It's tough to find high quality resources when you're trying to improve your project management skills. It's the main reason we decided to put together the guide to project management and this blog you are reading now. In our journey we've run into many resources and people that are really valuable to helping you become a better project manager. One of the best ways to find great info is to see what the thought leaders are sharing and talking about on Twitter. Here are a few we recommend you follow.
7 Project Management Thought Leaders to Follow on Twitter
I'm excited to announce that I'm writing a project management book for @RosenfeldMedia. https://t.co/qjS6VpCBxd
— Brett Harned (@brettharned) January 20, 2016
Brett is an independent digital project management consultant and co-founded PathfinderDPM a new company that offers training for digital project managers. He rose up through the ranks as project manager in the digital space for more than 15 years. He has worked for well known digital agencies like Happy Cog and Razorfish. Brett is also a regular contributor to this blog, and also helped us write The Guide to Project Management.
Social Project Management with Peter Taylor https://t.co/GHUqRvPiVq via @pm4girls pic.twitter.com/bIv7e4e9UE
— Peter Taylor (@thelazypm) December 5, 2015
Peter is the head of global PMO at Kronos as well as the author the best selling book - The Lazy Project Manager. His mission is to make project management sexy by teaching as many people as possible that it is achievable to work smarter and not harder and to still gain success in the battle of the work/life balance. More information can be found at www.thelazyprojectmanager.com
The 1 skill every #PM should have? Integration, says this #PMP. RT if you agree: https://t.co/g9Oll9p7a1#PMNetworkpic.twitter.com/WKrdG7axXl — PMI (@PMInstitute) January 24, 2016
The Project Management Institute is a membership, advocacy and professional development organization for the project management profession. Even if you are not a member, their website and twitter stream are great resources to help you level up your project management skills.
New today! "Team motivation: Why we need more than money to be truly fulfilled": http://t.co/Ja62WABYI8 … #pmot pic.twitter.com/Q1vg43SSQZ
— Susanne Madsen (@SusanneMadsen) May 6, 2015
Susanne is a project leadership coach, trainer and consultant. Author of 'The Project Management Coaching Workbook' and 'The Power of Project Leadership'. She tweets about leadership, management and how to be a better project manager. Susanne is a great resource for the people skills and related leadership skills you need to be a great project manager. If you are looking to add a little inspiration to your feed, Susanne is a good person to add.
Project Smart News
Carrying Out a Feasibility Study: How to Make a Smart Decision https://t.co/cI7ypcBXb1 #pmot #projectsmart
— Project Smart News (@ProjectSmart) January 24, 2016
Project Smart runs an information rich content site. Their goal is to help project managers at all levels improve their performance. Follow them on twitter to stay on top of all the latest trends in project management and leadership. You can also visit their website and drink from the firehose of archived articles the have posted throughout the years.
Writing a Project Management CV #pmot https://t.co/0vjMeMccW0 pic.twitter.com/qU1f3MMLJN
— Lindsay Scott (@projectmgmt) January 9, 2016
Lindsay is the Director of Project Management Recruitment business at Arras People. She is also Co-editor of Handbook of People in PM. She writes about leadership, and project management career advice. She is a great resource to follow if you are getting into the job market, especially if you are just graduating. Her advice on topics like putting together your resume and what to expect in interviews are golden.
2015: Reviewing Trends in Project Management and Collaboration https://t.co/Jr0mkasBj7 pic.twitter.com/7YRYVoT0BR
— Elizabeth Harrin (@pm4girls) December 19, 2015
Elizabeth is the author of Social Media for Project Managers & Customer-Centric Project Management. She also run the blog A Girls Guide to Project Management. She is a great resource if you are looking for some gender specific tips. But guys, you can also benefit from her advice. She shares great content on all things related to leadership, productivity and project management.