Posts by Michelle

Quick tips to motivate your project team

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Struggling to motivate your project team on a challenging project? Read on for more information on some easy motivational tips. It doesn’t matter where you work or what project you are working on, we all struggle for motivation from time-to-time. But lack of motivation is more likely to be an issue on a challenging project so…

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Why Agile Will Never Be A Project Management Framework

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There is plenty of discussion regarding whether project teams should use a waterfall or agile framework, or even a combination of both. In its purest sense, though, waterfall is rarely used – it is far more likely that projects use an iterative version of the waterfall approach as their project management framework. But, in this…

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The big mistakes new project managers need to avoid

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Being a new project manager can be daunting. There are plenty of things to consider, here are just some of the mistakes you need to avoid.   The job of the project manager is not as simple as you might think. There are so many things that can be going on simultaneously and so many…

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The Ultimate Guide to Project Management Budgeting

What’s the difference between a good project manager and an excellent project manager? From your team’s perspective, it might be how well you balance workloads or bring everyone on board by listening to their input. But from a client’s point of view most of the project management skills that matter all relate to how well…

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5 Reasons Your Business Needs Better Leaders

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  The business world is a competitive one today. Owners are faced with crowded marketplaces, with numerous companies battling for their target consumer base’s attention. How can you make sure your business is the one that stands out from the crowd? Of course, there are many possible approaches. However, ensuring your business has better leaders…

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Project management tips for complex projects

Professional Project Management Tips

Project management can be difficult at the best of times, but when you are faced with a complex project, the most challenging part is often knowing where to start. From dispersed team members and aggressive deadlines to cross product integrations, there are many different types of complex projects. Below, we reveal some top tips for…

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The Science and Art of Managing Project Expectations

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  There are plenty of difficult tasks to be accomplished in the average project but one that perhaps doesn’t get enough attention is managing project expectations. Many a problem on a project could have been avoided if the project manager had better managed the expectations of stakeholders and end users from the outset.   Mistakes…

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Why do so many projects still fail?

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Project management has been refined and improved immeasurably in the past 2 decades: methodologies and best practices are better defined and documented than ever and it has been shown that organisations which invest in training staff in a recognised methodology deliver more successful projects, more consistently. So it’s not surprising that many organisations continue to…

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How to give project feedback to your team

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As a project manager, it is your responsibility to monitor the performance of your team to ensure that everyone is on track, and so play an active role in helping the team to achieve their overall goals. To do this, it is important to give project feedback. However, the way in which you give feedback…

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