Even though we have a plan and milestones in place, we need to closely follow up the few first steps that we take to convert the target into a real world progress. One of the best ways to let our targets touch the ground with wheels running is to look at it from an Agile or Adaptive approach as per PMI definitions and framework.
The manager role has more than just the mere management of doing the job. There is a lot of other streams to manage. Know those side but crucial streams from this article