069 – Project Management in an Alien Environment

069 – Project Management in an Alien Environment

You’re a PM and you have landed on a strange new world where you don’t know the industry, the organization the people or the subject matter. How do you get oriented enough to intelligently deliver a project? How do you succeed in this alien environment? 

In this episode, Kate and Kim talk about how to approach getting up to speed when you are faced with leading a project in a new department, new company, new domain or totally new industry where you don’t know the subject matter. 

In summary: 

  1. Get a head start where you can
  2. Stand on what you know
  3. Build trust then ask for help
  4. Fake it ’til you make it


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