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Project Management Consultant

The Road to become a successful Project Management Consultant

Project Management Consultants are rapidly becoming the “Necessary Evil” for the organization to ensure successful execution of projects. One of the most frequently asked questions I come across, especially from fresh graduates, is how one can become a good and successful project management consultant.  There is a long road to it. A good Project Management...


Resource Retention

Effective Resource Retention

There are a few things which a Project Manager can do to reduce the chances of a resource leaving the job. The most effective thing is to build a good bond and working relationship with employees through informal communication. This helps the manager to understand any personal issues or challenges that might be directly...


Resource Retention

Importance of Resource Retention

The most frequent activity for any organization is joining and leaving of the resources. As a Project Manager, availability of the right resources and their retention rate is one of the most probable risks. I don’t feel that any Risk Register will be complete without this as an identified risk.  For any seasoned Project Manager,...


New Bee

The New Bee

“What does management expect from any new resource?” For any professional, one of the most important phases of life is when he/she starts his/her professional life’s journey after completing the educational phase. The resources are energetic with high hopes and lots of dreams and expectations regarding their future.  It is a very exciting and important time...


EI

Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Teams

When a group of people are living together or working together, spending any time together, it is normal to have both good and harsh moments. It is something that cannot be avoided 100%, so the best way to go about it is to educate people about it and train them to handle such situations...


Life Less Ordinary

Life Less Ordinary

It was like any other day with regular challenges. We had an on-site deployment in the morning and the rest of the day was full of regular client support related stuff. It was almost 9 PM in the evening and I was planning on closing my day which started at 10 AM. Naturally I...


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Can a Technical Manager be a good Project Manager?

Project Management is a recognized discipline worldwide but since it was a role generally filled up by the senior resources. As a common practice, this senior resource is the technical lead/development team lead and is assigned as an additional responsibility other than his/her original role.  I have discussed whether a Project Manager has to be...


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Don’t Avoid the Mandatory Things

Undoubtedly, organizations around the world strive and aim for achieving excellence in order to get ahead of their competitors. But at the same time the most important factor of all calculations is the profitability. This means that the primary focus is on the finances and this often ends up in cutting down the costs...


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