These goals do not seem too difficult to achieve, yet many projects face failure. One of the main reasons is a lack of planning. It is an ongoing process. The single most important activity that project managers engage in is planning -- detailed, systematic, team-involved plans are the only foundation for project success. Another trait of a successful manager is his/ her ability to overcome any unforeseen problems. This means the project manager should have a back up plan ready in case of any problems.
If you are holding on to the idea that meetings have to be held in a conference room, it’s time for you to reconsider. more