Project Management

Famous Project Managers – What we can learn

By | December 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management, Uncategorized|

Before anyone invented the name “project manager”, in fact, before anyone had invented the English language, there were people in the role of project manager who oversaw projects we can now see as legendary. Looking back in time can be difficult. Some of these project managers were recent, but the earliest dates back over 4,000 years. [...]

Slowing down to learn the PMP exam

By | December 20th, 2018|Categories: PMP Certification, Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Slowing down to study the PMP exam is the best way to learn more and pass the exam. Take your time and have a great plan.

Failed the PMP Exam? – What to do now

By | December 18th, 2018|Categories: PMP Certification, PMP Certification Application, Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Failing the PMP exam is frustrating, but there are lots of reasons to take it again. Need some encouragement? Here it is.

Project Management Careers: Today and in the Future

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Introduction to Project Management Careers Project management (PM) has been around since the first caveman rolled a rock with his friends to cover the entrance to his cave. In ancient Egypt, India, China, and many other places, the scale of the projects that they created is beyond anything we can even imagine, often spanning many generations. [...]

Project Management – Personnel and Time Management

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

They’re everywhere these days, in your face, demanding your attention, forcing you to change directions at every moment. They are cell phones and emails and they are the biggest time wasters since… probably forever. Time management, and managing the people who consume your time, is at the heart of keeping control over your projects. This is [...]

Project Management and Change – The Fine Art of Flexibility

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Project Management, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”  ― Lao Tzu on Change As a project manager, as with everything else in life, everything is constantly changing. “But, wait Yada, my PMP Jedi Master,” [...]

The Best 6 Hiring Tips for Managers in Houston

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Project Management|

If you’re a hiring manager in Houston, then you know how important it can be to find the right candidate for the role. Companies are experiencing the crunch as Houston grows but the skilled workforce ages and retires. Finding great applicants that can step in and take your company to the next level is a never [...]

How to Manage/Work on Multiple Projects at Work

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Interpersonal and General Project Management Skills, Project Management|

Seeing a project through from start to finish is incredibly demanding. Proper planning takes an obsessive attention to detail as well as an almost preternatural ability to predict roadblocks along the way. Implementation requires superhero leadership and team management skills. And once the project is finally underway, you still have to watch it every step of [...]

6 of the Most Common Project Management Interview Questions and Answers

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: General Project Management Skills, Project Management|

Job interviews can be scary. Even the most seasoned professionals can blow job opportunities if they don’t prepare. So, where do you start? You may have already researched the company online or reached out to your network for advice. These are two great methods of learning about the company culture and expectations in your potential role. [...]

8 Principles of Project Management

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Project Management|

Project management is a complex and yet essential practice in the business world. Consider a scenario where you want to impress your boss with a new initiative that you believe will increase business or reduce operational costs. You can’t just execute your idea without a plan. You’ll likely fail at your mission, and it may even [...]