What Moms Can Teach Us about Project Management

Looking for project management inspiration? You don’t need to go too far to find it. The greatest project manager is the one who raised you and your siblings, stood rock steady beside your father, made the house a home and did all this while building a successful career. MOM! In this blog, I try to draw the parallel between motherhood and project management.  Here is … Continue reading What Moms Can Teach Us about Project Management

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5 Ways To Create Self-sufficient Teams

There is no doubt that a self-sufficient team is the pillar of a successful project. Moreover, for it to flourish, the workplace should be driven by trust and mutual respect. In such optimized environment, both the project manager and team members can work together hand-in-hand to deliver the best possible output. However, often, a workplace is less than ideal, where obstacles emerge, and problems occur. A project manager, thus, should influence the ambiance to make it conducive for optimal productivity. A good way to do so is by creating a safe and positive environment for mistakes and experiments to occur while also being responsible and accountable. There are five ways to do so. Continue reading 5 Ways To Create Self-sufficient Teams

7 Hacks for Effective Meetings

You’d expect that all this time spent on meetings should amount to something significant for you and for the organization. Sadly, 71% of employees feel that meetings are unproductive and executives feel that over 67% of meetings are failures (Source: The Muse). Doing away with meetings is not the solution. We just need to find ways to make meetings more effective. That’s our aim with this blog; 7 hacks to make meetings more effective. Continue reading 7 Hacks for Effective Meetings