Archive for October, 2012

Are You Project Managing Your Own Life?

Posted on October 26th, 2012 · Posted in Project Management, Tips and Tricks

Project manager by day…and night? As a professional project manager, do you find that you project manage your own personal life, even when you aren’t at work? Are you multitasking, creating schedules, spreadsheets, or even using a database or software to track and organize your own personal tasks? If you’ve..
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Is Project Management Relevant to Small Business?

Posted on October 22nd, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Small Business

You are ready to start your small business. You made a very important decision that will change your life dramatically in the next few years – either for better or worse. You don’t need to work for someone anymore and you don’t need to push yourself to follow instruction of..
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How to Make Sure Your Project is a Success

Posted on October 19th, 2012 · Posted in Project Management, Risk, Risk Management, Tips and Tricks

So while this my seem like next to impossible, there are certain steps that a project manager can take to make sure his or her project is a success. Sure there are always challenges or obstacles to avoid and leap over, but if project managers follow these steps, the project’s..
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Project Managers: What’s Your Personal Action Plan?

Posted on October 16th, 2012 · Posted in Management, Monitoring

As project managers we are constantly consumed with projects, responsibilities, schedules, you name it. However, do we ever take time to think about ourselves in our roles as project managers? All project managers should have a personal action plan. It is easy to become consumed by the day to day..
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Project Success Tip: Improve Time Management Skills and Discipline

Posted on October 15th, 2012 · Posted in Time Management

Time is a priceless asset. There is no way that you can add some more hours in your day for completing your scheduled tasks. Hence, without managing time properly, it is quite impossible for a project manager to manage all the tasks successfully. Time management is analogous to self-management. We..
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Project Management Software for Efficient Project Managers

Posted on October 12th, 2012 · Posted in Project Management

The market is overloaded with various forms of project management software. It’s almost overwhelming. There are so many choices how do project managers know they are choosing the best software for them and their teams? All in all, project managers should use project management software that would suit their needs..
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Professional Development: Project Management Seminars

Posted on October 10th, 2012 · Posted in Management

As professional project managers, have you ever considered furthering your professional development in project management? If not, all project managers, regardless of how much experience he or she has, should consider furthering their knowledge and expertise in project management (thereby decreasing costly project mistakes) by taking advantage of project management..
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The Four Categories of Risk Management

Posted on October 5th, 2012 · Posted in Risk, Risk Management

As professional project managers, we all know that each project comes with its own set of risks. Those risks depend on the project specifications and scope, and no two projects are alike. Each project’s risks can be categorized into specific risk response categories in order for project managers to effectively..
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The Best Ways to Make Sure Projects Go Smoothly

Posted on October 4th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management, Risk, Risk Management

As professional project managers we’ve worked on a number of different projects all with different specifications and unique cases. We’ve also seen our fair share of challenges, risks, and inadvertent schedule delays. As project managers, we’ve seen it all. Here are some of the best ways to make sure projects..
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