career stages - freelance project manager

Many project managers enjoy a successful freelance career but taking the leap can seem like a step into the unknown. So just how do you carve out a niche for your project management services on a freelance basis?   It sounds idyllic becoming your own boss and setting your own working hours but going freelance…

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change management activities

In this post, we return to the topic of politics in projects. Politics has a bit of a dirty name. It’s associated with false promises, backstabbing, alliances and manipulating others. The worst weakness of Politics is its failure to deliver on its promises. Time and time again we see public politicians or business leaders failing to deliver the…

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project management career

Whether you have trained specifically for a career in project management through a degree or Masters course at college or university or whether you have been one of the many “accidental” projects managers who happened upon this career path by chance there are plenty of opportunities to develop in the project management world right up…

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Project Completion Estimates

One of my relations is taking early retirement after 35 years working for the same organisation. He has simply lost all enthusiasm for his job and missed the opportunities presented to him 10, 20, 30 years ago which could have changed the course of his career. You might think he had a boring dead-end job,…

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Project Planning Techniques

Have you been exploring project management for your next career? There are many good reasons to pursue this career path, including the fact that an average of 1.2 million project management positions will need to be filled each year through 2016, according to a study published by the Anderson Economic Group. While categories like financial…

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