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The Top 5 Blockers To Your Productivity (And How To Hack Each One)


Does the idea of following an agenda, bullet journaling, or even sending calendar invites make you want to run screaming into the night? Me too, actually. Despite this, I still became a productivity pro and managing editor of a blog literally about productivity. Productivity

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Project Management and Story Telling

Bridge the Gap Consulting

I friend of mine, who is also a project manager, has a knack for taking the most boring topic and turning it into an interesting story. Want to be riveted by the importance of Python programming in the mid-90’s? Get ready for a 20 minute history lesson plus some predictions for the future.

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Ask A PM: How Do I Let My Project Sponsor Know a Project is Running Late?


“Dear Elizabeth: My project is running late to the point that our delivery date has moved significantly. I want to make sure that we’ve considered all the possible options for recovering the project before I finalize the new schedule.

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Do your performance evaluation and recognition systems support cross-functional teamwork?

Kiron Bondale

While it is usually Wally who openly expresses those thoughts which we normally keep to ourselves, Dilbert is letting his inner voice do the talking in today’s strip. Let’s imagine for a moment that Dilbert’s co-worker is part of a cross-functional team which Dilbert is part of.

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How to Make a Stakeholder Management Plan

Stakeholders are the people, groups or organizations that have a key interest in the outcome of a project. They can include department heads, investors, manufacturers, board members or simply team members.

Cultivating an Adaptive Mindset

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Carol Dweck, author of ‘ Mindset ’ and Professor at Stanford University writes about two mindsets; a “fixed mindset, where you believe your qualities are carved in stone,” and a “growth mindset, where you believe that your basic qualities are things you can cultivate and build on through your efforts.”.

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How to Develop a Resource Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

How is it that some coaches, leaders, and yes even project managers can take a rag-tag group and shape them into a high-performing team? How do these individuals secure the physical resources? It’s not an accident. It starts with a resource management plan. What is a Resource Management Plan?

How to Make an Action Plan (Example Included)

Whether at home or at work, we all have goals. And to get there, we need action plans to get us started and keep us productive. What Is an Action Plan? What is an action plan? Generally, it’s a proposed strategy or course or action.

The Ultimate Guide to Getting People to Take Responsibility At Work

Girl's Guide to PM

Much of what we do today relies on other people – other people who don’t work for us. Whether it was as part of a project or another professional interaction, I’m sure you have met colleagues who aren’t taking responsibility at work for their tasks.

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‘The Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

Arras People

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The Volatile World

The Lazy Project Manager

Is your business life ‘Volatile’? Well don’t panic, you are certainly not alone, but you should accept that you are part the ‘VUCA’ world today! V = Volatility: the nature and dynamics of change, and the nature and speed of change forces and change catalysts.

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6 Ways a Morning Routine Can Make You More Productive at Work

Have you ever felt like your mornings go to waste? Suddenly you’re glancing at the clock, and it’s almost lunchtime—and you have no work to show for the time that has gone by? Many business professionals struggle with this because they don’t have a good morning routine in place.

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How to Plan for Next Year

Girl's Guide to PM

In this short video, I talk about several things that are important to make sure 2020 gets off to a great start for you.

Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

The world of project management requires leaders and doers and shakers to make it happen. To make project successful, keep teams cohesive and collaborating toward a great final solution or product or successful implementation. But, no doubt, the road to get there requires much to happen.

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The Uncertain World

The Lazy Project Manager

Is your business life ‘Uncertain’? Well don’t panic, you are certainly not alone, but you should accept that you are part the ‘VUCA’ world today! U = Uncertainty: the lack of predictability, the prospects for surprise, and the sense of awareness and understanding of issues and events.

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Workshop: Tools, Habits & Techniques for Successful Remote PMs

The Digital Project Manager

This content is exclusive to DPM Pro Members! DPM Pro Members get: Instant access to. The post Workshop: Tools, Habits & Techniques for Successful Remote PMs appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Members Only Remote PM

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10 Tips for Good Meeting Agendas + Free Agenda Template

Girl's Guide to PM

Meetings need agendas. Agendas help with project communication – they ensure people know why they are turning up to a meeting and what they should be doing when they are there. Agendas and minutes go hand in hand. The agenda makes sure the meeting starts on a good footing.

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5 Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

The world of project management requires leaders and doers and shakers to make it happen. To make project successful, keep teams cohesive and collaborating toward a great final solution or product or successful implementation. But, no doubt, the road to get there requires much to happen.

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Book Review: The Power of Project Leadership


I just finished the last chapter of Susanne Madsen’s piece on The Power of Project Leadership (2nd edition). I closed her exceptional book completely inspired and itching to get a copy in the hands of both LiquidPlanner employees and our customers.

Why Impartial Testing is a Non-Negotiable


Reducing the Risk of Project Shortcomings. Project teams usually do their own (early) Partial Testing, which consists of unit and function testing.

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How Leaders Create Agile Organizations w/ Lee Wiesehuegel

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Lee Wiesehuegel is a Managing Consultant at LeadingAgile where he helps organizations incorporate an Agile approach by transforming how they work.

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How to Build a Compliance Program

Brad Egeland

Compliance promises more benefits for your organization than just being on the right side of the law. As long as you comply with the different regulations, you can keep your business safe from the different business risks as well as keep customers and investors happy.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Project Timeline


A project timeline is a key part of any project manager’s arsenal. Learn how to make one in this article. Where does your project currently stand? How much work has been completed? How much remains to be done? A project timeline answers all these questions.

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The Newbie Guide To Agile Project Management


Let’s face it?—?Agile Agile is the new normal. Today, nobody just picks up a project and does it. No, today everybody is agile, with more companies adopting the methodology with every passing year. Jokes aside, Agile has earned its reputation.

Black Friday Software Deals 2019: The Best and Hottest Sales

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO software Black Friday deal 2019 Sale: 30% Off any plan for the first purchase. The discount will be applied automatically after following the Black Friday offer link. Period: November […]. News GanttPRO Tips

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Certification for Project Managers – 5 Tips | Video

Online PM Courses

Project Management is an excellent career. But organizations want a short-hand to know what you know. That's where qualifications come in handy. The post Certification for Project Managers – 5 Tips | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Advice for Project Managers Project Management Career Project Management Tips Project Management Training video

People Innovation: A New Vision to Innovate

International Institute of Learning

By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. . Nowadays, companies are very conscious that if they want to be competitive, they have to innovate. The conquered market shares can rapidly disappear or drastically be reduced.

Review: How to survive the organizational revolution

Henny Portman

Ard-Pieter de Man, Pieter Koene and Martijn Ars wrote the book How to survive the organizational revolution – A guide to agile contemporary operating models, platforms and ecosystems. In this book you get an overview of the new organizational design landscape.

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Power BI Got You Puzzled?


Using Microsoft Project Online or Project Server is commonplace for many Project Managers and report writers alike. Of course, there are reports online which provide project or portfolio views. There are also useful reports in Project Professional, showing a single project.

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How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?


How do you prioritize your work? Do you have a process to figure out what to do first or to identify the work that will bring the most value to the business? If your answer is “no,” keep reading; and if you answered “yes,” there is always room to improve. You may be surprised by what you find below.

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Project Manager Career Path vs Scrum Master Career Path

PM Basics

The Project Manager career path has more options. But it requires more knowledge and skills. The Scrum Master career path is easier to enter. And it heavily focuses on soft skills. Which journey should you choose? What career will make you happy?


The Ideal Product Manager Career Path


Product Manager Product managers are integral to ensuring that processes run smoothly and efficiently from beginning to end and are an essential component in the smooth running of any organization. The product manager's role is to guide cross-functional teams throughout the product lifecycle.

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Manually Entering Task Progress in Microsoft Project


Overview. If you are a project manager who manages desktop-only projects with Microsoft Project, you need to know how to manually enter task progress in your project schedules.

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Three Key Takeaways from PMO Symposium 2019


PMO Symposium 2019 was held earlier this month in Denver, CO. This intense four-day event was packed with insights on building an adaptive, future-ready PMO. With the PMO currently under attack, the way a company must operate in the digital marketplace is by being more agile and open to consistent change. In doing so, your PMO can become the company’s ally in transforming itself into an adaptive, fast, flexible and competitive industry leader.

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