Bring, Convey, Lead, Carry

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Every week, PM Propel brings to you a Word of the Week, to inspire and bring about focus. This week we are focusing on the word BRING. BRING v. : to convey, lead, carry, or cause to come along with one By definition, the word BRING is very much inline with leadership in the business world. […]

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Believe in Yourself, Your Team, Your Purpose

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Every week, PM Propel brings to you a Word of the Week, to inspire and bring about focus. This week we are focusing on the word BELIEVE. Here are three ways you can put into action BELIEVE.  When you BELIEVE in yourself, your view about yourself and others improves. James Clear states, in his article Believe in […]

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Set Boundaries, Find Balance

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Finding balance in our lives is a challenge as old as time. We want to grow in our careers but we also want our relationships to flourish. But doesn’t it seem that one always gets more than the other. So how do we work on preventing this from happening? How do we work on being […]

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Habits to a Better, Healthier You

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Nowadays, “exercising” and “eating healthy” just sound like trending terms, right? But these two lifestyle choices can affect all aspects of your life. Imagine your mind fog lifting, your stress and anxiety subsiding and your work slacks fitting just a little bit better. It starts with setting and putting into action new habits. Here are […]

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ENGAGE – Word of the Month

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Word of the Month:  ENGAGE Working Definition:  Participate or become involved in Synonyms:  Stakeholder Management, Involve, Participate, Absorb, Take Part Gallup Strengths:  Connectedness, Includer, Relator How can you engage more this month in work and life? Why is engaging important?  Engagement is another word for stakeholder management.  Good engagement will not only clear the path […]

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Checkout Stephanie Ray’s 12 Project Management Trends for 2018

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Just like revenue forecasts and areas of focus that every company and organization does on a yearly basis, experts are discussing trends in Project Management, one of the fastest growing professions.  Project Management is a profession that is constantly evolving based on macro and micro trends going on with business and organizations throughout the world.  […]

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Watch Out! A RAID is Happening on a the Project

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Powerful Tool to Help You & Your Team Stay Organized The Action Item log is all grown up!  It has become the RAID log.  A RAID log is a key tool to help a project manager keep the team critical items for the project team organized. RAID Defined RAID:        Risk | Actions […]

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Why Does Knowing Your Leadership Style Matter?

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Why does knowing your leadership style matter? Your leadership style is felt by everyone on the project. From core team member to sponsor to vendor, this could be viewed as a good, bad or neutral depending on the individual on your project and the situation.    Different project scenarios benefit by using a different leadership […]

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Solve all Your Project Problems Using Reverse Brainstorming

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Innovative Brainstorm Technique Having difficulty solving a project problem (resources, schedule, quality, budget, stakeholder)? Check out this innovative technique, REVERSE BRAINSTORMING.  You may not be able to solve all your project problems using this technique, yet many of your problems could benefit by using this technique.               How to Use […]

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Are You a Super Leader Able to Leap Tall Buildings in a Single Bound?

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Are you one of those leaders, or do you aspire to be? Super Leader Comes From One of Six Styles Daniel Goleman, psychologist and author of the 1995 bestseller Emotional Intelligence, defined project management styles as follows.  Every PM uses one of these styles.  Knowing your style is how to develop your super leader qualities. […]

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