Archive for August, 2013

Why is Project Management Important?

Posted on August 28th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Task Management

The importance of project management may seem obvious. However, there are still many organizations and companies out there that don’t realize how much project managers, whether hired as staff members within the particular organization or outsourced to a project management agency or firm, can actually help increase efficiency on many..
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PMP Certificate: How Effective Is It to Become a Successful Project Manager?

Posted on August 23rd, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, PMP, Project Management

Successful project managers must simultaneously strive to manage the four basic elements pertaining to any project: scope, money, time, and quality. All these four elements are correlated and should be managed effectively to guarantee the success of your project. The real question business owners should ask themselves is: when should..
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Project Management Tools to Consider For Your Small Business

Posted on August 21st, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management, Project Management, Small Business, Software

Most small business owners and entrepreneurs recognize that running a business involves a lot of project management in skills, abilities, and responsibilities. Luckily with many of today’s technology and online tools, small business owners can take advantage of some of the project management tools and software available today to help..
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Understanding the “What” and “Why” Behind Angry Customers

Posted on August 15th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

Regardless of whether you are a small business owner or a project manager, you’ve probably encountered working with angry customers before. It’s just the nature of business sometimes. Some customers you have great relationships with where others may be a little bit more difficult to work with and please. While..
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Review of ProjectManage Software – Part 3

Posted on August 14th, 2013 · Posted in Reviews, Software

Yesterday I reviewed the main function of the ProjectManager tool – project management, task management and issue tracking. Today though, I delved into some other functionality that was equally impressive as yesterday’s features. These videos review this other functionality: budgeting, request management and risk analysis. Budgeting How to do Request..
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Review of ProjectManage Software – Part 2

Posted on August 13th, 2013 · Posted in Reviews, Software

So far I’ve played with the issue tracking, task management and project management functionality of ProjectManage.com’s software. I must say that it really lives up to it’s name – very impressive so far. Tomorrow I’ll be diving into resource management and budgeting. Until then though, here are the videos from..
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Review of ProjectManager Software – Part 1

Posted on August 12th, 2013 · Posted in Reviews, Software

Last week I took a look at the ProjectManager.com website, and this week I’m taking the leap into their actual software. Today’s video is a quick, hands on introductory look into their software. From what I saw, I was quite impressed. Each day this week I’ll be publishing new parts..
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5 Newbie Mistakes to Avoid With Your Company Brochure

Posted on August 12th, 2013 · Posted in Small Business, Tips and Tricks

How is your company brochure performing? Is it a marketing workhorse, tirelessly sending prospects to your website already convinced of your value and ready to convert? Or does it lack social grace and charm, positioning your company more as a Leisuresuit Larry of your industry? Your brochure may actually be..
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What Is HRIS Software?

Posted on August 10th, 2013 · Posted in Agile, Decisions, Software

In the simplest of answers, it could be said that HRIS software is intended to make the oversight and operation of human resource duties must easier and more streamlined. The software programs selected can be a far better solution to HR tasks than trying to log everything on a spreadsheet..
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Small Businesses: It’s All About the Brand

Posted on August 7th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management, Small Business

Today with small businesses it’s all about the brand. Branding is an essential component to any small business’s marketing strategy—whether online or offline. So how does a small business go about developing a really effective brand? How does a small business increase their brand effectiveness? Here are some tips for..
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