[Live Training Series] RUN YOUR AGENCY LIKE A PRO

Episode 312

Elevate Team Collaboration with Expert Project Management

Galen Low

Galen Low is the co-founder of The Digital Project Manager, a training community hell-bent on sharing knowledge to amplify the value of responsible project management in a digital world. Over the past decade or so, he’s worked at boutique agencies and large consultancies to help shape and deliver human-centered digital transformation initiatives in government, healthcare, transit, and retail.

Episode highlights with Galen Low

  • How Galen got started in project management
  • When is the right time to hire a PM?
  • How to think about spending on a new team member
  • How to help team members help in project management when they have a different job
  • How to introduce PM training to your team, and why it’s beneficial

Lightning Round with Galen Low

Resources, plus connect with Galen Low

Quotes from Galen Low episode

  • “Not every agency is benefitting…these conversions need to connect.”
  • “Otherwise is just looks like an extra cost.”
  • “This is about collaboration.”
  • “It’s not about, ‘I’m giving you another job’.”
  • “Just get people excited about working together.”
  • “What’s gone wrong in the past and how can we make it better?”

Takeaways from Galen Low episode

  • PMs need to understand their strategic value
  • Look at a PM’s job as how much they take off your and your team’s plates (which gives you extra strategic time!)
  • Keep in mind that not everyone has proper context – fill them in!

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