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

Importance of project management acumen in career progression

Career progression is one of the most important drivers of employee retention. 52% of millennials say opportunities for career progression is the most desirable quality in a workplace, competitive wages and financial incentives (44%), good training and development programs (35%) (PWC). There is a lot of ambiguity when it comes to career progression in organizations. Continue reading Importance of project management acumen in career progression

The Project Manager’s Guide To Managing Subject Matter Experts

It can feel like the ultimate catch-22 for a project manager; you need a subject matter expert (SME) to make up for your own lack of expertise on a topic, but this same deficiency of knowledge on your end can cause quite the division. In addition to that, SMEs can be quite rigid in their approach and opinions to their topic of expertise, which can be difficult for project managers in mitigating deadlines. Continue reading The Project Manager’s Guide To Managing Subject Matter Experts

How Millennials are Changing the Leadership Paradigm

Let’s face it, Millennials are taking over the world. According to a study by PWC, millennials will make up an estimated 50% of the workforce by 2020. Some of the most profitable and disruptive companies today, such as Facebook, Uber, and Airbnb are led by millennial leaders. A lot is being discussed about millennial leadership styles and rightly so; after all the next decade is going to see a lot of millennials move into leadership positions. Continue reading How Millennials are Changing the Leadership Paradigm