How to Manage Scope Creep

When projects end up taking longer than you expect, you end up making losses on the job.

How do you solve that?

I’m going to share with you a 7-step framework to stop you suffering from scope creep ever again. 

You can watch the video here.

 

 

Step 1 – Building Awareness

Have you ever got to the end of a project, produced a work in progress report and realised you spent way more time on a project than you initially thought you would, but have no idea why?

You end up having to write time off to make sure the client will pay your bill – you end up making a loss.

You need to become more aware of scope creep and be able to spot when it is happening. If you know what to look for, you can identify scope creep and deal with it before it becomes an issue and costs you money.

 

Step 2 – Be clear on the outcome 

You should deal with scope right at the outset of the project. You should discuss it in the pricing conversation. 

Be really...

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How To Communicate With Your Team During Lockdown

If you have been working from an office, and now you are stuck working from home, the change can be pretty dramatic. But, not necessarily in a bad way…

When we adapt, we can benefit from a new way of working.

My business has been completely paperless for a few years now, virtual since 2014 and all of my team work entirely from home. I get so much more done when I work from home, and my team has never been more efficient either.

I would never go back to working from an office.

But for some businesses, not being able to walk over to your colleague with a question, go over documents together, or easily delegate tasks and keep each other updated on progress, is making productive work seem impossible.

So here are a few tips I have picked up over the years on keeping in touch with your team online so that your business can continue to run smoothly…

 

We Still Have Our Weekly Team Meeting

 

Every single Monday, all of my team get together for a weekly update meeting...

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