12 Inspiring Project Management Quotes

  • Kate Borucka
  • 2018-06-07
  • 2 min read

In work of a Project Manager, there are many difficulties. No wonder it’s not a job for everyone. It can be hard, challenging, and when things don’t go our way, we may want to give up. A project manager, as every other person, needs inspiration to keep going, especially in difficult times, when projects don’t work as planned, you’re close to passing set deadline or when there is a difficulty in managing a team. One of the best ways to keep up the high spirits is to follow successful and smart people’s example.

If you’re having a hard time, take a look at these 12 inspiring quotes about project management! Use them as your motto, inspiration, a daily dose of positive energy to stay productive.

1. Greg Cimmarrusti

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Being a Project Manager is like being an artist, you have the different colored process streams combining into a work of art.

2. Aristotle

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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.

3. Colin Powell

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Fir no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach best accomplishes the team's mission.

4. Woody Williams

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We cannot drive people; we must direct their development. Teach and lead.

5. John D. Rockefeller

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Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

6. Woody Williams

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If you have never recommended canceling a project, you haven’t been an effective project manager.

7. Napoleon Hill

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Failure is nature’s plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.

8. Steve Wilson

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Managing to have a sense of humor makes it a lot easier to manage people.

9. Christopher Columbus

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By prevailing over all obstacles and distraction, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.

10. Arthur Schopenhauer

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Every person takes the lmits of their onw field of vision for the limits of the world.

11. Winston Churchill

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Those who plan do better than those who do not plan, even though they rarely stick to their plan.

12. Anatole France

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

Don’t forget that there are plenty of other sources of inspiration!

Let us know in comments which of those quotes you like the most and what helps you stay motivated in the work of a Project Manager.

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