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Similarities Between Parenting a Newborn and Project Management

Similarities Between Parenting a Newborn and Project Management

(Posted anonymously on behalf of a program engineering manager at a fine, upstanding organization where it would be best if his name was not used.) Things are going well on the home front. I am beginning to draw a lot of correlations between parenting a newborn and succeeding at work. A few examples: 1) Works […]

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Stuck in Space and Time

Stuck in Space and Time

This week, in anticipation of Halloween, I asked several of my project management friends to give me their PM Horror Stories.  Of course the names and faces have been masked to protect the innocent.  But hold on to your Trick-or-Treat bags as there are some truly scary lessons to be learned as we move into: […]

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Project Management For Dummies Horror Story

Project Management For Dummies Horror Story

Wow, I guess they’ve got a for dummies book on everything now.  Awesome.  There is also of course the 10 minute project manager book in case you find yourself dubbed project manager 10 minutes before the kick off meeting. 

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