There is a new generation of project talent around the world that has its own set of beliefs and aspirations, and has adopted new ways of managing work. PMI reached out to these young project managers to better understand their world. From that has emerged the Future 50, millennial and Gen Zers from around the world who we believe represent the future of the Project Economy. We spoke to two of the honorees from India.
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1. What are the three top advantages for a startup in India?
• Access to a talent pool and high adaptability to latest technologies
• A good ecosystem with incubation centers, and access to venture capitalists and angel investors
• Good government policies and initiatives such as Start-Up India and Skill India
2. Tell us about one project management lesson that you have learned in your entrepreneurial life.
Effective planning: it is a project management lesson that has helped me in unleashing my innate potential of achieving the organizational goals in spite of all the hurdles.
3. What is the one overrated skill and one underrated skill in today's Project Economy.
Overrated skill: data science skills
Underrated skill: effective leadership