It’s rare to hear Project Management and Beauty in the same sentence. Despite the challenges that we face as project managers, there is a vast amount of beauty found within the project management profession. Below is a reason why we may not see this beauty and some areas we can look to find it.
I recently went on a business trip to visit one of my favorite clients. The flight landed about 4:30 in the afternoon, and I arrived to the hotel an hour later. Having gone through this drill a million times before, I went through the motions of paying the cab driver, registering at the hotel, and heading to the elevator without a second thought. The elevator doors opened and I walked in. I turned my back against the rear wall and looked down at my phone to check my email on the ride up.
My room was on the 19th floor, but something felt very different when we stopped at about the 5th floor. The elevator felt bigger for some reason, but I kept my head down, focused on deleting email after email. After the doors closed and we began moving again, something really didn’t feel right, and it caused me to look up. I then realized I was in a glass elevator going up the outside of the hotel, with amazing views all around! Cars were scurrying back and forth in the twilight below and the …Read More