How Do We Make Good Team Decisions?
It can be difficult for the project team to make good decisions. Should the scope of work be reduced? Can we really do the work in the time provided? What happens now that Dan is out for two weeks having surgery? The art of effective team decision-making is a difficult art to master. I’m sorry […]
Does Being a PMP Really Make a Difference?
Many folks ask me if holding a PMP credential makes a difference in my work as a renegade project manager. The answer, simply stated is “Yes!” Job opportunities these days tend to filter out people who are not certified in their areas of expertise, regardless of their years of experience. I have always viewed professional […]
This Project Manager’s Ingredients for a Great 2010!
Happy 2010, everyone! I have been thinking about my recipe for project management this coming year, and here are my top ingredients I plan to add to the mix known as ‘Susan Weese, Project Manager’: A large dash of common sense, used frequently on my upcoming projects 1 tablespoon of patience, added in to all […]
Add Competent Project Managers to Your Project Management Methodology!
As we get ready to enter a new year, let’s talk a bit about another key element of your project management methodology: the underlying competencies required for effective and successful project managers. I recently had a client ask me to name my top 3 competencies for successful project managers. Here’s my list and why I […]