“When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you.”
― Stephen Richards
“Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.”
― Bernard Branson
“It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.”
― Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents\
“If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.”
― Steven Wright
“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”
― Dale Carnegie
“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”
― Criss Jami, Killosophy
“Success, after all, loves a witness, but failure can’t exist without one.”
― Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
“Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.”
― Albert Einstein
“Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.”
― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
Project management is an extremely broad topic and it covers quite a lot of different sub-details in it. If you are looking to either appear for your PMP project management professional certification or simply excel at your job, honing the project management skills can definitely turn out to be handy.
It doesn’t matter as to whether or not you are the project leader, knowing the dynamics of project management will surely turn out to be all kinds of handy. Ideally, your main aim should be to understand how to make the most of the available resources, deliver the tasks in a timely manner and synchronize the work between the different sub-teams to leverage the most out of it. Granted it is too many tasks, but then again all you have to do is integrate the sub-tasks and keep an eye on the deadlines.
There are distinct phases of a project lifecycle and when it comes to project management, you need to understand these specifics well. This is why we recommend learning things from the very scratch. Along with the kind of knowledge you will gain, it is also important to actually work with the team. Until and unless you understand the team members, know their strengths and weakness, allotting the tasks and segregating one big task into several smaller ones won’t be easy.
There is so much that you need to do and learn, but if you have the patience and the zeal to continuously add to your knowledge base, you should be able to get a clear picture of how things work.
If you can excel in project management, you will be able to reap a lot of rewards. There is no doubt about the fact that projects require careful attention and implementation of some of the finest skills as well. This is why you should try and set smaller goals which are easy to achieve and then keep integrating them to achieve the larger goal. Ideally, every goal should have a timeline which will help you understand the duration allotted for the task.
Once again, project management duties also involve ensuring that a smooth communication channel is present between the different sub-teams. Either the lack of right communication or even a gap can lead to significant problems, wrong instructions or the project might even fail. So, as a project manager or someone who has taken the responsibility for the project, you need to ensure that you are devoting the right amount of time to the need to manage the project in an efficient manner.
Project management is an overall skill which will prepare you for a lot of different areas. You should definitely try your best to improve your ability to handle the project. You may need to deal at the client end, understand their requirements, note the changes if any, and even work on the feasibility aspect too.
Not only this, you also need to allocate the different tasks to various sub-teams after carefully understanding the strength and weakness of each of the team. When the deliverables come, the integration of tasks has to be done and then once again, re-allotment may be needed. You may also have to overview the project life cycle and see the cause of delay if any. As a project manager, you will be responsible for the actions of one or any of the members of your team. So, make use of the right resources, time and effort to hone these skills.
Ideally, we would recommend checking out videos on YouTube by Deniz on this topic. We found them to be really helpful and effective.
If you are looking to get an interview call, you need to know how to get things working for you. There are too many of us who fail to even get an interview call leave apart getting the dream job. So, you definitely need to look for ways by which you can at least get an interview call. All the hours and hours of preparation would fail to be of any use if your CV is just not good enough to fetch you an interview call.
This is why in such cases, you need to look for the different ways by which you will be able to fetch yourself an interview with the hope that you might just get a job. Check out Landing Interviews Guaranteed for more of such tips.
Plan your moves
The right kind of planning can surely make an apt difference. It is important to come up with sound plans which can be executed. Try and find the reasons as to why you are not getting interview calls.
Is it because of poorly written CV? If yes, you need to start working on the CV. Look for some of the best tips so that your CV stands out. The CV remains one of the most pivotal documents which improve your selection chances significantly.
Is it because of a poorly submitted application? The job application which you submit should have all the details nicely written in it. You should not submit a partially filled application as it creates the wrong impression. Your key focus here should be on submitting a duly filled application with all the particulars in it.
Is it because of your mentality? While some of us may find it hard to believe, it is true that if you have a negative bent of mind, it is likely that you won’t get good news. So, when you are looking to land an interview call, you need to have the belief n your mind that you will be able to get one. A pessimist is least likely to ever be successful.
So, try and brainstorm the possible reasons and then seek an apt solution which can work out. It is not easy but when you have bills to pay and you really need a job, fetching interview calls is really important. You will have to toil hard and remember even after you do get an interview call, you cannot afford to be complacent.
Yes, you may celebrate and jump for joy but then you will need to understand the need to prepare yourself for the interview. Every interview is important and it will end up adding to your experience. So, do not take too much stress as to whether or not you will clear it or not. Your role merely is to give in your hundred percent and prepare well for the interview.
If you clear it, you will be able to get the dream job. If you not, you need to start the whole preparation once again from scratch. You can also read my other post about project management. I am sure it will give you a satisfying information that can help you. Please click here.