General
7 Tricks for Managing Your Time
July 15th , 2016

I am not someone to leave things to the last minute but I have lost count of the amount of times that by the end of the week I still haven’t made it through my task list. It’s not that I procrastinate (much!) but it’s hard to get everything done. The main problem I have is that I plan my time fully and then when extra tasks come along it’s impossible to fit it all in. I still try, though!
General
Learning Collaboration Skills
June 27th , 2016

Everyone agrees it takes work to be part of a team. All the drills, coaching, practices, training, playing experiences that go into making a winning team are hard work. And when the team is pulling together, awesome things happen. Collaboration is teamwork, too. And like teamwork, collaboration gets better with training, practice, coaching, and playing time.
General
How to Manage a Client That Causes Project Delay
June 15th , 2016

It’s easy to jump all over your project team if they are running behind schedule. But, what do you do when the delay is caused by a client? Clients are not quite as forgiving, so need to be managed differently. Learn what you can do to manage a delay caused by a client and still maintain a positive working relationship with them. The bindery in a commercial print shop is a pretty neat place to see in operation. Long conveyor belts and automated machinery is chugging along overhead. Paper is fly
Sales and Marketing
Getting to Know Your Customers
June 8th , 2016

How well do you really know your customers? Is your company product-focused or customer-focused? All companies have products or services to sell of course; that is the point of being in business. But if your business is organized around your products or services instead of around your customers’ needs and wants, you are missing the difference between “customer value” (how much each customer is worth) and “customized value” (creating and delivering a valuable solution to each customer or customer
Project
Project Management Software Components and Focus
May 17th , 2016

Not surprisingly, project management software seeks to help manage projects, particularly large and complex projects. The software comes in different flavors from small programs intended for use in managing personal and home projects to elaborate Web-based multi-user systems intended to help manage projects of a global scale.
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