This Guest paper was submitted for publication in January 2018.
It is copyright to David Miller.
Published here March 2018

Introduction | Why Resolutions are Hard to Keep 
How to Make Achievable Resolutions | Project Management Resolutions Worth Taking
Confront your Problems | Celebrate Success | Enhance your Skills
Use Technology More | Conclusion

Enhance your Skills

Trying to excel at project management without sharpening your skill-set is like going into battle with a blunt sword. You won't survive for long. It is vital that you strive to improve continuously by learning skills that are required to become an outstanding project manager.

Identify the skills you need to work upon. It can be to enhance your negotiating skills, getting better at managing your own time, or learning about risk management. Once you are clear on what you need to work on, find the best possible way to learn about it. You can read books and articles, attend seminars or workshops, or even join courses that teach these skills.

E-Learning is an excellent medium to learn new skills or upskill yourselves within your own comfort zone while getting exposed to a vibrant community of like-minded professionals. Whatever medium you choose, don't forget to implement your learnings in your day-to-day life so that you can gain the practical experience too.

Take a resolution to strengthen at least a few of the most important skills that would catapult your performance to the next level.

Figure 6[6]
Celebrate Success  Celebrate Success

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