The Leadership Attitude

The following is a guest post by Elizabeth Harrin, author of Social Media for Project Managers and Project Management in the Real World. There has been a notable shift in recent years to talking about project leadership, as distinct from project management....

Genius or Crazy?

Professionals who have been in project management for a while have no doubt come across situations in their career where the odds were tilted so much in the favor of failure that mere thought of continuing forward was considered simply insane. Most have probably heard...

The Emotion of Triumph

The big budget and highly successful director Jerry Brukheimer once said in an interview that he liked to give his audience an emotion on triumph when they attended his movies. The interviewer commented that this was perhaps the reason why so many of Jerry’s...

Is Everyone Bound by the Ethics Code?

When we’re dealing with concepts of ethics we sometimes come to the realization that issues are often shades of gray as opposed to black and white.  There are certainly situations where an issue is found to be illegal, imoral, and unethical (professionally speaking)....

Goal Setting

If a person were to reflect on their career, their organization, or the various projects they were involved in, I would suspect that a theme that will emerge is that often times goals are not achieved in the way that was originally conceived.  Often plans end up being...