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5 Steps to Improve Your Time Management

Time is a finite resource that we all wish we could top up every now and then! Juggling multiple, and sometimes competing, professional and personal commitments makes effective time management seem almost impossible. However, it is really important to take control and manage your time so that you live your life with intention. We have created an easy 5-step approach to help improve your time management.   Step Read more...
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Get the Project Approved, Sponsored and Resourced

You are ready to start a new project – what’s next? You should formally initiate the project so you know what you're getting into as a project manager before you officially start. This step will help to secure approval and resources for the project, and ideally enlist the support of someone to sponsor the project for you.   Why do you need a project sponsor? The sponsor will ultimately Read more...
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5 Project Management Tips

We were a little too eager to share our Top 5 Project Management Tips and published our unfinished post earlier! This post lists some of the main challenges that project managers face.  These quick and easy tips will ensure that your project starts successfully, and also provide information on additional resources. Find out how to: Deal with difficult team members with specific, well-thought Read more...
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Four Tips to Save Time when using Outlook

Did you know for that for every 5 unnecessary minutes you spend on email each day, you are tracking to lose 1 full work year of your life? Use these four easy tips to save time when using Outlook. Outlook Tip No.1: Shut it Down! The first tip is to shut Outlook down! Close it! Turn it off ! The last thing you need is to be distracted by emails all the time, so shut it off until you need to check Read more...
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Plan and Setup A Project

Why ‘Plan the Project?’. Well, failing to plan, as they say, is planning to fail. By using these three steps, you can collaboratively plan and setup a project for success! A.    Plan the Project i.    Complete the Project Statement The Project Statement, also known as the Project Profile, Project Charter or Project Definition, is the master project document and communicates the intention Read more...
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5 Emotional Factors Affecting Your Energy Levels

This post addresses five areas that affect the emotional side of your energy, which in turn can have an effect on your personal energy levels. Emotional Factor No. 1: Career and Work Choices First question: Are you happy with the career and work choices that you have made? Some people say to me, ‘Eamonn, work is not that important.’ I am afraid that I cannot agree. You work from pretty much Read more...
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Get a Fast Start – Track Projects

As a project manager, you undoubtedly want to manage your project(s) to success, but how do you start this process? One simple way is to start by tracking project details. Watch the video below to learn more! http://brightwork.wistia.com/medias/n3xe3ilbs6?embedType=async&seo=false&videoWidth=640 If you want to get a fast start to your projects, we recommend your first action be to start Read more...