Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Advice for new project managers, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
- When I find a new project manager…or a young project manager,…the one thing I encourage them to do…is to talk to other people.…Good project managers are separated…from great project managers…and the component between the two is insight…and anticipation.…And you don't get that installed somehow or another.…You get that through experience.…Project managers that are new to the game,…often underestimate how much they could learn…by just having coffee with someone…that had delivered projects in that environment before…or had worked with that particular set of stakeholders…before or worked in that industry,…whatever the case may be.…
Developing that insight and anticipation…and not being afraid to say,…I could use some help with this…or I could use another set of eyes on this plan…or whatever the case may be…is the thing that I would say is absolutely paramount…to them getting better faster.…It is not necessarily a good quality…for someone to say, yes, I'm a new project manager…and I'm going to prove I can do this alone.…
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