All right, my fellow project managers. We are going to do something challenging today.
A sales person says, ” I sell.”
A doctor says, ” I treat patients.”
A lawyer says, ” I argue cases for my clients.”
And we say, ” I manage projects.”
But what does that actually mean? What is it that you actually do? Ask this question to yourself. Do it in the shower, on a run, while driving to work, or maybe in that boring meeting that you hate to attend, but can’t get out of.
Some tips: Think about 10 years from now, what will you tell someone if they ask you this question? What will you tell a kindergarten class?
What is it that I actually do?