We’re all project managers

Posted by Andrea Drown

Jun 19, 2014 2:14:37 PM

file0001030895959Whatever industry you are in often requires project management skills. It always sounds like such a simple thing, but it can be complex when there are multiple projects in the air. No matter what industry—a nurse with multiple patients, a landscaper with multiple clients and job sites, or a person in business, it’s often difficult to keep track of what you need to be doing on any given day.

A good project manager can juggle multiple projects simultaneously and usually has these top traits.

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Topics: Marketing Execution, Process

Mental Storage on Overload?

Posted by Andrea Drown

Apr 10, 2014 2:37:21 PM

quoteI used to work with a Creative Director who only checked his email two or three times a day: 9AM and 2PM, and once in a while there might be an 11AM or a 4PM forced check-in. Other than that he shut it down. He also never used Skype. 

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Topics: Process

Ten Things to Consider Before Manufacturing in China

Posted by Chris Maynard

Feb 13, 2014 11:00:00 AM

chinaThe allure of cheaper costs leads many organizations to consider manufacturing their products in China, where labor costs can be significantly less expensive than here in the US. While the savings can be substantial, there are potential obstacles to consider.

Here are some of them:

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Topics: Tips, Process, Agency Life

Communication is KEY!

Posted by Andrea Drown

Nov 5, 2013 3:00:00 PM

Communication-is-keyThis morning, my four-year-old daughter was a bit overwhelmed. We woke up later than usual and had to improvise and abbreviate our normal routine. Unfortunately, the first thing to go was what I know is the favorite part for us both: our “let’s get the day started right” snuggle on the couch time. Following that was a rushed breakfast, getting dressed in a hurry, and a rush out the door so we wouldn’t be late for school/work.

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Topics: Process