Category Archives: Project Management Humor

This sub-category is to have fun with project management

How to kill, execute, or decompose a project?

With this post, we will start re-publishing some old articles and update them. Of course, we will continue to publish new articles.

Project management is a serious business, but it does not hurt to have some fun with this interesting domain. In this post, we decided to play on words and learn the language of the living dead that, some of us, use from time to time. Continue reading

What is the sex (gender) of the angels?

 

Good morning y’ll (you all)

Today, I decided to write with a bit of sarcasm and maybe a bit of humor, if I can manage it. Continue reading

Decompose the project

Why some project management terms are so deadly?

Project management is a serious business and project management skills are crucial for all types of organizations today. However, it does not hurt to have some fun with this fascinating domain. In this article, we decided to play on words and learn the language of the living dead that – some of us – use from time to time. Continue reading

Should you ask one of these “fantastic” questions?

Based on the success of the last post and some of the comments, we decide to continue with our Project Management Satire :).  This post is about some of the ‘silly’ project management questions that we see online and how these questions reflects negatively on the dynamic field of project management. Continue reading

Super Fast: Rocket Speed Learning

Recently we have been busy with a major project (in addition to the many other projects) that has taken away all of our brain cells; this is why we have not posted an article here in a while. We are sorry for not posting but the good news is we are working on adding quite a bit of content to our project management knowledge portal, which our community can access.

Today’s article is an update from the past! Continue reading

Are you an accidental project manager? My wife is

If you read our last article and you are reading this article now good news and welcome back to a fun article. We are re-publishing this from a year ago (or more).

Read this Article in ArabicIn the last article we talked about the accidental project manager and we explained that the term is not offensive at all; if it was offensive, my project manager would have fired me a long time ago (imagine a funny face). She actually edited and approved this article after a lecture on my house duties with one task at a time (you will understand when you finish reading). Continue reading

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Are you an accidental project manager?

Originally published in September 2013, updated November 2013.

Are you an accidental project manager?

I hope that no one get offended by this term since the use of this term in our view is not offensive at all, rather it reflects a common reality. It is for those non-project managers who are asked and expected to manage projects.

Read this Article in ArabicHowever, if anyone object to the term, we truly apologize in advance and humbly ask you to read on and you might find out that our intentions are good. Continue reading

How to kill, execute, decompose … a project?

Project management is a serious business but it does not hurt to have some fun with this interesting domain. In this first official post, we decided to play on words and learn the language of the living dead that – some of us – use from time to time. Continue reading