Project Managers
What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not
by Andy Crowe

Why buy Andy Crowe’s Alpha Project Managers book?

This text builds upon a landmark study of more than 800 project managers from around the world to highlight the traits that make them stand out in the minds of their teams, senior managers, customers, and stakeholders.

Attitude – Find out how the top managers maximize their authority on a project, and the impact that has on senior management.

Focus and Prioritization – Discover why the Alpha project managers are ranked as being nearly twice as responsive as the other 98% of project managers and the two techniques they use to manage priorities to make their projects more successful.

Communication – Learn why 94% of all project managers rank themselves as being better communicators than their stakeholders do and four ways for turning that around.

Approach – Unlock how the Alpha project managers plan differently on their projects, and how they use domain expertise and a hands on approach to make their projects more successful.

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Over 5,000 Stakeholders Surveyed

Statistics are based on a study of 860 PMs and over 4,000 stakeholders who participated in a 360 degree survey.

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Only 2% of PMs Qualified as “Alphas”

Find out how Alphas outperformed the other 98% and how PMs can improve their performance.


Learn From Top PMs Across Industries

Get inside the minds of top managers across diverse industries and understand their practices, attitudes, and secrets.


Eight Major Areas Explored

This book uncovers eight key areas where “Alphas” stand apart - such as Attitude, Communication, Leadership, and more.

A Respected Authority in Project Management

While a project manager in the IT industry, Andy Crowe realized he wanted to teach others to do what he loved – project management. So in 2002 he founded his company, Velociteach, with a goal to empower others to learn project management in a simple, dynamic way that also encouraged personal and professional growth. Andy’s textbook, The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, with over 250,000 copies sold and now in its sixth edition, has become one of the most respected books worldwide on the PMP exam.

Andy is the founder and CEO of Velociteach, an award-winning project management training company based in Kennesaw, GA. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Andy is a prolific writer and speaker with a focus on project management theory, curriculum development, and instructional delivery. He is a PMP credential holder, a Program Management Professional (PgMP), an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

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