Solidifying Your Project Procurement Management Plan

Posted on November 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Risk, Risk Management, Time Management, Tips and Tricks

Not all projects require procurement of goods and services. However, projects requiring procurement need an additional level of planning to avoid the common failures and pitfalls of determining, awarding, and managing procurement activities. By carefully planning and developing a Procurement Management Plan, project managers can ensure that all procurement activities..
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How to Ease the Transition Between Project Managers

Posted on October 24th, 2018 · Posted in Decisions, Leadership, Team Management, Workflow

Losing the project manager on a vital project is not only stressful, it can cost your company significant time and resources to get your next project manager up to speed. Here are some tips to help you ease the transition as much as possible. In this industry, we know that..
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How to Inspire and Manage a Team with a Simple Concept

Posted on October 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Education, Leadership

Project management can be tricky at the best of times, but when your team is up against something bigger than them, it can make things even more difficult. There is one woman in Kenya who is using a straight-forward concept to inspire not just her team, but numerous women in..
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Do you have the Corporate Edge? The Benefits of Supplementary APMP Courses

Posted on July 2nd, 2018 · Posted in Agile, Communication, Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

For your corporate business to be at the very top of its game project management is one of the essential processes of an organisation. Not only will project management add order to your company the company but it will highlight your businesses strengths and weaknesses. With this in mind, project..
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What it takes to be a Dynamic Female Leader in Business

Posted on June 5th, 2018 · Posted in Communication, Leadership, Management

Which characteristics do the most powerful and successful women in business all have in common?  What sets the likes of Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Helen Clark apart? Whether it is ownership all or a combination of these enigmatic traits, it takes something special to rise to ‘Leader’ status on..
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How Project Management Can Help You This Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 11th, 2018 · Posted in Communication, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management

We’ve talked a lot about balancing a personal and professional life, particularly as a project manager and/or entrepreneur. For those professionals with a family, marriage or long-term relationship, you know how hard it can be to balance both. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, project managers and entrepreneurs who..
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Making the Most of Managing Your Business in the Age of Cloud Software

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Software

People management is no walk in the park. People have personalities, conflicts, and often act in unpredictable ways, but the greatest leaders in history were all able to manage their people in ways that merged each team member’s skills into a greater whole. Many methods have been developed to make..
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7 Tips on How to Deal with a Failing Project

Posted on November 20th, 2015 · Posted in Agile, Leadership, Management, Tips and Tricks

Everyone faces failure in their lives. It doesn’t matter how good you are at what you do, no project manager has ever gone through their career without seeing a project fail. It’s devastating, and you always wonder how it could have happened. To help you prevent this and save a..
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Small Business Project Management Tips to Keep You Sane

Posted on October 21st, 2015 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management, Task Management, Team Management

Professional project managers and even small business entrepreneurs know that running or starting a new business, client account or project can be nothing short of crazy. There are a lot of factors, risks, and specifications to take note of and consider, not to mention plan a marketing strategy, risk response..
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Cultivating a Robust Organization: 5 Stages of the Innovation Process

Posted on September 2nd, 2015 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management, Software

Most business leaders recognize the value of innovation. In a study from consulting firm Accenture, 93 percent of executives surveyed said that their organization’s long-term success depends on developing new ideas. However, only 18 percent of leaders believed their company’s innovation efforts delivered a competitive advantage, despite an increase in..
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