My Project Management Blog

My Project Management Blog

On this page you will find my project blog which is my view on the world of project management. I look forward to reading your comments and engaging with you about project management.

The Billion Dollar Lessons Learnt By Ford Motor Company That You Must Do On Your Project Alan Mulally took an old failing company and restored it to its former glory.  The company with a scarred brand and aged business model was losing 16 billion dollars a year. That’s 50 million a day, 365 days a year!  The company was no other than Ford Motor Company. His focus on teamwork and accountability ...

How to Run Your Project Like Richard Branson  By looking at how the Billionaire Richard Branson approaches the way he successfully runs his many businesses we can see how to do projects better. In this article, you will see the 6 things that Richard Branson does that you can take and apply on your project. Before we get to the 6 things we ...

What Elon Musk Can Teach Us About How to Get Projects Done Elon Musk has had lots of success over the years and there is lots he can teach us about how to do projects better. In this article we will look at some of the principles that Elon Musk uses to get stuff done. After a brief introduction on who Elon Musk is the article will ...

How to run the contract as a Virtual Project Manager As a virtual project manager, you won’t be onsite ensuring the smooth running of the project on a day to day basis. You will be working remotely, ensuring the smooth running of the project, from afar. In order to do that, you have to have certain key skills: Leadership. The ability to motivate your team members, ...

What to do once you have secured the contract to be a Virtual Project Manager Celebrate, you have just won yourself some more work! That is a huge achievement. However, do you know what you have to do once you have secured the contract to be a virtual project manager? Before you sign on any dotted lines, make sure you read the contract thoroughly and ensure you know exactly what it ...

Is being a Virtual Project Manager right for you? If you can do a project manager job in an office, you can do it virtually. There is no reason why you should be restricted in the type of work that you seek, just because you have chosen to work remotely. As a virtual project manager, you will be, on a daily basis, responsible for the ...

What is great about being a Virtual Project Manager With one-fifth of the world’s GDP being spent on projects, and with business focus shifting in recent years away from operations, towards innovation, change and competitiveness, driving a project forward has never been more important. What is a virtual project manager and why is it important? A virtual project manager is the right hand person you have ...

The Difference Between a Virtual Assistant and a Virtual Project Manager There aren’t enough hours in the day, yet you have your hands full and you still have a mountain of work to get through. You wish for the umpteenth time that you could have someone who could help you out, but who is that someone? You work remotely, so you need someone who is also remote, ...

Where to Find Freelance Virtual Project Management Contracts Do you want to leave behind the 9 to  5 and work when you want? Work from home or that nice coffee shop down the road? As a project manager, it is easier than you think to have all this and be able to earn more money at the same time. The way to do ...

How The Game Of Thrones Houses Are Like PM Methodologies Do you want to know the fastest way to start a fight at a project management convention? It is easy. All you have to do is jump on the stage and ask the audience: “Which project approach is the best?” I guarantee that everyone in the convention will give you a different answer. Even those that ...

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