- Time management
As we reach the final instalment of this three part series on my top 10 soft skills of the project manager, let's look at what's been covered so far. In parts 1 and 2 I presented:
At times I've taken cuts at what I thought are the necessary characteristics of good project managers. And some of those are are probably included in this three part series I am presenting now. But I've never looked at it as 'what are my top 10 soft skills that I think project managers should have in order to succeed more than they fail.' I know that doesn't sound overly ambitious, but when studies show that projects fail more often than succeed, then I think it's a reasonable goal to shoot for.
In Part 1 of this three part series on top soft skills for project managers, I'd like to discuss the first three of my list of ten. Please feel free to comment or include other soft skills that you think are necessary for good project management as you are reading and comparing to your own skills and experiences.
Author: Brad Egeland