Have you ever stopped and looked at what is in front of you on your office desk? If you have sat in the same place for a long time then the chances are that you have built up an impressive collection of objects but do you really need all of them? More to the point, is there anything which you should have there which is missing?
As far as I know there is no definitive list of objects which every single project manager should have on their desk but there are some things which I reckon it would be good to have on there.
A Pen and Paper
Now that most of us have a work surface which is dominated by a computer it is easy to forget the importance of the good old fashioned pen and paper. I always try to have these to hand even when I walk away from my desk, because you never know when something is going to happen which causes you to want to write some notes. I know that there are hi-tech devices you can use to do this [Read More…]