You’ll get more out of your time together when you structure meetings.
Tip #1: Share the agenda
Prepare an agenda and share it with everyone before the meeting is due to take place. If possible, give the team a chance to comment on the topics up for discussion and to tell you about additional things they would like to talk about during the meeting. The purpose of having an agenda is to keep the meeting on track and to make sure that nothing important is forgotten. Sending out the agenda in advance helps as it prompts people to come to the meeting prepared to discuss the topics. They have time to gather together any facts or to prepare their updates. Continue reading 5 Tips For Facilitating Meetings→
Many people hear the terms projects, programs and portfolio, but are not sure what they all mean and how they fit together. All three are structures that allow us to organize certain types of work. These three concepts need to be understood by project managers. Continue reading Projects, Programs, and Portfolios Explained→
Project management presents a bigger challenge than just telling everyone on the team to do things a certain way. People that are not used to working within a formal structure and framework can sometimes rebel when they are asked to do it for the first time. These people will first tend to get negative and view the new processes a bunch of overhead. To help you be successful, I recommend you look at five areas. Continue reading Five Techniques to Introduce Project Management To Your Project Team→
After you identify project risks, you need to analyze them to see which ones are important enough to manage. The most common form of analysis is called qualitative risk analysis. The risk level is referred to as “qualitative” since it is a quick approximation and does not reflect the rigor of a detailed, numerical analysis. The overall risk level can be as simple high, medium, or low, depending on the severity of impact and the probability of the event occurring.
We start our inaugural post writing about a specifically chosen individual who can provide us executives with the precise fashion trends so that we don’t appear on Fashion Police for the wrong reasons. Continue reading The rise of fashion bloggers→