How to Figure Out What's Really Going On
Effective Meetings in The Real World
The Special Ones
You Have to Do the Work
How to Develop a Robust Schedule
How To Say No to Unrealistic Target Dates
A Special Case: Planning for the Holiday Season
Presenting Project Updates
Communicating with Difficult People
Is Your Team Ready to Release
Leading When the Music Stops
You Really Ought to Be Doing This
Is Project Management Right for You?
Are You a Professional?
Getting Better at It
Managing Projects in the Real World provides clear and actionable advice to project managers for recognizing, anticipating, and overcoming challenges associated with the human component of leading others.