How to Respond When Project Estimates Are Ignored

Many people work in competitive bidding environments, where your company generates revenue by winning contracts to complete projects and deliver products to other companies. If you had your preference, you would estimate the work as best you could and with an acceptable level of risk, i.e. not too lean or not too fat. However, you may find that your best …

Initiate the Project

No organization has the resources to meet all of its business needs. This is true in the best of times. It certainly is even truer when times are tough. Even if your organization is a rare one that has all the money it needs, you definitely do not have the people capacity to complete everything you would like. The typical …

Planning Saves Time

Efficiency and effectiveness are key to the smooth functioning of an organization and can be achieved if work is properly planned and delegated. Before you start your work, take some time to plan. These plans should be flexible so that you can adapt them to different situations. However, you should ensure that details do not slow down your work. Here …