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Encouraging Collaboration Within Your Project Team


When the responsibility of the success of a project rests on your shoulders you need to encourage collaboration to get the job done.   You may be at the helm of each and every project but collaborative management is also a vital part of your role. Working with a team and recruiting the right staff…

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Project Management Career Stages: Going Freelance

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Many project managers enjoy a successful freelance career but taking the leap can seem like a step into the unknown. So just how do you carve out a niche for your project management services on a freelance basis?   It sounds idyllic becoming your own boss and setting your own working hours but going freelance…

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Giving Performance Reviews To Your Project Team

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As a project manager, there will be many tasks you’ll be expected to deliver, one of which is to give performance appraisals to members of your team. Some people are more receptive to feedback than others but how you give performance reviews is important too. Project managers with many years’ experience agree that a hard…

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How to plan a career as a project manager

Planning a Project Management Career

One of the biggest mistakes that project managers make is that they do not plan their careers. They simply go with the flow and they do not plan their path. Does this sound familiar? If so, it is time to sit down and take a look at your career, determine where you want to go,…

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Becoming a mentor for a project management apprentice

Mentor a project management apprentice

Apprenticeships are becoming more and more popular with young people looking for their first job when they leave education. Could you be a mentor to a project management apprentice?   When it comes to apprenticeships, mentoring is a vital part of the process which can assist any young apprentice in the workplace, helping them to…

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Quick tips to motivate your project team


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


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


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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