Tuesday, December 5, 2006

12 points to remember in PM - Vital dozen for PMs

1. Understand the context of project management.
2. Recognize project team conflict as progress.
3. Understand who the stakeholders are and what they want.
4. Accept and use the political nature of organizations.
5. Lead from th front.
6. Understand what "success" means.
7. Build and maintain cohesive team.
8. Enthuisiasm and depair are both infectious.
9. One look forward is worth two looks back.
10. Remember what you are trying to do.
11. Use time carefully or it will use you.
12. Above all, plan, plan, plan.

from Lessons for an accidental profession- Business Horizons, March - April 1995

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