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In a Forbes survey of 760 business executives, 84 percent preferred face-to-face communication over emails, texts, video chats and other non-personable ways of meeting. Why? A whopping 85 percent said you can build stronger, more meaningful relationships by spending time with a person. Relationships are obviously very important in business.  In fact, many would argue, that…

Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Earning Power Report reveals a significant advantage in earning potential for PMP- certified practitioners. Survey respondents holding the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification report 23 percent higher median salaries than those without a PMP certification on average. View the full story  

Management Solutions President and Founder Misty Mayes was part of a panel discussion today on how the President’s new tax bill and other recent victories are finally Giving Women Entrepreneurs a Seat at the Table. Misty joined Eric Dailey from the National Veteran Small Business Coalition and Barbara Ashe from the Veteran Institute for Procurement…

We’re excited to announce that Dr. Nkem Okeke (O-kay-kay) has joined Management Solutions as Executive Vice President of Healthcare Solutions.  Dr. Okeke has extensive experience in the healthcare industry as a physician and in healthcare system operations, management consulting, program management and business development. For more than three years, Dr. Okeke has served at Johns…

How will the new tax bill impact you and your business? Management Solutions President and Founder Misty Mayes will be addressing how the new tax bill and other recent victories are finally Giving Women Entrepreneurs a Seat at the Table during next week’s National 8(a) Association’s 2018 Small Business Conference in Nashville. Mayes, whose company…

Most communication experts now believe that almost 90% of what we say comes from nonverbal cues, which includes our body language. From a flip of the hair to hands on your hips, how you move, gesture, and make expressions can say as much as what comes out of your mouth. Body language is everything from…

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has launched a pilot for its first-ever podcast series, Projectified with PMI. Through this podcast series, listeners will hear conversations about the project management profession that are both forward-looking and also top of mind for the profession today. The mission of the series is to inform, inspire and prepare project managers…

Project Management Institute (PMI) unveiled three thought leadership reports this month focused on illustrating the importance of organizational agility. The new reports were released during the organization’s sixth annual PMO Symposium in Houston, where more than 500 of the world’s top Project Management Office (PMO) executives, organizational leaders and senior decision makers have gathered to…

MSLLC President Misty Mayes is in DC this week meeting with SBA Administrator Linda McMahon, Senator Bob Corker and others in preparation for the Senate’s vote on tax reform. Misty was one of about 20 business owners from Tennessee invited to DC to discuss the potential impact of tax reform on small businesses. #taxreformnow #TCJA…

Management Solutions was named 2017 Most Impactful Small Business at the 5th Annual Young Professionals of Knoxville (YPK) Impact Awards this past Friday, Nov. 17. The Impact Awards are designed to celebrate organizations and leaders within Knoxville, Tennessee who embrace the purpose of making this city a better place for young professionals to live and…