Practical Project Management

Practically Perfect PA

After speaking at the Assist Conference Heather Dallas from Dallas Development has written a great follow up blog on her popular Project Management for Assistants session… Taking on a project is a great way of raising your visibility and getting you the recognition you deserve.

Project Managment Planning Time | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

And it’s sweet because now I get to discuss my ultimate, favorite topic: T, for Time-based, which has a great deal to do with project management. And project management is what I do best. I could throw the text book definition of project management at you… Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. …

Project Derailed: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Commercial Construction

Small Business CEO

The majority of commercial construction projects are rarely straightforward and offer plenty of opportunities for cost overruns and other potential problems which could prove a setback when you are working to a deadline. Harmony within the project team.

2017 55

Personal And Professional Development With PRINCE2 Training

Small Business CEO

PRINCE2 is a process-based methodology that offers non-proprietorial best practice guidance on project management, encompassing the management, control and organisation of a project. CEO Leadership Entrepreneurs leadership training management project management

Assistants Must Excel at the Fundamentals

Office Dynamics

They feel they have been managing calendars or planning meetings forever so why pay attention. Manager Support. Managing Office Technology. Supporting Multiple Managers. Task and Project Management. Time Management.

2018 217

Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

If you are competent, keen and have a good relationship with your boss or bosses you can gain exposure to myriad aspects of business and gain insight into projects some seemly senior colleagues may never gain access to. HR, Project Management, Accounts, Training or Events.

2017 211

What is a Meeting Planner Exactly?

Office Dynamics

Planners utilize their project management. They add value to an organization by drawing upon their knowledge of the hospitality industry to manage expenses and minimize risk by negotiating the best all-around rates and paying attention to contract terms.

2019 202

Technology of the week: Highrise

Practically Perfect PA

Highrise is a flexible contact management tool which helps users keep their contacts organised. Users can make notes on a meeting, share important emails during negotiation, or share tasks related to any contact or project. What is Highrise?

2015 141

The art of finding the perfect venue for your corporate event

Practically Perfect PA

In fact, you’ll be wondering how you ever managed without a venue finder. The best venue finders are experienced negotiators able to secure rates that are lower than if you booked direct. Omar Afyuni, Assistant Manager Dubai, Project Management Office). .

2017 178

So do assistants think the role has diversified?

Practically Perfect PA

Event Management, Project Management, Human Resources and Finance have become a big part of my job. Tasks and responsibilities involving heavy project management are becoming commonplace for the admin too.”

2014 222

The Holiday Lull—There’s No Better Time to Prepare Your Business for The New Year

Step It Up VA Coaching

Look at your marketing strategy, your financial projections, and your service offerings. Look at everything from contract negotiations, client communications and project management to software upgrades, billing and even file storage. by Donna Toothaker.

2014 141

Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

However – if we are not willing to speak up and actively list our duties how can we expect colleagues and managers to be aware of this change in office dynamics? We lighten the load for executives and are vital members of any executive management team. Risk Management.

2015 191

The Holiday Lull—There’s No Better Time to Prepare Your Business for The New Year

Step It Up VA Coaching

Look at your marketing strategy, your financial projections, and your service offerings. Look at everything from contract negotiations, client communications and project management to software upgrades, billing and even file storage. by Donna Toothaker.

2012 151

The Good and Bad of Freelancing

Small Business Labs

There's the variety, projects big and small, high paying, low paying, interesting, mundane, changing faces, fresh ideas, new clients. all this can be thrilling and it's deeply satisfying to see a project through to the end and move to the next. Downtime on a Saturday very often becomes a brainstorming session about clients, projects, and finances. Every so often we need to remind ourselves that freelancing is neither just good or bad.

2016 109

The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity

Productivityist

To receive a free copy of the Career Advancement Toolkit, join the Project Management Hacks email newsletter. If you can work with a team to accomplish tasks and finish projects, do not overlook this opportunity. Negotiation Skills.

2015 107

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! You quickly find these attributes make the difference between a successful project and just pissing your money and credibility away. In this economy, every price is negotiable.

2010 225

20 Tips for Freelance Writers

Daily Writing Tips

If you’re just starting out, negotiate at the low end of the range. Don’t waste your time on projects that pay little or nothing unless the topic or the client has some special meaning for you. Educate yourself about marketing, negotiation, and general communication skills to help build confidence when it comes time to submitting queries, discussing compensation, and corresponding during and between projects. Ask what else you can do to help with the project.

2011 75

How To Invest In Yourself (And Why)

Brilliantly Better

Maybe you think you’re a brilliant negotiator, but that may be just an inconsistent cloud in your ego. I learned tons of stuff about project management , programming, getting things done , negotiation, financial planning and a lot more.

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