Forbes Communications Council – Why Is It Good For Your Business?

TimeCamp

Forbes is one of the most popular American business magazines. What Is Forbes Communications Council? Productivity forbes communications council

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Perceptions on risk -- a perfect storm of problems.

Musings on Project Management

Ribeiro, writing in ASK magazine for NASA, has a nice posting on risk perception. The messenger: “Unfortunately, my King … here I am, unwilling and unwanted … because I know that no one ever welcomes a bearer of bad news.” Antigone by Sophocles, circa 442 BC The surprise: “It is pardonable to be defeated, but never to be surprised.” Frederick, the Great Pedro C. He reports on a study Risk Management

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A commentary on Agile

Musings on Project Management

I was looking back at some prior essays on Agile and came across the April 2012 PMNetwork magazine. Specifically I was attracted (again) to page 58 for an interview with some agilists on the state of the practice. Here are a couple of quotes from Jim Highsmith worth tucking away: Agile project management embraces both “doing” agile and “being” agile—and the latter is the hardest. agile best value Project Value

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Agile -- the state of things

Musings on Project Management

I was looking back at some prior essays on Agile and came across the April 2012 PMNetwork magazine. Specifically I was attracted (again) to page 58 for an interview with some agilists on the state of the practice. Here are a couple of quotes from Jim Highsmith worth tucking away: Agile project management embraces both “doing” agile and “being” agile—and the latter is the hardest. agile

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5 More Inspirational Quotes for Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

Business Life magazine – the one shoved in the seat pockets on British Airways flights – has a column in this month talking about project. Here are some more of the quotes that have inspired me recently. I am loving using iMovie!

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Knowledgeline: Law Firm Inc. Recognizes Blogging Trend:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Recognizes Blogging Trend Business Week magazine ran a May 2, 2005 cover story on blogs, Webster proclaimed that the word blog was the most looked up term in 2004 , so it was only a matter of time before blogging make its way to the cover of Law Firm Inc.

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Do You Need to Go to University to Gain a Career in Project Management?

Arras People

This article originally appeared in PMI’s PM Network magazine – the magazine for members. The short answer is no – there are plenty of people working in project management today that haven’t been to university. Not having a degree won’t stop you from entering a project management job yet lots of employers do prefer that their staff have a degree for certain roles – management positions being one of them.

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Change management helps when implementing risk responses

Kiron Bondale

Read any of the case studies which are published in PMI’s monthly PM Network magazine and effective risk management is nearly always identified as a contributor to a team’s success on large, complex projects.

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Knowledgeline: Hummingbird loses three clients while others progress to rollout:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Wednesday, December 01, 2004 Hummingbird loses three clients while others progress to rollout While on the topic of DMS, I found this article in the UK magazine, LegalIT, very interesting. That along with numerous posts on various listserves, leads me to believe that Hummingbird is losing marketshare. While probably not all that surprising to most, this article is one of the first where firms openly talk about their problems with Hummingbird.

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Advice – Downturn in the Oil & Gas Industry

Arras People

This short advice piece is taken from my latest column for PMI’s PM Network magazine – available to members. “ I’ve been working in the Oil and Gas industry for a while as a cost engineer but I’m concerned about the downturn in the industry.

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What can you learn from your local supermarket?

Mike Clayton

Supermarkets place premium goods at eye level, they put sweets and magazines near the checkout counter and use point of sale advertising throughout the store, they offer trial packs and free tastings, they attract us round corners into aisles with … Continue reading → Influence The Influence Agenda Behavioural Economics Choice Architecture Daniel Kahneman Richard Thaler Vance Packard

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Linkedin and Project Manager Titles

Arras People

These Q&As come from my column in PM Network – the membership magazine for the Project Management Institute. What’s the best way to write a title on Linkedin?

2018 177

How to Create SMART Goals

ProjectManager.com

SMART first appeared in a 1981 issue of the magazine Management Review , in a paper by Gorge T. SMART is an mnemonic acronym that establishes criteria for ideal goals and objectives in a project.

2018 422

Your pursuit of perfectionism could be stopping you from getting things done.

Lynne Cazaly

Read more in my article published in B&T magazine. Your pursuit of perfectionism could be stopping you from getting things done. With all the focus on productivity apps, to-do lists, email inbox to zero strategies and advice to wake up at 4am, I don't know about you, but I'm tired and the day has barely started! If we think we've got plenty to do but perhaps not getting it done as soon as we might have hoped, there might be something getting in your way that you haven't considered.

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Project Management Careers Q&A – Video Interviewing

Arras People

This article was recently published in PM Network – the monthly project management magazine for PMI members worldwide. Video interviewing takes two forms – live or pre-recorded. For both types, the best remedy for giving it your best shot is to practice, practice, and practice. The interview preparation you carry out for normal, in person interviews still applies – the advice there is think about and make notes on prominent experiences that you know bring out the best in you.

2017 175

Getting Ready For a Project Management Job Change

Arras People

These Q&As come from my column in PM Network – the membership magazine for the Project Management Institute. I’m thinking about a change in job this year, is there anything I can be doing now in preparation? Like every good project professional you should start with a plan.

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

ProjectManager.com

And you cannot even read a decent professional magazine in that time. Anyone who tells you, with 100% certainty, what 2019 will look like at the start of the year is bonkers. The best we can do is to recognize that the seed of each new year was planted in the previous year.

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Dreading Taking the Meeting Minutes?

Arras People

This question came from my regular column in PMI’s Network magazine – if you have a question, leave it in the comments section and we’ll feature it in a future edition. I’ve been working in a Project Officer role for a few months, it’s my first time in the role and I feel out of my depth. I really dread having to minute the project meetings because I don’t know what people are talking about, what should I do?

2018 178

Project Management Career Q&A – Strategic and Business Management Development

Arras People

This Q&A originally featured in PMI’s PM Network magazine – June 2017 edition. As a project manager thinking about my development for the coming year, what would you recommend in the ‘strategic and business management’ portion of the Talent Triangle? The great thing about this portion of the triangle is that the world really is your oyster.

2017 197

Successfully Pivoting Your Sales Strategy

Redbooth

Our co-founder and CEO, Yuri Sagalov, recently authored an article in Selling Power magazine titled Successfully Navigating a Sales Pivot. Selling Power provides an online magazine, a blog, events, a TV channel and other resources to help sales teams lead their sales forces to deliver higher revenues. In the article, Yuri shares some valuable lessons that we learned when we redefined our go-to-market sales strategy when we launched Amium.

Business Forecasting: Why You Need It & How to Do It

ProjectManager.com

This includes official reports from governments, publications, financial statements from banks or other financial institutions, annual reports of companies, journals, newspapers, magazines and other periodicals. If only we were able to predict the future, we’d all be rich.

2018 338

Project Management Careers Q&A – Facing Redundancy? The First Thing to Do

Arras People

Picking up the business section of the newspaper – reading industry relevant magazines and journals. I am potentially facing redundancy and am keen to understand what opportunities are available in Change/Project Management. You can take a look at any job advertising website (indeed.com or monster.com) to get a rough idea of what’s happening – just signing up for alerts and monitoring the numbers of positions each week will give you a good idea of what is happening in the marketplace.

2017 150

Agile: Should I Be Taking Training? – Project Management Advice

Arras People

This short advice piece is taken from my latest column for PMI’s PM Network magazine – available to members. “ I’m hearing a lot about Agile and project management. Should I be taking some training in this area?” ” Agile and more specifically Agile Project Management has certainly been in the spotlight over the last few years and this is a question I’ve been asked a lot. Project Managers, especially those working within I.T

2016 164

Tips & Tools for Project Roadmaps

ProjectManager.com

Think of it as the coverlines in a magazine. Due to all of the minutia of a project, it’s easy for a project manager to get lost in the details, and lose track of the big picture.

2019 309

How To Make Time for Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

Examples of quick fix training opportunities include: Reading magazine articles. Even if you have your favourite industry magazines and websites you are still reliant on what they have published recently. The best project managers invest time in professional development.

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Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

ProjectManager.com

One of my favorites is Entrepreneur, like Entrepreneur Magazine, Entrepreneur Online. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, has been an entrepreneur and business owner for about 20 years.

Performance Management Report for Sponsors

Arras People

The latest edition of Project, the magazine from APM quoted the PMI figures that between 2010 and 2020 the number of new project management roles estimated to be created globally will be 15.7 The group was sipping coffee and chatting until I interrupted them.

2016 213

Project Management Careers Q&A – PMO Manager Career Path

Arras People

This article was recently published in PM Network – the monthly project management magazine for PMI members worldwide. I’ve been working as a PMO Manager for a number of years now and I want to progress further into portfolio level PMOs, getting involved in strategy execution and generally working at a more senior level. What do I need to consider to make this transition?

2017 176

Good leadership means knowing when to go for 'good enough

Lynne Cazaly

An article in CEOWORLD magazine explains how increments and iterations are the new perfect. Good leadership means knowing when to go for 'good enough' - for yourself and your team. How do you do it? Set a course for good enough rather than the pointless pursuit of perfection. Stop expecting or requiring perfection. Accept first drafts, rough cuts and mock ups. The design industry and many other sectors thrive on them, gaining early feedback, ensuring efficiency of work going forward.

New to Project Management – No Experience!

Arras People

These Q&As come from my column in PM Network – the membership magazine for the Project Management Institute.

2018 189

Project Management Intuition: Why Some Have It and How You Can Get It

ProjectManager.com

Browse the web for interesting articles, visit a museum or read a magazine. Intuition is an important part of decision making. There’s a reason why we use phrases like “listen to your gut” or “let your heart speak.” Both our gut and our heart have complex networks of nerve cells.

2018 348

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

ProjectManager.com

Fran Hauser is a media executive and startup investor who’s worked for iconic digital magazines such as People, InStyle and Entertainment Weekly. The idea of self-help has almost become a parody.

2019 326

Project Management Careers Q&A – Becoming a Business Agile Coach

Arras People

This Q&A originally featured in PMI’s PM Network magazine – June 2017 edition. I have been in practice with Agile, particularly Scrum, Kanban and XP, and I am looking to become an Agile Coach. I am currently certified as a CSM and CSPO. While I have a great understanding of guiding from a “bottom-up” perspective, I am very interested in coaching from a “top-down” point of view.

2017 150

Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019

Taskque

It is a web-based magazine dedicated to project management. Project management has evolved from few basic principles into a domain of knowledge.

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Winter Is Coming: Project Management Lessons from Game of Thrones

ProjectManager.com

Read project management articles , magazines and books. “A bruise is a lesson… and each lesson makes us better” – Arya Stark. Project managers can get pretty bruised by the lessons projects throw at us. But we deserve a little time off too.

2018 358

Commanding More Respect as a Project Manager

Arras People

This short advice piece is taken from my latest column for PMI’s Network magazine – available to members. “ As a young Project Manager I get this feeling that my youth & inexperience is working against me.

2016 236

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

NYT Magazine , On Sports By Jay Caspian Kang Aug. ‘‘ Bill James had a great line,’’ Tom Tango, the senior database architect of stats for MLB Advanced Media, told me. (If

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Sharing Economy at work?

The Lazy Project Manager

The magazine Alternatives Economiques, defines it as people creating value together. A guest post by my friends at Genius Project. The phenomenon of the sharing economy can be attributed to the likes of some popular names such as Uber and Airbnb.

2016 195

Performance management report for project sponsors- must do better

Ron Rosenhead

The latest edition of Project, the magazine from APM said between 2010 and 2020 61% of organisations offer project management training for their staff. The group were sipping coffee and chatting until I interrupted them.

2016 144

Should I Just Copy and Paste My Project Management CV into Linkedin?

Arras People

These links add a magazine style vibe to your profile which makes it much more attractive and enticing to read. Your Linkedin profile should be used as a supplement to your CV and be written in a way that suits the medium which is primarily a social media site.

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