Category: Leadership & strategy
15 Mar 2021 - Rhona
Mentoring for Women in Project Management
I was very pleased to be invited to present at the monthly PMI Women in Project Management Forum in February. I chose a topic close to my heart – how mentoring can kick-start your career. My mentorship journey I’ve been fortunate enough to have had two great mentors in my life – both older men. ... Mentoring for Women in Project Management
2 Oct 2018 - Rhona
How do you cope when things go wrong?
As a project manager I’m used to things not always going to plan. I also think of myself as being pretty resilient. Yet, the past week has seen my patience and tolerance disappear pretty quickly! I’ve been having a really bad week where it feels like everything that could go wrong has gone wrong. It’s ... Mentoring for Women in Project Management
10 Jul 2018 - Rhona
Should project management be taught in schools?
When I was at school (a long time ago, in a land far, far away) we were often given team projects to run over the term and ended up with a presentation of some sort. No-one gave us any instructions on how to set up these projects or what the best way was to run ... Mentoring for Women in Project Management
24 Jan 2018 - Rhona
Five things I’ve done to become a better project manager
Hello and welcome to my first blog of 2018. In honour of the New Year I want to share some steps I’ve taken recently I hope will help me become a better project manager. Before I went on leave over Christmas, I’d noticed I’d become jaded and disinterested in my projects. I was snappy, with ... Mentoring for Women in Project Management
4 Apr 2017 - Bruce
Five leadership techniques that help make me a better boss (I hope!)
Leadership is an interesting thing – most people see being a leader as something to aspire to, yet when you are a leader it can be very lonely and isolating. As a leader of a team of diverse individuals it can be hard to make sure I meet everyone’s needs, including my own – which ... Mentoring for Women in Project Management