The Personality of Your Project

You know how there are Type A and Type B personalities associated with people? The Type As are the more rigid, highly-organized, time-sensitive people, while the Bs are more relaxed go-with-the-flow types. What if I told you that projects had personalities, too? If the project process is highly...Read More >

Business Analysis for the Win!

“You gave me exactly what I asked for, but it’s not what I wanted.” In the world of project management, getting a quote like this from an executive is kind of like scoring the game-winning shot and then getting called for an offensive foul on the play. On the one hand, it’s a compliment:...Read More >

All We Need is Love

Love’s been on my mind a lot lately. And I know this is supposed to be a blog about project management and professional development, but let’s face it. It’s hard to think about work with so many tragedies unfolding all around us. Hurricanes. Floods. Earthquakes. Mass shootings. Death....Read More >

What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger

Submitted by Amanda White, PMP® Maybe you’ve heard that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. If you haven’t, read my story. I have been a project manager for a government-contracted, non-profit for more than seven years. At the end of 2015, our program manager accepted another position...Read More >

How Personality Impacts Your Team’s Productivity

Have you ever met someone and walked away after a few minutes thinking, “Hey, I really like that person” or instead, “Yikes, we are so different.” Sometimes this happens subconsciously, and whether we’d like to believe it or not, personality plays a huge role in how we interact with one...Read More >