Project Management

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Clients on Retainer: How Good Business Can Go Bad
Project Management

Clients on Retainer: How Good Business Can Go Bad

Regular, expected work and payments are a fine thing -- until they're not.
Geoff Mcqueen
The 5 Biggest Reasons Projects Fail
Project Management

The 5 Biggest Reasons Projects Fail

Applying these suggested preemptive strikes and remedies should help you avoid catastrophe on your next big project.
Mike Trigg
10 Ways to Say 'No' That Won't Damage Business or Relationships
Growth Strategies

10 Ways to Say 'No' That Won't Damage Business or Relationships

A successful entrepreneur must be accountable for all commitments, and manage expectations to make this possible.
Martin Zwilling
The Software Tools in My Company's Arsenal
Software

The Software Tools in My Company's Arsenal

A company executive shares his choices for powering up his office.
Miles Jennings
13 Cool Web Tools to Help You Stay Connected With Your Team
Productivity

13 Cool Web Tools to Help You Stay Connected With Your Team

Businesses are no longer restrained by location or physical space. Use these application to collaborate and expand.
Jeff Boss
The 'Hard-Stop' Method Can Help You Save Time and Money on Testing New Ideas
Project Management

The 'Hard-Stop' Method Can Help You Save Time and Money on Testing New Ideas

By putting a cap on the amount of time a team can work on a project, you create an urgency that determines whether projects should be pursued further.
Rudolf Melik
Productivity

Keeping Clients Happy: How to Ensure a Project Doesn't Go Over Budget

'Under-promise and over-deliver' is a hallmark of successful service delivery. Yet businesses that consistently go too far above and beyond the scope of work risk damage to their bottom line
Geoff Mcqueen
5 Key Reasons Projects Fail
Productivity

5 Key Reasons Projects Fail

Wondering why that well-intentioned initiative won't get off the ground? Maybe some of these factors are at play.
Stephen Key
Sometimes, Keeping the Project Moving Requires You to Gently Tell Clients 'No'
Project Management

Sometimes, Keeping the Project Moving Requires You to Gently Tell Clients 'No'

We all love great ideas but to get a product to market on time, and on budget, somebody needs to draw a line at good enough.
Bobby Emamian
Project Management

Yes Men: 5 Reasons Why Corporate Projects Fail

What staff doesn't want to tell, and what management don't want to hear, have caused many costly fiascoes.
Mark Keil
The Best Software Tools to Run a Startup
Productivity

The Best Software Tools to Run a Startup

Time and money are precious commodities for entrepreneurs. With not much of either, here are a few tools to help run your media startup more efficiently, while also saving you a few bucks.
Jake Gibson
 3 Major Pitfalls for Professional-Services Firms to Navigate
Workflow

3 Major Pitfalls for Professional-Services Firms to Navigate

Increases in staffing at a growing company can pose a challenge when juggling the wide swings in client workload.
Geoff Mcqueen
3 Ridiculously Easy Tips to Defeat Perfectionism
Productivity

3 Ridiculously Easy Tips to Defeat Perfectionism

How you can you manage a pile of projects, social-media commitments, your personal life and everything in-between -- without freaking out about all the details.
3 iPad Apps That Make Project Planning Easier
Technology

3 iPad Apps That Make Project Planning Easier

A look at tools that take a creative approach to planning a small project.
Cynthia Boris