Monthly Archives: March 2013

Beethoven liked to go for a walk

Although I’m a strong advocate of following a project management process, this does not mean that there is no room for creativity in projects. Far from it. No two projects are the same, and because the human element is always … Continue reading

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The Third Essential: Stakeholders and Communications

Thanks to the first and second essentials, we have by now established the reasons for doing the project. Next we need to consider the people affected by the project: the stakeholders. Stakeholders are anyone impacted by a project, positively or … Continue reading

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Coaching for Project Managers

This week I spent some time talking to a potential client about coaching and project management. The discussion was split into two parts: Coaching of project managers. In other words how to set up a coaching and mentoring scheme to … Continue reading

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The Second Essential: Scope and Quality

Scope should be so obvious to most project managers, that perhaps there isn’t much to be  said here. On the other hand, there is no harm in revisiting the basics and possibly uncovering some not-so-obvious aspects. By having a well-defined … Continue reading

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