The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018

That’s how you start the project, and how you start it is going to influence every phase that follows. The post The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018 appeared first on Project management is thriving.

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2018 Project Management Benchmark Report

Arras People

We would like to put on record our thanks to all those practitioners and people aligned to the project management domain who took the time to participate in the 2017 PM Census, sharing their experiences of 2017 and what they are anticipating will happen in 2018.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Would you like to make 2018 a successful year for your projects? What will you be doing in 2018 to have your most successful year ever?

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How to Create Your First Influencer Marketing Strategy

Boost by Brightpod

for every $1 spent on influencer marketing. If you've never tried it and you want to engage in it, the following tactics will assist you in creating your first influencer marketing strategy Businesses are making $6.50

Five Marketing Trends Not to Ignore in 2018


To help you keep track of what the future holds for marketing and what new technologies are an absolute must to get on board with, we’ve put together this article on the most important marketing trends for 2018 and beyond. The pace of change in marketing trends can be head-spinning.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Leadership in 2018

The following are some of our best blog posts on leadership in 2018 and a couple that we found on the web. A transformational leader is one who can influence by having teams rally around an ideal, which inspires and motivates them. Leaders—are they born or are they made?

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The Best Time Tracking Software of 2018

Paymo App

Published: February 2018. Here are the seven key factors that we took into account when reviewing the time tracking software in this guide: Core Features: The most important things that should influence your decision are the tool’s main features.

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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

” The conference will look at how the profession is delivering value in a transforming world and transitioning from a position of facilitation to influence. I attended the conference in 2018 and interviewed Geoff Crane. Agile 2018: Washington, D.C.,

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Pulse of the Profession 2018: Success in Disruptive Times by Managing Projects Effectively


The 2018 edition of the Pulse highlights feedback and insights from 4,455 project management practitioners, 447 senior executives, and 800 project management office (PMO) directors from a range of industries, including government, information technology (IT), telecom, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, and construction.

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The PM Skills You Can Forget About (And the Ones You Really Need to Know)


We’ve moved on from the idea that a few impact and influence grids can actively manage other people’s behavior. What are the project management skills that you really need to focus on today? I hear from project managers every week who aren’t sure what skills they should be building on.

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Pulse of the Profession 2018: The Project Manager of the Future


Invest in actively engaged executive sponsors as they will use their influence within an organization to actively overcome challenges by communicating the project’s alignment to strategy, removing roadblocks, and driving organizational change. Be part of the technological trends that are going to have the largest influence on project work so you can participate in it! New technologies bring rapid and continuous change to our workplace.

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7 Ways to Sell Agile to Project Stakeholders


Here are some tips to get the word out that the business influencers are going Agile: Send them links to articles and blog posts that mention your competitors’ move to Agile.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

Given its vast influence, it’s important to have a basic understanding of PMI and its history. In 2007, PMP was accredited by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and as of July 2018 over 876,000 people hold this certification.

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Leadership KPIs

Become an influencer to better guide those following you. Become an influencer. Be able to impact and influence the people that you’re guiding. How can you track your progress as a leader?

GetApp Honors With Another Pair of Top 5 Rankings

Category Leaders and software rankings for the second quarter of 2018 were recently released by GetApp, the influential Gartner review site, and has continued its run of ranking in the top five for project management and project portfolio management apps.

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Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

This can cause a problem to fester, increasing it’s damage and influence on your organization. Our mastery of the decision-making process plays a big part in the outcome of our lives, as life could be easily defined as a series of decisions.

How to Manage Better with Transformational Leadership

Idealized Influence. Transformational leadership is a creative style of leadership that focuses on a continued push towards growth and a rejection of complacency. Basically, what that means is that everyone has the potential for improvement.

RAID in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

A RAID log is a way of tracking the things that affect and influence your project. Ever wondered what RAID is all about in project management? You’ll hear project managers talking about their RAID logs, or updating the RAID, but what does it all mean?

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10 Ways to Generate Blog Ideas

In early 2018, Facebook made a huge change to its pages, so that anyone could look at any Facebook page and see what ads they were running. After we settled on the question, we searched for experts and influencers that could help us. Trying to come up with new blog post ideas is rough.

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How To Lead Your Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

Although that’s been debunked by Culture Amp’s research as the main reason people resign, poor management still has the ability to influence a colleague’s intentions to stay. This is a guest post by Nick Nuss from VocationCultivation. Nick Nuss.

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10 Project Constraints That Endanger Your Project’s Success

Hence, it’s important to know all possible constraints, their influences on each other and the project management tools that address those constraints. Stakeholders could have a significant influence on decisions that need to be taken. Fast, cheap or good — choose two.

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How to Plan a Successful Product Launch

Where do they get their information, and who are the people or places that are influencing their purchases? The project that creates your product is just the starter pistol in the long run to market. If you don’t have a plan to launch that product, then you’re jeopardizing your success.

9 Ways to Be a Lucky Project Manager

And to do that, you must find ways to influence events that seem to be outside of your control. Let’s explore practical steps you can take to become a lucky project manager: here are nine ways to influence your luck. You can’t influence the outcome of the roulette wheel.

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Get Motivated: 10 Motivational Speeches That Will Change Your Life

What’s amazing about people is, despite the external forces at play on our constitution, we can always be influenced by attitude.

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The Lost Art of Having Conversations

Arras People

What we need is to find everyone’s perspective, not to convert views and funnel them all to a single viewpoint driven by a leader or powerful influencer.”. There are times when having a good chat is the very best way of helping decide what you really think about something.

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What Does Y=f(x) Mean? How to Use This Powerful Six Sigma Formula

If outcomes are the results of drivers within a process, and DMAIC is a vehicle to identify the process and input variables that influence the process output measurements, then the two combined can offer a powerful partnership. Some people look at math and shut down.

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Project Management Q&A – How do I Move From: Business Analyst to Project Manager?

Arras People

Developing your knowledge and experience in areas such as leadership, negotiation and conflict management and leveraging influence also will help accelerate your growth. I’m a business analyst, but would like to become a project manager. What steps should I be taking to achieve that goal?

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Cracking Social Media for Professionals

The IIL Blog

Join Yelena’s presentation, “Cracking Social Media for Professionals,” at the IPM Day 2018 Online Conference Learn More. Connecting to professionals in your expert field, to potential customers, to strategic partners and influencers, is crucial.

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Using Digital Transformation to Be More Efficient

The influence of having a digital transformation will define and shape your strategic direction, risk appetite and budget, technology enablement, pace of change and business agility.

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The Agile Transformation Challenge All Organizations Face

The IIL Blog

I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to present at this year’s 2018 Agile and Scrum Online Conference , hosted by the International Institute for Learning (IIL). Be aware of your influence on others. Agile & Scrum Conference 2018 Agile and Scrum agile agile transformation

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15 of the Best Productivity Tools for Marketers That You Haven’t Heard Of

MuckRack shows you which journalists and online influencers have shared your content. This can help you evaluate press coverage, find influencers to reach out to and to demonstrate social influence for your published content.

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10 Ways to Cope with a Lazy Coworker

A lazy coworker that impacts your work is also going to influence your attitude. Lazy coworkers — there’s at least one in every office. They’re the ones who come in late, take a long lunch and leave early. They always have an excuse to explain their behavior and can even be apologetic.

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10 Best Project Management Quotes

There are outside influences that will impact it, not to mention the project is executed by people, and people are notoriously difficult to place in box. The key to successful leadership today is influence not authority.” – Kenneth Blanchard. Project management is vast.

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How to Improve Your Project Communication

Project Risk Coach

There are many ways in which project managers communicate — coaching, summarizing action items, influencing a stakeholder, educating team members, listening, facilitating decisions, creating a contract with a third party, escalating an issue, and meeting with a project sponsor, to name a few.

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What Makes a Brilliant Project Leader?

Girl's Guide to PM

Valid before 30 October 2018 only. Dr. Mike Clayton is an author and speaker specialising in project and change management, leadership, influence, and risk. Mike Clayton. What makes a brilliant project leader?

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An Introduction to Vendor Management

This means managing the vendor regularly to better influence them to meet performance objectives on a regular basis. Most projects dip into outside resources to achieve their objectives.

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5 Project Management Goals to Boost Your Career

Instead, locate the influencers in whatever group or office you’re associated with, and work with them. Presently, the economic climate is ideal for both project managers who are looking to advance in their careers, and for those who have their sights on entering the field.

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6 Easy Ways to Manage Group Think and Risk at Work

Girl's Guide to PM

Valid before 30 October 2018 only. Mike Clayton is an author and speaker specialising in project and change management, leadership, influence, and risk. This is a guest article by Dr Mike Clayton , the brains behind Online PM

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Social Skills for Project Managers: Interview with Geoff Crane [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

How do you gain influence with body language? We spent all the first day understanding how to bolster sort of interpersonal interactions as influence without authority is one of those big challenges that PMO have to contend with.

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Is your tail heavy?

Musings on Project Management

The immediate past influences the immediate future The probability of the arrival of an outcome is not time-stationary: as time passes, the probabilities change The distribution of the arrival. Is your tail heavy' is the question raised at 'critical uncertainties' in a recent post. It might be if you are a risk with some "memory" of the immediate past. Risk with memory? What does that mean?

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