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Project Managers Can Become Masters of Productivity with These Five Time Management Tips

Working as a project manager can mean feeling perpetually behind the eight ball. You have huge volumes of work you need to do and little time to do it in. As such, project managers often end up wringing their hands ... Read more »

By |June 7, 2016|
  • How Individual Performance Measurement Can Assess Company-Wide Goals

How Individual Performance Measurement Can Assess Company-Wide Goals

Performance measurement is so much more than just an employee review. Every employee’s goal progress informs company-wide progress at an individual level, piecing together a larger image of how performance management is doing as a whole. With organizational performance measurement ... Read more »

By |May 20, 2016|
  • How an Agile Project Management Structure Can Avoid Stakeholder Conflicts

How an Agile Project Management Structure Can Avoid Stakeholder Conflicts

Keeping all a project’s primary stakeholders both informed and satisfied is a critical strategy for ensuring eventual project success. Even still, changes of mind or unexpected developments can happen; suddenly, stakeholders are mad, and the project is threatened. There are ... Read more »

By |May 12, 2016|
  • Email Efficiency: Time Management Strategies Everyone Needs Right Now (part 2)

Email Efficiency: Time Management Strategies Everyone Needs Right Now (part 2)

In part one of Email Efficiency: Time Management Strategies Everyone Needs Right Now, we covered goals, inbox, trash and prioritizing. Today, we’re going to talk about filters, codes, clicks and teams. Email filters: Your own personal assistant One of the ... Read more »

By |May 3, 2016|
  • 7 Steps a Project Manager Can Take to Strengthen Their Team

7 Steps a Project Manager Can Take to Strengthen Their Team

Being a project manager is almost never easy, and it gets even less easy if your team is always on the verge of falling apart. The success of a project is jeopardized enough by factors outside your control; do not ... Read more »

By |April 26, 2016|
  • Email Efficiency: Time Management Strategies Everyone Needs Right Now (part 1)

Email Efficiency: Time Management Strategies Everyone Needs Right Now (part 1)

Many time management articles say not to check your emails first thing in the morning. Instead, you’re to set a specific time around mid-day, or perhaps multiple times throughout the day at scheduled intervals. That's great theoretically, but most of ... Read more »

By |April 20, 2016|
  • 10 Steps to Creating a Project Management Strategy

10 Steps to Creating a Project Management Strategy

Well-crafted project management strategies align projects for continued success. The strategy formulated serves as a road map for the project’s progress to come, including the ability to account for detours and pit stops along the way. With a strong project ... Read more »

By |April 13, 2016|
  • Food for Thought – Negotiating Isn't Persuading

Food for Thought – Negotiating Isn’t Persuading

When was the last time you found yourself stuck in a rut? Maybe you weren't getting projects done on time. Maybe you stopped making progress at the gym. Having a way you do things, a routine or a system, can ... Read more »

By |April 7, 2016|
  • Defining Project Scope and Performing a Scope Analysis in Six Steps

Defining Project Scope and Performing a Scope Analysis in Six Steps

Defining scope is one of the most important steps of project management. While a scope analysis may seem like extra front-end work to some, it actually kick-starts everything else to provide more energy and direction. Considering scope lays the foundation ... Read more »

By |March 29, 2016|
  • What Makes a Facilitator Different Than a Trainer or Meeting Chair?

What Makes a Facilitator Different Than a Trainer or Meeting Chair?

Meetings not as productive as they could be? You may need a facilitator, or you may have to become one. Know that the art of facilitation requires a much different frame of mind than running a typical meeting or training ... Read more »

By |March 22, 2016|