Being and feeling prepared helps us feel in control and more effective. You increase your impact when you’ve thought about what you want to say and have ready answers to these four simple yet crucial questions.
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This notion of a high tolerance for failure honestly does not make any sense. We become educated, get training in our jobs and search for a mentor so that we can be successful in our careers. Companies and governments do not hire employees to fail.
Do you know that feeling of dread? That empty pit in the bottom of your stomach when you are about to be scrutinized? Are you frustrated by the ‘outsiders’ who come in and don’t have a realistic view of the day to day work you do? We all face the same challenges when it comes… Read more »
The pope is in D.C. and I got to see him yesterday during the Papal parade. Although the experience was unforgettable, the events leading up to the parade were nerve-racking and stressful. How could something so joyous bring me so much stress? As I strolled the streets of D.C. (at 5 AM) to head toRead… Read more »
You’ve decided that you want to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam, congratulations! You’re taking one of the biggest steps of your career but there is a bit of planning to do and some details to take care of beforehand. First, be sure that you have the qualifications, experience and contact hours required andRead… Read more »
Studying for and earning your Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification can be a costly affair, some training courses can cost upwards of several thousand US Dollars. However, there are ways to cut your costs and still have access to valuable and useful study tools. Below we will discuss several ways you can lower the costRead… Read more »
Do you work in a position where you do a lot of project management work but do not hold the title of Project Manager? Do you have several years of experience performing project management activities as part of a team? If either of these scenarios apply to you then maybe you are also wondering howRead… Read more »
The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a must-have for many project managers. It demonstrates your ability as a project manager to your current and prospective employers, and can help you take the next step up the corporate ladder. That said, it is not an easy road, and preparing for the exam can be aRead… Read more »
Taking the PMP® Exam is one of the biggest steps you’ll take in your career as a Project Manager — and one of the most daunting. There seems to be an endless parade of information to cram into your brain but don’t let that discourage you! With careful planning and structure you can pass theRead… Read more »
While I hope it doesn’t happen to you, some people fail the PMP exam 3 times. If you do find yourself in that situation, you will have to wait a year from the date of your last exam before you will be able to apply for your PMP certification again. Over the years, I haveRead… Read more »