CELEBRATING WOMEN IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERIES
Location: Berlaar, Belgium
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Freelance gamechanger and re-connect.expert with specialties in project management, people coaching, operational and strategic management, process improvement, program management, application portfolio management and crisis management. Professional certified stress & burnout coach for individuals & organizations.
What I enjoy most about being a project manager is:
Having the opportunity of continuously working on different interesting aspects of different businesses with different teams of goal oriented people.
The three most important skills I use to successfully deliver projects are:
I listen to all people, I work from a human centered perspective and I love to organize work around people towards sustainable results.
I build and nurture my professional network by:
Starting re-connect.expert for freelance gamechangers and looking for a yearly innovative education program to upgrade my skills and meet with project management soulmates.
At the start of my career, the one thing I wish I had known is:
That the wellbeing of people always needs to join the result driven focus in projects and that overall patience is a key factor for success.
Women who have inspired me so far in my career journey are:
All different women who guided me as a manager/leader/colleague during my career and life.
The most valuable advice I have ever been given is:
Focus on your wellbeing while being happy in what you do, it’s just a job but it takes big part of your life so let your job and your life shake hands and stop seeking for a work-life balance.
My advice for women on finding success as a project manager is:
Be authentic, rebellious-with-a-cause and keep your focus on people and goal, this combination is the key for finding success in the job and a meaningful life.
Hello amazing women of the project management world!
My observation after two decades of working in the project management industry is that our voices as women are simply not heard enough online in articles, podcasts, and across social media channels. Let’s change that!
- If you’re a woman working in project management, I want to hear from you! Submit your profile today to make sure to be included in this years event which has already begun.
- Follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn to be inspired by daily posts as we celebrate all of these wonderful women in project management! Feel motivated by their stories, achievements and perspectives.
- Tell us how you feel and support other women by including #CelebratingWomenInProjectManagement in your social media posts.
- Join our FREE exclusive Celebrating Women in Project Management Facebook group – a new space for women in project management to come together and discuss ideas, give advice, provide support, and network with women from all over the globe.