Posts Tagged ‘Project Management’

4 leadership techniques to try on your next project

Leadership Techniques

Your leadership style isn’t set in stone – you can change it to achieve better results. Why not try one of these four techniques on your next project? It can sometimes be frustrating to manage a project team, after all most office environments aren’t really designed to stimulate creativity and produce flashes of inspiration. So…

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The Ultimate Guide to Managing Stress as a Project Manager

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There are numerous project management qualifications available from an introductory level right up to degree or chartered level. They cover a variety of methodologies in order to help you manage projects more successfully and more consistently. From the APM Project Foundation Qualification to the advanced APM Registered Project Professional (APM RPP) accreditation, all PM courses…

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How To Prepare Your Team For A Project

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Once you have put in the project groundwork, chosen your project team and chosen the most suitable methods and approaches, the next step is to make sure that your team is well-prepared to undertake the project. You need to do this by clarifying the values you want your project team to stand for and the…

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Signs That You Need To Improve Your Leadership Skills

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A good leader is one that leads by example and always seeks to better him or herself. Discover some of the key signs that you need to improve your leadership skills. Many people believe that being a leader is something that comes naturally. While it is the case that some people have more innate leadership…

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Working With A Global Project Team? Top Tips For Success

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Nowadays, more and more businesses are going global and hiring remote workers. As a project manager, it is highly unlikely that your team is always going to be in your office. You may have another department overseas that you need to liaise with. You may also have a number of freelancers that work in different…

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Emotional Intelligence – A Project Manager’s Best Asset?

Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

Emotional Intelligence can be described as the capability to be aware of your emotions, knowing how to express them and control them effectively. It also involves being able to empathetically and judiciously handle interpersonal relationships. There have been a number of studies that have proven how critical Emotional Intelligence is to professional and personal success.…

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Project Management in 2018 – What Will it Look Like?

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 Take a look at some of the key trends for project management in 2018 that are expected to make a big impact throughout the coming year.   As we enter a new year, we reflect on the year that has passed and look to the year that lies ahead. In every industry, there are new…

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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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The Complete Guide to Setting Realistic Project Expectations

a guide to setting realistic project expectations

No matter whether you are a project management apprentice or you have years of experience, one of the most difficult challenges is setting realistic project exceptions. The last thing you want to do is under promise to the point where you cause disappointment.  On the other hand, if you over promise you are going 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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