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Issues … when to sweat the small stuff.

Written on August 14, 2013 at 7:37 am, by

So I took my mother to the pharmacy which shares a small, busy parking lot with a doctor’s office. The lot was jammed that particular morning and there were 3 cars, including me, all trying to back out of our spots at the same time. A fourth car came screaming in the exit (there’s onlyContinue Reading

Why you can’t seem to ‘Get it Done’.

Written on May 29, 2013 at 6:32 am, by

There is nothing more satisfying then crossing something off your list and saying yeah … “done!” But it’s surprising just how infrequently we do just that, or how painfully long it takes to get something done. What’s keeping you from getting to done?  You’re still the ‘doer’ in your business You assign and monitor of allContinue Reading

Is your next project a propeller and you’re about to walk into it? Taking over a troubled project.

Written on May 1, 2013 at 6:25 am, by

At some point, most of us have had to take over a project that is circling the drain. If you can pull it back from the brink, you walk away a hero, but these troubled projects come with a lot of risk and a bad rep so rescuing it will be a challenge at best.Continue Reading

Being Virtual – Celebrating Earth Day every day!

Written on April 22, 2013 at 11:03 am, by

Earth Day April 22nd, has inspired us to revive our ‘eco’ blog post in recognition of the earth-friendly benefits of being a virtual or online business. Here’s a few ways we virtual professionals are saving the planet! Reducing our carbon footprint. No commute here … our average travel time from bed to desk is underContinue Reading

Your project manager … the ultimate accountability partner

Written on March 21, 2013 at 8:09 am, by

Who is holding you accountable these days? How is all your work getting done? Are you on track to meet your business dreams? Sure, business planning is easy on paper. But how are you converting those goals into tactics that will achieve results and actually making sure they get actioned? Most successful people will confessContinue Reading

PM’s … your guardrails along the project highway

Written on March 15, 2013 at 5:17 pm, by

We all know finding colourful or meaningful analogies for a situation help us make our point or position it in terms that people can relate too. It’s useful for converting concepts or things we might not ‘get’, into processes we understand and can see the value in. A long drive on a highway led toContinue Reading

Virtual Event in a Box … the solution for managing YOUR next big thing!

Written on January 31, 2013 at 4:56 pm, by

Virtual events are becoming more and more common in the online and brick-and-mortar world.  Working virtually has allowed online business professionals to communicate with their global partners and clients, and it has provided traditional businesses a way to connect people in various geographical locations for training, conferences or summits – without the expense of travelContinue Reading

Who’s in your fantasy league? Building your project dream team!

Written on November 29, 2012 at 11:01 am, by

We recently had the experience of canvassing for project managers. Not just any project managers, but rock star project managers. And we weren’t disappointed. We had a tremendous response and every single person that applied had an amazing set of skills and experiences to bring to the table. When we think of rock stars (a.k.a.Continue Reading

Admit it … it may be time to get a Project Manager.

Written on November 7, 2012 at 6:41 am, by

If you have multiple projects on the go, are struggling to stay on top of everything, or hate admin, then maybe it’s time to hire a project manager. Does this sound familiar … I have several concurrent projects on the go at any given moment Everyone on the team is working hard but projects aren’tContinue Reading

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