You’re a Project Manager, Not Superman
By Brett Harned
Project management can be a balancing act. On one hand, you’re the Clark Kent type, sitting at a desk prepping a project plan or status report while waiting for a call or email that needs your immediate attention. On the other hand, you’re out and about solving issues and making decisions that will impact your project’s path. The thing is, you’ll never actually be a Superman. You know why? Because managing projects will never be easy for you (or anyone for that matter). There is always a chance you will feel overwhelmed and there are many opportunities to drop a detail or misunderstand something that is critical to a project’s health.
Part of what makes a really good project manager is knowing that you have faults and being honest about them. Confessing when you just don’t have an answer and knowing when to ask for help isn’t the easiest thing to do. Read the Complete Article