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by begeland
Sun 02 Jul 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What are your PM best practices? I think we often miss 5 keys ones
Replies: 2
Views: 1395

What are your PM best practices? I think we often miss 5 keys ones

What do you consider to be your top PM best practices? From my experiences and observations, I believe we often miss 5 key ones. Please watch and respond with your own list ... or thoughts... thanks! [link_open=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kL4mkhspYQ&t=31s:23y70wvv]https://www.youtube.com/wa...
by begeland
Sat 27 May 2017 2:25 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How do you address and resolve project team conflicts?
Replies: 1
Views: 1002

How do you address and resolve project team conflicts?

When project team members are at each other's throats, the Project Manager must act fast to resolve. Onboarding new team members is a costly way to go, so communication and resolution is best. I've come up with a logical, 4 step process with a fun acronym...S.L.A.P. It stands for .... STOP LISTEN AN...
by begeland
Thu 25 May 2017 1:24 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Is cybersecurity something that we should be worried about on our projects?
Replies: 0
Views: 739

Is cybersecurity something that we should be worried about on our projects?

Should we be worried about info security, cybercrime and cybersecurity on the projects that we manage? Obviously, it will depend a lot on the type of project and the amount of data sensitivity we are managing. But since everything can be hacked and the hackers are always a step ahead and we are just...
by begeland
Wed 24 May 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Is complete transparency with the project customer a good thing?
Replies: 1
Views: 1155

Is complete transparency with the project customer a good thing?

Do you tell the project customer everything? If so, at what point? Please read my latest discussion on this topic and tell me what you think....and please share your own thoughts and experiences with this... [link_open=https://blog.stellarvelocity.com/2017/05/24/is-complete-transparency-with-the-pro...
by begeland
Sun 07 May 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How do you track who from your human resources have related skills and available for a project?
Replies: 3
Views: 2195

Re: How do you track who from your human resources have related skills and available for a project?

In most professional services organizations that I've worked in or for, there is a resource gate keeper. The PMs submit their needs - skills, timeframe, % commitment, etc. - to this person who works with the PMO director and dept. supervisors to find the right available resources. In smaller organiz...
by begeland
Tue 02 May 2017 1:44 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: New article on Project Times - "It Never Hurts to Know a Guy"
Replies: 1
Views: 1341

New article on Project Times - "It Never Hurts to Know a Guy"

My newest article on Project Times just went live...please read and let me know what you think. You can find it here... [link_open=https://www.projecttimes.com/articles/it-never-hurts-to-know-a-guy.html:21l1q9qm]It Never Hurts to "Know a Guy"[/link_open:21l1q9qm] Please share your thoughts...
by begeland
Mon 01 May 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: New 60 Second PM video: 5 Steps to the Perfect Project Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 908

New 60 Second PM video: 5 Steps to the Perfect Project Meeting

I just uploaded a new installment of my [link_open=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCMyfeFK9hs&feature=youtu.be:6aoo8e5k]"60 Second PM" video series.... "5 Steps to the Perfect Project Meeting"[/link_open:6aoo8e5k] Follow these 5 steps for the most productive and best attende...
by begeland
Thu 27 Apr 2017 3:44 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Using Milestones to Make Projects More Manageable
Replies: 0
Views: 932

Using Milestones to Make Projects More Manageable

Another installment in my "Real PM" video series... [link_open=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLZi-V1D3a8:1ip3n87d]Real PM: Using Milestones to Make Projects More Manageable[/link_open:1ip3n87d]. Use these tips to better manage your projects and give yourself and your team a better chance...
by begeland
Thu 27 Apr 2017 3:13 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: 60 Second PM: 5 Tips for Improving as a Project Manager
Replies: 0
Views: 881

60 Second PM: 5 Tips for Improving as a Project Manager

Another in my series of 60 Second PM videos... [link_open=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6ihEZ2b0MA:2htl9ov6]60 Second PM: 5 Tips for Improving as a Project Manager[/link_open:2htl9ov6] Try these tips to better manage your projects, teams and customers. Let me know what you think and feel free to ...
by begeland
Thu 27 Apr 2017 2:32 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Manage Your Projects in Just 60 Minutes a Day
Replies: 0
Views: 1066

Manage Your Projects in Just 60 Minutes a Day

If you focus on organization, best practices and what's important...you can manage each of your projects in just 60 minutes a day. This is especially helpful if you are juggling, say, four to six projects at a time. Here's how... [link_open=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbPFbn0OBIg:198dr8qg]60 Sec...