Back in gear
When work feels uninspiring, or the project requirements monotonous, even the most accomplished project professionals can lose their spark and need a jolt to re-focus. This article outlines career-minded actions that can help professionals revive their performance, methods such as going back to school for an advanced degree, volunteering for projects outside one's area of focus, and changing employers. The article gives inside tips for making such moves and for rethinking career path options. A sidebar details four tactics that project managers can use to boost their enthusiasm for working.