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. Cesar is the author of the new book Project Management and You, and we talk about why he wrote the book, the struggles he discovered that people have with project management during his research for the book, and how to apply project management beyond the workplace and into your home life. Is a Projects List Necessary?

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. The C3-CPM approach addresses the hidden side of project management - the people-collaboration-end-result perspective. Context : Why is this project important now?

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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 Run a Blog-Based Promotion | Internet Marketing Promotion.

Andrea Kalli

When you are piecing together your blog promotion strategy, incorporate social media platforms that allow a message to spread quickly. If your message can be summarized in 140 characters, make it a promotion that works effectively on Twitter. Running a great blog-based promotion is not just about attracting other bloggers, but about supporting your blog message with other promotional outlets. The kiss of death for any promotion is complexity.

8 Tips On How To Get A Promotion

Productivity Bits

Usually, promotion reviews concentrate on how well you are performing currently, are you doing your job and are you excelling and doing more than you were assigned to? Someone asking for help with a project? If your task list for projects is already full then politely decline but offer advice if you can. Don’t presume that you will get the position just because you know the manager well. Once you get that promotion be sure to thank and say goodbye to your co-workers.

How to Run a Blog-Based Promotion

Andrea Kalli

When you are piecing together your blog promotion strategy, incorporate social media platforms that allow a message to spread quickly. If your message can be summarized in 140 characters, make it a promotion that works effectively on Twitter. Running a great blog-based promotion is not just about attracting other bloggers, but about supporting your blog message with other promotional outlets. The kiss of death for any promotion is complexity.

Tips for Optimizing and Promoting Video Marketing Material for.

Andrea Kalli

Today, videos are fast becoming the standard medium for promoting products as well as publishing press releases, interviews, music, and so much more. While this may be more expensive than other video promotion methods, it will give you the edge you need when it comes to getting content published, promoted, and viewed as quickly as possible after a major newsworthy event. Following these tips will help you promote and optimize your video marketing content for maximum views.

How to Promote Your Blog | Internet Marketing Promotion Services.

Andrea Kalli

Of course, the hardest part of blogging is promotion. From technology to self-improvement, every part of the blogging world is packed with insular, difficult groups that can prove a difficult promotional target. There’s another option for blog promotion, which works along slightly different principles. If you have a large sphere of influence amongst social media circles, it’s popular to promote your blog through those platforms.

How to Promote Your Blog

Andrea Kalli

Of course, the hardest part of blogging is promotion. From technology to self-improvement, every part of the blogging world is packed with insular, difficult groups that can prove a difficult promotional target. There’s another option for blog promotion, which works along slightly different principles. If you have a large sphere of influence amongst social media circles, it’s popular to promote your blog through those platforms.

IVAA Summit Reception #ivaa10 | Internet Marketing Promotion.

Andrea Kalli

Using Videos to Develop the Perception of a Personal Relationship With Target Audiences When pursued correctly, video marketing can be an extremely effective tool to promote your small business.

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. However, after a recent turn of events such as staffing vacancies and promotions, I have found myself providing administrative support to several other key managers while we recruit for vacant positions.

2016 143

Four Rules for Local SEO Marketing | Internet Marketing Promotion.

Andrea Kalli

Using Videos to Develop the Perception of a Personal Relationship With Target Audiences When pursued correctly, video marketing can be an extremely effective tool to promote your small business. 2 Tweets that mention Four Rules for Local SEO Marketing | Internet Marketing Promotion Services and Website SEO Services -- Topsy.com June 25th, 2010 at 2:01 pm [.]

How to Promote Yourself Without Being an Obnoxious Braggart

45 Things

We''re often told that if we want to get ahead in our careers, we must learn to promote ourselves. The biggest mistake people make when trying to promote their accomplishments or abilities to others is not projecting a belief in their abilities," says Chief Executive Kim Garst of Boom! Try out your promotional efforts on your boss first, Levit suggests. "It''s Using social media is a great way to promote yourself without being overbearing, Garst says.

2014 71

Why Bother with TweetDeck? | Internet Marketing Promotion Services.

Andrea Kalli

Rather than managing two social networks individually, TweetDeck gives you a single interface for keeping everyone posted about your latest adventures. Using Videos to Develop the Perception of a Personal Relationship With Target Audiences When pursued correctly, video marketing can be an extremely effective tool to promote your small business.

How is PMP Certification Important for your Growth?

Small Business CEO

While in many sectors it can be arbitrary, project managers possess a great resource to prove themselves as an expert in project management (PMP). For project managers globally recognized in the industry, this is one of the most important certifications.

2021 64

Avoid Overwhelm When Starting a New Project

Step It Up VA Coaching

You’ve got an idea for a new project and you are very excited! Just how do you keep this big new project of yours off the back-burner, and NOT be overwhelmed? Take an hour to write down your goals for the project as soon as possible. Post them in the most visible spot in your workspace to give the project priority status. Tell your team, your family, and colleagues about your project to signal your commitment to the project and make it “real.&#

2011 100

Choosing Between the Three Affiliate Marketing Models

Andrea Kalli

From the incredibly large range of different products available to promote to the sheer variety in niches and markets, the world of online marketing is packed with opportunities to diversify, experiment, and expand across new markets and product types. Instead of directly promoting affiliate products or CPA offers, affiliate marketers simply find potential customers for businesses to directly market to.

2010 116

12 Tips To Organize Your Small Business For Success

Dumb Little Man

Now, keep in mind, this took me years to manage to implement all of those tips! Use A Content Calendar Or Promotional Calendar. Use A Project Management Software. Asana is free and makes it super easy to plan all your projects and tasks.

2021 228

Using Videos to Develop the Perception of a Personal Relationship.

Andrea Kalli

Let your customer base or demographic get to know you better, even if it’s just a simple video blog, giving an update on your latest projects or a new product you’re going to offer.

2010 100

6 Strategies to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Additionally, the latest technology can help them at every step of a task — from project management to email marketing. Company managers or owners should be well aware of what motivates their employees the most. Team dinners are a great way of celebrating new milestones while doing a project. Productivity often suffers when the managers are unaware of what the employees are currently handling and working on.

2018 214

5 Ways to Build Automation into Your Business

Jen Lawrence

Snippets are useful for your scheduling links, products or services you’re currently promoting, or frequently shared resources/recommendations. Whether you’re running your business solo or have hired help, doing too much manual work can feel like a grind.

2020 52

An Entrepreneur’s Quick And Skinny Guide On How To Build A Startup

Dumb Little Man

Manage time. Cash Flow and Projections. Manage the Cash Flow. Most importantly, at least for a year, do a monthly projection of your profit and loss in relation to your sales target. You should know how to utilize marketing tools, like Public Relations, Sales Promotions, Advertising Services, Internet, Word of Mouth amid others. A database is an effective tool for defining targeted and effective promotions.

2017 163

10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Dumb Little Man

Promote this as one of the most positive attributes of your company’s culture and that will surely result in the female talent pool and higher women workforce retention. Don’t project images with only men as active players like soldiers, technicians, pilots, etc.

2020 200

What is a Business Creative?

Tips From T. Marie

They make money through direct sales for live performances or appearances as well as through advertising and promotional items. Fabulous Freelancers may want to adopt an online project management system as well as automated processes for responding to initial inquiries and onboarding new clients. Over the course of the last two posts, I’ve been talking about three new terms I’ve begun using here on my website and the Tips from T.Marie blog.

2019 112

Are assistants overqualified?

Practically Perfect PA

The description lists all of the core skills (diary and email management, travel arrangements, expenses etc) followed by one or two more bullet points relating to tasks designed specifically for the role (managing in-house IT software, supporting certain departments, managing social media for the organisation for example). What happens to an EA who can manage a diary standing on her head?

2015 207

The Vanishing Executive Assistant? My Response

Eat Your Career

Executives are tech-savvy, self-sufficient and independent, so they manage a lot of their own administrative needs. Executives don’t want to “manage” another person. The author cites a manager who was relieved to not have an assistant, as it was just another person to manage.

2020 157

Calling All Assistants—Secret to Building a Strategic Partnership

Office Dynamics

They look at every facet of what is expected to occur, new projects, how much time might they be involved, who is going to manage what, and more. beginning, middle, and finale) related to projects, situations, tasks, actions, and relationships. Organization (This includes keeping schedules, files, projects, people, your executive’s work and your own desk, flowing smoothly!). Time and project management (Stop multi-tasking and partition your time for focused action.

2019 161

4 Crucial Business Development Lessons for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Last but not least, managing corporate finances goes beyond the accounting compliance. For one thing, managing the company’s communication channels and information systems is not as simple and free from contingencies as it might seem. On the other hand, working in virtual environments assumes utilization of version control and project management tools, which can sometimes be complex. However, we did not spend enough on promoting what we did.

2019 179

What can Oprah Winfrey teach assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

Seeing her promote The Butler recently got me thinking…What can Oprah Winfrey teach assistants? Assistants should always seek out the things they are good at – be it spreadsheets, marketing, social media or project management – and then do more of that stuff. If a project comes up ask to help the project manager, get involved with the organisation’s social media. I bloody love Oprah Winfrey!

2014 174

Top 5 Tips for Making Email the Cornerstone of Your Business

The Small Business Blog

If you need email accounts for everyone in your company you can find a provider who will offer this at not much cost – allowing you to start promoting YOUR brand every time you send an email, instead of promoting Google! One reason is that they can see measurable results every time they send out a promotional email. Using email is a good first step to allow your small business to collaborate on projects together.

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Hitting the salary cap

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago I was working as a PA to a senior board director in an organisation full of project managers, engineers and specialist technicians. We will have to promote you to a different role or you will have to apply for a different job if you want a higher salary. We can’t promote you unless you study for a few qualifications and I can’t guarantee I can get the funding for that.”

Salary 155

5 Organizational Tips For Smart Business Money Management

Small Business CEO

Personal money management is tough enough, but when you try to manage money for an entire business or brand, things become even more complicated and convoluted. And that’s why there are specialized tools and organizational tips specifically for business finance managers. … Finance Management business finance financial management money management

2016 51

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.” I came from a background of office management & finance, I was able to take all the roles that I have had over the last 20 years and roll them into an executive assistant role. In this role I managed staff, but was not given a manager title.

2014 165

4 Useful Tips For Managing Millennials In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Millennials can be great assets to remote teams, but managing them can be a difficult task. You have to know how to manage them without stepping on their toes or their fresh perspectives. To help you out, here are some tips for managing millennials in the workplace. Be candid about the experience that they will gain as a remote employee, along with the possible promotions that lie ahead. Many millennials and recent college grads are opting for remote working positions.

2018 155

Are You Covering All Expense Bases?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Software applications and online products are also an expense, including Anti-virus software, project management, online backup, and online greeting card services, to name a few. Marketing and Advertising: Any money you spend on marketing and advertising is a business expense, including business cards, brochures, any sort of promotional materials, such as swag for a conference, and the conference fees themselves. by Donna Toothaker.

15 social media and technology trends for 2015

Practically Perfect PA

For assistants who have managers that engage with social media it is important that they have a variety of great images that they can use when tweeting, updating LinkedIn and writing for the corporate blog. I’ve already started to receive emails from Twitter to promote Practically Perfect PA via their new paid for advertising structure. For those managing their organisation’s social media this is something you might be asked to research in 2015.

A day in the life: Laura O’Malley, Team Lead and Executive PA, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Practically Perfect PA

and line manage the two administrators and our reception staff. Working within Operations and HR means I get to have my fingers in lots of different pies and I get involved in lots of additional project work. My recent promotion was a highlight for me and it was lovely to have the support of my team to go from a colleague to the Team Leader. This in turn will help with your time management. What are the main aspects of your role?

2016 159

4 Ways Businesses Can Approach the New Generation Gap

Office Dynamics

Here are four ways to get started: Promote Cross-generational Mentoring. Create a mentoring program for employees to lean on their managers and learn about everything from technology to networking. Baby boomers often struggle with mastering new technologies like CRM tools and online project management systems. Focus on assigning projects that match baby boomers’ unique skills, and offer ongoing performance reviews and raises. Designed by Freepik.

2017 112

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? It is imperative to be proactive about self-promotion in order to showcase your skills, achievements and personal brand. We lighten the load for executives and are vital members of any executive management team. Project Management – Time Management, Critical Thinking and Coordination Skills.

2015 147

A practical framework for change - head, hearts, hands & feet

BioTeams

However when you think about "Change Management" you could be excused for thinking its all about detailed road maps and large tomes of procedures and checklists. Finally the FEET, or HEELS if you simply must have alliteration, represents the feet on the ground to project manage the change. The late Stephen Covey always reminded us that "the main thing was to keep the main thing the main thing !"

2012 61

Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Sherien Ahmed @sherienSA , PA to Senior Management Team, Venture Trust. Sally Lloyd @salidatious Assstant to Managing Director, CodeBase. Sally : Since graduating, I’ve pretty much always been a PA – straight out of University I worked as the PA to the Regional Manager of the Youth Justice Board which is where my love of diary managing began! How did you promote the network?

Video Marketing Techniques to Convert Viewers Into Buyers

Andrea Kalli

In almost any niche you might promote, you should expect that the viewer wants to hear a little bit about how the product works, but will ultimately be more interested in buying if they are presented with the benefits. Using Videos to Develop the Perception of a Personal Relationship With Target Audiences When pursued correctly, video marketing can be an extremely effective tool to promote your small business.

2010 154