10 Tips to Become a Better Project Manager

10 Tips to Become a Better Project Manager

Being a project manager is never easy. You’ve been given a project to shepherd to completion. After a short grace period, you are expected to have all the pieces in place and start to deliver. Getting things organized and set up for success is not an easy task, but it’s the task you’re going to fulfill. Here are 10 ways to improve your skills and be a better project manager:

Get into the Details. Knowledge is power – and lack of knowledge is a serious weakness. If you don’t know, you are likely to make mistakes. You’ll find it hard to handle excuses and complicated delay explanations from team members.

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Can a “pain letter” alleviate your pain in searching for a job?

Can a “pain letter” alleviate your pain in searching for a job?

So there’s been this relatively recent term that’s used in the HR and job-searching circles. You might have come across it, or perhaps not yet. But if you haven’t, I’m here to introduce you to it. It’s called a “Pain Letter.”


A Pain Letter is like a cover letter, but it is much more powerful than a cover letter. A Pain Letter doesn’t talk about you, the way a traditional cover letter does. It talks about the letter’s recipient instead – your hiring manager.

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These simple career hacks will take you places

These simple career hacks will take you places

Everyone wants to advance at the workplace. Better jobs, better remuneration, more opportunities are just a few of the benefits of success in the work environment. And while it's easy to describe what the "goodies" look like, it sometimes can be a challenge determining how to rise to the heights that deliver those benefits.

I decided to create this blog post to make simpler the process of advancing on to greater things at your place of work. There you have it: simple career hacks that will help you go far in your career.

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What Do Great Project Managers Do that Average Project Managers Don't?

What Do Great Project Managers Do that Average Project Managers Don't?

A participant in one of our discussions sessions in the PMP preparation classes asked the above question. I have to state that, if the question had been “what do good project managers do that poor project managers don’t?” it would have elicited a totally different response, but because the questions asked was; “What do great project managers do that average project managers don’t? There is a demand that I make the distinction between average and poor project managers …

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