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.

Basics of Project Management Video A friend of mine asked if I could recommend a video about the basics of project management. I tried finding him videos on YouTube that would explain the basics about Project Management. I would then get lots of boring videos which would be people just talking straight at the camera. I found these videos to ...

Beginners Guide to Project Management Slide Show Sometimes on a new project I will have people who are taking part in their first ever project. Your first project can be quite a daunting experience. To help these team members I have created an introduction to project management slideshow. I have decided to share the slideshow here to help you or members of ...

What is Project Management – Infographic I often get asked particularly by friends and family “So what exactly do you do?” When I proudly tell them that I am a project manager I receive blank looks. They are none the wiser. I then have to explain what project management is before they begin to understand what it is that I do. ...

How To Hit Your Delivery Date Every Time Do you find that you always seem to be re-planning your project? The slightest delay of one day and you have to spend ages moving all tasks around. In this article, I will show you how even if you have delays on your project it will not lead you spending all your time re-planning your ...

Signs of Project Failure This week I have a guest post for you by Amit Patel who started https://crushthepmexam.com/ as an online resource dedicated to helping professionals pass their PMP Exams on their first try. In any serious pursuit, professional or personal, it will usually take several failures before your first success. With time and experience, the likelihood of failure ...

Do You Love or Hate Project Meetings On Friday 17th March it was my turn to host #PMChat. The topic of conversation was about Project Meetings do you love them or hate them. For those of you not familiar with #PMChat it is a Twitter chat that is held every Friday at 12PM (ET) 5pm (GMT). There are some great people experienced in ...

How to Get Stuff Delivered Does your organisation struggle with getting stuff delivered? In this blog post, I show you how the organization, Knightstone Housing, a company I work for is getting stuff delivered. In the last article, I showed how good ideas are raised and become great ideas. Once an idea has passed through the first phase, they go on ...

How to Make a Good Idea Great Does your organisation struggle with taking on new ideas? In this blog post, I will show you how the organisation I work for have started to take good ideas and get stuff done. The organisation I work for is Knightstone Housing. I wrote an article about why medium sized companies struggle with project management. Knightstone Housing ...

Why Project Management Fails Medium Sized Companies Do you work for a medium sized company that have around 500 employees? Do you wonder why projects never seem to get done? In this blog post, I will outline why medium sized companies struggle to deliver projects based on my experience of working in both medium and large companies. I will show what I have found ...

5 Pre-Kickoff Steps To Start Your Project Right It is well known that the majority of projects fail, but I have found on my projects that getting them off to a good start increases the chance of them being a success. To make sure your project starts well, there are some small things to do before the project kickoff meeting. In this article, ...

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