Does Your Project or Small Business Need a “War Room”?

Posted on November 19th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Management, Project Management, Small Business

So you need to brainstorm or “put the pieces together” for a new project or your small business. But maybe you need a little help coming up with ideas, organizing, or just a space to focus on your small business or project. If either of these situations or something similar..
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Three Ways to Use Requirement Management Software to Generate Repeat Business

Posted on November 11th, 2013 · Posted in Risk, Small Business, Software, Workflow

There are a number of Requirement Management software tools available in the market. As a Consultant or Business Analyst, naturally it is important to use the software to elicit, gather and manage requirements for successful delivery – but how do you go beyond the deliverable and generate repeat business? The..
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The Importance of Work Atmosphere

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Management, Small Business, Task Management

Most of us spend a huge proportion of our lives at work, so naturally it is important that we have a good environment to work in. The effects of work atmosphere on all aspects of a person’s well-being is much further-reaching than most realize. A recent study (Robert Half International, 2012)..
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Staying on Top of Financial Project Management Goals

Posted on September 11th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Task Management

Smart planning, communication, and delegation put the budget on track – and keep it there. For most project managers and cost administrators in corporate departments, financial project management is an everyday occurrence. Dealing with business dollars is simply part of the routine for team members who work with vendors, undergo..
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Project Management is Time Management

Posted on September 11th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Management, Project Management, Small Business

One of the greatest abilities that project managers have is time management. Not only is this an incredible asset and skill, it’s also a remarkable talent. In fact, many project managers have gotten pretty creative in their time management abilities in what they can master and how many tasks they..
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Project Management Skills versus Tech Skills: Which Do You Think Are More Valuable Today?

Posted on September 6th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Small Business

It is true that in the last decade at any form of technical skills have been a huge asset to organizations, companies in the corporate world, and even to small businesses. However, times are changing. While technical skills are still a great asset to a company, especially since a large..
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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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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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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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Organizational Transitions: Closing the Summer Season

Posted on August 2nd, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Small Business

While some organizations slow down during the summer which allows staff members to take long weekends, vacations, or half day Fridays, some organizations peak during the summer. It is very common for organizations to hire interns, assistants, or temporary staff members to help out with office tasks and projects during..
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