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Dealing With Project Difficulties – Self-Reflection and Self-Management

If your work-life balance is off, you have too much stress and pressure, difficulties with delegation and dealing with failures – Self-Reflection and Self-Management techniques are just what you need!  Join the 5th edition of the Global PM Days Conference where you will receive the necessary tools, techniques and inspirational speeches to empower your project …

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Project Management: Your Country Needs You!

Aspiring Project Managers: Your country needs you! At least that is the message from Dr. Ian Clarkson who presented at Project Challenge last month in London. It is his stated belief that there’s a ‘perfect storm brewing’ in the project profession and used research showing there’s a global shortage of project management professionals, the pace …

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Is it a Project Managers Candidates Market?

Here at Arras People we often get asked by project management practitioners “how is the market?”; or “is it a candidate’s market?” etc. Questions we really do not like to answer as “the market”, in our eyes at least, is a mythical thing and practitioners should be focussed on “their market” ie where their skills …

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Spreadsheets are time-consuming and unreliable, but what’s the alternative?

In the words of Intuit co-founder Scott D. Cook: “For every one of our failures, we had spreadsheets that looked awesome”. Sound familiar? Spreadsheets have been the go-to planning and delivery format for project managers and programme leaders for almost 40 years, but at some point, they’ve failed us all. Not to mention the hours …

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