Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

In that time, she’s learned plenty about crafting successful growth strategies for businesses, which she shares in this video. In Review – Key Business Growth Strategies for New Businesses. Basics of a Small Business Growth Strategy. Growth Strategy for Entrepreneurs.

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IT Risk Management Strategies and Best Practices

In Review – IT Risk Management Strategies and Best Practices. Evaluate and Rank the Risk: Once we evaluate the impact of risks and prioritize them, we can begin to develop strategies to control them. IT Risk Management Strategies. So, here’s some strategy.

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How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

The event’s title of “ How to ‘Brexit-Proof’ your Project Strategy before December 14th 2018 ” provided a clear picture of the key strategies you should employ in order to best prepare for Brexit.

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever?

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Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Strategies for getting to commitment, not consensus. Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers.

The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

But we do know that when it comes to business, leadership, personal productivity and work-life balance, a slew of seriously helpful self-help books has recently been published that can help you make 2019 your best year yet. The idea of self-help has almost become a parody.

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A Quick Guide to User Story Mapping

Related: 12 Effective Communication Strategies at Work. The idea of user story mapping can be traced back to Jeff Patton. He literally wrote the book about it, It’s All in How You Slice It , which came out in 2005.

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10 Marketing Tips for Small Businesses That Cost $0

Your email signature may be the most neglected or forgotten potential part of your marketing strategy. Soon, you’ll have a well-run marketing strategy that didn’t take thousands of dollars to start.

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How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcome

Read more about conflict resolution strategies here. When someone is new to the company, team or project, it’s important to make them feel welcome. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to incorporate new people and get them contributing quickly.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

How to Disagree with Your Boss

So familiarize yourself with these 10 conflict resolution strategies. Your boss isn’t always right, and sometimes you need to show them the error of their ways, however difficult that may be. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows how to effectively (and constructively) disagree with your boss.

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How to Budget with a Variable Income When You’re Self Employed

Here are some of the best strategies for properly budgeting if you are self employed and have a variable income. Another strategy is to always pay yourself the same percentage of your business gross income each month, no matter what the income is.

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What Is Stakeholder Theory?

Stakeholder Management Strategy. A stakeholder is anyone who has an interest in a project, business or organization. In project management terms, a stakeholder is an individual or group that will be impacted by the outcome of the project.

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What Is Product Management?

To do this requires a strategy, and the product manager is the one who develops this line of attack, which is known as a product roadmap. But they are also responsible for establishing a vision for the product and following that up with a strategy to fulfill it—with the customer in mind.

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Understanding Users at Scale with Product Analytics

Speaker: Sandhya Hegde, Director of Product, Amplitude

Whether you are building new features, trying to improve customer experience or battling poor retention - user behavior forms the foundation of your product strategy. Present and drive product strategy based on evidence.

Develop Better High Performing Teams

Let’s review the impact of high performing teams, highlight their principles, behaviors and competencies and share strategies from influential voices in our community on how to thrive in lean times.

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How to Be a Better Listener

I, myself, am very visual, so many times, if I’m talking strategy or planning with someone, I’ll jump up to a whiteboard and draw a picture or I also carry a sketchpad and I’ll sketch out what we’re talking about because a picture truly can be worth a 1000 words.

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How to Write More Content, Faster

Related: Time Management Strategies & Tools. We’ve all heard stories about an author, blogger or thought leader in your industry that manages to turn out multiple pieces of content each week.

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7 Must-Haves for Every Product Manager Resume

For starters, a product manager is tasked with leading a cross-functional team that develops or improves a product, while dictating its strategy, roadmap and features. You must then take that research and data, and use it to build a strategy for maneuvering from one point to another.

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Strategies to Use When Practicing Compliance Related Project Management

Brad Egeland

This is the time when you put your strategies on course. "Capital is not so fundamental in business; neither is an experience since you can easily acquire them. Ideas are what is important because when you have ideas, you possess the asset needed to pursue limitless achievements in your business and your life." — Harvey Firestone A compliance project must have a concrete plan.

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What Is Business Impact Analysis & Why Is It Important?

It’s a way to predict the consequences of disruptions to a business and its processes and systems by collecting relevant data, which can be used to develop strategies for the business to recover in the case of emergency.

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What Does a CEO Actually Do?

For example, it is their responsibility to make a mission statement for the organization and then develop a strategy to get everyone there. They think big, align projects to the company strategy and are financially literate. So setting the vision and the strategy to get there.

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How to Make a Product Vision Everyone Can Appreciate

Having a physical board on the wall is more effective in sharing the strategy and making it accessible to all. You’ve heard of “the big picture.” ” It can be a long-term business goal, or simply a view that expands a perspective to include greater context.

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Challenging project leaders to lead confidently in uncertain times

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest post by Nadine Rochester, technical marketing director at Strategy Execution. Strategy Execution’s Top 10 Trends for 2019. Adaption is key and underpins every other aspect of the Trends list for 2019, as you will see.

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What is Strategy?


What is Strategy? Ashley Marron – 1st February 2019. But what exactly is strategy? Wikipedia defines strategy as a high level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty. However, strategy is commonly misunderstood and often confused.

Stakeholder vs. Shareholder: How They’re Different & Why It Matters

Related: Stakeholder Management Strategies & Tools. The words stakeholder and shareholder are often used loosely in business. The two words are commonly thought of as synonyms and are used interchangeably, but there are some key differences between them.

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Why “Nice Guys Finish Last” is Wrong

Is being nice a losing strategy? Are teams better led by fear? Is a mean boss a more effective boss? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, questions the conventional wisdom of the phrase,”Nice guys finish last,” and finds it lacking truth when it comes to leading teams or furthering your career.

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The Importance of Customer Development for Startups

This method reduces the risks inherent in a strategy centered around product development. Is customer development important? The short answer is yes, of course! No business can survive without a loyal customer base that uses its product or service.

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How to Handle Criticism at Work

Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you strategies on how to handle criticism at work. Strategies for Using Criticism to Help You Improve. So, here are some strategies for receiving criticism at work.

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Business

Growth strategies include new markets, expanding within existing markets, product expansion, diversifying and acquiring. Starting your own business is a major project. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you the five things you’ll want to think about before you start.

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How Gap Analysis Can Improve Your Project Management

The McKinsey 7-S Framework can be used to improve performance, examine effects of future change, align departments and processes and determine how best to implement a proposed strategy. Plan all you want.

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10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019

nTask Blog

If you’re looking for a sure formula to success, acquiring and honing these skills should be one of your top priorities in 2019. This paves way for development and implementation of an effective mitigation strategy.

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How to Handle Chronic Complainers

Watch Jennifer Bridges, PMP, to understand where chronic complainers are coming from, and learn strategies for keeping everyone happy and productive. Strategies for Dealing with Complainers in the Office. You probably work with someone who complains a lot.

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10 Best Productivity Hacks to Crush It in 2019

nTask Blog

We found it really interesting, and it ranks #4 on our list of top productivity hacks for 2019. The post 10 Best Productivity Hacks to Crush It in 2019 appeared first on nTask. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West.

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Need Your Great Project Management, Business Strategy or Technology Article Published - Contact Me

Brad Egeland

If it is anywhere close to these topics: project management, business strategy, new or current technology, SEO, cybersecurity, agile, scrum, devops, digital transformation, machine learning, artificial intelligence, IoT, the cloud, mobile technology, PMP certification, etc. Do you have a great article or even a good article that you want the world to see?

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Forecasting: The Secret Ingredient Your Team Needs in 2019


This article explains why forecasting is the secret ingredient that your team needs in 2019, and how you can use it to create a recipe for success. Plans are strategies that specify the actions needed to make your forecasts and goals match. We thought we had it all planned.

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How to Build and Use a Risk Register

Project Risk Coach

Risk Response Strategies. Strategies for threats include: accept the risk, avoid the risk, mitigate the risk, or transfer the risk. Strategies for opportunities include: accept the risk, exploit the risk, enhance the risk, or share the risk.

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Being Successful in a Complex Role

Arras People

Using VUCA to Guide Strategy and Planning. Project Teams and leaders need to accept that we live in a VUCA world rather than resist it so that the project strategies and plans include dealing with any rapid changes or challenges that may occur.

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How to Make a Disaster Recovery Plan

Related: IT Risk Management Strategies & Best Practices. Whether a disaster is man-made or of natural origins, if you don’t react quickly then it’ll get worse. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to make a disaster recovery plan.

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