Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video What led Bob into project management?, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
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Well, ultimately, we had a major change in the organization that I was working in that had to be implemented, and I was pretty close to the core of where that change was going to be implemented ultimately where it's going to come about. And I have always focused on communication skills which I think is really a big part of what project management is in many respects. so I always asked to be the person that was going to help decide the direction of how this change is was going to go about and how we were going to sort of take people along, the journey.
So it really started on the communications soft skills side of a project in project Management and from there as we got further into it, through learning from others and doing some classes here and there, I started to get into the, I'll call it the tactical tools of. Of project management, where we're working on project schedules, on scheduling tools, ways to evaluate risk. That sort of thing. So, it really just started with a need that I could fulfill, and then it went from there.
Larger projects, larger initiatives in a greater degree of involvement, until you know, I became the project manager, and then on beyond to program and beyond.
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