Getting projects started well is a fundamental tool for project success. Essential to this is a role that is often not well understood, but makes a critical difference: the project shaper. Explore a role that can make the difference in getting your projects off on the right foot.
Much of project management is viewed as being about the world of business. And yet one of the most successful project industries is the world of theatre. The practices of bring a play to life has much to offer to managing projects well, regardless of the kind of project you are responsible for.
Getting projects delivered well is an enduring challenge. Part of doing that well is about thinking clearly about how we build our project teams, and how we sustain them going forward.
Managing issues is an essential part of project management. The way that we deal with issues naturally is not always the most effective. Knowing the temptations and tendencies that exist in responding to problems allows us to manage them well.
Some of us thrive on stress, while others only seem to. Stress in a project world is inevitable. The question is how we respond, and how we can respond more effectively in the future.
Risk management isn’t a single, well-defined practice. We have at least three different types of unknown to manage, and very different attitudes about how we should be responding to them.