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Ways Of Dealing Distractions At Workplace

     -     Nov 25th, 2014   -     Project Management   -     0 Comments

All workers have trouble with distractions in the workplace to a certain degree. Distraction level varies from person to person, those with less concentration are distracted easily while others take time. So it is necessary that everyone must ensure few proactive measures to avoid or reduce these distractions. Distractions range from external distractions like loud phone […]

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How To Manage Your Time Effectively

     -     Nov 21st, 2014   -     Project Management   -     0 Comments

There are times when you find most of your resources are constantly struggling to meet the deadlines, as a result they start sitting late to complete the work. If this is happening quite often then it is a matter of concern and should be addressed on priority. It’s worth stepping back and taking a different […]

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‘Lollipop’ anyone?

     -     Nov 19th, 2014   -     Articles   -     0 Comments

Google’s Android 5.0 ‘Lollipop’ is probably on everyone’s mind currently and this post is a compilation of features and news from different resources in the ‘Lollipop’ world. History of the Android mobile OS: Does anybody these days really use the phone as a “phone”? Phones have metamorphosed into “smart phones”. And tablets are yet another […]

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How To Manage A Successful Meeting?

     -     Nov 17th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

It depends on the host of the meeting to manage it effectively so that the outcome of the meeting meets his expectations. Conducting effective meetings is an art and not all of us are good at this. At times it is very difficult to interrupt in between even if people are going off track. But […]

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How To Identify And Manage Your Weaknesses

     -     Nov 14th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Most people do not know or are not honest with themselves regarding their weaknesses. Many companies use a 360 degree assessment tool which is very effective in identifying an individual’s weakness irrespective of his personal belief. This tool is online, discreet, and administered by Human Resource (HR) Department. The questions covers all aspects of the […]

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Mistakes Managers Make In Managing People

     -     Nov 12th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

People management is tougher than managing any project or program and is the key to success for every project. No matter how well the planning of the project is, it is of no use unless executed properly. The execution part is done by the project team, so they need to be managed really very tactfully […]

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Feedbacks- How To Give And Take Them At Your Workplace?

     -     Nov 6th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

“Feedback” is generally an “opinion” about a person, a group or a process, people are directly or indirectly related with. It can be given as a balanced advice based on facts or one’s own view point based on limited or incomplete information.  Be very careful while sharing the feedback specially feedback regarding your superiors, as […]

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Overloading and Overriding

     -     Nov 1st, 2014   -     Articles, OCAJP (SCJA), OCPJP (SCJP)   -     0 Comments

‘Overloading’ and ‘Overriding’ is yet another crucial concept which is part of the ‘Java SE Programmer I’ exam. This concept like the other concepts of core Java, are important from a developer’s standpoint as well as for the certification exam. We will first discuss overloading and then move onto overriding. Overloading: ‘Overloading’ as the name […]

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How To Manage Resources Not Reporting To You?

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It is easy to handle the resources who directly reports to you, but in case of resources reporting to the functional manager or other project manager it is really tough to manage. It is difficult to hold a person accountable when you feel are not authorized to do so. But a project manager must know […]

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How Beneficial Is Predictive Analysis In Relation To Staff?

     -     Oct 31st, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Predictive analysis of employees is a type of data analysis done basis assumptions and unknowns, to make predictions about unknown future events. Consider a scenario: A manager walks towards one of his team member and tells him/her that they did a data analysis, and it predicts that some of the key resources similar to his/her profile […]

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