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5 Tips How to Save Time and Money on Projects

Sunday, May 11, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

On projects, there’s always too much to do with little time on hand. When you think you don’t have enough hours in the day, you must come up with and follow tips to save time on your project. The more time you save at the beginning of your project, the more time you’ll have left […]



5 Tips How to Scope your Project

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

It’s often said that to define the scope of a project, you need to be a mind reader. The reason is that early on in the project, no one really knows what the scope is and everyone has a different opinion when asked. But if you don’t define the scope early on, it will change […]



Top 8 Reasons for Project Success

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

We all know every project is not a complete success. Failure may be because of poor management, lack of communication, or perhaps the project manager doesn’t have overall big picture of the project. There can be many other such issues and concerns that contribute to the failure of the project. The time is now to […]



Five Steps to Follow When Interviewing New Team Members

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 1:00 AM | 1 Comment

As a project manager, you have done all your project planning. It has been approved by the sponsors and you’re ready to start working on it. When you’re about to execute the plan, you notice that you need compatible team members to work on the project. So you want to hire internally and externally. These […]



Encourage Your Project Team Members To Excel

Sunday, December 8, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

In a world of constant change, Project Managers, not to mention whole organizations, are struggling to meet the challenges of the new competitive landscape. To successfully finish the task, project managers must grow and accordingly change their view and understanding of the role of their team members. In today’s information economy, to prosper and even […]



5 Tips How To Improve Your Project Meetings

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

As a Project Manager, you have many meetings during the course of the project. Many times, you’d have weekly meetings. However, not everyone likes meetings that are held on regular basis. At times, meetings become boring and are not very result-oriented. On occasions, some team members might show some displeasure with holding meetings with no […]



4 Steps To Creating Project Business Case As Project Manager

Sunday, July 14, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

You may have worked as project manager on many projects where you were responsible for delivering the project on time, within budget and to the satisfaction of your customer. The project was given to you to deliver it. However, you may not realize it, but to be a successful Project Manager, in every sense of […]



5 Tips for Adopting Project Standards as Project Manager

Sunday, July 7, 2013, 1:00 AM | Leave Comment

In many companies, in any industry, standards are used to comply with the International Organization for Standardization, better known as ISO. It simply is a seal of safety, reliability and of good quality. If you’re interested in following ISO standards in your project, ask someone responsible who understands these standards and can tell you how […]



How to Deliver Projects Successfully as Project Manager

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

As a project manager, your ultimate goal and objective in delivering a project is to finish it on time, within budget and with a happy customer especially project sponsor(s). It’s not hard but not as easy as you might think. You can do it if you put your mind to it. You can do it […]



5 Tips on Progress Reporting as Project Manager

Sunday, June 23, 2013, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

One very important thing I found out when I was project manager was that I must report project status on the progress – or lack of it – to my senior managers and the stakeholders that obviously included the Project Sponsor. They always wanted to know if I was on track and when the project […]