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Why Project Managers Need a Resource Booking Tool

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The Right Resources at the Right Time Project management is all about managing tasks, timelines, and resources carefully. The discipline of project management has gained popularity in the last few decades due to its effectiveness in helping organizations complete tasks and successfully execute projects in a timely fashion. Although there are many things involved in planning and executing a project, time and resource management are critical to completing a project successfully. The word, “resources,” refers to all resources required for a project, including human resources, financial resources, meeting rooms, equipment, and more. Resource allocation involves planning all of the resources required for a project so that you only utilize the resources required and you can ensure that the resources you need are available when you need

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How to Prevent Double Bookings in Microsoft Outlook

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Prevent Frustrating Double Bookings If you use Microsoft Outlook® to book meeting rooms, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the frustrating experience of double bookings. Not only can double bookings leave you without a meeting room when you need it, but you could also end up with equipment, catering, and other extra services that you will no longer be able to use. Additionally, double bookings create a poor impression among clients or business partners who have come to meet with you at your facility. Productivity is lost as you shuffle to find an available meeting room at the last minute due to a double booking. Why do Double Bookings Happen? Imagine settling into a meeting room because you’re about to initiate a huddle with your team and

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  • Double bookings are frustrating, but some simple fixes can eliminate the problem.
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Knowing When to Speak Up in a Meeting and When to Keep to Yourself

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At an organization, your leadership potential and capabilities will be judged by your ability to contribute in meetings. Your participation in meetings and the things you say off the cuff are more important than what you say in a prepared speech or presentation because it is what you do every day. Speaking up in a meeting can help you move up in your career, while holding back can hurt it. Don’t wait till others ask you to contribute to say something. Speak up if you have something to say. But there are also times when you should stay quiet. Here are some tips to help you speak—or not speak—in your next meeting.     When Speaking Up in a Meeting Challenge Yourself

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How to Get Your To-Do List Done When You’re Always in Meetings

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Each morning, you start your workday with the intention of getting some heads-down time to finish all of those tasks that have been nagging at you for weeks. But by the end of the day, you still don’t have them done, the tasks carry over to the next day, and the cycle repeats itself. You can’t seem to make any progress between meetings because it’s not quite enough time to get in the zone and concentrate on finishing the tasks. You wait until you can find the perfect time to get the tasks done in one sitting, but that perfect time never comes. Before you know it, deadlines are looming and you need to stay late for a few days to knock the tasks out. While

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How to Make the Best Invitation for a Business Meeting

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A meeting is an important gathering of people exchanging ideas, information, and opinions. The first step to calling people to come together for a meeting is by writing a meeting invitation. Writing a good meeting invite can be daunting if you don’t know where to start. Make sure that your meeting invitation contains key details that answer the following questions.    Who?   Who will be attending the event? Are participants allowed to forward the invite to others?     What and Why?   What is the purpose of the meeting? It’s important to give meeting attendees a chance to prepare for the meeting by providing them with details about the meeting’s objectives. If there is an agenda for the meeting,

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