6.1 Introduction

This chapter makes this book really holistic. It is not my intention to write a psychological book or to apply psychotherapy. It is my objective to make you aware of the “other side” of project management.


A project is triggered by people on behalf of people (change) and executed by people. In other words: it’s all about people!

The “soft” part of project management is not very well covered in any book or course in my experience. You can get so many books about project management but the human aspects are not really covered.

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that ...

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