I have always loved performing through various media: singing, dancing, playing instruments, and acting. Putting on a performance from planning plot and character development to every intricate detail of set design, I enjoyed the process of building the show just as much as seeing it come to life as a finished product. Running the project was ultimately just as fulfilling as the result itself. This is just one example of how I have run most of what I do in my life professionally and personally as a project. The article below also highlights this equation.
and I grew up acting in productions from church to school to local community theater. One thing that stood out during all of those productions is that you need to truly know your role and your part in the grand scheme of the play or musical in order to perform at your best.
The same is true in project management. When each participant knows his or her role in the grand scheme of a project, it helps everyone on the team perform better. Drawing from my theatre experience, I’ve come up with a few bits of advice as you develop your project team. Read more…
So there you have it folks. As project managers performing many phases or acts of a project, we need to know at all times what our audience wants and the best role we can play in delivering them that result to their satisfaction and applause.