In this episode, Ricardo talks about neophobia, or the fear of the new, a natural feeling that afflicts project managers, even those with great experience. He gives tips on how to deal with the problem: face the new with curiosity, as something to explore; know that this feeling is not exclusive,...
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In this episode, Ricardo gives 5 tips on how we can get a troublesome project back on track: Seek support from the sponsor; Evaluate the scope; Deliver a minimum viable product (MVP); Rebuild the credibility and motivation of the team; Re-negotiate deadlines and costs with the sponsor and the...
In this episode, Ricardo returns to the subject of the last episode and explains what it is to actually have relevant experience as a project manager, as opposed to simply having years of service.
In this episode, Ricardo talks about the skills of great project managers: having a track record, a history of challenges, failures, and successes throughout his/her career and having a great ability to communicate. He ends up answering the controversial question that always arises: is it a...
Get to know who is the engine that makes the project happen. In these podcasts, you will know the work of the project manager, his key skills and scope of work.
In this episode, Ricardo explains the differences between the role of an engineer and of a project manager. He tries to answer once and for all the doubts that many people have to understand these two roles in a project environment.
In this episode, Ricardo emphasizes that one of the project's main success factors is the project manager's behavior and his sense of purpose, the motivation that drives him/her toward a satisfying future.
In this episode, Ricardo asks: can the project manager be subject to criminal or civil liability for something that went wrong on the project?
In this episode, Ricardo through the trust tree metaphor shows what the project manager needs to sow and cultivate trust on his work and on the project success, among the project’s team and stakeholders.
In this episode, Ricardo gives tips to improve the way we do networking.
In this episode, Ricardo lists 5 crucial points for those who want to develop an international career in project management.
In this podcast, Ricardo raises one question and makes assumptions about why some organizations sometimes provide different titles for whom is responsible for the project management.
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the importance of self-motivation. He explains that in addition to worry about keeping her team motivated the project manager must think about her own motivation and make decisions for the sake of the project and her career.
In this last episode of the series of 5 podcasts on career, Ricardo closes the 10 dimensions of career in project management subject, now addressing the ethics and relationship dimensions. He also gives his final messages about this series.
In this fourth episode of the series of 5 podcasts on career, Ricardo continues talking about the 10 dimensions of career in project management, now addressing the flexibility and self knowledge dimensions. He says that we need to be flexible to increase the options for career growth. Additionally,...