Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video The most important skills of a project manager, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
I had someone say, there's an extension to…reading and writing and 'rithmetic, as they would say.…(LAUGH)…This is, and then you take your reading and…writing and 'rithmetic into projects, and it extends to relationships.…And risk.…The best project managers I've seen have those two things…as a fundamental tenet as to how they do their work.…They're focused on establishing relationship with people.…Because when you have good relationship with people, you have trust.…And with trust comes honesty.…
It's quicker and…it's more efficient and it ultimately helps you get things done.…If you could be very very efficient in your communication, but…very honest in your communication, you can ultimately solve problems more quickly.…So that's the relationship piece.…The other thing is, is that, Project management involves managing risks.…If there was no risks you wouldn't need a project manager.…It's a risk of miscommunication…between people.…It's a risk of trying to do things too quickly.…
It's a risk of not involving the right people.…
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