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Leadership & Career Development, Management

Project Risk Management: How To Do It Well & 5 Expert Tips

July 10, 2024

Via: The Digital Project Manager

When starting a new project, the responsibility of risk management falls squarely on the project manager’s shoulders. While it may sound counterintuitive, the most successful project managers are those who meticulously plan for the worst-case scenarios. Potential risks will arise, […]


Management, Proposal Management

The Most Powerful Confidence Formula for Small Business Owners

July 10, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

When small business owners start a business, they have to have a lot of confidence; but as they come up against the market, customer acceptance, employees leaving, their confidence gets shaken. What is the best formula to get and keep […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Maximising Stakeholder Buy-in to Product Strategy and Product Roadmap

July 9, 2024

Via: Roman Pichler

Involve the Right Stakeholders Stakeholders can form a large group, especially in bigger companies. They might include senior management, marketing, sales, service, operations, finance, and HR. Securing everyone’s buy-in would be impractical—it would most likely take too much time. You […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Impact of Data Science on Venture Capital Investments: Trends and Opportunities

July 5, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

The rise of big data has revolutionized industries across the board, including venture capital. Today’s investors rely less on gut instincts and more on data-driven insights to identify promising startups and forecast market trends accurately. This shift has intensified competition […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

How to Test Business Ideas

July 3, 2024

Via: CO

Whether you’re growing your side hustle into a full-time business or starting from the ground up, building a new business involves a fair amount of risk. That’s why testing your business idea before launch is so important. Testing not only […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

These are the best U.S. cities to work at a startup in 2024

July 2, 2024

Via: Venture Beat

If you’re job hunting this year, you’ll probably have noticed that the job market isn’t quite as busy as it was during the pandemic, for example. While U.S. employers added 175,000 jobs in April, this is actually the smallest number […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Project Management Software vs Excel: Key Differences

July 1, 2024

Via: The Digital Project Manager

If you’ve ever juggled tasks, deadlines, and team coordination using just an Excel spreadsheet, you know how challenging it can be. Enter project management software. PM tools can make things easier by helping you streamline your workflows and boost collaboration. […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Small Businesses Gear Up to Serve Customers Through Heat Waves

June 28, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

Heat waves often lead to lower activity for small businesses. But for companies that help customers stay cool, from frozen treat stands to AC repair services, heightened temperatures create a frenzy of activity. So, these businesses need to keep an […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

10 Reasons to Apply for the CO— 100

June 26, 2024

Via: CO

The CO— 100 is an awards program run by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that recognizes and celebrates America’s Top Small Businesses. This exclusive list honors businesses that excel and stand out in 10 categories: Growth Accelerators, Community Champions, Micro-Business […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

6 Ways To Improve Project Visibility

June 26, 2024

Via: The Digital Project Manager

Project visibility is the looking glass that project managers use to understand and share a project’s status, progress, and potential hurdles. Without it, you and your stakeholders are left guessing, which can lead to missed deadlines, budget overruns, and a […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Small Businesses Taking Proactive Steps to Prevent Cyber Attacks

June 25, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

An increasing variety of cyber attacks are negatively impacting small businesses. So, it’s often necessary for teams to take proactive steps to protect their data. According to recent data from Accenture, 43 percent of cyberattacks target small businesses. This is […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

What It Is Resource Scheduling & How To Do It In 5 Key Steps

June 21, 2024

Via: The Digital Project Manager

Over the years, I’ve managed small and large-scale projects and encountered my fair share of bottlenecks, resourcing conflicts, and low productivity. So, how do you resolve these common challenges? I’m sharing what I’ve learned about effective resource scheduling—when and how […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Common Startup Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

June 20, 2024

Via: CO

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2 out of 10 businesses fail in their first year. While that statistic is not encouraging, entrepreneurs can find success with their venture if they avoid common startup mistakes. Here are six […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

How to Choose a Business Name

June 17, 2024

Via: CO

Choosing a name that both captures your business idea and reflects your brand personality can be a daunting task. However, it’s important to spend time developing the right name to create the right impression of your business. Your name should […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Cozy Entrepreneurship is the Latest Trend in Anti-Hustle Culture

June 14, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

For years, the narrative surrounding entrepreneurship has been about hustling and doing whatever it takes to reach your goals. However, some business owners are now pushing back on that idea, launching a new trend known as soft or cozy entrepreneurship. […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Startup spotlight: Hard Skill Exchange and FINQ transformation in business and tech

June 13, 2024

Via: Venture Beat

Disney CEO Bob Iger once said, “You can’t allow tradition to get in the way of innovation.” Conventional systems and structures often jail the potential for groundbreaking progress and creative evolution. The same ideology couldn’t be truer in business and […]


Management, Strategy & Planning

Appian CEO Matt Calkins challenges AI industry to prioritize trust, proposes new era of responsible development

June 12, 2024

Via: Venture Beat

Matt Calkins, the visionary cofounder and CEO of Appian, a leading provider of low-code automation solutions, has thrown down the gauntlet to the AI industry. In a major development this week, Calkins unveiled a new set of guidelines designed to […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

5 Project Management Software Evaluation Criteria 2024

June 11, 2024

Via: The Digital Project Manager

Picking a project management software tool for your team to use can be overwhelming. There are a lot of options out there and many have shiny, appealing features that can be a big draw. How do you go about objectively […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

Tips for Building a B2B Relationship With a Big Business

June 10, 2024

Via: CO

As a small business owner, establishing a strong business-to-business (B2B) relationship with a large company can be a gateway to improved customer satisfaction and loyalty, increased sales, and ample opportunity for growth and collaboration. Strengthening bonds with business counterparts can […]


Leadership & Career Development, Management

Personality Traits For Entrepreneurial Success

June 3, 2024

Via: CO

There’s no single definition of what makes a good entrepreneur. However, certain personality traits can significantly influence a person’s success in business. Eager entrepreneurs who want to advance in their respective industries can leverage their personalities in the world of […]