Having a goal as you begin the project can save you a lot of trouble as you progress. Part of making your goals is having an effective planning process. You want to make sure you have a timeline, goals, and milestones. Clearly communicate with clients so that you are all on the same page.
Flexibility is key in this business. Anticipate changes in the timeline and look forward to other problems and issues that may occur. Also be sure are prepared for change by keep clear documentation on the project. You never know when your employees or your client's employees may change.
Learn more about the essential project management skills you need for success in the complete article (link above).
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