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10 Common Project Management Pitfalls

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10 Common Project Management Pitfalls. There is always a sense of optimism at the start of a project that surely everything will go smoothly this time. Of course, even the most novice project manager is less than surprised when things don’t always go quite according to plan.

Dyslexia and Mind-mapping: Organization like never before.

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In light of the Dyslexia Show being held in Birmingham’s NEC on the 20 th March, this week’s blog shall be dedicated to those suffering from dyslexia, and showing how the use of mind maps can simplify and improve your organizational skills, whether you are dyslexic or not.

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Guest Blog: 5 Steps to Start Your Remote Work Day Off Right by Brad Egeland.

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Think “Monday morning chaos.” Think starting the day wondering who has emailed issues to you since you last checked your messages. Think arriving at your desk with voice mails from two of your project customers already waiting for you. Headaches, right? Frustrations? Commonplace occurrences?

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Social Media Success: A guide to Social Media Marketing.

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In today’s world, Social Media is the most crucial, and cost-effective, marketing tool there is. Regardless of whether you’re a multinational organization or a local café, you should be using social media to advertise, communicate and interact with both existing and potential customers.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

The Power of a Successful Strategy: Avoiding the If’s, But’s and Maybe’s.

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When your career reaches its finale and the days of full time golfing are imminent, will you be able to pass the slipper test?

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Excelling Away from the Office with MindGenius.

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Following on from our last blog – the World of Telecommuting – where we spoke on some of the ways to make your office at home enjoyable. However, with Covid19 forcing the majority of us to work from home (myself included), this blog is to show that by using MindGenius, working from home can be more flexible, more cost-effective and more collaborative than ever before. Remote Working. In reaction to Covid19, many of you reading this have now begun to work from home.

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How To Manage The Product Roadmap With MindGenius Online

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How To Manage The Product Roadmap With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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The 10 Project Management Terms You Should Know

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The 10 Project Management Terms You Should Know. To achieve success within the field of project management, communication is essential, but this means ensuring everybody involved in the project is singing from the same hymn sheet. As with most other disciplines, project management has its own jargon, and this is often taught through project and programme management courses.

What is Strategy?

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What is Strategy? Ashley Marron – 1st February 2019. Most CEOs are aware of the importance of formulating a strategic plan within their business. But what exactly is strategy? Wikipedia defines strategy as a high level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty.

Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

Conducting an Efficient Management Review for ISO 27001 and ISO 22301

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Conducting an Efficient Management Review for ISO 27001 and ISO 22301. For anyone who has ever managed to try and gather an overloaded management team or Board of Directors together to facilitate a management review meeting for any regulatory compliance standard realises what a nightmare challenge this is to co-ordinate.

Do Start-Ups Need Project Management?

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Do Start-Ups Need Project Management? Ashley Marron – 10 May 2019. Start-ups are definitely an exciting somewhat trailblazing type of organisation to be involved in or with. But they are definitely not for everyone and not those with a nervous disposition. It may just be me, but I like working with and running start-ups and get particularly invigorated being involved in the first steps of a product launch or a new business venture.

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How To Plan Your Social Media Strategy With MindGenius Online

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How To Plan Your Social Media Strategy. With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

Mindmapping: Get Your Dissertation off to the Right Start

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Describe your fourth year at University? Late night’s in the library, gathering seemingly endless amounts of data, and then making sure all 15,000 words or so are perfectly put together. All this, while trying to figure out your life after University. Just me? Didn’t think so. Having only graduated in the summer of 2019, I am coming from an area of recent, personal experience. The final year of university is, while challenging, one of the most fulfilling years of my life so far.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Mind Mapping for Project Management

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Mind Mapping for Project Management. MindGenius 22/01/2018.

How To Manage Project Risk With MindGenius Online

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How To Manage Project Risk With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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Maintain your Motivation and Achieve your Goals.

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Banishing the Blues. As February gets underway, many of us have already given up on our previously well-thought out, “achievable” goals for this year. In fact, research would suggest that 80% of us give up on our New Year’s resolutions by February. However, it’s not too late to get back on track and there are many ways to increase your motivation and productivity, both in the workplace and at home.

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How To Organise a Company SWOT Analysis with MindGenius Online

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How To Organise A Company SWOT Analysis With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

Get Things Done

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Get Things Done. Fiona Macintyre 18th January 2019. Let’s face it – we’ve probably all at one point or another moaned about not having enough hours in the day or week. We can’t increase the hours available but we can be more effective with the hours we have and stop wasting time on pointless activities that don’t achieve anything. How many times have you got to the end of the week and thought – I’ve been really busy but what have I actually achieved?

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Is Mind Mapping the Essential Project Management Tool?

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Is Mind Mapping the Essential Project Management Tool? Fiona Macintyre 1/11/18. Mention a project management tool and people automatically think of something like Microsoft Project. What Microsoft Project lacks though is the ability to plan thoroughly at the beginning of the project.

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CEO’s New Year Resolutions: How to Get Organised for 2020

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CEO NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS. Following on from my last blog, it would have been easy to make one of my New Year resolutions to simply improve my golf, after all the starting position is particularly bad and getting better would be a breeze. Work consumed my working life in 2019, maybe now is the time to set myself a real challenge and actually pay more than lip service to the concept of New Year Resolutions. I am sure many of you started 2020 with a New Year Resolution to become more organised.

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Using Technology to Streamline Project Initiation Instruction

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Using Technology to Streamline Project Initiation Instruction. The Project Initiation Instruction (PII) – or the Definition Document – is one of the most important artifacts in project management because it provides a foundation for the project. It specifies why the project is important, what will be delivered, when it will be delivered and how. It’s the contract between the project management team and the steering committee – or sponsor/stakeholders – if you like.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Project Management That’s as Easy as 1,2,3 – Plan Schedule, Deliver

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Project Management That's as Easy as 1,2,3 - Plan, Schedule, Deliver. In my blog Plan For Success , I talked about the importance of planning for successful projects and how chaos can quickly ensue if plans aren’t in place up front. There is one major benefit to this approach which we will explore further in this blog with a typical example. Planning ensures projects can be started quickly but also efficiently by following the right solution not the perception of what should be done.

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A Guide to Saving Time in Marketing Planning

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A Guide to Saving Time in Marketing Planning. In marketing, it’s often said that no two days are ever the same, there is a variety to the role which means there is always something new to be working on. However, having said that, there is some repetition in the way we do things.

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How To Agree Your Sales Strategy With MindGenius Online

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How To Agree Your Sales Strategy With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

How To Create A Project Scope Statement With MindGenius Online

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How To Create A Project Scope Statement With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Simplify Your Onboarding Process with MindGenius Online

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Simplify Your Onboarding Process with MindGenius Online. Every phase of the onboarding process with a new employee is important, from before they begin their job, through their first month, to the successful completion of their first year.

Built for Collaboration

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Built for Collaboration. MindGenius Online is the application of the future. We’re built for teams. We’re available on all devices, and we’re accessible anywhere there’s internet. In today’s world it is increasingly common for members of the same team to work in different locations around the world and many people now work from home or remotely.

No More Missed Deadlines

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No More Missed Deadlines. Many managers today find themselves in a situation where not only are they expected to be experts in their chosen field but are also required to be proficient in project management. That can be a daunting prospect when you don’t consider yourself to be a project manager. Being a manager doesn’t guarantee a person will possess the necessary organisation skills required to keep on top of multiple projects, tasks and team members.

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Empower Your Human Resources Processes

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A Guide to Saving Time in Marketing Planning. A founder can’t grow a winning enterprise single handedly. Some may try, but it is nearly impossible to do so. Every famous entrepreneur that has succeeded in building a flourishing company has done so with great employees by his or her side. That’s why hiring and retaining the best employees is more important than ever. An entrepreneur can invent and even commercialise an idea as an enterprise of one.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

How To Prepare Your Marketing Content Plan With MindGenius Online

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How To Prepare Your Marketing Content Plan With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Plan A Major Even With MindGenius Online

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How To Plan A Major Event With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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Project Management Terms for Team Leaders

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Project Management Terms for Team Leaders. Confused by Project Management terms? You’re not alone! PRINCE2, NVP, Analogous Estimating etc. It’s all so baffling. So we have made it easy for all you Team Leaders and Managers out there who are running projects and brought you a list of what we think are the key PM terms you should know.

How To Establish Your Project Charter With MindGenius Online

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How To Establish Your Project Charter With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.