How Project Managers Maintain Their Mental Health

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 · Posted in Communication, Leadership, Management, Project Management

It’s no secret that project management comes with its challenging and stressful days. From putting out fires to problem-solving to a phone that never seems to stop ringing, it’s a wonder some project managers keep from tearing through the hallways screaming. The truth is, project management isn’t always as easy..
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4 Scary Questions Entrepreneurs Ask about Project Management

Posted on March 26th, 2015 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Software, Task Management

So maybe you have had this idea. You have a special talent, you have a passion for a particular service, or you have a creative product to market. Regardless of your forte, you have the potential to go into business. But, whoa, it’s a business. Don’t you need an MBA..
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How to Manage Projects in a Changing Business Landscape

The world of business and project management has drastically changed over the last several years to a decade. We mostly have technology to thank for this. As we’ve discussed, technology has played a huge role in how communicate, manage teams, how we conduct business, and how to improve customers’ experiences...
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The Human Side of Projects: How to Avoid Becoming a Robot Project Manager

Posted on March 18th, 2015 · Posted in Communication, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management

Every project has two sides: the technical side and the human side. The technical side has to do with resources, equipment, and even suppliers. These are needed in order to effectively complete a project. There is also the “human” side. The “human” side relates to human intelligence, which is also..
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Why Project Managers Need to Be Great Communicators

Posted on November 14th, 2014 · Posted in Communication, Leadership, Management

There are many attributes project managers are expected to possess but none as critical as the ability to communicate to all stakeholders. Leaders’ inability to effectively communicate is known to break the tightest teams and derail the most promising projects. If project managers intend to bring their tasks to successful..
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Are You A Pawn Or A Strategist: Keys To Project Leadership

Posted on October 8th, 2014 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management

Strategists are among out best known leaders. Through their vision, countries are established. From their focus on an organization bigger than themselves, they make a lasting impact. Clearly, a strategic mindset helps you make an impact in the world. You might think that strategy is an idea for generals and..
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How to Avoid Scope Creep Like the Plague

Posted on October 8th, 2014 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Time Management

What is “scope creep”? This is a term often used in the world of project management. It can create huge elements of risk, it can blow schedules, and it should be avoided at all costs. So what is scope creep exactly, and how should project managers and project teams avoid..
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How Donating to Charity Can Make You a Better Leader

Posted on July 29th, 2014 · Posted in Leadership

It is said that charity starts at home, although it could make a triumphant entrance in the work place too. Being a charitable and conscientious leader will help you gain respect from your colleagues, your professional peers and beyond. By setting a good example and leading your business down the..
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7 No-Hassle Tricks in Managing an Agile Team

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 · Posted in Agile, Communication, Education, Leadership, Management, Project Management

It has been said that behind every successful agile team is a good team manager. A manager, who not only performs within his functions but also goes the extra mile for his team members without leaving anyone behind, is one of the keys. If you are a manager who thinks..
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How Learning Styles Can Make You a Better Leader

Posted on July 9th, 2014 · Posted in Education, Leadership, Meetings

What is your learning style? Everyone, regardless of career, level or position, has a learning style. Adhering to and recognizing that learning style is critical to individual success. Furthermore, implementing various strategies and learning tactics into training team members is critical to your success as a leader. The different types..
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