Tag: Management

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5 management lessons found in ‘The Last Jedi’

Hold your team’s would-be hero in check, and other practical lessons for managers.

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All I Need to Know About Project Management I Learned from THE MARTIAN

Someone gave you a project to manage, but you don’t know where to start? No problem. You can get all the guidance you need from the movie, The Martian.

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What to Do When You Inherit a Project, as Illustrated by Mission: Impossible

Ethan Hunt has it easy in Mission: Impossible. He merely needs to stop bad guys in a series of explosively-implausible yet entertaining ways. You, on the other hand, have inherited a project. And the safety of the world – I mean, the project – is at stake.

Your mission as a project manager, should you choose to accept it—and you do, because unemployment is so 2009—is to pick up where someone else left off.

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The Mad Scientist’s Lair Construction Kit: A Software Developer’s Guide to World Domination

Share Are you thinking what I’m thinking? If it’s, “Software developers would make perfect mad scientists,” then the answer is “Yes” and “We may both suffer from megalomania, but my delusion is greater than yours.” But if you weren’t thinking that software developers would make perfect mad scientists, think again. Most software developers I know […]

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5 Signs That Your Team Member Wants a Promotion (as told by Star Trek)

ShareAt one point in the classic Star Trek episode, “Mirror, Mirror,” Mirror Chekov waylays Captain Kirk. As he points his phaser at James T. Awesome, he says, “So you die, Captain, and we all move up in rank.” I’m not just telling you this just because I like peppering articles with Star Trek references. I’m […]

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