A New Archetype for Project Managers
Projects are easy The Fantasy World Projects Are Easy Managing a project is easy – get the charter signed (or not), draft (or copy) your project plan, meet your team, host some meetings (don’t forget your meeting minutes), develop an awesome, immutable schedule, ensure a quality focus, and send out some reports indicating how well […]
The “project wizard” is proposal for a new archetype to guide your outlook on project management; an approach that requires perception, personality, agility, and a longer term view. The archetype is based on a beloved character from literature (and movies) who managed: international projects with Stakeholders from all levels of organizations; enjoyed a good smoke […]
Thanks to everyone who attended and contributed to a lively presentation at Innovation Across Disciplines at Penn State. Slides can be downloaded here: Lessons From The Wizard. Next up: ProjectSummit/BusinessAnalystWorld – Washington 2019 from April 29 – May 1, 2019 at the Crystal City DoubleTree LINK
Project Managers need to be good at a lot of things; the most important being: prepared and hard-working. The best athletes in the world combine the same characteristics.