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The 10 most successful habits for project managers

And how I establish new habits

16 Rituals of famous people © M. Currey: Daily Rituals

Being honest to ourselves, we sometimes look with a little envy at other successful people and ask ourselves what their key to success is.

I find myself occasionally looking more closely at a report about Richard Branson, the Virgin founder, for example, and trying to discover his habits and transfer them to me... well, at least in my mind for now.

What are habits?

A habit is one in which a behavior or reaction has been consolidated by constant repetition. This can be a cup of coffee or tea in the morning, or a walk after lunch.

In this article I would like to look at the most important habits for project managers and how to establish new habits for yourself.

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Posted by Frank Blome on June 14th, 2019 under projektmanagement
Tags: productivity self-management life-hacks

Merlin Project 5.1.6 is released

News about Merlin Project

We have just released the version 5.1.6. This maintenance update is important for Merlin Project.

  • Update your Mac versions in Merlin Project for free with "Check for updates…".
  • The version for the iPad and iPhone will be released after review in the App Store automatically.

We have also updated Merlin Project Express. The new versions will be provided in the Mac App Store or at SetApp – right after its review.

Merlin Project 5.1.5 is released

News about Merlin Project

We have just released the version 5.1.5. This maintenance update is important for Merlin Project.

  • Update your Mac versions in Merlin Project for free with "Check for updates…".
  • The version for the iPad and iPhone will be released after review in the App Store automatically.

We have also updated Merlin Project Express. The new versions will be provided in the Mac App Store or at SetApp – right after its review.

Merlin Project 5.1.4 is released

News about Merlin Project

We have just released the version 5.1.4. This maintenance update is important for Merlin Project and Merlin Server.

  • Update your Mac versions in Merlin Project for free with "Check for updates…".
  • The version for the iPad and iPhone will be released after review in the App Store automatically.

We have also updated Merlin Project Express. The new versions will be provided in the Mac App Store or at SetApp – right after its review.

What is the right dress code in business for project managers?

Every now and then I have the luxury and may fall back on a student for support. I like to do that, because such an internship helps both sides. The student gets to see first hand how project management is lived on a daily basis and I learn new trends and what is taught at the universities. In addition, a fresh, young look at our topics is always very helpful. After all, we have been involved since 2004.

Recently, my intern came to the office and asked for advice on dress code in business. This resulted in an interesting discussion, which was repeatedly checked by Google. I found out again that there are actually two groups:

  • unofficial dress codes
  • official dress codes
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Posted by Frank Blome on April 26th, 2019 under Project Management
Tags: friday

The Merlin Project magic now also on the iPad

Gantt Chart, Kanban and Mindmap on Mac and iPad. Try now for 30 days for free.