5 Common Project Management Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Project management is an essential discipline in today’s fast-paced business environment. Whether you’re working on a small team project or managing a large-scale initiative, effective project management can be the key to success. However, even experienced project managers can fall into common traps that can derail a project. In this article, we will explore five common project management mistakes and provide strategies on how to avoid them.

Podcast – The Logistics of Productivity

We recorded a podcast last November with The Winston Salem Business Podcast! LISTEN HERE! “In business, chaos is the enemy of progress. When everything lives in your head rather than in a systematized documented fashion, even what should be small tasks can seem daunting and slow down progress. If you struggle with this in your […]

Our Favorite Productivity Hacks

Harnessing the power of productivity is not just about working harder; it’s about working smarter. This article presents a collection of some of our favorite unique and effective hacks to boost productivity in the workplace, ensuring efficient time management, enhanced focus, and optimal performance.

Cultivating Effective Team Communication

In today’s complex and fast-pace business landscape, fostering effective communication within a team is essential for achieving shared goals, enhancing collaboration, and driving organizational success. Strong communication practices enable team members to exchange ideas, align their efforts, and resolve challenges efficiently. In this article, we delve into the significance of fostering communication within a team and provide practical strategies to cultivate an environment conducive to open and effective communication.

How Proper Project Management Boosts Employee Satisfaction

Attention small business owners! Your team is your greatest asset and you are responsible for ensuring team members feel supported and have access to the resources they need. Creating a supportive work environment for employees is crucial for any business owner who wants to maximize productivity, reduce turnover, and ultimately achieve long-term success. A 2021 study titled “Happiness at Work and Employee Performance: A Meta-Analytic Review” published in the Journal of Business and Psychology found a strong positive connection between happiness at work and task performance and creativity. There are several ways in which leaders can strive to promote employee happiness: in this article we will focus on how effective project management can improve the overall sense of well-being among employees.

Principles of Healthy Project Management in Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you likely juggle many roles and responsibilities on a daily basis. You may be managing everything from finances to marketing to operations to HR. The complexity of your workload may be further amplified if you are also responsible for client project deliverables. This is just one reason why it is crucial to implement healthy project management practices in your small business that will help you stay organized, focused, and delivering on time and on par. (Other reasons to maintain healthy project management practices include employee satisfaction, quality control and customer satisfaction, and budget management.)