3 Project Management Practices to Improve Your Daily Work

Eat Your Career

It’s no secret that I’m passionate about project management. A lot of project management practices have broad application; they can be used for managing many aspects of work, far beyond projects. Productivity Project Management

Google’s Project Starline Could Change How Companies Use Holograms

Allwork

The ability to use this technology for work conferences and similar events is in its early stages, but Google is working to accelerate the trend by expanding Project Starline. . The post Google’s Project Starline Could Change How Companies Use Holograms appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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How Automation Can Improve Project And Employee Management

Allwork

Another benefit of PSA solutions comes in the form of collecting necessary analytics to improve business and project management. . The post How Automation Can Improve Project And Employee Management appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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Task vs. Project: What’s the Difference? (Video)

Eat Your Career

The topic of this webinar was, “How to Speak the Language of Project Management.” In this excerpt, Chrissy explains the difference between a project and a task (two things which are often confused!). The post Task vs. Project: What’s the Difference?

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Future-Proof Your Career by Developing Project Management Skills

Eat Your Career

Did you know that the typical office professional spends about 80% of his or her time working on projects? Over the past few years, technology has probably already reduced the number of tasks on your plate; but projects are fundamentally different.

The Office Space Sector Is Projected To See A Strong Fourth Quarter In 2022

Allwork

Their projections found that the CRE market will still be successful as it has been throughout the year so far, but will start to cool off as inflation persists and interest rates steadily rise. .

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Project Manage like a pro

Practically Perfect PA

Project management is a key skill for PAs these days. So many organisations are recognising that PAs are natural project managers – we are organised, we structure our work in a way that lends itself well to project work and actually we’ve been managing projects for most of our working life! But as usual, most of us are not sent on project management training! Top five blogs for Project Management. Project-Management.com.

How to Speak the Language of Project Management

Eat Your Career

Project management is an entire field of study in and of itself. But many people, in many roles, manage projects in an “unofficial” capacity. Even if you have no formal project management training, you still want to be taken seriously in your PM duties.

Project Management 101: Getting to grips with MS Project

Practically Perfect PA

At the recent Future Assistant conference we held a session on Project Management for beginners. It was a really popular session and it made me think that we could do a lot more blog posts on project management, particularly as so many of you are working on your own projects and in supporting project teams.

Layoffs Come To Microsoft Following Disappointing Sales Projections

Allwork

The post Layoffs Come To Microsoft Following Disappointing Sales Projections appeared first on Allwork.Space. Microsoft has conducted layoffs as the company forecasts a slowdown in revenue. .

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How to Hold a Successful Project Debrief

Jen Lawrence

When wrapping up a project, it’s easy just to let the work be marked “completed” and move on to the next big thing. However, a project debrief is essential to learning from the experience and growing as a team. What went well and contributed to the success of the project?

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Are Side Hustles Enabling Toxic Work Culture Or Encouraging Passion Projects?

Allwork

The post Are Side Hustles Enabling Toxic Work Culture Or Encouraging Passion Projects? Side hustles have helped keep many professionals afloat, especially throughout the pandemic. .

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Practical Project Management

Practically Perfect PA

After speaking at the Assist Conference Heather Dallas from Dallas Development has written a great follow up blog on her popular Project Management for Assistants session… Taking on a project is a great way of raising your visibility and getting you the recognition you deserve. These are the 3 tools that will help you plan your project that are practical and easy-to-use. As the project proceeds, the drivers may well change.

Project Management: Not my circus

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Project Management TasksNot my circus, not my monkey (Original Polish translation: Nie mój cyrk, nie moje malpy) In simple terms this means ‘Not my problem’ but let’s be honest, ‘not my circus, not my monkey’ is a whole lot more colourful to say and will get you noticed when you say it. This thought or attitude draws […].

How to help your Executive allocate resources on projects

Practically Perfect PA

Like most senior level Executives, your boss will be involved in lots of different projects, making the decisions and driving these initiatives forward. If the projects are not managed by a central project management office (and in smaller organisations, this is often the case), then you can add value by helping your Executive plan out […].

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Why Software Projects Fail

The Small Business Blog

According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), 32% of project failures are attributed to inaccurate requirements gathering and management. This is especially the case with complex, long-term projects, since 40.4% of projects contain more than 500 requirements. Guest Blog fail failure planning projects requirements management software

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Zacks Investment Research Projects WeWork Could Post $0.65 Earnings Per Share

Allwork

The post Zacks Investment Research Projects WeWork Could Post $0.65 Zacks Investment Research analysis predicts that WeWork’s earnings per share (EPS) will come to $0.65 for the second quarter of 2022. .

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Renovating Your Home? Think Like a Project Manager to Stay in Budget

Success

Home renovation projects can be stressful, especially when the outcome rests on your shoulders. What is a project manager? Project management is a job description found across multiple industries and is usually customized based on that specific industry.

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How to Hold a Successful Project Kick-Off Meeting

Jen Lawrence

Starting a new project? A Project Kick-Off Meeting is essential to set expectations, address concerns, and engage all parties in the goals and objectives. A Project Kick-Off Meeting ensures you start with the end in mind and direct everyone’s energy toward success.

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How to Get your Project Back on Track

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Get your Project Back on Track appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. No matter how much planning you put into projects, things can get off track pretty easily. In fact, it’s standard practice to build buffers into the variables of a project to allow of delays and over-runs. Flexibility is often built into a project’s time-lines. Recover during later steps : If a project step takes longer than planned, examine time allocations for the remaining steps.

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3 Tips for Project Management

Jen Lawrence

Project management is not my strong suit.”. “I Break your project into teeny, tiny steps. By incorporating these 3 simple tips you can avoid the stress of project management and tackle it one day at a time!

Gratitude Project

Office Dynamics

Gratitude Project. The second activity I encourage you to experience is the Gratitude Project. The post Gratitude Project appeared first on Office Dynamics. One of our favorite things is the “Daily Huddle.” ” Our team gets together briefly each morning to talk about one of our 5 Pillars or a foundational element to the Pillars. We build upon the strength of each Pillar with these resources by educating ourselves, exercises and open discussion.

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EU approves major funding increase for new circular economy and clean energy projects

Workplace Insight

The European Commission has approved more than €380 million of funding for 168 new projects across Europe as part of its LIFE Programme for the environment and climate action. The Commission believes that projects from most EU countries will benefit from the funding.

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Digital transformation projects rarely meet aims and expectations

Workplace Insight

” The post Digital transformation projects rarely meet aims and expectations appeared first on Workplace Insight.

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Podcast 067: Project strategies

Clutter Coach

The post Podcast 067: Project strategies appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! Got a big event coming up? Here’s how not to go crazy and get the wrong things done. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

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Gratitude Project

Office Dynamics

Gratitude Project. The second activity I encourage you to experience is the Gratitude Project. One of our favorite things is the "Daily Huddle." Our team gets together briefly each morning to talk about one of our 5 Pillars or a foundational element to the Pillars. We build upon the strength of each Pillar with these resources by educating ourselves, exercises and open discussion. We try to capture those huddles by recording them and sharing some highlights.

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The Five Phases of Project Planning

Ian's Messy Desk

Allen goes on to say, this is an ideal model for planning projects. Brainstorming – Brainstorming generates the ideas for moving the project to completion. Writing also helps keep the focus on the project at hand. What is the immediate action required to move the project forward on every front. David Allen says, regardless of task size, the human brain goes through a Natural Planning Model.

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Trello vs. Asana: Which project management software reigns supreme?

Business Management Daily

Whether you’re a freelancer or supervise small teams for enterprise-level companies, project management tools are a must if you want to stay efficient and organized. Today, two apps that dominate the project management workspace are Trello and Asana. Unlimited projects.

Managing High Stakes Projects, Programs, & Events

Team ELS

Managing High Stakes Projects, Programs, & Events. Admins a nd EAs are ground zero for high stakes programs, projects, and events.

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Five personality traits to benefit any project manager

The Small Business Blog

Consider this: two projects are in trouble; one team bring their project to a successful conclusion; the other team fails. Leaving aside the variables, the difference may well be the personality traits of the project managers in charge. Here are five personal attributes that might make one project manager and team more successful than the other. One of the early symptoms of project failure is poor communication.

6 Summer Project Ideas for Your Business

Tips From T. Marie

And that makes it a great time to take on a summer project. If you don’t know where to start, below are 6 summer project ideas for your business. Making time for yourself is one of the best summer project ideas for summer. Create an online course which can be an additional stream of income for your business Of course you aren’t limited to these ideas, you may have a different project in mind. Tonight, the Strawberry Moon will rise, the first full moon of Summer 2019.

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EA to Project Support Manager

Practically Perfect PA

Project management skills were always at the forefront and something I have strongly built on and now very interested in specialising in. Now – I am at a crossroads – our company has been acquired by a much larger global organisation and even though I am going across as an EA I am hoping to explore my options further and hopefully find myself working in a project support/manager role within the finance or HR sectors. Transition from an EA to a project support manager….watch

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What is Project Coalesce?

The Marq

That’s Project Coalesce. Project CoalesceWhen I was in my late teens, working for a very nice man, I got into a political discussion with him. He told me I should never talk to people about their politics, religion or how to raise kids.

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Certified Project Trainer (CPT) Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Small Business CEO

The post Certified Project Trainer (CPT) Certification: Everything You Need to Know appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Do you want to become a Certified Project Trainer? What is a Certified Project Trainer (CPT)?

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Does Your Business Need Project Scheduling Software?

Small Business CEO

… The post Does Your Business Need Project Scheduling Software? CEO Leadership Management Leadership Tools project management project management software Project Management Tools Project Scheduling scheduling softwareIn 1748, Benjamin Franklin said to a young tradesman that “time is money.”

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Our Food Truck Project

Small Business Labs

Emergent Research  (that's us) just kicked off a new project on the economic impact of food trucks in San Francisco. It's an exciting project with the added benefit of expense account dining at SF food trucks, certainly some of the best in the nation.   On the off chance you haven't noticed, the food truck phenomenon has taken the nation by storm. 

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Why Use Sheets Instead of a Project Management Software

Productivity Bits

M ost organizations nowadays have numerous ongoing projects which need to be organized and kept in order. It is almost impossible to simply use time sheets and manually organize the people on these projects; this is where you can use project management software to your advantage. Most of the available project management software will contain ready-made templates that you can use to organize and keep track of all the information regarding personnel, deadlines and data.

Key Steps to Becoming a Better Project Manager

Productivity Bits

The skills that are required of you as a project manager are numerous and various. Staying on budget is a crucial aspect of any project, which is why a good manager must know how to efficiently distribute money and other resources so that the project development runs smoothly. Throughout it all, you should be able to keep track of all the details and organize several different project-related activities at the same time.

How to ensure your admin improvement projects stick!

Practically Perfect PA

Most managers will hire professional consultants for business improvement projects but will ask their assistants to make changes to the fundamental administrative structures without instruction or training. However I was lucky enough to work with some consultants who were trained in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies used for business improvement projects. The purpose of the first stage of the DMAIC process is to define what the project actually is. the project goals.

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Avoid Overwhelm When Starting a New Project

Step It Up VA Coaching

For the past month you’ve been planning, and the ideas for new projects and collaborations were flowing. 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. Post them in the most visible spot in your workspace to give the project priority status. ” Think about your project as a series of easily achieved goals that lead to your desired end result.

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