Project Management

A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the specified project requirements. Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the specified project requirements.

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If you ask project managers how they got into the profession, most will tell you they started out somewhere else and eventually drifted into it. Rarely do you come across someone who set out from the beginning of their career to become a project manager.

If you ask project managers how they got into the profession, most will tell you they started out somewhere else and eventually drifted into it. Rarely do you come across someone who set out from the beginning of their career to become a project manager.

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Earlier this year I received a text from a woman I worked with last year on a project management consulting job. She reached out to let me know that she got her PMP certification and wanted to thank me for my help and guidance while we worked together. This experience made me reflect on the power of sharing knowledge and mentoring.

Earlier this year I received a text from a woman I worked with last year on a project management consulting job. She reached out to let me know that she got her PMP certification and wanted to thank me for my help and guidance while we worked together. This experience made me reflect on the power of sharing knowledge and mentoring.

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People often feel very strongly about meetings. They either hate them or they embrace them. As a project manager, we live in a world of moving from one meeting to the next. This is why we need to be effective with our note-taking.

People often feel very strongly about meetings. They either hate them or they embrace them. As a project manager, we live in a world of moving from one meeting to the next. This is why we need to be effective with our note-taking.

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In the ideal world, project managers would be able to focus on one project at a time. However, that's not how it usually works. Throughout most of my career, my fellow PMs and I are usually juggling a minimum of three different projects, some big and some small. Juggling multiple project takes a fairly high level of organization in order to stay on top of everything. This article shares some tips on getting and staying organized.

In the ideal world, project managers would be able to focus on one project at a time. However, that's not how it usually works. Throughout most of my career, my fellow PMs and I are usually juggling a minimum of three different projects, some big and some small. Juggling multiple project takes a fairly high level of organization in order to stay on top of everything. This article shares some tips on getting and staying organized.

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We communicate every day with the people around us in so many ways. Verbal and non-verbal interaction is as natural as breathing. So why is effective communication so hard to master?

We communicate every day with the people around us in so many ways. Verbal and non-verbal interaction is as natural as breathing. So why is effective communication so hard to master?

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A group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits and control not available from managing them separately.


A project is a temporary endeavor to create a unique product, service or result. The key word here is "temporary". Once the result enters maintenance mode, it is no longer a project.