The Zweig Letter podcast: What to do when your PM quits – Mark Zweig

Feb 23, 2018

Every design firm has lost a good employee to the competition. It’s even tougher when the individual is a project manager overseeing and completing work on your firm’s behalf. ("What to do when your PM quits," Issue 1233, 1/29/18) Mark Zweig has some great ideas about how to deal with this issue when you lose a key player on your team. The key is to confront the matter head on and create a game plan to make sure your clients don’t suffer in the process. What do you do?
  1. Jump right in
  2. Call the client
  3. Gather the internal team together
  4. Contact every one of your subconsultants
  5. Build a new project schedule
  6. Start doing a weekly job status report if one isn’t being done currently.
Listen to the podcast for some great insight on losing a team player. Thanks for listening! To help out the show:
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