Archive for April, 2013

The Top 7 Core Project Management Values

Posted on April 27th, 2013 · Posted in Management

Professional project managers know how challenging project management and all its responsibilities can be. The truth is? Project management can be an exciting yet challenging career, but it would be a lie to say that it is a job anyone can do. Project management takes a number of skills and..
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5 Benefits from Cross Generational Teaming

Posted on April 26th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

Today in the workplace, we may have as many as four (4) different generations (e.g. Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen Y, and Gen X) on a single team with different values, perspectives, and motivators.  How can a manager or leader really inspire and motivate a team which is so diverse?   To..
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5 Important Project Management Lessons

Posted on April 24th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management

Professional project managers would agree that project management is a wide realm of responsibilities through which extensive experience, knowledge, and competence is required. While project managers are intelligent and highly competent professionals, there are many lessons to be learned from working in a project management role. Regardless of how much..
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5 Principles for successful change and transformation

Posted on April 19th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management

Change and transformation within an organisation should never be forced or imposed on people. Leaders and managers have a responsibility to enable and facilitate change by communicating to their people the rationale for change and the benefits it will bring. Failure to do this may result in people sabotaging the..
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Project Management Decision-Making the Right Way

Posted on April 17th, 2013 · Posted in Decisions, Leadership, Management

One of the most crucial areas of being a professional project manager, and perhaps one of the most challenging, is decision-making. Professional project managers face many decisions on a daily basis. These decisions can range from the ability to take on a particular project to making a production or manufacturing..
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The 5 Most Common Ingredients That Lead to Leadership Mistakes

Posted on April 12th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Training

As a professional project manager, can you recall one mistake you made that still haunts you? Regardless of whether you made the mistake three years ago or yesterday, you’ll always remember it, but you’ve probably learned from it. Most professional project managers manage projects as well as staff simultaneously. Most..
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The Best Project Management Tips to Use in Business for 2013

Posted on April 10th, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

The first quarter of 2013 is practically over. This gives business opportunities to assess their performance, sales, and goals for the first part of the year. What worked? What didn’t? What is the focus for the remaining three quarters? What goals were met? What are the goals for the rest..
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How to Stay Popular in the World of Project Management

Posted on April 8th, 2013 · Posted in Decisions, Leadership, Management

Professional project managers would agree that project management is no easy job. There are a lot of responsibilities, functions, problem-solving, and decision-making to consider in the realm of project management. The saying goes that project managers have all the responsibility, but none of the authority. Furthermore, project managers are held..
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Freelancing? Here’s How to Allocate Your Time

Posted on April 7th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

Life as a freelancer can look pretty attractive. You can set your own schedule, work from home – or the beach or local pub – and you can even fire clients if they ruffle your feathers. But for creative professionals who work their own hours, managing time becomes a whole..
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The Successful Project Management Life Cycle

Posted on April 6th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Monitoring, Tips and Tricks, Training

Each project has its own life cycle. That life cycle consists of five different stages. However, depending on the project, those stages and the tasks that occur within those stages can vary depending on the customer requirements and specifications. Each of these stages requires careful planning, consideration, and measures that..
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