Why You Don’t Know How to Work Hard or Work Smart

  Once upon a time there was a tiny village. It was a wonderful place to live – except for one problem. This village had no water unless it rained. The villagers needed water so they asked Bob and John, two of their own, to solve the problem. Bob immediately […]

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Working in Pajamas: A Remote Worker’s Guide to Productivity

What’s the difference between a remote worker and an office worker? (Hint: it’s more than just the fact that the remote worker is probably wearing PJs and chilling with her cats all day.) Remote.co says it’s lots of things, like greater levels of productivity, engagement, and morale for remote workers. […]

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[Infographic] A Guide to Meeting Room Layouts

  People spend A LOT of time in meetings and going to conferences. The average office worker spends 16 hours a week in some sort of meeting. With people’s attention spans getting shorter and shorter, it is vital that a room is properly setup for a meeting. Many factors influence […]

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How to Prioritize Work and Meet Project Deadlines

Picture this. You’re the project manager on a team of 50. You’re responsible for leading a complete overhaul. You’re responsible for revamping a client’s website, print and marketing collateral. It’s a large project, you’ve been given a clear budget to work within. 94 million. You’re working with other teams to […]

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The Definitive Guide to Managing your Internal Marketing Team

  Managing an internal marketing team is tricky. You need to communicate continually and consistently, if you want to effectively manage and get the best results from your marketing team. If you have the responsibility of managing an internal marketing team, then you need to be smart and always strive […]

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9 Ways to Improve Collaboration Between Departments

How is your team “getting along” with other departments in your company? If your answer is a shrug and a “we do ok,” you’re probably not maximizing your team’s productivity and results by building synergistic relationships with other departments. Collaboration between departments is more than simply “cooperating” with other teams. […]

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How Sharepoint Misses the Point for Project Management

Microsoft boasts 200,000 organizations use Sharepoint. And it makes sense – it’s collaboration and integration to Office and the Microsoft world is attractive. There’s one big problem. Sharepoint was never built, never intended, and never advertised as a project management tool. It’s become one of those tools that IT tells […]

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21 Chrome Extensions Every Project Manager Should Use

Google Chrome is the most used browser by the project managers we have come to know. The ability to add extensions to make Chrome more productive is awesome. If you’re looking for a souped up, slimmed down, and all around more efficient version of your favorite browser, these Google Chrome […]

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Brainstorming for Marketers: A guide to the best brainstorming ideas ever

Remember Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? The passenger airplane that crashed into the Indian Ocean in 2014? It killed all 239 people on board, leaving little to no debris behind. It’s the second deadliest crash involving a Boeing 777, and the deadliest crash in Malaysia Airlines’ history. This came after Flight […]

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11 TED Talks Every Project Manager Should Watch

  TED talks are great resources for fresh thinking and innovative ideas. How can project managers make the most out of these fresh perspectives and apply them to leading and managing a team? Project managers often have to wear many hats and be skilled in different areas including leadership, motivation, […]

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