6 Game-Changing Mindset Tips for Project Managers

Adriana Girdler

Basic tips to improve your mindset and run successful projects When your project is stressful, knowing how to get into the right mindset will help …

Basic tips to improve your mindset and run successful projects

When your project is stressful, knowing how to get into the right mindset will help you succeed. Project management is about so much more than just managing and delegating tasks. To be a great leader, you need to know how to maintain a great mindset when it gets tough.

Remember there’s always a solution

You may not always see a solution immediately, but it’s always there.

Don’t try to figure it out by yourself. Bring your team together and brainstorm ideas and solutions. Sometimes, bringing your team together is the best way to do it because you’re bringing together unique perspectives and often, someone will think of something that no one else would have.

Highlight small wins

If you’re always focused on tasks or the end deliverable, it can be draining. It’s important to ensure that your team feels excited and feels a sense of purpose.

Looking at small wins will shift everyone’s mindset; not just yours. There are lots of baby steps that go into projects because you have to break it down into manageable tasks. When you look back on these bite-sized tasks you’ve accomplished, there’s suddenly lots you can celebrate!

More mindset tips for project managers

I have some more mindset tips to share with you that will help you on any project you run. Head over to YouTube with me and we’ll keep talking there!

If you want even more project manager tips on every aspect of managing a successful project, make sure you check out my SLAY Project Management course where I give you all the templates, tips, and techniques to implement if you want all your future projects to be productive and successful.

Adriana Girdler, PMP | Creator of Slay Project Management

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Adriana Girdler is a project manager, productivity specialist, entrepreneur, professional speaker, facilitator, visioning wizard, and author. As President of CornerStone Dynamics, Adriana is one of Canada’s prominent business productivity and project management specialists—helping both individuals and businesses do what they do, only better. She is a certified master black belt lean six sigma with over 20 years’ experience improving how companies work.

She also holds both PMP (project management professional) and CET (certified engineering technologist) designations. She’s a Tedx speaker, as well as a HuffPost and Thrive Global contributor. She has been interviewed on Global, CBC, CTV, CHCH, 680News Radio, Newstalk 1010, Sirius XM and published in the Globe and Mail and numerous industry magazines. WANT ADRIANA'S FREE ONLINE TRAINING? In 45 min, learn Adriana's 5 project management secrets she use on EVERY project. Sign up for the Free Webinar here: THE FAB FIVE FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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