Project Management for the Developer with Don Clark

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Once again, Don Clark from FileMaker Pro Gurus and I have joined together to create a series of three videos. This time, we’re talking project management for the developer, specifically in how it is beneficial to a developer and/or subcontractor.

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Project Management Communication for Developers, pt 1 [Video]

Are you a developer wondering how to improve your project management communication? Are you just trying to improve communication overall on your projects? Check out the first part of a three-part series with Don Clark, from FileMaker Pro Gurus, where we discuss communication tactics for developers and project managers. While this may be specific to the development world, these tactics are still useful for all types of projects. Continue reading

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Subcontractors How Tos and How Not Tos, Pt 3: Being a Subcontractor [Video]

Are you a subcontractor wondering how to set expectations and communicate efficiently? Or are you looking to hire a subcontractor but want to know more of what it takes to be one? Check out the final video in a three part series with Susan Fennema and Don Clark, from FileMaker Pro Gurus, where they discuss what it’s like to be a subcontractor. Continue reading

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Managing a Virtual Business by Managing You

Managing A Virtual Business

Managing a virtual business has some added challenges over managing a traditional one. There are wonderful pros, but there are a few cons, as I wrote about previously. The first and foremost challenge is managing you.

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Subcontractors How Tos and How Not Tos, Pt 2: Setting Expectations [Video]

Need help setting expectations with your newly hired subcontractor? Check out the second of this three-part series where Susan and Don, from FileMaker Pro Gurus, discuss how to set clear expectations with your subcontractors, to get the work done. Continue reading

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Subcontractors How Tos and How Not Tos, Pt 1: Hiring a Subcontractor [Video]

Ever wonder the best way to hire a subcontractor for your FileMaker Business? Have no fear! In the first of this three-part series, Susan, Don Clark from FileMaker Pro Gurus and Brandon Hayes from Kalos Consulting team up to discuss hiring the right subcontractor for your business – FileMaker or any type of software development work. Continue reading

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Subcontractors: How Tos and How Not Tos

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Don Clark from FileMaker Pro Gurus and I have joined together to create a series of three videos discussing subcontractors and the FileMaker world. If you are not a FileMaker developer, that’s OK. These tips would apply to any software development subcontractor scenario, so you will still learn something.

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Virtual Business: Pros and Cons

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A virtual business employs electronic means to transact business as opposed to a traditional brick and mortar business that relies on face-to-face transactions with physical documents and physical currency or credit, per Wikipedia. While you can have a shared office space or co-working space, most virtual businesses are run out of a home office.

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Project Managers – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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Project managers have so many shoes to fill. (Review my last post to see what I’m talking about.) Some project managers are really good; some are bad; and, some are outright ugly. Continue reading

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Navigating North: Find Your Purpose! [Video]

Ever feel unsure about your purpose in business or in life? Check out this video from the Navigating North Panel. Susan joins Karen Anderson, Marvin Towler and Kevin Monroe in the discussion of finding your overall purpose! Check out all the panels Navigating North holds here: navigatingnorthsummit.com/ Continue reading

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