Tag Archives: Project Management

“It is definitely not a witch hunt”, how true is it?

“It is definitely not a witch hunt” was one of the oft-repeated words by a PMO when the PMO tried to implement the so-called “health review meetings”. The original purpose of these health review meetings was to get help/guidance/direction from the executive sponsors … Continue reading

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The never-ending debate in the world of Project Management

One of the never-ending debate in the world of Project Management pertains to this question, “Does a PM in IT need to understand the technical solution?”. This question was asked in one of the LinkedIn groups, PMI Credentialed PMPs. There are … Continue reading

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Mind Mapping – Problem Solving on Steroids

Problem Solving on Steroids To me, Mind Mapping is “Problem Solving on Steroids”. Most of us get paid to solve problems. The bigger problems you solve the higher you get paid. For those of you who never heard what Mind … Continue reading

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Motion Chart – A useful tool for Project Managers

Hans Rosling – Pioneer of Motion Chart The first time that I came to know of Hans Rosling was through the book “Presentation Zen” by Garr Reynolds. I did not check out the Ted Talks video then but some time … Continue reading

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A monkey CAN run your project

Idea! I was watching Toy Story 3 with my 4 year old daughter when I got this idea. In the movie Toy Story 3, the toys get themselves donated to a daycare. The daycare is being run by an evil … Continue reading

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3 Do’s from the book “Delivering Happiness” by Tony Hsieh

The Audio Book “Delivering Happiness” by Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos.com has many great insights, ideas and messages for entrepreneurs as well as regular employees. Since I am a Project Management Professional, I picked this book up with the … Continue reading

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3 Tips on handling difficult people from the movie “Morning Glory”

Watching the movie “Morning Glory” gave me some tips on how to handle difficult people. Movie Description (Copied from Yahoo Movies) When hard-working TV producer Becky Fuller is fired from a local news program, her career begins to look as … Continue reading

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Project Management for every employee?

This blog post is a response to the PMI Blogpost on Voices of Project Management I strongly believe that Project Management should be an organizational competency.  Just like everyone in the company is competent at operating a computer, competent at … Continue reading

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