Working remotely used to be a future-state idea. Well, the future is now, and good work no longer needs to take place inside an office. As the small business owner of a virtual project management consultancy firm, I’ve been managing remote teams for 11 years, and probably managed over 40 remote employees.Continue Reading
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I have made a career in project management. I have so much passion for helping companies realize the sense of calm, efficiency and business growth that a project manager can bring. But over the years I have certainly seen some misconceptions and myths out there about what project managers do and don’t do, or the value they do or don’t bring. So today I am going to tackle the most common project management myths out there with this new project management myths series. Many of these myths come from not understanding what a project manager actually does, and the intangible value they bring. Alright, let’s go bust some myths!Continue Reading
A quality kickoff meeting begins with a killer proposal with a clear scope and a solid agenda.
The purpose of a kickoff meeting is to get everyone on the same page, working toward a successfully completed project. If you are in a service industry and are executing projects, here are tips to lead a well-planned kickoff meeting.
A proactive project manager is always perceived as “on top of it”. She has the ability to make things happen. She has the reputation of getting things done. So, why are there project managers who go through the motions, but don’t have the same results? Being a proactive project manager makes all the difference.Continue Reading
SwoopTalent is a global, automated, talent, data management software for Human Resource teams, trusted by brands like Symantec, GAP, and Teradata. Founder Stacy Chapman is a tech and data pro, specializing in HR tech for more than 25 years, including being a PeopleSoft alum. It is safe to say that Stacy is no stranger to tech platforms, so of course we were honored that she trusted us to consult on her business operations.Continue Reading