enjoyed his energy on stage. Not only is the guy whip-smart, he’s a true entertainer. Immediately, I knew I wanted him to speak at […]Read more "Harnedworld"
I was just pulling together a bunch of new posts for Every Day DPM, and I started to realize that so many project management related articles are about the hard facts: scope, budget, black and white, this or that. I started to think back to my very first blog post about how we’re not robots. […]Read more "Inspiration for Digital PMs"
There is so much you’re required to do a digital project manager, and it doesn’t all have to do with attention to details and creating scopes of work. To be a truly great PM, you have to… Be nice Be in control of your domain Stand up for what’s right Be open to discussing what you […]Read more "Be you."
No one ever said that being a project manager is easy. In fact, on most days a lot of project managers wonder why they took the path into the world of wrangling people, process, and all of the very important details that come along with them. On other days, great project managers pat themselves on the […]Read more "It takes true grit to be a good project manager"
I’ve been reading (and seeing) a lot of articles lately about productivity: How to be more productive, productivity killers, how managers can be more productive, how to help your employees to be more productive, and so on. Each article is full of really good tips on how to manage your day. Each article is written from the […]Read more "Motivation First"
It took me about 6 years and 3 jobs to realize that I wasn’t fully happy with my work. Sure, I was working on great projects with really nice, smart people, but I wasn’t in a role where I could do my best work. It wasn’t until someone told me I should be a PM that […]Read more "Love your work"
It’s really easy to sit back and let things happen when they seem to be going well. When you’re happy, you can focus more pressing or important matters. But is that the right way to be? Is something “going well” really good enough? Should you be doing more to make it even better? Or should […]Read more "Question Everything"