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A new era of project management for service companies

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Until the mid-2000s, it was very difficult to hear about agile project management methods. The most modern IT teams in more flexible companies were probably testing these methods in software design and maintenance. After over ten years, we can only hear of agile methods. If you do not have agile principles in managing your projects, […]. The post A new era of project management for service companies appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Management

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Lean Methodology: Find Out How to Eliminate Waste in Your Management Processes

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In this blog, we frequently touch on methodologies that are employed to make management practices more versatile and dynamic. And it’s no wonder: the issues that we cover here tend to focus on trends in technology, and we all know how fast that market is capable of changing. Therefore, these methods gain even more importance […]. The post Lean Methodology: Find Out How to Eliminate Waste in Your Management Processes appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks.

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How to Improve Your Corporate Training (no one gets upset)?

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Corporate Training has evolved rapidly in the recent years and become a new strategy to develop and enhance employee’s skills and knowledge of an organization so that they equipped with the new skills and can play a vital role in the organization growth. Now different universities are also offering different courses on corporate training and […]. The post How to Improve Your Corporate Training (no one gets upset)? appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

2019 20

Tips to Increase Your Team’s Productivity

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Increase productivity is a process that involves increasing your team’s satisfaction with their jobs, and giving them effective tools to perform their assigned tasks. As a manager, leading a team is never easy. Bringing different people of different temperament to form a group can sometimes lead to a clash and unproductivity in the workplace. This […]. The post Tips to Increase Your Team’s Productivity appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Productivity

2019 20

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?

Do You Have Time Management Skills?

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There is hardly ever anyone you meet that does not want to improve their time management skills. People are always seeking to learn a new skill or regime. There are many time management skills that that can help you to be more productive in your day to day activities. Time management is the process of consciously planning […]. The post Do You Have Time Management Skills? appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Productivity

2019 20

3 Tips to Promote Diversity in the Workplace

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Are you one of those managers or team leaders who don’t believe that diversity in the workplace is a good thing? According to Forbes, diversity allows your company to have a wider range of talent, and not just talent that that is familiar to certain ethnicity or other restriction definition. Diversity offers insight into the needs […]. The post 3 Tips to Promote Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

2019 20

Motivational Speeches to Engage Your Team

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Encouraging your team through the use of motivational speeches cannot be overemphasized as its benefits towards the productivity and efficiency of your team are numerous. As a team leader, using motivational speeches as a tool to enhance workplace performance, spurring them into working harder and smarter. When you motivate your team, they are bound to […]. The post Motivational Speeches to Engage Your Team appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

2019 20

Business and Networking Questions

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There are alot of networking questions asked by business owners because every business owner wants to ensure that their businesses grow. In search of this growth, they try to increase productivity and efficiency through by employing high-skilled staff, training their staff and working over-time. However, all these might not really be enough in some cases. […]. The post Business and Networking Questions appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

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How to Get Inspired at Work

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Why do you think people lose the thrill to work? They literally started with all gusto and enthusiasm but along the line, they just seem to be lethargic and uninterested. Could it be termed as incompetence or maybe laziness? According to Gallup, approximately 85% of employees say they are not engaged or are actively disengaged […]. The post How to Get Inspired at Work appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

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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.

Decision Making: How it Works and Ways of Improving the Process

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Decision making is so pertinent in today’s businesses. As a matter of fact, every staff or team member is expected to contribute to the decision-making process of an organization. According to UMass, decision making is the process of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information, and assessing alternative resolutions. Why is the decision-making process very delicate […].

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4 Steps to Develop a High-Performance Team

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Building a team to deliver quality at all times is a very important aspect of improving efficiency and productivity. A high-performing team will always deliver results. Unfortunately, not all business owners/team leaders know how to build their team to that level of competence and efficiency. Some employers spend a lot of money hiring professional trainers to help […]. The post 4 Steps to Develop a High-Performance Team appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks.

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How to Meet Company Goals in 2019

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2019 is here again and you are yet to have a set of goals you want your company to achieve by December. It is important to develop and learn how to set goals for your business in order to have direction. If you don’t set goals, it would be much difficult to evaluate your business […]. The post How to Meet Company Goals in 2019 appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

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Everything You Need to Know About Cost Management

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Cost management is the process of planning and controlling the costs involved in running a business. Looks simple, right? However, looks can be deceiving! Costs are one of the principal factors in determining whether a company will succeed or fail. But don’t worry, we’re here to help! Here, we’ll discuss everything you need to know […]. The post Everything You Need to Know About Cost Management appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Management

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Data-driven company: Learn how to conduct your operations taking a data-focused approach

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Have you ever considered the possibility of driving at night with your car’s headlights off? Charging down the road without being able to see properly borders on the insane.

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5 Habits of Successful People

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Everyone, at least most of us, wants to be successful. It could be financially, morally, in our careers or some other areas as the term “successful” is relative. But before you can be something, you first have to know how to be it. Same applies to becoming successful. If you want to be successful, then you […]. The post 5 Habits of Successful People appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

2018 20

How to make your workflow more efficient and help your business grow

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Automating tasks and creating KPIs to measure your team’s performance is no longer a differentiating factor, it’s an essential tool for your company to achieve growth. There can be no success without a workflow that provides for performance gains and scalability.

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Aligned expectations and established priorities: learn about the stack methodology and its benefits

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A lack of time is the bugbear of the 21st-century business world. A thousand things to do, employees to manage and a never-ending list of urgent tasks are all now part of every manager’s daily routine. Everything needs to be delivered immediately, and things can easily spiral out of control.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?

It’s important to prioritize: tips to help you to organize your management and free up time so you can concentrate on what really matters

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“The kids who do their homework on Friday can play on Sunday.” ” Teachers start saying this when your kids are still at an early age.

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Growth Strategy: Strategies Tips to Make the Company Grow

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Every CEO or director’s goal should be to grow their company. When you start a business or launch a company, you don’t intend for the company to remain in the same position after five years or more. This is because you have an idea of where the company ought to grow to and probably beyond. However, […]. The post Growth Strategy: Strategies Tips to Make the Company Grow appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Management

What is the state of your employee time tracking? Here we’ll help you take control with 5 simple tips

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How many hours have you been toiling away before you started reading this article? Was this pause planned? What will your next task be once you finish here? Before you start desperately trying to put out fires once again, take some time to think about how you deal with time management.

How to Develop Leadership Skills in Your Team

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Without leadership, there’s no direction. Because if people are not lead, everyone goes his or her own way or do whatsoever they please, then no achievement. But a Leader in a team will take responsibility, and guide the team towards achieving a pre-set task or goal. Regardless of the fact that there has to […]. The post How to Develop Leadership Skills in Your Team appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

The Business Opportunity of Embedded Analytics: New Findings from 500+ Application Teams

Speaker: Josh Martin, Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Embedded analytics has evolved from an afterthought to a necessity. But most companies don’t realize that the features they embed and how they develop have a lasting impact on revenue, customer churn, and competitive differentiation. The state of embedded analytics in 2018 is in flux. Learn from the experiences of 500+ application teams embedding analytics—including which features actually move the needle, how analytics benefits their companies, and what development approach yields the best results.

5 Steps to Achieving Better Results through Productivity Management

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Employee productivity management requires a series of individual steps. One must measure the required tasks, collect performance data, maintain two-way communications, analyze results and create a basis for decision making.

Shared Leadership: Understanding the benefits of this organizational model and how it works

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For a long time, leadership models based themselves on mottos such as “One must lead, and the others, obey.” ” This kind of model is all about leadership being focused on a single person, with companies as strict hierarchies.

Has your company already embraced cognitive transformation? Learn here about the new corporate technological era

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The cognitive era, also known as cognitive transformation, is considered to be the next step in our ongoing technological evolution. Profound changes are in the corporate environment are already occurring, and the companies that fail to adapt to them will be left behind.

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How to Evaluate the Team?

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In business management, performance evaluation is very key in assuring productivity of your employee or team. Without performance evaluation, how then can you discern the ghost workers or reward productivity? There are so many other benefits that come with evaluating performance in your team or organization. It helps in identifying strengths and weaknesses of each […]. The post How to Evaluate the Team? appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

2018 20

A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

Are you developing the right skills for your team? Learn about the current workplace trends and find out

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Skills sets that have an increasingly short lifespan, an ever more competitive job market, fierce competition for emerging talent, and mitigating the threats of automation: according to recent and extensive study by LinkedIn, these are the principal workplace trends.

How to Focus on Work?

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Concentration and productivity go together because you can’t achieve your goals if you are not focused. In truth, the biggest enemy of success is lack of focus. For us to remain on track towards achieving our objectives, one must know how to improve concentration and ensure that they remain focused on work. Read along and learn how […]. The post How to Focus on Work? appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Productivity

2018 20

Is your company prepared for Economy 4.0?

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Hesitating before you answer this question is perfectly normal. According to a survey by Deloitte conducted in partnership with Forbes, which interviewed over 1,500 executives around the world, only 14% stated that their companies are prepared for the changes being brought on by the New Economy 4.0.

Time Management: A Guide to Boost Productivity

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Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending! Early stage startups in particular may not need a four year business plan, but they need to start building out a model which will show how they can someday be profitable. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth.

Business innovation: all about how to reinvent your business

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Have you stopped to think about the existence of IBM and other long-running companies like Xerox, Kodak and HP? In the case of the International Business Machines Corp. IBM), it has existed and been in operation for over 100 years – 106, to be exact.

Mentally exhausted x engaged: how we can achieve balance in our professional lives

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Have you heard about people who suffer from burnout syndrome at work? Not everyone is aware that this disorder can cause people to become mentally exhausted.

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How to deal with clients who continually ask for revisions on projects

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You’ve probably had the experience of working with clients who never stop asking for revisions. It’s a highly delicate situation.

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6 Tips For Team Management

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In business parlance, the focus of management is to remain in business irrespective of the complexity that bedevils it. Success demands to stay competitive, but competition is merely a means to ends and not the ends itself. As such, management and managers, therefore, do more to remain relevant; reacting to business vagaries, the oddity of […]. The post 6 Tips For Team Management appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

2018 20

How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.