Project Management Articles

Keeping fresh content on your blog or website is demanding.  Fortunately, you don’t have to create everything yourself. Need leadership or project management content? Defining Success, The Project Mantra Managing Negative Feedback 10 Time Management Tips for Project Managers Picking up the Pieces, stepping in to assist a failing project Keys to Post Launch Success

Need to Show Status for a Project with a Gantt chart?

It's a time-tested tool for visually representing the steps and duration within a project. A Gantt chart is a useful way to keep track of all the moving pieces. There are a variety of tools you can use to create a Gantt chart and project timeline. With a Microsoft Project Gantt chart, you can display the critical path and … Continue reading Need to Show Status for a Project with a Gantt chart?

10 Quotes to Get Your Day Started

I love quotes…and motivational quote and a cup of coffee are a good way to start the day.  Here are 10 great quotes to get your day started. 1.  "Action is the foundational key to all success." --Pablo Picasso 2.  "If you don't pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more … Continue reading 10 Quotes to Get Your Day Started

Presentation Zen

This book reaffirmed what I believe from a design perspective.  Simplicity, simplicity. The book itself is beautiful, just what you would expect from a book on design. Gorgeous pictures and lots of white space.    Living in the world of corporate IT, there is a constant push to put complex diagrams and a exhaustive text on … Continue reading Presentation Zen

Project Management Coaching

We can all use a little help.  Project Management coaching can help you improve your project management skills. Through coaching you will learn tested and proven tips and suggestions that will provide results. How to communicate risks/when to escalate concerns or obstacles Defining and communicating roles and responsibilities Gaining consensus with the project team and … Continue reading Project Management Coaching

Need Help to Build a Project Plan?

Using templates can save you a great deal of time when writing documents – and there is a lot of documentation when planning a project. You can use a Project Plan template to create a comprehensive project plan for your project.  Our template includes explanations for each section and suggested content.  Our Project Plan template … Continue reading Need Help to Build a Project Plan?

Healthy Relationships – Building Rapport  

Having healthy relationships with co-workers can increase job satisfaction and help boost morale in the office.  Here are ten ways to build rapport with co-workers. Show empathy.  Demonstrate you understand how the other person feels and can see things from their point of view. Openly share when you agree with the other person, and say … Continue reading Healthy Relationships – Building Rapport  

Project Management Articles

Keeping fresh content on your blog or website is demanding.  Fortunately, you don’t have to create everything yourself. Need leadership or project management content? Defining Success, The Project Mantra Managing Negative Feedback 10 Time Management Tips for Project Managers Picking up the Pieces, stepping in to assist a failing project Keys to Post Launch Success

The Art of Delegation

New managers struggle frequently with delegating tasks. As former contributors, it is difficult to step up and manage the contributions.   It is likely that they have been promoted to a management role because of their superior skills, which means they are most like better at doing the job than their staff.  New managers are apt … Continue reading The Art of Delegation

Need to Show Status for a Project with a Gantt chart?

It's a time-tested tool for visually representing the steps and duration within a project. A Gantt chart is a useful way to keep track of all the moving pieces. There are a variety of tools you can use to create a Gantt chart and project timeline. With a Microsoft Project Gantt chart, you can display the critical path and … Continue reading Need to Show Status for a Project with a Gantt chart?

Dealing with People Challenges

What do you do when you have someone on your team who is not pulling their weight or creating challenges? How do you address these issues in a way that will be perceived in a positive light and will inspire change? It happens to all of us, people challenges consume a great deal of time … Continue reading Dealing with People Challenges

Project Management Coaching

We can all use a little help.  Project Management coaching can help you improve your project management skills. Through coaching you will learn tested and proven tips and suggestions that will provide results. How to communicate risks/when to escalate concerns or obstacles Defining and communicating roles and responsibilities Gaining consensus with the project team and … Continue reading Project Management Coaching