By Susan Hilty June 17th, 2011 at 3:35 pm 1 Comment
A Simple Process for Project Management
Sometimes we don’t think one person can make a difference, but sometimes that is all it takes. If you think about the ground breaking potential one man with a shovel can make, we can see the earth moving capabilities that one person can have. If you think someone should be doing something about it, remember you are someone!
The trick is the age old adage that the hardest door to open is your own; first thing in the morning. It is the motivational tactics that get you going that will help you work through any issue. Once you have your own juices flowing, it is the cheerleading, coaching mentality that get the rest of the team moving. Once you have a team with forward momentum and defined target, you can set out to conquer the world. A project is just the beginning.
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By Susan Hilty October 28th, 2010 at 4:01 pm No Comments
At a PMI Chicagoland meeting I recently attended, I met a person who was asking which certifications she should get to make her more marketable in today’s economy. I believe you should decide what you want to be when you “grow up” and then determine what are the “keys” to what you really want to be doing.
Many (Almost Too Many) IT Certification Choices
There are so many certifications, it is hard to know which ones are important. Project Management Professional (PMP®); Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® ; Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® ; Program Management Professional (PgMP)® ; Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® ; Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL®); Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE®); Cisco Certified Network Engineer (CCNE®) With so many to choose from, which one is right for me and how many do I need? The Project Management Institute web site, PMI.org states, “You need to choose the credential that best fits your knowledge and experience, as well as your future career plans.” I maintain these certifications are all keys and you need to decide which door(s) you would like to open.
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