“When doing project management, you can’t ensure everything goes smoothly, only the things you focus on.”
If the above statement is true, then the things that do not go smoothly are the ones you chose not to focus on, and your inattention is why they failed.
Choose carefully, else others will choose for you by being noisy – “whichever stakeholder makes the most noise” is not a viable prioritization strategy for your attention.
It’s a month of lessons into our #learntocode group (we took a few weeks off over the holidays) and I’ve been learning a lot about myself, my students, programming and how people learn entirely new concepts.
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When picking who you’re going to go into the fray with…
Find a leader who understands that trust is important.
Also find one that knows it is earned, not given. They'll likely understand that it’s easily broken, but double check.
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