Christopher Scordo PMP, ITIL

Christopher Scordo (PMP, ITIL) is a published author and Managing Director of SSI Logic, owners of the popular PMP training website, PMPerfect. Visit PMPerfect for the latest on PMP exam prep, live online classes, and self-paced PMP courseware.

How to Turn your Group of Workers into a Team of Players

Teamwork is a funny thing – the saying goes that you are only as strong as your weakest link. When it comes to project management, this saying is especially true; especially when it comes to working with a team of individuals who all rely on each other to make a project work. Creating a synergy between employees from different backgrounds, with different interests and different experiences...

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10 Things That Make a Good Project Manager Great

When it comes to being a leader, it takes a special set of skills to take charge and manage a group of people.  Leaders need to get the best out of their team, no matter how grouchy, difficult or different they all are from each other.  The same concept applies to project management. As project managers, there are characteristics which make good project managers great.  In fact, the...

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7 Manager Tips for Resolving Conflict

Every good project manager will tell you that conflict is part and parcel of the job.  Whether it's an issue within the team, or whether an external source is disrupting your progress, conflict happens.  Dealing with the conflict will determine whether your project succeeds or ends up as a failure. Here are seven tips to addressing and resolving conflict on the job. 1.       Keep...

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How a PMP Certification can Boost your Career Prospects

With the current state of the economy, the job market is an extremely competitive place. Thousands of graduates with similar skill sets are fighting it out for the same pool of jobs. It's therefore important that you set yourself apart from them; and for those in the project management industry, a PMP certification is one way you can do this. The Project Management Professional (PMP)...

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