Project Management in the Real World

Shortcuts to Success is now published!

June 12, 2013

My new book, Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World (2nd Edition) is now out. It was a bit of a labour of love to update the first edition. This new version contains 31 new case studies from project managers all round the world, working on everything from very small projects to multi-million […]

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Get 15% off Project Management in the Real World, plus Kindle and pdf editions now available!

January 3, 2011

Happy New Year! And happy birthday to me. This month is the 5th birthday of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management.  2011 is also the 5th anniversary year of the publication of Project Management in the Real World. To celebrate all these events, I have some great news to share. Project Management in the Real […]

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Webinar: Managing Money on Projects

March 2, 2010

I’m giving a webinar for The Project Management Bookstore on Friday.  It’s on the subject of managing money on projects, and you get a PDU for attending. From the website: “The author’s book, Project Management in the Real World, covers five key areas for project managers: budgets, teams, scope, plans and personal productivity.  During this […]

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Fixed date projects: more advice from the experts

February 17, 2010

Last week we saw that PRINCE2 doesn’t really have much advice to offer the project manager stuck with delivering to a fixed date.  I also gave you some advice from another expert, J LeRoy Ward at ESI.  Surely some other project management experts have tackled this problem?  I trawled my bookcase for what other people […]

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Happy International Project Management Day!

November 6, 2009

It’s International Project Management Day!  At least, I think it is.   PMI celebrated on 3rd November (although their UK Chapter is celebrating on the 17th and their Greece Chapter on the 6th), IIL celebrated yesterday and I actually have 17th November in my diary – not sure where that came from. Regardless – of when […]

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Now available in the US: Project Management in the Real World

May 13, 2009

I’m very excited: Project Management in the Real World is now available in the US. True, you could always have got a copy before but the shipping costs from the UK were high and it took a long time to get there.  Now, my publisher has organised local distribution through the book trade in the […]

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Look inside Project Management in the Real World

February 19, 2009

You can now use Amazon’s search inside feature to have a sneak preview of Project Management in the Real World before you buy! I’ve also heard from the publishers that they are in negotiation with a US publisher, which should bring down the price and shipping costs if you want to get a copy in […]

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Updated: Project Management in the Real World

October 8, 2008

I have finally put together a page of information about my book, Project Management in the Real World.  So now if you click the picture of the cover in the sidebar, you’ll see a whole host of information.  You can: download an extract (if you missed out on the opportunity in August) download a copy […]

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Giveaway!

September 3, 2008

To celebrate winning the best project management blog in the Computer Weekly IT Blog Awards, I have a great giveaway! I have 5 copies of my book, Project Management in the Real World, up for grabs, courtesy of my lovely publisher, the British Computer Society. If you’d like to get hold of a copy, please […]

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Free chapter!

August 6, 2008

Continuing the theme of the summer of books, I’m pleased to be able to offer a free extract from my book, Project Management in the Real Word. It’s 25 pages, in .pdf format. Click here to download a free extract of Project Management in the Real World. Like what you read? Buy it on amazon.co.uk […]

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