Project Management

Would You Take the Gamble and Work for Free?

  When you first make the announcement that you’re going to start your own business, you will probably have lots of ideas about how you’re going to be different. In my experience, one of the most common differentiators people come up with is price, with some even working for free. Is this a wise choice?...
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White Label Solution

A while ago I put up a poll to ask whether a ‘white label’ branded version of ProProfs Project would be useful to you. The outcome of that poll was that a lot of you would use this feature. I decided to shelve it for future development at that time and focus on the current...
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What Should You Ask Your Client Before Starting a Project?

  Beginning any project can be a challenging task. However, one of the most important aspects that you need to address is the ability to establish clarity and a working rapport with any client. What are ten things that you should ask during the planning stages? The Time Frame? You need to know when the...
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What’s the Secret to Being an Entrepreneur?

School sets us up for many things, but the clear intention of all those years studying is to prepare us for a world working for “the man”. The skills we learn, the way we are taught and the final interview with the career guidance people pushes us towards employment. So why do so many of...
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What’s ProProfs Project?

What all this about projects? Well, ProProfs Project is a free, simple and fun project management web app for freelance or personal projects. We want you to be able to do all the stuff you need to do as a freelancer such as invoicing and sharing projects with clients but have fun doing it! It’s being...
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What’s Bubbling for 2010?

Well, project’s only been live for about 4 weeks and it’s seen huge growth! I didn’t realise it would be as popular as it has been which is awesome. Please continue to spread the word, I’ll just make sure the server can handle it! 🙂 As you can see by clicking on the Feedback tab,...
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What Truly Motivates Us

Why did the chicken cross the road? The answer: Motivation. Motivation can do so much to help or hinder a person that much has been written about how we can tap into the psychology of it in order to become as productive as possible. The chaotic world we live in demands that we do certain...
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What Makes a Good Project Manager?

Project management to a lot of people is simply the task of putting ticks in boxes and shouting at people to get things done. I once heard a project manager say that he hires very ‘thick-skinned’ people because he knew he’d be shouting at them. Would anyone really want to work in such an environment?...
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What Drives Us and Keeps Us Growing

We are nearly a year and half old now. Business has been really good since we started charging in the Summer of last year and things are looking really good for ProProfs Project. I just wanted to share some of what goes on behind the scenes, what drives us and what make us good at...
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Want More Productivity? Stay Off the Internet!

The world has changed so much in the last few decades and it’s hard to now imagine a life where we couldn’t instantly connect with people across the globe from any number of hand-held devices. This prevalence of new technology and the “always on” lifestyle has its downsides though, and many companies are now discovering...
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