Being a Proactive Project Manager

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A proactive project manager is always perceived as “on top of it”. She has the ability to make things happen. She has the reputation of getting things done. So, why are there project managers who go through the motions, but don’t have the same results? Being a proactive project manager makes all the difference.

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Community News & A Favor

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Today’s post is a little different. I have some specific community things to share and a favor to ask. Continue reading

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Social Media Process

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Having a solid social media process can really help you get the word out about your services. There are so many services – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google My Business, etc. How do you get the right word out at the right time to the right people? Continue reading

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Self-Awareness for Business Success

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From taking responsibility to leading well, self-awareness is one of the most important abilities you can acquire and nurture. It can make or break your career. Continue reading

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We Got This!

In this SmallCo. “We Got This” session, Mitzi Howard of Scott Howard Consulting and Susan talk small business and project management issues, led by hosts Gianna Harum-Alvarez and Hassell Moreno. From too much work, lack of delegation, and poor communication, this session helps you regain control of your business and your development team.

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Managing Processes

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We spend a lot of time talking about writing processes and documenting procedure. But we haven’t talked much about managing processes.

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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

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Stepping out of your comfort zone can be quite intimidating to the small business owner. How much debt is too much to take on vs. the ROI you would get in return? What if you hire someone and they mess up your business? How risky is it to confront that client who is walking all over you?

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Project Management is Billable!

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As many make getting their projects in order a New Year’s resolution (or goal!), I often hear that adding project management is overhead. It cannot be billed to the client. But, project management is billable. And, your clients are already paying for it.

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FileMaker Talk Episode 144: Women Innovating Together and more!

 

In this episode of FileMaker Talk, Susan discusses Women Innovating Together with Matt Navarre and Makah Encarnacao. The chat also discuss the PauseOnError Conference and FileMaker.

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Goals, Resolutions, Tactics & Dreams

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Every year at this time, people start thinking about their New Year’s resolutions and goals for the next year. Recently I became aware of some confusion regarding resolutions, goals, tactics, and wishes. And, I want to set the record straight!

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