Part of your role as an executive or owner in driving business performance, is to evaluate past performance and decide on how to remedy the situation going forward. Here are 3 #bestpratical tips to effectively evaluate performance and determine actions.

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Struggling to get a grip on the real-time performance of your business? The article talks about a real-life example (and tips!) of how to design a performance dashboard that gives you immediate visibility of the performance of your business.

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Business leaders need more than month-end reports showing history. They need to know what to do during the month to influence the future outcomes, i.e. what IS the dial that needs to move (what to measure), and what to DO to move the dial. These are called leading indicators. Watch this short video to learn more.

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Poor cashflow is the biggest business killer. Cashflow is the oxygen of the business – without it you can’t breathe.  Having said this, getting rid of your bank overdraft is possible if you set it as a target, as we’ll see in Kevin and Lucy’s story.

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Business leaders often feel challenged about the best practical way to prioritise projects and tasks. Read on for 3 #bestpractical tips for prioritisation.

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How can you as a business leader ensure that each employee is able to articulate the core values of the organisation in a conversation? Learn 10 practical ways to reinforce the core values of your business.

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Business leaders focus on growing profit performance. Yet they are constantly challenged with various moving parts in their business and teams. A common experience is “we are spinning our wheels”. The COVID pandemic adds an additional layer of complexity that will take some time for all to settle into the new normal. It has taken its’ toll on profit performance of many companies.

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Leadership is an important quality in a good project manager – it is the driving force behind a successful team. This article from projecttimes.com, written by Peter de Jager, looks at what it means to “think outside the box” and how many of our “boxes” are actually self-imposed limitations.

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Project Management South Africa (PMSA) shared the good news in their newsletter (Issue 11: Friday 9th September) that as of 6 September 2016, the Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) has lent its support to education by making business and textbook e-books available to Gautrain passengers.

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Successful project management hinges on good time management. Effective project managers avoid time-wasting exercises at all times and ensure that both their own time and the time of their resources is used productively.

Here are five useful tips to help you best utilise your time.

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The technology industry is particularly fast-paced and constantly evolving, and project managers can learn many valuable lessons from the successes and mistakes that have been made by the leaders in the field.

Smallbiztrends.com looks at some of the giants in the technology business and the insights they provide into what it takes to thrive as a project manager.

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In developing countries like South Africa, socioeconomic development projects have the potential to significantly improve the quality of people’s lives. In practice, however, the impact is often limited due to inefficiency, inequity, and insufficient accountability. Barend Cronjé, CEO of CoLAB, a leading project implementation consultancy, looks at improving the outcomes through integrating accountability into SED projects.

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Utilising a stable project management standard such as the PMBOK® Guide can simplify the task of defining a practical and effective project management process. However, many new project managers find the application of these principals in the real world difficult.

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Risks and Issues in project management are often confused and the two terms are frequently used interchangeably. However, risks and issues are not the same thing and should be clearly identified and differentiated so they can be addressed correctly when they arise.

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A fundamental part of a project is the efficient and effective management of resources. Often managers see adding more resources as a quick solution to an issue, but managing existing resources more efficiently frequently yields a better outcome.

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