Managing yourself projects & clients - WordCamp Miami presentation

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  • 1. YOURSELF, PROJECTS & CLIENTS MANAGING

2. FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR THE VERSATILITY GROUP THEVERSATILITYGROUP.COM DIANE KINNEY @DKINNEY 3. WHO NEEDS THESE SKILLS? 4. EVERYBODY DESIGNERS, DEVELOPERS, CONTENT CREATORS, PLUGIN BUILDERS, PRODUCT DEVELOPERS, THEME MAKERS - EVERYONE 5. WITH EFFICIENCY COMES GROWTH MARGIN OPPORTUNITY 6. WHAT DO I KNOW? 7. BIG TOPIC WELL COVER A LITTLE BIT 8. MANAGING YOURSELF 9. BRUTAL HONESTY Banking Accounting Small site changes Documentation Design Data Architecture Marketing Plans Consulting HATE LOVE 10. LEVERAGE YOUR STRENGTHS SHORE UP YOUR WEAKNESSES 11. OPTIMIZE YOURSELF FLUID BUT SCHEDULED TIMEBOX SIMPLE TASK LISTS GO ANALOG 12. BIG PICTURE REVIEW, PREVIEW REDUCE FRICTION REPEATABLE PROCESSES ALWAYS GET BETTER 13. MANAGING OTHERS TEAMMATES, VENDORS, EMPLOYEES, CLIENTS 14. EASIER WHEN YOU HAVE YOUR ACT TOGETHER (NEVER ACTUALLY EASY) 15. EXPECTATIONS & PADDING 16. ACCOMMODATING & LEVERAGING DIFFERENT STYLES 17. SYSTEMATIC REVIEW TRIAGE 18. TAKEAWAYS 19. BE SELF-AWARE 20. SMALL STEADY CHANGES 21. NOT WHAT SOMEBODY ELSE THINKS DO WHATS RIGHT FOR YOU 22. FIND ME @DKINNEY- HAPPY TO HELP THANK YOU