Volunteers Need – How To Organize An Outdoor Movie Event

July 10, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

If you have not planned your own outdoor movie event, what goes on behind the scenes is probably a mystery for you. A ton of work goes into planning one of these events and making it a success. People are needed to perform various jobs that are essential for outdoor movie events. Let’s look (read on...)



Workforce Management: A Competitive Advantage

May 17, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Workforce Management is one of the practices followed by the human resource management department of any organization. It is important that the employees hired hold the correct set of skills required for the job. Workforce Management covers a wide range of processes that are related to employee (read on...)

Tips to Increase Profits – Have a Plan

May 16, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The idea of having a plan puts many people off. They have visions of huge ring-binders full of spreadsheets and tables and lots of theoretical research – or days stuck in an office trying to guess what is going to happen in 5 years time. Many small business owners did a plan when they (read on...)

Planning – ‘If You Fail to Plan, Then You Are Planning to Fail’

May 16, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

The importance of clear goals (what you want to achieve and when you want to achieve it) and a plan to get there are essential to success given the limited resources (time and money) that any one person can invest in a business. Everything I have said so far may sound obvious and yet when I talk (read on...)

What Every Business Analyst Ought to Know About Time

May 16, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Time is one of a business’s most valuable assets. With time, there is the opportunity to produce at an effective level to ensure quality output. Unfortunately, time is often spent poorly in areas that are ineffective or even disruptive to success. For a business analyst, time can be the (read on...)

How to "Stretch" Your Time To Fit Your Plan

May 12, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

In the early days of my career as an administrative assistant, I learned pretty quickly that there was never enough time to put “finishing touches” on tasks or presentations. So, the trick is to do things right the first time and to do it well. But, we also know what they say about (read on...)

Budgeting for Standard Costs: Why Bother?

May 11, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Recently I attended a conference addressing planning and budgeting. Most presenters and attendees wanted to reduce their reliance on formal budgeting processes. However, at lunch, I sat at a table with two attendees from one company. As our discussion evolved, they were worried about having to (read on...)

Planning Projects

May 1, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The five vital phases of a project are planning, leading, organizing, managing and executing. Out of these planning plays a vital role in the project. It makes sure that the project is in the best quality, in time and cost efficient and finally satisfies the stake holder’s objective of the (read on...)

Leadership Success: Vision or Strategy?

April 21, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Although some people are experts at balancing a big-picture perspective without ignoring the all-important details, this isn’t the norm. Most of us fall into one camp or the other – we either take a bird’s-eye view or we dig into the details. There are pros and cons with either (read on...)

5 Key Tools to Manage Your Projects

March 15, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Whether I’m on a plane, train or an automobile trying to get to and from projects, it’s all about getting more done with less. Since the key to my game is portability and agility, I’m going to share my top five picks for technology tools that have helped me manage projects and (read on...)

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