It’s All About the PERKS

Filed under Leadership, Productivity | Posted by MMeloni

Working on projects can be stressful. For you, the project manager, and your team members. You can decrease the amount of stress that your team members experience. How? Use your PERKS! Participation Environment Recognition Knowledge Style Using PERKS in the right combination for your team and your organizational culture will make a big difference. Watch […]

10 Benefits of GOOD Project Management

Filed under Best Practices | Posted by MMeloni

Some companies overlook the importance of project management. And that is a shame as effective project management can make a big difference in terms of overall efficiency and profitability. Effective project management can positively impact your company’s profits. Project management is so much more than creating to-do lists and assigning tasks. Considering the benefits included […]

Project Management for Content Marketing Managers

Filed under Becoming a PM, Best Practices | Posted by MMeloni

Today, Odessa Powell, writer, editor, and fan of project management, shares some tips for content marketing managers. Content marketing managers commonly lead the completed content department comprising content manager(s), SEO manager(s), and link builder(s). Together, these specialists produce high-quality content and promote their brand via different mediums. The main task of a marketing manager, as […]

Underrated Yet Essential Project Management Skills Needed To Succeed

For companies to stay ahead in this highly competitive market, having excellent project managers is a prerequisite. As a result, there’s a massive demand for project managers. But the keyword here is “skillful.” Companies need people who can manage their projects efficiently and effectively and achieve milestones for the company. More than your degree, companies […]

Are YOU Procrastinating? Or Truly Overbooked?

Filed under Productivity | Posted by MMeloni

Are you a procrastinator? We are not all procrastinators, but MANY of us procrastinate at least some of the time. The challenge is that when you combine procrastination with the typical responsibilities of a project manager, you are setting yourself up for some very long and difficult days. Maybe you just don’t have enough time […]

Estimating While Human

You feel good about your ability to create project estimates. You are handy with a spreadsheet, understand the calculations, and enjoy the research. Your estimating challenges are not about all of that. Your challenges come from a condition known as ‘estimating while being human.’ There are some things we do or expectations that we encounter […]

8 Changes You Can Make NOW to Ensure Project Success

Your project might already be in motion, but that does not mean you cannot change your processes and approaches. Continuous improvement is your responsibility. Don’t just watch what happens as your team works toward project completion, be strategic and when you see opportunities for positive changes, make them! These eight recommendations are a good place […]