1st Edition

Today is a Great Day! New Attitudes for Attaining Project Success

By Alfonso Bucero Copyright 2025
    192 Pages 23 B/W Illustrations
    by Auerbach Publications

    192 Pages 23 B/W Illustrations
    by Auerbach Publications

    Today is a Great Day! New Attitudes for Attaining Project Success is a beacon of positivity and inspiration to project managers who, in their day-to-day work, are beset with challenges and uncertainty. Through a blend of personal anecdotes, insightful reflections, and practical wisdom, the book shows project managers how to embrace each day with a sense of optimism and purpose.

    At the book’s core is the message that attitude shapes outcomes. This powerful message helps readers to cultivate a mindset of gratitude and resilience, regardless of the circumstances they may face. Drawing from personal experience navigating the ups and downs of delivering projects, Bucero explains how adopting a positive outlook can transform obstacles into opportunities and setbacks into steppingstones.

    This call to action encourages readers to apply the insights gained from the book to their own projects. It guides project managers through the steps towards a positive attitude that fosters a project team culture focused on growth and project success. The book:

    • Demonstrates the relationship “positive attitude – project success” for project and organizational success,
    • Helps project managers and executives create a positive atmosphere to manage projects successfully,
    • Shows how to understand and empathize with all project stakeholders to work efficiently together.

    This book is an attitude implementation guide filled with tools, real-world examples, and global case studies that address an international audience. Based on the author's award-winning background as a project and program manager, as well as a project management trainer and consultant, the book shares case studies, best practices, and mindsets, as well as exercises and checklists, to help project managers and executives adopt winning attitudes that can promote project success.

    1. Your Attitude
    2. How to Attract Project Success
    3. Make Your Plan for Success
    4. Make a Commitment
    5. Convert Your Project Issues into Opportunities
    6. Your Words Make a Difference
    7. How Are You?
    8. Don’t Complain about Your Projects
    9. Professionals
    10. Grow through Your Fears
    11. Get Out There and Fail
    12. Networking
    13. Conclusion


    Alfonso Bucero, Ph.D., PMP, PMI-RMP, PfMP, PMI Fellow, and Certified Public Speaker is an independent project management consultant, author and speaker. He was founder, partner and director of BUCERO PM Consulting in Spain. Bucero has a M.S. in Computer Science Engineering and a Ph.D. in Project Management He is the author of eleven project management books, five of them co-authored with Randall L. Englund. Alfonso manages projects internationally. He delivers workshops, keynote speeches and consults organizations on project, program, and portfolio management. His motto is Passion, Persistence and Patience and for him every day is a great day.