Avoiding burnout - stress management for project managers We would like to support you to avoid burnout by integrating stress management in your life. 1. Find your inner peace with mindfulness: Jon Kabat-Zinn is the founder of MBSR; on his website you can find videos, books, etc. http://www.mindfulnesscds.com/ I also recommend Thich Nath Hanh’s ...
Resilience through Positive Psychology Activities by Dr. Candy Fresacher Positive psychology activities offer people the chance to increase their tolerance to negative events by concentrating on some of the positive events going on around them daily. There are many possibilities available to become more aware of the good things that are happening ...
Stress management with mindfulness When you read about mindfulness the first thought that comes to your mind are probably meditating Buddhist monks. But mindfulness is much more than meditation and also very useful for project managers. “Mindfulness is an ancient ...
Stress factors and counter measures Already in the last post I mentioned that people react differently to stress. Therefore the first step in stress management is to find out what your stress factors are. You can find various checklists on the Internet. For ...
Stress management for project managers? Before we are going to introduce tools and techniques on how to reduce stress or stay in balance in spite of stress, we address the question: Do project managers experience more stress? Projects normally have deadlines and ...
PRIMAVERA – A PROJECT MANAGEMENT TOOL by Julia Ezennaya Primavera software is an important tool used by successful project teams in various organizations to plan, monitor and control all the projects in the portfolio using time schedules, budget, cost and resources, while ensuring the goals and objectives of the project are met. The ...
Is a tool an answer to problems in your daily project work? by Irene Leggewie Lack of communication – a flood tide of emails instead Missing response to tasks – need of reiterate checking instead Wrong document versions circulating – then the statement in the meeting ‚I don’t find it …‘ Misunderstandings who is responsible – ...
Walking & Talking – Project Coaching goes for a walk Interview with Heike Linamayer (H) E: Andrea and I very much enjoy walking and talking with colleagues, clients, etc. and we have made many positive experiences. What is your experience with combining walking and (project) coaching? What are the advantages? H: The advantages are ...
If something doesn´t work, do something else! In our blog we do not only discuss changes in project management, but we also write about methods which you can use to change your way of working. As mentioned by Steve de Shazer: ‘If something works, do ...
”When the winds of change blow, some people build walls -while others build windmills.” We wish all our readers and guest authors a lot of changes for 2015!