Kategori: Management

  • 4 core company statements for your business

    Do you run a business? If so, there are 4 statements that you should be aware of and preferably have defined for your business. These statements are… the vision statement, a description of what your organization wants to become the mission statement, a description of why your organization currently exists a statement of values, a description of core […]

  • 10 tips for managing project risk

    Do you need some tips on how to avoid your project to fail? If so, here are 10 great tips that you can use to avoid failure of your project. All projects has risks associated with them. As a project manager you need to be aware of them and pro-actively make sure that they are […]

  • 13 tips for setting project goals

    In a recent post I high lighted 18 ways to successfully get started with your project. Once you get going it is important that you know where you are going, so here are 13 tips for setting project goals. The sooner you have gained approval for the goals for the project, the greater the likelihood […]

  • Prioritizing requirements with the MoSCoW method

    Have you ever needed a way to prioritize your requirements? One way of prioritizing your requirements could be to use the MoSCoW method, which is a simple method to apply. Let’s have a look at the method… As you can see, MoSCoW is spelt with a mix of lower and upper case letters. Now, this […]

  • 18 tips to successfully start a project

    Make sure that you give your self the time to do it right from the beginning. Starting up a new project requires both resources and time, it can take from a day to several months, so make sure to use them wisely. It is at the beginning of the project that you have the greatest […]

  • Respecting meeting appointments

    Have you ever been waiting for one or two persons to show up so that a meeting can start? Or even worse, maybe there are several persons waiting? As indicated by the Dilbert comic strip below, one could consider this as a sign of disrespect. I would argue that this is definitely the case when […]

  • The Three P’s of Time Management

    I read an interesting article on the Elance blog by Kirstin O´Donovan called ”The Three P’s of Time Management”. It points out the three P’s of time management that you can apply to get more done and feel more productive. Planning Prioritizing Performing I agree with her conclusion that planning, prioritizing and performing are the keys […]

  • The key elements of management

    Have you ever wondered what management does? Or maybe what management should do? As with many other areas in life, management is something that is subjectively defined. According to Fayol, also known as the father of the modern operational management theory, there are 5 main elements, or sometimes referred to as functions, that a manager […]

  • 9 Habits You Should Stop Doing

    A key factor to successfully change your habits it to stop doing things. It is easy to say that you should start doing this and start doing that. Most of us has at some point said; ”I should eat more healthy food” or ”I should exercise more”. But that is not change, it is adding […]

  • Just do it and do it quickly

    Need a simple framework for getting things done that make sure that you keep progressing? I was reading ”Getting Real” by 37signal when I saw the following simple framework, by Derek Sivers, president and programmer, CD Baby and HostBaby, for getting things done in a web development environment. Decide if it’s worth doing, and if […]