Lech Ambrzykowski
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What's the best way to prepare for PMP Certification?
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Welcome to the club then, Aaron! I'm following such a path myself.  These questions have a lot of viable answers out there. Let me propose a few sources: http://pmstudent.com/ http://www.slideshare....

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Are PMs normally hated?
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Adding to the arguments already mentioned by others, I think this depends on several factors and overall — organizational culture has a significant impact on how PMs are perceived. There are places ...

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What is the best approach in saying "No" or pushing back to the customer for a certain request?
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Whenever I used to conduct PM trainings and the question popped up, I use to say: "The immediate answer is:" I'll be happy to check. ... And afterwards, record the request, prepare an analysis (...

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How effective will be an iPad to take Meeting Minutes?
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The iPad aside, it's interesting how much answers differ. As in many cases - there seems to be no "silver bullet". To the list of possible approaches, I would only add that co-editing a note might be ...

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Programs for making gantt charts
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GanttProject is indeed an option. Apart from that you could test drive OpenProj and Open Workbench (the latter acquired by CA). These are more or less sound options from the "free stable". Personally, ...

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How can I improve my management skills in preparation for a potential career shift from programmer to manager?
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Many good points have been already mentioned - the why is really important. Especially that you seem to have mixed feelings on the whole matter. Perhaps a new challenge would be sufficient (i.e. new ...

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What software can I use to make it easy for developers on my project to vote?
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If you consider something long term as well, I would propose two options, both open source: http://drupal.org/project/ideatorrent (example - http://sourceforge.net/apps/ideatorrent/notepad-plus/) - ...

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High quality standards and efficiency as a vision
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Efficiency initiatives often become cost-reduction-driven. Quality is about pride of workmanship. Personally, I don't find them to work well together. Better focus.

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Scheduling interview with stakeholders
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Assumption: We are talking about an internal initiative As there seems to be little space for errors, I'd make sure I have clarity on the final deliverable and the key success factor(s). Best — ...

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Should a Risk Management Plan include a Risk Register?
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As each plan is in fact a prognosis, the PM should "weigh items with risk" while planning (i.e. write down risks immediately). And since you baseline your plan, describe assumptions etc., a similar ...

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