How to Decide on Your Leadership Style (and Stick to it!)

Leadership Style

A career path is project management will bring many demands and challenges and as a project manager, there is an expectation you will show thoughtful diligent leadership. No matter which industry you are working in, choosing and sticking with a leadership style will be key to success. Just how do you forge your own style…

Read More

Making Quick Fire Decisions On Urgent Projects

quickfire decisions

When tasked with making decisions, it’s important to be able to think on your feet, but when the pressure is really on, do you have the skills to make double quick decisions about your projects? It happens, sometimes more often than we like, but there will be times when you need to make a decision…

Read More

10 Tips For Project Management Meetings You Can Use Right Now

Project Management Meeting Tips (2)

A powerful tool in your arsenal, the ‘project management meeting’ is, however, fundamentally misunderstood. And neither is this gathering of the project team always used wisely and to its full potential. So just how can you get more from each and every project management meeting? The meeting room setting – standing room only isn’t always…

Read More

4 leadership techniques to try on your next project

Leadership Techniques

Your leadership style isn’t set in stone – you can change it to achieve better results. Why not try one of these four techniques on your next project? It can sometimes be frustrating to manage a project team, after all most office environments aren’t really designed to stimulate creativity and produce flashes of inspiration. So…

Read More

Project Management Burnout and How to Recover

There probably isn’t a project manager out there who hasn’t experienced some level of stress or burnout on their projects no matter how many project management qualifications they have. There are a huge number of things that could trigger this stress, for example an unreasonable client, a challenging team with a lack of clear organisational…

Read More

How to Write a Project Plan

Benjamin Franklin is often attributed with the quote “Failing to plan is planning to fail” and in perhaps no other area of business is the quote more apt than in project management.   A poorly run project is doomed from the start, and without a project plan it is almost impossible to run your project…

Read More

Why Do Agile Projects Fail And What Can You Do About It?

Why Agile Projects Fail

Agile is seen by some as the magic bullet of project management. A framework through which all their project management woes will be cured. But let’s face it. Real life isn’t like that and, although agile is a great framework to use, there are times when even agile projects fail. This could be due to…

Read More

Negotiating a Pay Rise as a Project Manager

Negotiating a Pay Rise as a project manager

If the amount you are being paid is making you consider a change of employer then look at our tips to consider negotiating a pay rise in your current role first.   When you work in Project Management your salary will depend on quite a few different factors. Things like location, your project management skills…

Read More

Reporting Tips For Project Managers

Project reporting tips

Project reporting can be time-consuming, but with the right tools and methods it doesn’t need to be. It doesn’t matter what project management tools you are using, you need to make sure that you are using ones that have the ability to report project data easily as well as being able to easily share the…

Read More

Your Pathway to Project Management

pathway to project management

A complete guide to qualifications, interview techniques and tips for landing your ideal project management job.   Project managers are in demand across all industries and sectors. With keen organisational skills and the ability to see the bigger picture, a project manager who delivers time and again is the person every business with large and…

Read More