Here is a quote from a blog I read recently. I found it here –
“……….. it’s true to say that good management is a bit like oxygen – it’s invisible and you don’t notice its presence until it’s gone, and then you’re sorry.”
― Charles Stross, The Fuller Memorandum
It made me realise that the best project managers are the ones that the business does not really notice.
The project manager is quietly efficient, with everything in it’s place and no panicky last minute rush. The team doing all the work necessary to effect a smooth delivery of what was planned.
Therefore, my new aim is to finish a project and hear the client ask;
“Why did we employ Blackie? We could have completed that project without him”.
Then I can truly say;
Have a great week.
About the Author: Adam Blackie occasional writer and professional Interim Manager who leads information management teams through their change programmes. He works with organisations in the UK to change the way technology is used by staff and their customers.