Can you relate with these words: Overwhelmed, Time-constrained, Firefighting, Out of Control, Overworked, Exhausted, Frustrated, Alone, Intimidated?
Are you constantly confronted with limited resources, dragging projects, thrown into the deep end, being on the receiving end of decisions time and time again?
If so, we have quite something for you here. Much more than you would get out of an advanced course in project management. Much less intimidating with easy and practical quick wins that will certainly help you gain more control to get better throughput on important projects that are of real value to your business.
We'll start with the bigger picture and break it down into practical steps. The infographic that comes along with this article will show you where you are at this stage and what next steps you need to do.We need to step out of firefighting (reactive mode) to focus on things that really matter, such as preparation, planning, prevention, relationship building and personal development (proactive mode).