What Project Managers Can Learn from The Game of Cricket?

What Project Managers Can Learn from The Game of Cricket?

As an Indian, the cricket bug bit me early on with hours spent in games of street cricket, local club games and watching games on television with my friends. As a cricket fanatic and project management professional I can’t help but draw the parallel between the two. In this blog I hope to share my views on lessons project managers can learn from the game of cricket. Continue reading What Project Managers Can Learn from The Game of Cricket?

Dealing with Distractions at the Workplace

That the human race is battling with distractions is an understatement. A popular NYC restaurant reviewed their surveillance videos from 2004 and 2014 and found a staggering difference in the average time it takes to service a customer. Following their research, they found that the average time that a customer spent in the restaurant from start to finish in 2004 was 1 hour and 5 … Continue reading Dealing with Distractions at the Workplace

PPM: Your Key to Success in the Business World: Guest Post by Sadia Maqsood

Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is a process which is engaged by Project Management Organizations (PMOs) to study the potential outcomes (return) while doing a project. Project Portfolio Manager goes through all the areas of data regarding the project and provides detailed business analysis for companies planning to invest in projects.   Continue reading PPM: Your Key to Success in the Business World: Guest Post by Sadia Maqsood

Handling Poor Performance While Increasing Team Morale

Poor project performance happens all the time, which threatens quality, budget, and team morale. When it occurs, the project manager must deal with it as quickly as possible so the issue can be addressed accordingly without losing momentum. The thing is, often the issue can be addressed. Thus the quality and the budget would not be affected, but the team morale already suffers. Continue reading Handling Poor Performance While Increasing Team Morale

Seven Ways To Build A Highly Motivated Project Team

Motivation is personal. We can only evoke certain feelings in others, but they must motivate themselves. This explains why when attending a presentation by a motivational speaker, most attendees are so pumped and motivated. However, when they go home, the positive spirit suddenly plummets. Continue reading Seven Ways To Build A Highly Motivated Project Team