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.

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 ...

How Your Small Business Can Increase Profits All companies want to make more money but as they grow it becomes more difficult. There are lots of reasons why it is so difficult. Yet there is one thing that a company can do which will see them make more money. In 1996 a company in America lost $816 million and then in 1997, their ...

Video – How Your Project Will Get Cancelled In this video, you will see why your project will get cancelled and what you can do about it. You will learn the importance of linking projects to the company strategy. You will also see what to do at the start of a project to reduce the risk of having a cancelled project. By the ...

Why Your Project Will Get Cancelled In this article, you will see why your project will get cancelled and what you can do about it. You will learn the importance of linking projects to the company strategy. You will also see what to do at the start of a project to reduce the risk of having a cancelled project. By the ...

Leaping from Permanent to Contracting Thinking of making the jump from permanent into contracting roles? It can not be that difficult, can it? I have been in project management for around 15 years starting as a junior project manager. My latest role sees me running the project management of a housing provider. Now I have decided that I no longer want ...

Video – How to Communicate the Right Way on Your Project In this video, you will see how planning makes communication easy. You will see that by breaking your project down into four stages will make it easier to communicate. In the video, you will learn the communication for each stage. If you take this approach it helps you break down the communication. It ensures audiences ...

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