Jan Underdown Project Manager

Jan Underdown – Project Manager Interview

Recently I had the opportunity to speak to Jan Underdown, one of the Associates and a Project Management trainer with Parallel Project Training. She told me something of her background, how she got into project management and some of her thoughts on what skills are important for a project manager. Biography Jan has over 20 […]

motivating a project team

How To Build a Motivated Project Team

We all know that projects are successful if the right people are involved and if those people are well-motivated to make the project a success. The people involved will include those who initiated the project, the customer and end-users and, of course, the people who will manage the work and do the work required to […]

better leaders

5 Reasons Your Business Needs Better Leaders

  The business world is a competitive one today. Owners are faced with crowded marketplaces, with numerous companies battling for their target consumer base’s attention. How can you make sure your business is the one that stands out from the crowd? Of course, there are many possible approaches. However, ensuring your business has better leaders […]

remote project team

Managing A Remote Project Team

Managing a project team is difficult enough, but when you have to contend with your team members being geographically dispersed, it becomes even more difficult. Not only do you have all of the challenges that you typically face during a project, for example, scope creep and managing client expectations, but you also have a unique […]

project conflict and how to resolve it

Resolving Conflict Within a Project Team

Everyone can’t always get along, and sooner or later there will be a project conflict within a team. Recognising and dealing with it properly can help your team move forward together. Conflict on a group project is often unavoidable but can be healthy and helpful in the progression of the project. How you deal with […]