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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How do I stay motivated?

How do I stay motivated?

1. Fear of failure.

In an article that he wrote for Bloomberg, Mark Cuban stated that he uses the fear of failure for self-motivation.

“No matter what business you’re in, you’re always at risk -- particularly in technology, where it changes so rapidly you’ve got to put in the effort to keep up,” writes the Shark Tank panel member. “There’s always the opportunity for some 18-year-old to come out of nowhere and crush you—that motivates the hell out of me.”

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What skills are required to be a good human resources manager?

What skills are required to be a good human resources manager?

OK, I’m going to make this post really straight to the point. It’s Friday, and I’m a fan for keeping things simple especially on Fridays.

Everyone in an organization is connected to the Human Resources (HR) department. This is because HR is the heart of the organization. Jack Welch, former Chairman of GE was known to assert that immediately after the CEO, the HR Manager should be the most important in the organization, and should hold at least the same level of authority, importance and relevance as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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