Yesterday, we discussed the stages of a project and key questions and actions in each phase. Critical to the entire process is having a clear goal and then executing against that goal. Ultimately, what’s the problem you are trying to solve? Is the goal clear? The stages of a … [Read more...] about What happens when the goal isn’t clear?
Today we’re going to take everything I said yesterday about formal project management methodologies and throw it out the window. We're going to simplify to the 5 key stages of a project. As a creative - a designer, blogger, writer, etc - what do you actually need to know (and … [Read more...] about Keep it simple: 5 key stages of a project
At a high level, the major differences in project management methodologies are whether a project is fully mapped out in detail prior to the project beginning, or whether the project is planned in smaller sections of work. Interestingly, the majority of project managers I’ve … [Read more...] about Project Management Methodologies and When to Use Them
Let’s kick this off with an insanely important premise: Project management is a tool that will help you achieve any goal. And project management is fun! When I talk about project management with people who aren’t project managers, I tend to get a lot of blank stares. Um, … [Read more...] about What is project management and why should I care?
Recently, a colleague was going to Airdrop a file to me. As we both stood there, she opened her phone...and immediately opened Instagram. Her muscle memory was so programmed to go straight to Instagram that even though she intended to open her photos, she didn't. What … [Read more...] about One simple way to disrupt bad habits and increase intentionality