All posts in 'Leadership'

Online Teams and Online Team Members

Posted on November 2nd, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Time Management

With the development of Internet and mobile technology, more people prefer to work from home or telecommute. Number of online projects is fast growing and now almost all businesses in almost all industries make use of them. Especially, such projects are a frequent choice for start-ups with limited resources, but..
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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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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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The Most Common Mistakes in Project Management

Posted on September 18th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

Project managers know that in the realm of project management, projects can encounter many risks. Most risks range from internal and external risks, technical risks, and even legal risks, depending on the project and organization, of course. However, project management in itself is considered a risk. Here are some of..
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Project Management: What’s Your Methodology?

Posted on September 14th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management, Software

Each project has its own specifications, complexities, and risks. As a result, each project needs its own methodology, or plan of attack. Methodologies can certainly vary from project to project and even from project manager to project manager. So what is your methodology for your project? Project management methodologies are..
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The Cult of Done Manifesto

Posted on July 30th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

Everything in life is nonsense. Sometimes, I find great comfort in thinking that life is an utterly stupid experience. In that spirit, ‘cult of done’ could be interpreted as pure nonsense. Anyway, coming out of that nonsense approach, pretending that everything has some meaning, will give meaning to it. No..
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Project Managers: Leading When You’re Not Always the Leader

Posted on July 11th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management

A leader does not necessarily need to have the title. Any team member can be a leader and an example for their coworkers. Being a leader involves having an informal approach to your colleagues, but to be there to put in the work as part of the team. A leader..
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The Top 10 Traits of a Successful Project Manager

Posted on July 6th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Project Management, Risk Management, Small Business

Being a project manager is not easy. Not only do you have to be the most organized and put together individual on your team, you also have to worry about your job being on the line if a project is not finished successfully. While managing projects for Victory Productions, a..
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The Importance of Managing Resources for Ensuring Project Success

Posted on June 25th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Risk

Suppose you are a project manager, working sincerely and whole-heartedly for making the project successful. After the completion of some necessary activities, e.g., project planning and scheduling, your main focus will surely be to find out the resources that you will require for carrying out the project activities properly. Resources..
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Leadership in Project Management – 14 Key Principles

Posted on May 1st, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

William Deming first introduced the fourteen key principles in his book Out of the Crisis which was published in 1986. These principles still apply to business and project management today. From long standing companies to small businesses just starting out, these principles are key components in successful business and project..
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