Wed.May 20, 2020

How to Make a Work From Home Policy (With Examples)

ProjectManager.com

Are employees more productive when they’re working in the office or when they’re allowed to work from home? Well, it depends on who you ask. Company leaders can’t seem to agree whether working from home is good or bad for business. However, one thing is certain: the numbers show that remote work is on the rise. A recent study by Global Workplace Analytics shows that 40% more U.S. employers offered flexible workplace options than they did five years ago.

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7 Most Important Leadership Behaviors for Female Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

While I was researching my book, Customer-Centric Project Management , I came across a piece of research in the Project Management Journal about women’s leadership skills. ‘Project Management Leadership Behaviors and Frequency of Use by Female Project Managers’ by Charlotte Neuhauser, PMP, looks at what women think are the most important leadership characteristics and then whether or not they use them.

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Surprise. I am no Scrum wizard.

Gunther Verheyen

I don’t create them for that reason, but I am humbled when people say my works (books, articles, papers) were useful in passing certification assessments or in becoming a trainer. I am truly humbled because I know that those individuals did the actual work. They might have gotten some insights and language from my works, but that’s about it. It is more likely that they struggled, fell, got back up, failed, tried again.

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What are Project Deliverables?

Project Management Resource Network

Deliverables are the output of the project. Projects could have many deliverables or it might produce one. A deliverable is a product, service, or a result and is what the project produces. . Deliverables get established when the project requirements get defined. If someone starts a business, then a deliverable could be a business plan. For someone leading an initiative, a deliverable could be a written policy. Other deliverables could be a procedure or feasibility assessment.

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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?

4 Imperatives to Maintain Client Satisfaction While Delivering Remotely

EasyProjects

If the last few months have taught businesses anything it’s the importance of being agile and prepared for the unpredictable. Fast forward to today, business owners are now wondering “what will the new normal workday look like?” ” The answer may be 25-30% of the workforce working from home multiple times a week. By now, your team has settled into their new remote work schedules.

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4 Imperatives to Maintain Client Satisfaction While Delivering Remotely

EasyProjects

If the last few months have taught businesses anything it’s the importance of being agile and prepared for the unpredictable. Fast forward to today, business owners are now wondering “what will the new normal workday look like?” The answer may be 25-30% of the workforce working from home multiple times a week. By now, your team has settled into their new remote work schedules. Now it’s time to focus on your long-term strategy for the other people who matter to your business: your clients.

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Is it really a pivot or just catching up

Lynne Cazaly

As we adapt to new ways of thinking, working and living, the word ‘pivot’ has gained ’traction’ ?? cliché alert - urgh! Is it really a pivot or are we just catching up on what needed to be done some time ago? Did we see the need, test the tech and talk about it, only to have initial hopes swamped by "too hard, too complicated, too busy - don’t have time”? To pivot is indeed to change, rotate, shift direction.

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Only 5 Days to PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

In Cheetah Learning’s Virtual Live Class for the PMP exam, start class wherever you are and be PMP® certified 5 days later.Location, Dates and Availability Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Jul 20-23, 2020 REGISTER Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Aug 17-20, 2020 REGISTER Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Sep 21-24, 2020 REGISTER Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Oct 26-29, 2020 REGISTER ​ Use code BRAD20 for 20% off registration

How do leaders adapt

Lynne Cazaly

Adaptability isn’t just a switch we flick. It’s an integrated set of thinking, learning and practical behaviors that help us change. It’s a skill and capability. We can break it down and learn it. To support leaders and their teams, we need to provide them with this capability of adaptability. 12 capabilities of adaptability are: Sensemaking. Listening. Learning. Collaborating. Facilitation. Visualization. Experimentation. Improvisation. Ingenuity. Empathy. Creativity.

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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.

Free PMP Webinar - 5 Quick Steps to Become PMP Certified

Brad Egeland

Five Quick Steps to Become Project Management Professional Certified This hour-long hands-on interactive webinar is going to help you: 1. Quickly attain the 35 hours of basic Project Management Education required to become eligible to take the PMP exam. Learn how to position your Project Management experience to pass the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Eligibility Application 3. Understand the "PMI Way" so you can have a better chance of passing the PMP exam.

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Is there a better way of doing this

Lynne Cazaly

When we’re doing something in one way, do we wonder is there a better way? Rather than finding just any old way to do a task or activity, what would make it better. better for you and your situation? And what is ‘better’ anyway? Better happens when something is more acceptable … to us or perhaps to our customers, clients, family, colleagues or community. It might be better because: It’s quicker. It’s less stressful. It’s easier. It’s smoother.

Look out for your own overload

Lynne Cazaly

In a day full of meetings, calls, work and learning. information overload can really come for us. That overload feeling doesn’t always hit with the same speed or intensity though. There are different types: - Lookout for the slow creeper. The cumulative effect of overload builds up during the day. With no break between meetings, we keep loading up! We’ll be full soon and no more will fit in. It hits at about 4pm! Lookout for the fast flier.

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Clever in constraint

Lynne Cazaly

Lockdowns, isolation and restrictions: they’ve been challenging and frustrating. But they’ve also been constraints. And we can make constraints work in our favour. Many people have shown creativity and ingenuity as they ‘work around’ a constraint looking for a solution. These could be solutions for a problem or solutions for entertainment, distraction and release of emotion.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Intermittent persistence

Lynne Cazaly

Working long and hard and burning out is too common a situation. In our quest to achieve we try to over achieve. (I I wrote about this in ‘ ish : The problem with our pursuit for perfection and the life changing practice of good enough’ ). If we are driven to work and achieve, how do we stop? Unfortunately we can tend to adopt a type of relentless persistence where we just don’t give up!

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What kind of uncertainty

Lynne Cazaly

If these are “uncertain times” for us, think about what kind of uncertainty is it for you. Uncertainty couldn’t be a blanket cover, one type or one size fits all. could it? It’s worth exploring uncertainty further so we aren’t just generalizing about it. There is: Uncertainty that is confusion. Uncertainty that is lack of knowledge. Uncertainty that is indecision. Uncertainty that is doubt. Uncertainty from not knowing or being unsure.

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