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PM Tools made simple

STEP FOUR: Maximise the Project Management Tools Believe it or not you have a lot of PM tools at your disposal and you needn’t be an IT whizz to make the most of them. 1. Work Breakdown Structure Start with your key milestones and break each one down into tasks, sub-tasks and activities. By breaking down each task into small portions …

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The kick off meeting

So you’re working on a new project and so far you have produced your SMART project goals and you’re pulling together your project team. Step 3 of #CTProjectStartup is to hold a kick-off meeting. You may find you’re using systems like Skype or gotomeeting.com, especially if you’re working with a remote project team. Whatever the format, know that the kick …

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Step 2 – Build your Team

Day 2 of our #CTProjectStartUp. You’ve pinned down your project goals. If anyone asks you ‘What are you aims and objectives?’ you can now give a clear and definitive answer. Now you can start to build you project tribe.   1. Share your goals. With clearly defined goals, you’re now in a stronger position to build a project team. Whether …

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Have you set your project goals?

Welcome to the first day of our 10 Day #CTProjectStartup Challenge. Over the next 10 days we will take you through our 10 key ‘signature’ steps to managing a successful project. The principles can be applied to starting a new business venture or community project and just about startup plan. So we are also adding a range of business tips …

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Next Steps to Business Growth

Are you ready to take the next steps to move your business forward? Here’s how to prepare your business for growth and success.  1. Remember Customer Loyalty…these are your brand ambassadors. It costs your business far more to get new customers than it does to keep those who have been loyal and long-standing customers. So while your business is growing …

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