Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Advice on advancing as a project manager, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
- Look, you certainly have to do project management well,…let's just start there, okay,…that's sort of a fundamental tenet.…Two other things jump into my mind…as the best advice that I would give.…The first is there are other projects…embedded in the projects that you deliver.…You'd learn, a good project,…one in which you actually create change,…gives you exposure to other possibilities,…and other things that you can change.…
You'll move within an organization,…when you come up with the whole project idea,…and help nurture it, and then,…that puts you in the best position to deliver it,…you're not seen as the project management overhead…that's just trying to keep us on the rails,…you are seen as a person that makes contributions…of business value, and ideas to the environment,…so listen, and watch and be very very mindful…of the fact that there are probably two or three projects…that could spawn from the project that you're delivering.…
Not always the case, but often there is,…so look for that,…because then you're the source of business ideas,…
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