Speak no ill

Speak no ill

Hey, I’m back! and I’m here to tell you something Benjamin Franklin taught me. Well, not personally, of course. I’ve been reading Dale Carnegie’s classic book How to Win Friends and Influence People, which contains some surprisingly modern...
As a project manager, trust your team

As a project manager, trust your team

The other day I was shown some targeted marketing for a T-shirt on my Facebook feed. The T-shirt was geared toward senior project managers (which is something I’d listed in my work experience). This is what it said: Senior Project Manager: We do precision guess...
A project manager’s responsibility

A project manager’s responsibility

Nobody’s ever asked me what I think is the most important function of the project manager. There are many potential answers to this question. However, I would say that the project manager’s most important function is responsibility. I’ve met many...
PMI’s new PDU requirements

PMI’s new PDU requirements

For the fall of 2015, The Project Management Institute (PMI) has changed their Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirements for PMP certified project managers interested in renewing their credential. This is according to PMI’s Continuing Certification...