I'm very pleased to announce that my book Project Management for Humans is now available for purchase. Its official release was on July 20, and it is available on Amazon and through Rosenfeld Media.
You have no idea how great it felt to write that. As I am sure you've heard, writing a book is no easy feat. But it was one that I wanted to take on, and I was lucky enough to find a publisher who would support me in that endeavor. In all, it was about a year in the works: writing, rewriting, rethinking, brainstorming, sketching, discussing, and so on. It was a lot of work, but I'm happy with the outcome. And I hope you will be too. Read more
About six years ago I started this blog because I was unhappy with the complete lack of resources (and community) for people working as project managers in the digital space. Over the years I’ve put a lot of work in to sharing my ideas and experiences. I've published several articles here and in many other places. Needless to say, I’ve taken the opportunity to speak up and tell my corner of the world my feelings about what makes a good project manager…or digital project manager. Here’s the thing: I’m not stopping. Read more
Project managers often struggle with leadership—and where they can find appropriate opportunities to be true leaders. it makes sense, as most project managers do not have any direct responsibility for the people on their teams, but they are expected to manage and motivate teams to deliver projects on time and under budget. For that reason alone, being a project manager requires some tenacity, as well as a natural desire to lead.
Do you have that natural desire? Some of us do, and some of us need a little coaching to gain the confidence to believe in our own leadership skills. Read through these five tips and give yourself a boost.