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Procurement Project Management Success by Diana Lindstrom

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CHAPTER 2

STARTING

We now know what procurement and project management are, so we can start discussing using project management techniques to make procurements successful.

PRIORITIZING

Time is the only coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.

—Carl Sandburg

To be successful at anything that you do, setting your priorities is key. To set your priorities, you must know what your goals are. This is true for both business and personal success. Often our business, personal, and spiritual goals are intertwined. Separating them can be difficult.

Determine your goals. Goals are the targets we want to reach. Goals can be thought of as aims ...

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