7 ways to succeed and fail as a Project Manager

Seven Ways to Succeed as a Project Manager

  1. Learn to use project management tools effectively
  2. Be able to give and receive criticism
  3. Be receptive to new procedures
  4. Manage your time well
  5. Be effective at conducting meetings
  6. Hone your decision-making skills
  7. Maintain a sense of humor

Seven Ways to Fail as a Project Manager

  1. Fail to address issues immediately
  2. Reschedule too often
  3. Be content with reaching milestones on time, but ignore quality
  4. Too much focus on project administration and not enough on project management
  5. Micromanage rather than manage
  6. Adapt new tools too readily
  7. Monitor project progress intermittently