Thu.Oct 18, 2018

Why You Should Be Using Time Blocking in Your Company

TimeCamp

What Is Time Blocking? Time blocking is used by such productivity experts like Elon Musk, Time Management time blocking time management time map

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Michael Myers—Performance Review

LiquidPlanner

In the workforce, everyone receives an annual performance review—even horror icons like Michael Myers. Since 1978, Michael Myers has demonstrated his perseverance in pursuing his sister, Laurie Strode, nearly a dozen times!

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online task management software is enabler

Binfire

Do you have tasks that you need to do every day? Managing tasks should not be a pain. With the advent of online task management software , managing work just got easier. Let’s start by defining what is a task? Task simply means any work that needs to be undertaken to achieve the desired result.

#NoEstimates in Six Boxes

Herding Cats

. Here's a picture from a Tweeter post (without attribution) that is suggested to represent what it means to apply #NoEstimates. Let's look at the detail of each of the boxes in the context of the uncertainties encountered on all projects. Prioritize features and stories by Value.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Stress Management Techniques for the Modern Workplace

ProjectManager.com

If you told me you don’t feel stress in the workplace, I wouldn’t believe you. I might ask, “Oh, do you work from home? Is that why you don’t feel stress ‘in the workplace?’” “Are you a professional puppy cuddler?” Or maybe, “Are you happily unemployed?”.

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Get Featured on The Stay On Top Of Your Work Podcast!

TimeCamp

Want to Be Featured on TimeCamp’s Podcast? Thank you for your interest in Stay On. Stay On Top Of Your Work Podcast Uncategorized

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SoundNotes Live: Q&A Session w/ Mike Cottmeyer vol.2

Leading Agile

?. Once again, Mike Cottmeyer and Dave Prior sat down to discuss some of Mike’s latest thoughts on Agile Transformation and answer questions that we received from the audience. Some of the topics discussed were: Agile PMO, velocity, and governance just to name a few.

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How to Stop Forgetting Things: Tips for Overwhelmed Managers

Teamweek

Where did I put my keys? Who is my next meeting with again? What was I supposed to do before I left for the office today? Do you ever find yourself asking questions like these throughout the day?

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Interested in PMP Certification - Contact Me to Get More Info About that Next Step

Brad Egeland

If any of your team or contacts or clients aren't PMPs but want to go that route, I can get them a great discount with Cheetah Learning for individuals or a bigger discount for team signups of 3 or more. Let me know. they are PMP exam prepped and then certified within a 5 day period and it's a 100% pass guarantee. Contact me for the code to the PMP training discount or any other specialized training Cheetah offers.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

PMP Exam Review: How To Pass The Exam Under Testing Circumstances?

PM by PM

Sometime ago Asad posted his PMP exam review on Reddit. He passed the certification test with flying colors with ‘above target’ in four domains and ‘target’ Monitoring & Controlling domain. I contacted him and requested him to publish his opinion on my blog.

Bist du ein Agilista?

Prince2

PRINCE2 oder Methoden wie Scrum und Kanban kommen alle ursprünglich aus dem IT-Umfeld. Trotzdem: Wenn Du ein Agilista bist, dann lächelst Du nur müde über die „Wasserfall“-Methode PRINCE2. Nieder mit den Hierarchien und sturen Prozessen! Was kümmern uns Dokumentationen?

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

“A great systems engineer completely understands and applies the art of leadership and has the experience and scar tissue from trying to earn the badge of leader from his or her team.” - Harold Bell, NASA Headquarters. Quotes

Top-down and Bottom-up Project Management: Leveraging the Advantages of the Two Approaches

Wrike

Significant changes are taking place in project management today. Some of the world’s most dynamic organizations like The New York Times , Tribune Co. , and Ernst & Young have switched from the so-called top-down management style to bottom-up management.

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

ActiveCollab at the nStarter Meetup

ActiveCollab

The phrase “Bootstrapped, profitable and proud” was coined by 37Signals (now Basecamp) to feature and explore successful companies that developed their own profitable products without taking venture capital.

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