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Get the Summer Project Done!
Friday, August 17, 2012 7:33 PM
We know the beach beckons and your summer reads are calling you from the hammock. But the summer slowdown is the perfect time to squeeze in one of the organization projects that never seem to get done during the busy fall and winter months. Summer has a few more weeks left, so time to get cracking. Come September, you'll be happy you did! Getting Started... Read More...
Dealing with Missed Deadlines
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 8:37 PM
Life throws curveballs. Problems pop up and deadlines go off track. Do your best to keep one step ahead of botched deadlines with a little contingency planning. While not every problem can be anticipated and planned for in advance, having a general game plan for dealing with missteps will get you back on track faster. The next time a missed deadline looms, reflect... Read More...
When You Can’t Do It All: Picking One Major Reorg Project for 2012
Monday, January 09, 2012 11:11 PM
January is the month for making resolutions that are too often abandoned by February. This year be realistic and pick just one outstanding organization project that you never seem to find time for and get it done. Does your messy garage drive you crazy? Or is it the piles of paperwork that have taken over your desk? Are your closets stuffed past capacity? Everyone... Read More...
When You Can’t Do It All: Picking One Major Reorg Project for 2012
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 11:47 PM
Juggling the demands of work, family, health and home, not to mention Uncle Sam (hello upcoming tax season!) can be too many balls in the air. Chances are there are certain projects that get dropped time and time again. This year commit to moving one... Read More...
Best Old and New Project Management Tools and Techniques
Thursday, July 08, 2010 10:04 AM
From the ancient pyramids to the iPhone 4, teams of individuals have successfully banded together to produce celebrated results. While most projects don't become tourist Meccas or headline news fodder (Note to self: don't take your top secret phone prototypes into bars) all projects requiring team effort can benefit from topflight project management tools... Read More...
How’s the Tunnel Coming? Tracking Long Term Projects
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 8:34 AM
It took 20 years for the character Andy Dufresne to tunnel his way to freedom in the Oscar winning movie The Shawshank Redemption . While most of us will never tackle a project of this scope, we all face long-term projects in the workplace. How best to track progress? There is no one size-fits-all answer. Large companies, with deep pockets and dedicated project... Read More...
The New Project Collaboration and Management Tools
Thursday, June 03, 2010 9:04 AM
Just ask any manager or leader in the average workplace and they will tell you that project management is pivotal to their team's success and to the company's bottom line. They will also tell you that the nature of project management is changing along with larger changes in the workforce. As we discussed in (past posts here, here and here ), we are experiencing... Read More...

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