Project Planning for PMs

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  • Passive Income for Project Managers: Peer-to-Peer Lending
    Peer to peer lending allows you to earn significantly more interest than alternative fixed income investments. As a project manager trying to increase return while at the same time manage your personal financial risk, consider P2P AFTER you have an emergency fund in place.
  • Passive Income for Project Managers: Crowdfunded Real Estate
    Real estate crowdfunding is an effective way for you, as a project manager, to consider generating an increasing amount of passive income to smooth your personal cash flow. In does come with risks…but there are ways to manage those, just as you do on projects, and the returns are quite attractive.
  • Passive Income for Project Managers: Certificates of Deposit
    While CDs are not going to make you rich, you’ll see that they are a step in the right direction to enable a project manager to keep more of your hard-earned money and set some aside for a rainy day.
  • Passive Income for Project Managers: High-Yield Accounts
    With constant changes in the project management marketplace and the basic nature of the work, it pays to find ways to generate an increasing amount of passive income. One straightforward way is with a “high yield account” which will earn returns much higher than checking or bank savings accounts.
  • Facebook: How Mission Statement Influences Projects
    It is interesting to explore, based upon a clear purpose-based mission statement, how Facebook might select or reject projects and which projects are more likely to be sustainable and valuable. The trick with any company, but especially an internet company like Facebook, is to prioritize projects
  • IBM: How Mission Statement Influences Projects
    Projects that align with the organization's stated mission are more likely to succeed than those that do not - and this article explores how that might play out at IBM, which currently has a statement of values in lieu of a mission statement.
  • U.S. Army: How Mission Statement Influences Projects
    The purpose of this article is to go through this process in a structured way and to provide some insight for practitioners on what projects are most likely to succeed - or fail - from the outset because of lack of alignment with mission.
  • Google: How Mission Statement Influences Projects
    Projects that align with an organization's stated mission are more likely to succeed than those that do not. This article explores how that plays out at Google.The goal is to go through this process in a structured way and for insight on what projects are most likely to succeed or fail.
  • PM Success: Managing, Tracking and Measuring Project Success
    The perceived success of anything is in large part determined by how it is measured. In addition, there is the matter of tracking where you are on the way to where you are going. Learn more about the value of metrics in any project.
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