The Role of Project Management In Marketing

Posted on August 14th, 2014 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing, Project Management

Project management in marketing is not the same as project management elsewhere. Unlike, say, manufacturing, marketing is not a repetitive or “assembly line” process. Marketing involves many unforeseen occurrences and uncertain activities, as any experienced marketing professional knows all too well. Therefore, the purpose of marketing project management isn’t to..
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Why Are You In So Many Meetings?

Posted on October 3rd, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Marketing

It’s no secret that the modern office is full of meetings. On average, project managers attend 62 meetings a month and report half of those to be unproductive. This equates to 31 hours of wasted time that could have been spent getting actual work done or simply finishing your workday..
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Get Productive with Task Management

Posted on July 5th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Marketing

On a chaotic day, even some of the most organized people can lose track of their tasks. Things like office emergencies and emails can take up surprising amounts of time and by the end of the day, you’re left wondering what you’ve actually achieved. Working environments can be changeable and..
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Why are Lessons Learned so Important?

Posted on May 24th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Marketing, Team Management, Tips and Tricks

In today’s competitive business world, companies continually seek ways to improve performance throughout all areas.  This is especially true for project management.  Over the years we have seen organizations train more people in project management, require new hires to have or obtain the PMP certification, and conduct various seminars or..
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Why These Project Management Tips Can Change a Freelancer’s Life

Posted on April 3rd, 2013 · Posted in Management, Marketing, Monitoring, Tips and Tricks

In addition to professional project managers working at full capacity in full time roles for organizations, many freelancers also work as project managers. This could include working as independent contractors from home, or as solely online entrepreneurs, or even as sole proprietors under an official DBA. Regardless of how you..
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Why Your Project Management Secret Never Works Out the Way You Plan

Posted on March 12th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Marketing, Project Management

So what’s every project manager’s dirty secret? If you are a professional project manager, then you guessed it: missed deadlines. Most will even joke about them. The truth is project managers work with customers and stakeholders and draft schedules, and we make every attempt to stay on schedule, but more..
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