This tag is about topics that involve managing one's own actions. Project managers must not only manage others but also their own behavior and actions.

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Online Goal Manager

I'm looking for a website that offers free goal management for simple tasks, in the shape of a to-do list. Something that can handle simple tasks with an option to "check" it and automatically archive ...
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Why Project Management is so hard? [closed]

I know a lot of Project Managers and they are all over 30 years old. Are all project managers like that? I mean, is this about getting more experience than at least 7-8 years? Or being a Project ...
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Strategies for Managing vs. Completing Tasks as a Project Manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should a PM also be a resource on the project? Why? When you're a project manager, you tend to spend (at least with larger projects) the vast majority of your time on ...
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Is it the team members responsibility to correct PMs weaknesses? (or at least in his own interest)

(I understand that this question may be discussed in a pretty wide sense. However I want to focus on its relevance to PM / PM teams). Imagine a PM who does not seem to be qualified in several ...
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How to Avoid Micro-Managing a Software Development Team?

I've managed a few projects over the last few years, and one of the biggest challenges I face is avoiding becoming a micro-manager. I worked with a team once where I worked with a group of software ...
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Minimum Project Management Practices for One-Man Software Projects

I've worked a lot on projects by myself -- "one man" projects. These are typically small projects in the software domain. Many of them have no customers other than myself (who actually use the end ...
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How much self management is appropriate when you're self-employed?

I recently started as a freelance researcher. I mostly work on projects where I have to do measurements and analyse the data. While I have a little bit of experience with project management, I'm ...