All posts tagged 'Management'

4 Scheduling Skills Project Managers Can’t Live Without

Posted on June 13th, 2018 · Posted in Project Management, Task Management

One of the trickiest yet crucial points to effective project management is scheduling. Every project is all about timing. Some projects operate on tighter schedules than others, but when it comes down to laying out and scheduling tasks, timing is of the utmost importance. Estimating. Experienced project managers know that..
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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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All About Agile Project Management

Posted on February 25th, 2015 · Posted in Agile, Communication, Education, Entrepreneurship, Reviews

For those businesses and teams who rely on project management software to organize and manage projects, agile project management is a crucial area to virtually and electronically managing projects. But what exactly is agile project management, and which features does this area include? How do they help project managers? What..
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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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4 Insanely Easy Ways to Run an Effective Meeting

Posted on August 5th, 2014 · Posted in Project Management, Small Business, Software

What do you do when you receive a meeting invite? You might groan, feel annoyed, or think, “Why do I need to go to this?” This is often how others react as well. Why does it have to be this way? How do entrepreneurs and project managers get team embers..
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3 Fool Proof Tips for Setting and Managing Project Expectations

Posted on May 13th, 2014 · Posted in Communication, Management, Risk Management, Small Business

You get assigned a project, or maybe as a small business owner you need to delegate or assign a project to a team member. You’ve spoken to the client, maybe on numerous occasions already, and you’ve got what they want and what they are expecting down. Now you know you..
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What Project Managers and Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the 2014 Olympics

Posted on February 17th, 2014 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Management, Project Management

What do project managers, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and the 2014 Olympics all have in common? Before you say nothing, let’s give it some thought. What do professionals and athletes have in common? What does it take for them both to succeed? Motivation, drive, creativity, passion, and stamina. These are just..
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Business Metrics Dashboard Design and Implementation

Posted on November 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Management, Small Business, Software

In today’s fast, busy, and technologically-driven society, it’s all about quick, fast, and hard data. We are no longer a patient society. We want information, we want it fast, and we want it in our faces. Some blame technology for our dependence and need for fast data and our impatience...
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The World of Project Management and Its Many Hats

Posted on October 4th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Workflow

It’s no secret that project managers wear many hats. At times they need to coordinate and manage projects, recruit, train, calculate and maintain budgets, and even see project procurement through, in some cases. In fact, in relation to project procurement, project managers are often both the “buyer” and the “seller”...
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Project Procurement for Beginners

Posted on September 26th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management

So you’ve been assigned and stepped into the role as project manager. Congratulations! You’ve officially given up free time, vacations, and sleep. All joking aside, project management is a big job and there are many important responsibilities, components, and steps that go along with the job. Project procurement is one..
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