Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time […]
Recently I was approached by a professional struggling with what her next career position should be. Her background was in project management, but she could go back to school and get her MBA. She should start something on her own, or she could stay exactly where she is and focus on her PMP certification. She could take her transferable skills and move into operational management for the executive level. She could do this or that or the other. She was continually flip-flopping among all these options that she was stalled.
Given virtually no one on product teams believes in waterfall – even those using waterfall (see my last post on
I received the below great question a few days after my Art of War for Product Managers and High-Performing Professionals.
This week we will take a short-cut into slapping ourselves back on the path. We won’t spend time investigating why and what took us off our course. Instead, we will jump into action with the idea of “doing one scary thing a day” to help keep up moving forward at a faster pace.
Most everyone is familiar with Pro and Con lists to help make a decision. Often times the Pro and Con List does very little to clarify the decision – because – well – the reason you are creating the Pro/Con list is because it was a ‘close call’ to begin with. We don’t go to the trouble of making a Pro and Con list on ‘no-brainers’. Often times the pro and cons are pretty equal – making the decision still difficult. Our mistake is that we stop at this point. We don’t take the next step to reduce the impact of the “Cons”.
If I ever hear “Well – could you make a baby in one month with nine mothers?” again – I
The new PMBOK(R) Guide has a new process called Identify Stakeholders. As a person invloved with creating PMP(R) Exam study
Good Requirement Management is perhaps the most important factor in many projects’ successes or failures. Some research had mentioned that