When developing other people into leaders, there’s a multitude of methods you can use. Many years ago, my Managing Director used a method on me that had a profound effect on me and that I now use on others today
When people move from any hands-on role into management, they often question if it was the right move. I believe this has a lot to do with how satisfaction changes between the roles.
A key tenet of being a good leader is not complaining in front of those you lead. However, this is not as simple as it sounds and if not done smartly, can see you lose respect. So how can you uphold this critical leadership skill?
I was recently asked to be on a panel, hosted by Bright Network, entitled ‘What can scale-ups and enterprise technology teams learn from each other.’ Read on to see what my thoughts are on the topic.
The remote conversation has never been more prevalent but how much does personal preference and bias factor into them and skew direction?
As people become senior by displaying good leadership traits, they can lose perspective and unwittingly become bad leaders. Stay focused and avoid this.
I was asked to take part in a Digital Project Manager Q&A session for The Learning People. I’ve posted the full transcript so you can read this as well as the edited one.
James Clifton from GetApp provides a run down on some of the tools he’s seeing becoming popular amongst Digital Project Managers.
Geoff Crane, a Professor of Project Management, recently asked 52 experienced Project Managers from 12 different countries to provide a tip for breaking into project management for his students. The result was a fantastic eBook that’s now free to download.
The speaker list and agenda for the Digital PM Summit 2014 has now been published and it looks even better than last year! Tickets are selling fast and so I suggest you pull your finger out, speak to your boss and do whatever it takes to get there.
I’ve been published for the second time in a Smashing Magazine eBook, this time it was in ‘Clients: Friends You Never Had’ alongside Paul Boag, Andy Clarke and others. My chapter focusses on how to communicate with clients so that your digital projects don’t go wonky and your clients don’t turn into megabeasts.
After the success of the Digital PM Summit in 2013, here comes the next one! A new two-day Digital PM Summit to be held in Austin, Texas on October 6-7th 2014, and this time they’re selling early bird tickets very early indeed.
This is another ‘PM Flash Blog’ organised by Mark Phillipy aka The Sensible Project Manager. This time Project Managers from around the world will be posting on the state of project management in their city, country or continent. Here is my contribution on the state of digital project management in the UK.
A guest post by Margarida Fonseca where she discusses how shit happening on a digital project can be turned into a positive for both the Digital Project Manager and teams involved.
In January 2014 I had the pleasure of speaking at the UK’s first event dedicated to digital project management. Here is a round-up of how the day went.