The two chapters in the Part of Tens provide you with lots of useful information on what you should and should not do to ensure a successful project.
While each project is different from every other software project, some items or disciplines are likely to always increase the chances of the project's success. By avoiding the points in Chapter 18 and by applying the tips in Chapter 19, you greatly enhance the likelihood of your project being successful and of maintaining a degree of sanity as the project progresses.
In the Appendix, you can find some useful and interesting information regarding resources and professional development support, courtesy ofthe Professional Management Institute. You can also find out more about the PMP and CAPM certification exams. These exams are tough, but they can take you to the pinnacle of project management success.