Project management is the art and science of making things happen. Easier said than done, and all project managers know that there are few things tougher than getting your project delivered on time, within budget, and to the exact requirements specified. It takes clear vision and single-minded focus to make a project successful… and more often than not you will want to throw up your hands half way through and simply give up!
Motivational quotes have always been a source of inspiration that can drive you on when you are in a tough spot. Here is our compilation of top 10 motivational quotes for project managers that best define what this sector is all about. Go ahead, pin this up on your wall and share with your team… these people sure did get it right!
“Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating the talents of those who work for us and pointing them towards a certain goal.”
“First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.”
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
“Long-range planning works best in the short term.”
“By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.”
“Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.”
“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”
“Manager! Have brain – use it!”
“If, on your team, everyone’s input is not encouraged, valued, and welcome, why call it a team?”
“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”