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Talent Management and the Value Proposition for Project Managers

Continuing our series of articles on the “War on Talent” theme, the McKinsey report highlighted a second element that contributes to a Successful Talent Formula. The first about instilling a talent mindset looked at talent management being at the heart of the business. The second, “create a winning Employee Value Proposition (EVP) that brings scarce …

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Should I Choose PMI’s PMP?

Last week I was interviewed by a writer from GetApp, which is owned by Gartner Research and is the largest independent SaaS marketplace. We were talking about PMI’s PMP certification – the article was recently published entitled Is PMP certification necessary for small businesses? Here I share some further insights that didn’t make the final …

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Cobras and Carrots: How to Get the Best Out of Project Teams

The term cobra effect stems from an anecdote set at the time of British rule of colonial India. The British government was concerned about the number of venomous cobra snakes in Delhi. The government therefore offered a bounty for every dead cobra. Initially this was a successful strategy as large numbers of snakes were killed …

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Project Management Career Development \ The Questions

Career development. Do those two words make you sigh and make you feel a little guilty at not paying it enough attention or are you on top on your game, got career development all sorted? In this guest post, Jane Marshall-Nichols from programme and project management training organisation, CITI, reminds you about the simple questions …

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