The Importance Of Tackling The Easy Projects Last

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(4)The Priority: It was a big eye opener, learning about how to prioritize the task within a team. I am completely guilty of usually wanting to knock out the easiest task first and save the challenging task for last. I learned the importance of tackling the easy projects last, consequently they do not require using up valuable resources and time. Projects that we are not familiar with or require more time should be started immediately. This leaves time for any snags that come along the way of completion. Setting these goals in the beginning of a project, present the whole team with the big picture. Present the team with a big picture, allows the team to distinguish the priorities of the task. Leaving your team in the dark does not allow…show more content…
Experiencing this on a daily basis was extremely aggravating. I would have been more empathetic and better prepared for the task if I was provided all the information instead of receiving small pieces along the way. (4)Managing task: I have always heard about the fifteen-minute stand up meetings throughout my business courses. I have never had a project leader or manager that utilizes a stand up meeting in the beginning of the day or shift. Devin Dean explains how you can manage your team’s task daily without seeming like a micromanager. I agree you should review your project schedule daily to ensure that there is no surprises. The stand up meetings are a great way of keeping everyone on track and informed. I thought it was very interesting that he brings up a valid issue with checking in with team members using email or phone calls. This gives the person the ability to blow you off or say what needs to be said to draw you off his back. Checking in on what 's going on throughout your team in person allows you to ask or answer and questions. This is always a great way of hold your team members accountable for their work. (5)Managing teams: I have experienced great and I have experienced horrible project managers in the Marine Corps. When I recall about any of the fantastic project managers that I worked for, the common theme was their ability to lead by example. Leading by example is more than just
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