From good to great
Simply being a serviceable project manager isn't enough for those hoping to move forward in their careers. Faced with growing talent gaps, companies are looking inward to shore up their rosters with rising stars. This article discusses four areas good project managers can strengthen to improve their career prospects at their current organizations and beyond. In doing so, it identifies these areas: business smarts; change management expertise; requirements management prowess; and sponsor engagement skills. The article describes each key area and suggests approaches for achieving success in these areas. Accompanying the article is a sidebar overviewing emotional intelligence (EI).