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How to Take the Stress Out of Planning an Event


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Like us, you probably have various projects and tasks to manage on a daily basis. When you’re juggling so many things at once, it can be easy to let things slip through the cracks. A small detail is forgotten or missed, and it can amount to big consequences further down the line.

Proper planning with the right tools is essential to staying on top of everything when organizing an event. Relying on your memory rather than a systemized list or plan of the entire event is sure to result in missed details. And when even the smallest detail matters, you can’t afford to miss anything. (more…)

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Take Back Control of Your Workflow with LogicalPlan


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Deadlines are a necessary part of every team, after all, it is hard to run a race when you don’t know where to find the finish line.

Despite their necessity, deadlines add stress to every team. As you rush to catch deadlines, your team may find itself working against the clock, which can lead to frustrations in the best of teams.

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Project – Operations


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Prevent yourself from forgetting important information by keeping everything together in one place. Trust us, even the little things, like forgetting to buy a new coffeemaker, can have a significant impact.

Your company, like a living organism, requires a lot of small things to work together if it is to run smoothly. (more…)

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HR Onboard new hire


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You’ve just hired a new team member, and you’re very excited about all the value this person will create for your organization.

The sooner you have your new team member creating value for your organization, the better, but there are plenty of things you’ll have to show them during the onboarding process first. (more…)

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Agency client collaboration


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All marketing agencies know how hard it can be to keep all of your customers’ requests in order, that’s why we created a client collaboration template to help you prioritize tasks so you and your team can hit your most critical deadlines.

Just like every other template we create in Logicalplan, you’re able to customize this according to you and your organization’s needs. (more…)

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How to Convince Your Hesitant Employees to Adopt New Technology


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Convincing your team to start using a new tool is challenging, especially if you’ve already tried in the past.

People are creatures of habit, and anything that can be seen as something that can disrupt that routine can often be greeted unenthusiastically, and sometimes even outright hostility.

But even if their team is receptive to the new tool, getting people to change their habits is typically the most significant challenge that team leaders face when migrating to a new system.

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Managing Success: Part Two – Never Miss Another Deadline


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In the previous part of this guide (which you can read here,) we went over how it pays to take your time in the beginning and make sure that you’re addressing the client’s true needs by asking the “5 Whys.”

In this part, we’ll address some other important parts of project management, starting with your team.

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When building your team for a project, make sure everyone knows the scope of their responsibilities and exactly what is expected of them. This applies not only to your in-house team but also to any contractors or anyone that the client instructs you to work with.
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Managing Success: Part One – The 5 Questions Every Project Manager Should Be Asking


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To experience success in an ever-changing business environment, it is becoming increasingly important for organizations to focus on project management and work planning.

To be a truly great project manager, you usually have to spend a significant amount of time learning the craft, not to mention trying and failing quite a few times so that you learn how to plan out a project properly.

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But we had an idea: instead of costing your organization time and money through you learning from your own mistakes, why not learn best practices from the trail and error that others have already experienced?

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The Ultimate How-To Guide to Making Your Meetings More Effective


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When planning a meeting, every team leader is faced with the same questions – when should we meet, who needs to be there, and what exactly are we going to talk about?

After you plan a meeting, it’s super important to prepare for it. If a team leader shows up with just a basic idea of what they will need to talk about with their team, the team leader often ends up looking unprepared or even nervous. (more…)

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Mr. Dunka from Merchandising for You


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Mr. Dunka from Merchandising for You is one of our longterm clients, and he recently gave us a set of tips and tricks that he thinks would help our users. Check it out!

Merchandising for You is a young merchandising company that offers complex services to our customers. Our business has two components: First, we design, produce and deliver new products directly to our customers. Second, we create custom designed online stores for clients.

In both ways, we create new designs and products. We love challenges, so we’re not afraid of looking for new ways to satisfy the unique needs of our customers. (more…)

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Planning for Success


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In your time as a manager, did you ever feel like your job title role would be better described by the word “firefighter?”

Unless you’re an actual firefighter, I’m guessing you’d probably say “no,” but let me paint a picture for you before I ask that question again:

Let’s say you have a client who is tasked with you and your team with a project. You sit at the beginning and do your best to plan the project. You try to think of all the tasks that the project consists of, try to figure out which tasks are dependent on each other, who in your group can do each task, and in the end, after a lot of hard work, you have a deadline date that you will do your best to reach. (more…)