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29
Feb

Project Management Student Questions and Answers

Posted by in Blogs, Josh Nankivel: PM Student Blog

Today I share with you an interview conducted by Jacob, who is graduating from the University of Minnesota and starting his first project management job soon after he graduates. I hope you enjoy the interview! Original link: Project Management Student Questions and AnswersRelated posts: 5 Questions You Absolutely Need To Ask Yourself About Your Project

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28
Feb

Social Project Management Isn’t Facebook or Twitter

Posted by in Blogs, Ty Kiisel: Strategic Project Management

I’m a big believer in applying the social media metaphor to the project management process, but I don’t believe that implies that I suggest we incorporate Facebook or Twitter. I believe the social collaboration that takes place within project teams … Continue reading

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26
Feb

MVP for PMI Agile Exam Flashcards

Posted by in Blogs, Derek Huether: The Critical Path Blog

With the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) exam celebrating its first month in the wild, I am sure you are already seeing a lot of study aids and prep courses…

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23
Feb

We Feel Your Pain

Posted by in Blogs, Josh Nankivel: PM Student Blog

As you read this, you may be going through many of the same things that I went through long ago. In fact you’re joined by thousands of other readers right now who are going through much the same thing you are. Some of us are trying to land our first job in project management, some

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22
Feb

Vegas and Visibility

Posted by in Blogs, Ty Kiisel: Strategic Project Management

I’m spending the next few days in Las Vegas (or as my wife likes to call it, “Lost Wages”) for a conference this week. I’m speaking at Pink Elephant’s ITIL conference at the Bellagio—I digress. After arriving last night I … Continue reading

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21
Feb

Ready and Done

Posted by in Blogs, Derek Huether: The Critical Path Blog

When leading development teams, I see most of the wasted activities happen during the development phase.  If work is not ready, before the team begins development, there can be delays…

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17
Feb
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Nice Guys Don’t Have To Finish Last

Posted by in Robert Kelly: Kelly Project Solutions

I was recently speaking with a friend about personalities in the workplace and he asked me “Do you think you nice guys can get ahead? “  He went on to qualify the question by sharing his observation that most people who get the corner office tend to be ‘strong’ personalities…loud,

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16
Feb

Does Social Media Work for Project Communication?

Posted by in Blogs, Ty Kiisel: Strategic Project Management

If you’re talking about incorporating something like Twitter, Jabber or Facebook into the project communication mix, the short answer is no. Let me explain. Of course this is only my opinion, but Twitter et al have the same challenges as … Continue reading

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16
Feb

Steve Jobs Was a Great Project Manager

Posted by in Blogs, Josh Nankivel: PM Student Blog

One more thing… In my last post I showed how Steve Jobs Was a Lousy Project Manager. Now let’s look at Apple – take 2. When Jobs came back to Apple in 1997, some important traits had changed for the better. And some had been good all along. Decisive In general, Jobs was a decisive

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15
Feb
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Steve Jobs Was a Lousy Project Manager

Posted by in Blogs, Josh Nankivel: PM Student Blog

I’m halfway through the Steve Jobs biography right now. I must admit, I didn’t really know all that much about Steve Jobs before reading this book. I now know that among his other roles at Apple and his other companies he was definitely a project manager. A lousy project manager. A Culture of Fear The

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