Project Manage like a pro

Practically Perfect PA

Project management is a key skill for PAs these days. But as usual, most of us are not sent on project management training! So here you will find some great blogs, books, tools and general tips on how to Project Manage like a pro. Project-Management.com.

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 Management 101: Getting to grips with MS Project

Practically Perfect PA

At the recent Future Assistant conference we held a session on Project Management for beginners. Core Skills Office Technology admin administrators assistants Career EA Executive Assistant MS Project Office manager PA Personal Assistant Project Management technology Virtual Assistant

5 Benefits of Project Management

Small Business CEO

SMB CEOs – if you want to get things done within your company, you need to set every goal as a project, and projects need to be managed for the best results. Let’s explore project management benefits , shall we? Launching a new store is a project.

4 Top Project Management Tools

Office Organization Success

One question that I get asked a lot is “what’s a good online product I can use for scheduling projects throughout the year?” Just because some of these project management tools have all these fancy bells and whistles don’t go assuming they’re the best.

Six Golden Rules for Successful Project Management You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Project management is pretty straightforward – you find the requirements, create a realistic plan, assign the right people on the job, set a deadline, and most importantly, get work done. However, when it comes to the real world, project management is never that easy.

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Time Management – The Secret to Effective and Productive Project Management

Office Dynamics

24 hours is no longer enough”; another phrase some project managers may have said at one point in time in their career. The field of project management is quite a dynamic one; requiring the skillful management of financial, material and human resources. As a matter of fact, quite a number of project managers spend so much time micro-managing all facets of the project that they overlook the most important aspect of the project – their time.

Use Cloud Project Management Tools to Stop Wasting Your Time

The Small Business Blog

If you’ve ever managed a project, from a big important one at work to a small personal one like planning a dinner party, then you know just how much time it’s possible to lose while you track down missing information and tie up loose ends. The more complex your project, the harder it gets to… Read the full article here: Use Cloud Project Management Tools to Stop Wasting Your Time on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

5 Tips for Solopreneurs for Successful Project Management

The Solopreneur Life

W hen you enter the self-employed, solopreneur life, one of the hardest obstacles you’ll need to overcome is project management. In the corporate world, there is often a chain of command and a list of policies and procedures to manage tasks. As a solopreneur, you need to incorporate every aspect in order to successfully manage projects. Here are five quick tips on project management as a part of your self-employed business plan.

Mastering Project Management - Webinar

Office Dynamics

Find the best way to manage your projects – without letting them manage you! Mastering Project Management. Business Management Daily. We all manage projects from time to time. But just because you manage a project, does that make you a project manager? True project management professionals know the steps to take – and the steps to AVOID – for perfect projects every time. Project Constraints.

Key Steps to Becoming a Better Project Manager

Productivity Bits

The skills that are required of you as a project manager are numerous and various. You are supposed to be able to manage time and schedules well, and only those with developed planning skills can do this successfully. Staying on budget is a crucial aspect of any project, which is why a good manager must know how to efficiently distribute money and other resources so that the project development runs smoothly.

If You Do Any Project Management, You Need to Know This

On The Job

Great project managers often are described as good communicators, able to delegate tasks and be cool under pressure. But as competition heats up in various industries and the marketplace becomes more globally connected, such qualities won’t be enough to ensure a successful project management career. At this point in time, your technical savvy as a project manager is a threshold skill – it just gets you in the conversation.”

Webinar Microsoft Excel for Project Management

Office Dynamics

Streamline your project management process. Microsoft Excel for Project Management. When it comes to project management, you can buy some pretty sophisticated software specifically designed to keep you and everything on track. Supervisors and managers.

SPB Named In 100 Top Sites for Effective Project Managers

Simple Productivity Blog

I am very pleased to be included in this list of 100 Top Sites for Effective Project Managers. The post SPB Named In 100 Top Sites for Effective Project Managers appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com.

Why Use Sheets Instead of a Project Management Software

Productivity Bits

M ost organizations nowadays have numerous ongoing projects which need to be organized and kept in order. It is almost impossible to simply use time sheets and manually organize the people on these projects; this is where you can use project management software to your advantage. Most of the available project management software will contain ready-made templates that you can use to organize and keep track of all the information regarding personnel, deadlines and data.

Project Management: Four Problems to Avoid

Ian's Messy Desk

It is important that you never trust to luck when you plan a project. There are four main problems in project management. Each of them can be avoided by taking the time to think carefully before embarking on a new project. This is the primary reason why projects fail and people’s careers get sidetracked or torpedoed. They hope for the best, trust to luck and don’t allow a sufficient cushion of time to complete every step of the project.

10 Project Management Tips for Introverts

Brilliantly Better

They’re… The post 10 Project Management Tips for Introverts appeared first on Dragos Roua. by Wavebreakmedia – yayimages.com Do you know what do the Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffet, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Google’s Larry Page, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo CEO Marissa Myers, and former Apple executive Guy Kawasaki have in common? Productivity and Effectiveness

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Project Management

The Small Business Blog

No project will ever get far at all unless it has been planned very carefully beforehand. Make sure that everybody affected by the project is kept completely in the loop about what is happening. Remember that priorities can change at any time and don’t be afraid to adjust a project because of this. Good project management will involve re-prioritisation. Keeping the momentum going is an important part of completing a project successfully.

The Productivityist Podcast Episode 63: Project Management and You with Cesar Abeid

Productivityist

This week’s episode features a discussion with fellow Canadian and project management professional Cesar Abeid. Project Management for You Amazon Launch Promotion | Cesar Abeid. Is a Projects List Necessary? Project Management for the Masses.

Find Project Management Answers In A Flash!

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you have questions about project management, but can't seem to get a proper answer? A great website for this is Ask About Projects. This site enables you to create an account and post questions that you have about any type of project or task.

Time Management, Project Management and Organizational Skills

Office Dynamics

I received many comments about Week #13 of our free webinar series for regarding more tips on time management, task management, project management, and getting organized. Time ManagementI have numerous tips I’ve taught over the years so I will write several short blogs on each topic. Please be sure to check them all out this month.

Time Management, Project Management and Organizational Skills

Office Dynamics

I received many comments about Week #13 of our free webinar series for regarding more tips on time management, task management, project management, and getting organized. Tags: Time Management I have numerous tips I’ve taught over the years so I will write several short blogs on each topic. Please be sure to check them all out this month.

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

BioTeams

When studying this topic, new ideas and solutions are introduced and explained, applied to one of the main projects management areas, which is the human resources management, with a structure, teamwork and leadership scheme that may represent the success factor in a given project.

New Bioteams Project Management Video

BioTeams

A short Bioteams video interview has been published by Bas de Baar on Project Shrink where Bas and I discuss some of the most common questions about bioteams projects such as team member alignment and is there a role for a project manager in a bioteam (Yes!).

C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management

BioTeams

Most approaches to project management concentrate on the tasks which need to be successfully completed to achieve the project goal. Important as this is, it is at most only half of the story of successful project management.

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. …

How to Get your Project Back on Track

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Get your Project Back on Track appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. No matter how much planning you put into projects, things can get off track pretty easily. Flexibility is often built into a project’s time-lines.

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Multi-tasking is not what it’s all cracked up to be.

Office Dynamics

Here are some tips that can help: Focus on a single project. Don’t be tempted to jump back and forth to incoming e-mails when you should be finishing a project. Must We Multi-task? Maybe It’s Better Not To. After all, multi-tasking is not what it’s all cracked up to be.

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9 Step Process To Manage Your Remote Team

Office Dynamics

However, managing a remote team requires a framework that needs to allow for all team members across different time zones to collaborate effectively. A simple solution to this problem is to use a project management system that helps capture all your ideas in one place.

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How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at AGreatDaysWork.com. If you are an assistant who works with multiple managers or executives, you know the work can be overwhelming at times.

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How to ensure your admin improvement projects stick!

Practically Perfect PA

Most managers will hire professional consultants for business improvement projects but will ask their assistants to make changes to the fundamental administrative structures without instruction or training. This includes: a short description about the project. the project goals.

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Streamlining the Management of Your Construction Business

Small Business CEO

Managing a construction business can be very strenuous. However, with the availability of innovative software and technologies, construction project managers are able to streamline the various process involved to build smarter and faster projects.

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6 Tools to Help You Manage Large Projects with Local & Virtual.

Productive & Organized

  The situation: Tweet "Rob" is a project manager that is responsible for a number of projects across the world and he needs to keep track of all of them.  We used this as our project management tool when coordinating Extreme Makeover Home Edition too.

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Every Company Has Projects to Manage – How Do You Manage Yours?

Small Business CEO

Every company on the face of the planet has all kinds of different projects to manage and the size of all the projects vary, some are small close knit teams and others are large scale global projects. … CEO Leadership project management

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How to keep your business plan fresh

Ian's Messy Desk

Present your business ideas clearly and stick to the facts: incorporate market studies, benchmark reports and sales projections. A business plan can give you an objective picture of the viability of new projects.

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Review – Casual.PM

Productivityist

Project Management tools can be unwieldy beasts, that’s for sure. I mean, managing a project is supposed to be complicated, isn’t it? You get a tutorial project to work through when you start which is designed to show you the main features that Casual.PM

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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.

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Why You Should Plan To Burn Out

Productivity Bits

Projects. A hectic day now and then is manageable. It’s not a sign of weakness; it’s a sign of good time management skills. Break It Up When you face a large project, it can seem overwhelming. Each complex project consists of several small components. GTD Hacks Personal Development burn out GTD Productivity project managementMeetings. Assignments. Deadlines. Email.

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3 Ways To Break The Email Habit And Improve Mental Focus

Productivityist

Is there an update on that project?” Now I can access my projects from my desktop, tablet, or mobile device with Asana and not use email as a means to determine what to do next. Asana is a fantastic tool that can completely change how you view email and project management.

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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

What To Expect As A Consultant

Simple Productivity Blog

My job was to go into places and provide expert skills for the project at hand. The skills could range from design to requirements to process improvement to project management to programming.

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Chasing Unicorns: How Using Asana Can Keep Teams Motivated

Productivityist

I have introduced Asana to many people and after I explain all the benefits of keeping everyone’s actions in one centralised location, collaborating on tasks, sharing the status of projects and reviewing progress towards goals, I bring it back to actually getting tasks completed.

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Key skills roundup for 2018

Practically Perfect PA

We covered a lot of skills including minute taking, event management, organising business travel, project management and everything in between! I hope you enjoy our key skills roundup for 2018.

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