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Project Smart is the project management resource that helps managers at all levels to improve their performance. We provide an important knowledge base for those involved in managing projects of all kinds. With exclusive weekly updates, it keeps you in touch with the latest project management thinking.

Why Project Managers Should Coach

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Can you be a good project manager without being a coach? Teams, not individuals deliver projects. As a project manager you are like the conductor of an orchestra, you must bring all aspects of the project together to produce a successful performance and result. However, what happens if the people on your project team do not have the full range of skills and expertise needed? This is where coaching plays a part.

When Project Management is a Four Letter Word

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Most project managers add incredible value to the project engagement. I, personally, could not imagine a project run without that kind of leadership. In my mind, it would be a disorganised mess. I hope that most of the clients that I have run projects for would agree with this statement. However, what happens when you have those customers who, for whatever reason, aren't fond of project managers?

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Introduction to Project Management
This introduction to project management is a good starting point for anyone new to project management or considering a career as a project manager.

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