Ten Things I Love about Managing Projects

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#1. The Variety
#2. #2.
#3. #3.
#4. #4.
#5. #5.
#6. #6.
#7. #7. Delivering Value
#8. Transferable Skills
#9. #9.
#10. #10. Flexibility

This article will discuss the best parts of managing projects. I have been doing this job for a while now, and it never ceases to amaze me how much I still love it.
Let’s get into the things I find so amazing about this job.
#1. The Variety
IT is today, Marketing tomorrow. Every day is unique! Every project is unique. It’s easy to switch between projects or departments within your business.
There are many aspects to this job, including the people involved, the scope of the projects, and the tasks that project managers have to perform.
There are many project management roles available, so you’re sure to find the one that interests you. There is often clear career progression, so you can see the next step in your career.
#2. #2.
The day is more enjoyable when there’s a team effort. Leadership is a great privilege. You can inspire and motivate others.
You can encourage others to do their best work, remove roadblocks, and make a real difference in the lives of your coworkers.
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This may seem selfish, but managing projects allows you to see what’s coming first and then test it out. This is especially true for new technology.
It’s a great way to get the latest apps, systems, tools, and more before your colleagues in your wider organization!
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It’s satisfying when things are fixed. It’s fun to solve problems: the research, analysis and synthesis. Then, there’s the thrill of being able make an amazing recommendation.
It’s also a chance for creativity as a team.
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It’s fun to bring about change! It is a privilege to introduce new things into your business.
It can be hard work but it is worth it when you do it right. People appreciate what your efforts have done and how they’ve made a difference in their work and the business’s operation.
It’s a special feeling. A successful go-live makes all the work in project planning, execution and delivery worthwhile.
#6. #6.
Project management requires a lot of communication. This is a part of my job that I enjoy because it allows me to meet people. It’s also important if you want understanding the motivations of your stakeholders.
Communication is both positive and negative. Communication is important in both directions. It is vital to listen to your colleagues, your teammates, your stakeholders, and your sponsor. This helps us to better communicate the changes that are happening.
You can think of ways to build feedback loops into your communication so that people have many ways to reach you.
Also, make it easy for your team to communicate!
#7. #7. Delivering Value
It’s easy to see the impact of your work on a project. It should be possible to draw a line between the work of your project team and your strategic objectives.
It’s easier to motivate your team when you can establish that connection.
#8. Transferable Skills
Project management is a valuable skill that you can use to help in other areas of your life.
Transferable skills such as communication, team leadership, planning and management will help you to be more marketable in the future.
#9. #9.
Project management allows you to access many different areas of your business.
This is why I love my job so much: rather than only seeing the inside of one, it allows me to see the whole thing.