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Tips For First Day In Office

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 everyone is noticing you,...

How To Negotiate For Timelines And Schedule Of A Project

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 regarding project risk and...

How To Differentiate Between Necessary And Unnecessary Lengthy Processes In Place

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 and for the development...

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 their colleagues to produce...

Interview With Oliver Yarbrough, PMP Lead Trainer

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 relationships for some of the...

How To Minimize Micromanagement

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 the luckiest person on...

Different Powers Of A Project Manager And How To Apply Them

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 individual’s designation.  It authorizes managers...

How To Deal With A Difficult Client

Company takes in projects from a variety of clients – the vendor and client relationship is really complex. This can give desired and fruitful results, only if managed carefully and properly. Before starting the project, collect the requirements, document the scope in a statement of work, and get it signed by all involved. Ensure to get as much of the...

Quality Management Tools And Techniques

The tools and techniques most commonly used in Quality management and process improvement are: Cause and effect diagram Control Charts Histogram Pareto Charts Flow chart Cause and effect diagram Cause and effect diagram is very helpful to find the root cause of the defect. Cause-and-effect diagrams show the relationship between the results of problems and the root cause of these problems. This diagram shows all the primary...

How To Say No To The Additional Or Incorrect Tasks Assigned To You

At the starting of the career, every individual try to put in extra effort and engage into his/her work, but it is the right time that one need to start setting limits. Normally employees work 45 to 50 hours a week, and the expectation is set in the very first month of his tenure. Actually, the amount you're expected...

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