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by dhaughey
Sun 10 Jan 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: An Optimist's View Going into 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 121

An Optimist's View Going into 2021

An Optimist's View Going into 2021 by Simon Sinek.

https://simonsinek.com/2021

An inspiring read to help you start 2021 on the right foot.

What are your silver linings and lessons from last year that will inspire you in 2021?
by dhaughey
Wed 23 Dec 2020 7:19 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: The Impact of Workspace on Productivity and Company Culture
Replies: 4
Views: 744

Re: The Impact of Workspace on Productivity and Company Culture

Hi LexHawk,

Interested to hear you are using remote employee monitoring software. How did your employees react to being monitored and how has it helped improved productivity?

Duncan
by dhaughey
Wed 16 Dec 2020 9:55 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Who is the Best in Online Project Management 2020?
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Who is the Best in Online Project Management 2020?

As we come to the end of 2020, who have been the top project management brands? Salience have published their annual market report, highlighting the success and shortcoming for some of the industries biggest names. The report looks at ten key digital metrics, from market share of organic visibility ...
by dhaughey
Thu 12 Nov 2020 11:49 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Management and Technology
Replies: 3
Views: 569

Re: Project Management and Technology

Personally, I feel people worry too much about the tool and not enough about the process. A tool at its best assists by taking some of the leg work out of project management. It will save you time on repetitive tasks and reduce some of the drudgery. The project manager is running the project, not th...
by dhaughey
Mon 02 Nov 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Favourite Time Management Tips
Replies: 2
Views: 485

Re: Favourite Time Management Tips

No surprise there then. I think Marsview Notes is the solution to a problem that doesn’t exist.
by dhaughey
Fri 30 Oct 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Favourite Time Management Tips
Replies: 2
Views: 485

Favourite Time Management Tips

Time is a precious commodity. I’ll start with my favourite time management tip: Don't book one hour meetings just because it’s a convieient time unit. Create shorter meetings, starting at 20 minutes. When significant issues arise during a meeting, taken them off-line if they are likely to cause the ...
by dhaughey
Thu 29 Oct 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Tips To Effectively Lead A Meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 1268

Re: Tips To Effectively Lead A Meeting

A collection of good solid tips. I am an advocate of taking minutes for every project meeting. I like to send them out immediately after the meeting. To facilitate this, I prepare a draft email, listing all the attendees, meeting title and introduction so I can literally paste the meeting notes and ...
by dhaughey
Wed 28 Oct 2020 11:57 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Job opportunities as you get older
Replies: 2
Views: 1233

Re: Job opportunities as you get older

Hi Haley71, I do not underestimate how valuable experience is in a project manager. They have been there, seen that and learned from common PM mistakes. You may find younger, less experienced PMs fall into these traps to the detriment of their projects. If you want a safe pair of hands and would lik...
by dhaughey
Fri 23 Oct 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Why is it important to develop a product-thinking mindset?
Replies: 3
Views: 1288

Re: Why is it important to develop a product-thinking mindset?

Hi Shobana S, An interesting summary on product development. I concur with your assertion that the important aspect of any product development is value to the end user. Perhaps you could explain how Marsview Notes helps with product development. I’m intrigued. Personally, I use Evernote to stay orga...
by dhaughey
Fri 16 Oct 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Business Book Reviews
Topic: Making It Happen: Reflections on Leadership
Replies: 0
Views: 1643

Making It Happen: Reflections on Leadership

This book, by John Harvey-Jones, dates back to the mid-1980s, but still contains some very valuable management advice. In the book, John Harvey-Jones looks at his time as chairman of ICI (UK chemicals company), offering commonsense advice on all aspects of business life and management. In particular...