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Building a Sustainable Business business project integration management resource management Oct 23, 2022

There are a number of reasons why people start green businesses. Some people want to make a difference in their community. Others want to help the environment. Still, others want to make money and have fun at the same time. Regardless of your reason, many benefits come with starting a sustainable...

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How to Design Effective Project Meetings people project integration management resource management schedule management technical Oct 16, 2022

Various types of meetings can be essential tools for managing projects and solving problems. They allow you to bring together the right people at the right time to share ideas, build consensus, and make decisions. But if you're not careful about how your meetings are designed, they can waste...

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How To Survive Your First Years As A Project Manager people project integration management resource management technical Sep 25, 2022

Project management is one of the most critical roles in any organization. It takes a special kind of person to lead successful projects and teams. At the end of the day, you can do anything but not everything. Project management might seem a bit overwhelming initially, but don't let anything...

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How To Build the Best Freelancer Team people resource management Sep 04, 2022

The best freelance teams are built by mentorship, experience, and skills. When building a freelancer team, it is important to set cultural expectations that will allow your team to thrive. This article can help you learn the best practices to begin on the right foot and avoid pitfalls that could...

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How to Move Your Business With as Few Hurdles as Possible business people resource management Aug 21, 2022

[Note: Today, Brittany Fisher of Financially Well offers tips on managing your move, even if it means going across state lines.]

Just a few decades ago, it wasn't uncommon to stay in a part of town you hated because your business was there. But, today, there's no reason that you can't upend your...

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Giving Your Project Team The Right Resources cost management people resource management Aug 14, 2022

One of the most critical tasks in project management is getting the right resources for the right project at the right time. This requires careful planning and communication, especially when tight budgets or other limitations exist. Resource management is a critical element of project management....

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Identifying Strengths people resource management Aug 07, 2022

For several classes I've taken and organizations I've worked with, I had the opportunity to take the Strengths Deployment Inventory. This is a tool to help you understand your strengths and those of your peers. It's based on decades of research into what makes people successful at work. So let's...

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Can Broken Trust Be Repaired? people resource management Jul 24, 2022

We've all broken someone's trust at some point in our personal or professional lives. I was recently asked if broken trust can be repaired. The short answer is yes. However, it is going to take a lot of work.

Maybe you were in the wrong, and perhaps they were, but that doesn't change how damaging...

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What is the Best Way to Work with People to Accomplish a Goal? people resource management Jul 17, 2022

People are more likely to succeed when they come together to work on a common goal. Working with others allows you to use your skills and knowledge in ways that help you achieve the best results. Remember, you will want those around you to recognize what you want and help you reach it, so treat...

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How to Create a Motivating Work Environment people resource management Jul 10, 2022

If you're a project manager, creating a good work environment is key to inspiring your team to do their best work. But what exactly does "a good work environment" mean? Here are four things that make for a motivating workplace.

The most critical ingredient in creating a motivating work...

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7 Tips to Improve Your Leadership people resource management risk management Jul 03, 2022

With outstanding leadership comes great responsibility. For example, suppose you are a project leader, whether a project manager or team lead. It's up to you to communicate clearly with your team and manage their expectations. Luckily, there are some things that you can do as a leader to make...

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4 Ways to Build Project Management Competency people project integration management resource management May 15, 2022

I frequently receive questions such as how do I get started as a project manager and how do I learn more about project management.  It takes time to learn.  You will also need to learn not just best practices but the practices your organization already employs.

This post is not about...

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