You are a Good Manager if you are Doing These Five Things

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How to get more from your limited opportunities? Who found the secret found the success. I know you are probably aware from these five tips but even that its a good time to give you a reminder to don’t forget them at all.

Take print and have them with you. Even if you can’t have them with you then at least in office time. They key principle is to deliver the piece of work using the appropriate tools. We use the term project based working to describe this approach.

1# Get Trained!

Research points out that only 61% of people have received any project management training.

2# Ensure

Ensure you have the buy-in of senior managers for your project. You will need to work hard to influence upwards and get their support.

3# What About the Day Job?

Projects get in the way and the day job gets in the way of projects! Many people have found that by applying project based working to day to day activities and by being more rigorous on project work, more is achieved.

4# Identify the Priority

Identify early on in the life of the project the priority of your projects. Inevitably there will be a clash with another project or another task. Use your project management skills to deliver and your senior management contacts to check out the real priority of the project.

5# Project Management Software

Discover how project management software can help. But, you will need to develop the business case, produce a project definition alongside planning what will go into the software. Many project managers use simple Excel spreadsheets or charts in word to help deliver their project.

There are many more tips to make you more good I mean better and better to best. So keep in touch and learn more here.


About Amr Badran

An Egyptian Business Consultant and Corporate Trainer since 1997. I've trained on Management, Leadership and Soft Skills to thousands of people from many nationalities, backgrounds and professions in more than 10 countries across the Middle and Far East. I've also provided my consultancy service for issues of Strategic Planning, Marketing, Sales and Capacity Building. Holder of an MBA and a Candidate for Doctorate in Business. Find more about my Management and Personal Skills Courses at and feel free contacting me at
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