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Is It Your Second Attempt For PMP Exam – Check Out What To Do

     -     Jul 28th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

There are two kinds of people, first kind are the ones who are easily influenced by others, they trust others more than themselves. They take decisions basis others’ judgment. If 5 out of 8 people says PMP is tough and hard to crack they would believe it and quit without even trying. If majority say […]

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Signs Of Job Insecurity

     -     Jul 22nd, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

 There are various signs of job insecurity, and you need to be very careful while identifying them. You have to be able to see these signs, verify them, understand what they mean, and decided if they need to addressed and if yes then how to address them. Job insecurity is a cause for concern, but […]

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Are Reasons Valid Enough For You To Look For A Change?

No one is perfect, be it a manager, or a senior member or a junior member. No company or organization is bad it is people who make it good or bad. So before saying “enough is enough, I cannot take it anymore, I want to quit”, list down all the issues and challenges you are […]

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Tips For First Day In Office

     -     Jul 18th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Change in life always comes with a mixed feeling of joy and fear. It is your first day in office and you are feeling nervous, don’t worry its human nature. As everything including building, co-workers, seniors, juniors, your workstation is new to you, you may find yourself to be little uncomfortable. You might feel that […]

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How To Negotiate For Timelines And Schedule Of A Project

     -     Jul 17th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Negotiation is necessary part in almost every area of the project, from defining scope to time required to accomplish the tasks, from resource allocation to cost and budget. This can involve one-on-one negotiation or with a group of people. It is important for a project manager to learn this art and to set realistic expectations […]

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How To Differentiate Between Necessary And Unnecessary Lengthy Processes In Place

     -     Jul 16th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

It has been observed that in big companies there are lengthy processes for most of the tasks. At times the time taken to do the task is much less than the time gone in taking number of approvals before its implementation. This results in dissatisfaction for both the person who had requested for that task […]

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Challenges In Managing A Big Size Team

To be a part of a team is always a very nice feeling for any employee as it is created to accomplish goals and objectives of your organization. The challenge arises when it comes to managing it, that too a big one. A team contribute to the overall success of its organization. People work with […]

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Interview With Oliver Yarbrough, PMP Lead Trainer

     -        -     Expert Interviews, Project Management   -     1 Comment

Oliver Yarbrough is Managing Partner and Chief Rainmaker at Rainmaker Growth Partners. His business acumen combined with his diverse marketing, sales, and project management experience allow him to offer fresh insights and encourage audiences to take action with a captivating, entertaining, and down-to-earth style. He shares with them his hands-on experience building and managing professional […]

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How To Minimize Micromanagement

     -     Jul 11th, 2014   -     PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

There are different types of managers, some believe people love working and so always try to perform their best given the right motivation and healthy work environment. But there is another category which feel that people are generally lazy and work only when supervised properly. If your manager falls in the first category you are […]

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Different Powers Of A Project Manager And How To Apply Them

     -     Jul 10th, 2014   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

What is a power, it is an ability of getting things done by others. The powers of a Project manage can be categorize in five types or categories. Legitimate power- Also known as formal power, is the authority granted by the company or organization. In other words, such power comes about as a result of the […]

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