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Can Eating the Frog Make You More Productive?
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Can Eating the Frog Make You More Productive?
27 July 2013

What’s the best way to make your day more productive? One method many productivity experts promote is “eating the frog. No, I’m not suggesting you chow down on a live amphibian every morning. The “eat the frog” concept comes from Mark Twain, who once said that if you eat a live frog first thing in the morning, nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. Read more…

    Web.com Small Business Tip of the Day: Pencil It In
    Home Page Blog, Just Getting Started, Management

    Ever try to schedule an important meeting or business dinner, only to discover it’s almost impossible to find the perfect day and time to satisfy multiple participants? Doodle, a scheduling tool, polled 96 participants to test how long it would take to schedule different events with and without scheduling tools and came up with interesting results. Without tools, scheduling a private dinner with 4-6 participants took the scheduler 20-25 minutes and scheduling a business meeting with 6-8 participants took 26-30 minutes. With tools, the time was cut by at least 11 minutes; the larger the group, the more time was saved. Read more…

      Threats to Your Profitability: Chief Troublemaker Warns of Project Overhang
      Joanna Pineda,Project Management
      Threats to Your Profitability:  Chief Troublemaker Warns of Project Overhang
      3 September 2009

      I ask the Project Manager in charge what’s left to do. Why? Because inevitably, there are items that didn’t make the launch. I call this ‘Project Overhang’ and it can be deadly to a firm’s profitability and productivity. Read more…

        From Chief Troublemaker Joanna Pineda: What Clients Want (hint: to be understood)
        Joanna Pineda, Leadership, Project Management
        From Chief Troublemaker Joanna Pineda: What Clients Want (hint: to be understood)
        10 April 2009

        Founder/CEO and self-proclaimed Chief Troublemaker of Matrix Group International Joanna Pineda is a Women Grow Business enthusiast. She is known for her visionary big-picture thinking and drive for excellence. Combining her broad liberal arts background and passion for technology, she started Matrix Group in 1999, today a leading interactive agency. Read more…

          How Client Perception and Sense of Ownership Affect Project Management
          Project Management,Women In Business
          How Client Perception and Sense of Ownership Affect Project Management
          18 February 2009

          Guest post by Sharon Dexter, who suggests: “Never close your mind to the possibilities. ” Whether through project management or technical consulting, Sharon has managed Internet development projects in e-commerce, member management, SEO, and CRM. As a judge for the past several years for the Web Marketing Association Web Awards, Sharon loves everything related to the Web, referring to herself as a ‘geek’ at heart. Read more…

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