PM Therapy

Welcome to Therapy for Project Managers

by Nicole Pletka

I use my experience to coach a few select people with drive, talent, and passion on what it takes to be a great Project Manager. I often remind them (and myself) that this career is supposed to be hard. Finding the work difficult reminds us that we are probably doing something right. If it feels easy, we probably aren’t pushing ourselves hard enough. If we feel damaged, we are probably pushing ourselves too hard. It’s ok to need help with finding the right balance and it’s ok to need help getting up from a bad fall. I share our conversations and my advice on this site.

I’ve been a Project Manager in the Technology sector since 2005. Prior to that I worked in Cultural Resources Management, acting as a PM for archeological compliance work. My Masters research led me into technology and I have never looked back. Humans are more complex than any computer system, so I find my anthropology background quite helpful. To learn more about me, checked out my LinkedIn profile – https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicole-m-pletka/. Send me a message on LinkedIn if there are any topics for which you would like my opinion.


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