The Best PRINCE2 Exam Simulators

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. I can recall studying for my PRINCE2(r), exam and taking lots of mock tests and sample papers. They were all written back then. Learning to manage time and deal with the different types of questions was as important as knowing how to use the manual. … Read more

Taming the Chaos with Integrated PM Tools [Case study]

It can be difficult to choose the right collaboration tool for your group. My co-presentation at PMI EMEA is on this topic. My fellow panellists shared some very interesting research as they put together our presentation. Maria Cristina Barbero from Nexen Consultants is on the panel. She and her team have thoroughly researched collaboration tools … Read more

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Rachel Gertz

Are you interested in project management? Are you looking to build your team? An apprenticeship in project management could be the answer. The UK is big on apprenticeships, especially with the Apprenticeship Levy in place. This effectively means that companies pay for apprenticeship training regardless of whether they use it. What if you don’t qualify … Read more

How to Get Started with MindManager 2018 [Software Review]

Mindjet MindManager 2018 offers a powerful mindmapping and visual management program. I was asked to review it recently, so I created this tutorial on how to create your mindmap. Below are my overall thoughts about the product. (Full Disclosure: Although I was compensated for the article, my views are my own. This is an honest … Read more

Book review: How To Become A Productivity Ninja

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Graham Allcott, author of How To Be A Productivity Ninja, writes that time management is dead. He says that the old time management methods don’t work anymore because we don’t have the same working environment. There are more information sources available, so we have to … Read more

Five Tips to Re-Energize Your Daily Standup Meetings

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. This guest contribution is by Elisa Cepale, who lives and breathes this stuff and knows a lot of fun standup ideas that will make your meetings fly. Elisa, we’re over to you! Elisa CepaleI facilitate daily standups for our support team. White October’s “scrum” format … Read more

Three Ways to Practice Your Leadership Skills

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Mike ClaytonThis guest post is by Mike Clayton, author Brilliant Project Leader. True leadership is not something that you do only when it suits. True leadership is not something you do when it’s convenient. It happens in difficult times and under extreme pressure. These are … Read more