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Build Your Own Project Management Course

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Thomas Carney
August 04, 2015

What would being better at running projects mean to you? What if you became a project management expert? What if you built your own project management course, skipping expensive fees and jumped straight to project guru status? Well, you’d start to get...

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6 ethical persuasion techniques for project managers

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Thomas Carney
June 22, 2015

It’s tough managing projects. You get input from the CEO, sales, marketing, support and customers, while trying to come up with a realistic plan about how to make the project happen. Your role feels more like a cattle herder when you’re trying to coax...

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Show me the (Cloud) Money!

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Brian Sheehan
September 14, 2012

As described in 6 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Go Cloud, the "Cloud" is here, it's not going anywhere and, in fact, has been around since the 90s! Like any relatively new technology, it still takes time for things to catch on... Partly...

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Riding the Waves of Project Management

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Brian Sheehan
August 21, 2012

The romantic figure of Sinbad the Sailor is a familiar one in fiction; dating back well over 1,000 years, the seven tales revolve around the adventures of a heroic Persian who finds fame & fortune whilst riding giant birds, escaping from man-eating...

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4 Project Management Myths Debunked

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Brian Sheehan
August 07, 2012

Whether you plan on launching your own startup or are already a small business owner, the odds are that the topic of Project Management has crossed your desk at least once. The idea might even be the cause of some irritation ("You mean there's a...

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Become a PM Superhero in 5 Easy Steps

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Brian Sheehan
July 27, 2012

Superhero: an exceptionally skillful or successful person. Many of us have dreams to become greater than we are—an inner need to challenge our life's status quo and exceed even our own expectations. While growing up, most of us identified with role...

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6 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Go Cloud

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Brian Sheehan
July 20, 2012

Maybe it's getting a bit stale to keep saying, "Cloud computing is the way of the future." C'mon, the future? It's here already and the concept has been around since the 90s (back when someone thought it would be cool to draw a little picture of...

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Are you Startup Material?

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Brian Sheehan
July 03, 2012

So you—or maybe yourself and a friend or two—are eating pizza one night, probably complaining about something (e.g., "...yeah, the way they do it stinks. They need to implement it like this..." — fill-in the blanks for 'they' and 'it'), and then...

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Virtuous Kick-off Meetings (3/3)

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Brian Sheehan
June 19, 2012

Project Management Meets Confucius is an ongoing series dedicated to finding the inner philosopher in all of us. The ideas presented herein are designed to bring together the two worlds of Asian Philosophy and Project Management; ideally, in an entertaining...