All posts tagged 'leadership'

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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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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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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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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Project Managers Find Job Purpose

Posted on June 11th, 2014 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Tips and Tricks

Everyone has a job. Well, unless you are one of those fortunate individuals who don’t have to work or choose to be a stay-at-home parent (except being a parent is probably the hardest job of all!) most individuals have a job. However, if you take the majority of working individuals,..
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Language: The True Leadership Element

Posted on January 14th, 2014 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management

When we think about leadership, what do we think of? We might think of management, responsibility, a mentor, working with and encouraging others, or even working within a team. But there is a difference between “leadership” and “management”, isn’t there? When we think about leadership, we should also think about..
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Post-Mortem Meetings: They Don’t Have to Be Bad!

Posted on December 24th, 2013 · Posted in Meetings, Project Management, Small Business, Task Management

Professional project managers have all heard of post-mortem meetings. Some organizations work them into their workflows and project processes and others only hold meetings for high-level and high-risk projects. However, those project managers and organizations that incorporate them into their project processes typically dislike them. But why? Post-mortem meetings don’t..
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The Power of Brainstorming

Posted on October 24th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Meetings, Project Management, Risk

Identifying project risk, performing risk management planning, and analyzing and responding to risk are all crucial areas when kicking off a new project. Regardless of how complex or straight forward a project may seem, there are always risks. It’s important for a project manager to think of how best to..
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Why We Always Say We Can Get It Done

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Project Management, Tips and Tricks

Have you ever had the project sponsor speak up during a status call and ask if you can get that new report done a week earlier than requested…or some other similar type of request?  And what do say in return?  No?  I’m guessing not. And in reality, just giving the..
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What Does Being a Project Manager Mean?

Posted on September 18th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, PMP, Project Management

Many companies and organizations today establish a project management team to carry out a number of project-related tasks and responsibilities. Project management tasks and responsibilities certainly vary between project, stakeholder, and industry. Project management is where it’s at today. Being a certified project manager and having extensive technical and project..
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