Freelancers can be a necessity to small businesses and start-ups, but it’s important to communicate expectations so that contract workers are able to give you their best work possible. We have some tips for maximum productivity.
Multiple projects are the reality of growing businesses, but multitasking may actually be causing you and your team to be less productive. Julie shares ways to manage your daily tasks with maximum efficiency — no multitasking required!
Most people don’t know the basic standards for managing projects — and therefore their own work. As a result, most managers don’t feel like they have a good handle on what it means to be a really good, successful PM.
If you are reading this and identify with the less-than-confident project managers, below is a super-quick guide on how to operate like a solid project manager (even if you really aren’t one).
There’s *tons* of task management platforms out there. What makes what we’re building different?
To get the most out of your day, you need to be able to scale yourself. But how do you get more when time itself doesn’t bend?
The answer? Keep reading.
Yes. Spreadsheets are literally killing your business… And here’s why. Did your heart stop a little bit when you read that?
“Oh crap. We use a ton of spreadsheets in the business.”
Don’t worry — spreadsheets absolutely have their purpose and role in our working lives.
In all of my years of project management experience, one fundamental theme has dominated the industry: we’re overcomplicating project management.
Despite most people’s opinion, most projects can be handled in a straightforward, easy-to-use and easy-to-learn method.
Many people find subtasks a great way to organize large and complex projects. By breaking down a massive project into more manageable parts, project managers feel empowered and confident in successful project completion.
No one truly operates in a silo. Everyone and everything is dependent on some other person or thing. Project management is no exception. Here is the complete guide to project dependencies.
Believe it or not, organizations waste approximately $97 million for every $1 billion invested due to poor project performance according to the Project Management Institute. Where does it start? The scope of work!