Sean C. Castrina's books understandably address the broader population of those at or nearing retirement age. However, it occurs to use that project managers are a specific class who will find Sean's words of particular interest. After all, being a project manager is often a roller coaster of a career with heavy calls on time and energy, and less security than most.
That's simply by virtue of projects, especially large ones, starting and eventually coming to a grinding halt where most all participants are left to make their own way elsewhere. Moreover, a lot of the hard lessons of project management make for ideal experience in running a company. We think that here, Sean provides some valuable advice.
Indeed, to set the stage, Sean poses these questions:
It seems to us that project management fits nicely into several of these categories, whether the response is for actually doing projects or for teaching the art of managing projects based on solid experience. Either way, doing so under the banner and benefits of a company is unquestionably beneficial.
1. The book 8 Unbreakable Rules for Business Start-Up Success, Champion Publishing, 2013, ISBN: 978-0-989-10456-2, is available from all major online booksellers and at newbizcoach.org/shop/. Also visit this web site for more information on Sean's services.