Tag Archives: Productivity

How to Organize Your Workspace

How to Organize Your Freelance Workspace for Maximum Productivity

It’s actually a way more important topic than you think. If you follow these simple recommendations, you will be amazed by the results they produce.

Are You a Freelancer Yet?

Old methods and approaches to working are slowly dying out. Days of well-groomed men in suits and ties hurrying on their way to the offices are long gone. Today’s office has expanded way beyond its four walls and freelancing is becoming increasingly important.

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Project Managers' Questions to Ask Before Starting a New Project

Five Questions You Will Regret Not Asking Yourself Before Starting a Project

No matter how good you are in project management, these are essentials: things you should – no, ought to – no, must know and revise from time to time to ensure the success of your projects! Here are five project manager’s questions that you shouldn’t ignore.

 

7 out of 10 Projects Fail – Why?

Not everything is rainbows and unicorns in the kingdom of project management. According to these rather sad stats, here’s what’s going on:

  • 70% of all business projects fail;
  • 17% of IT projects go so badly, they threaten the existence of the company;
  • Only 42% of organizations report having high alignment of projects to organizational strategy.

How did we (or, rather, they) come to this? There can be multiple reasons but often it happens due to the fact that the project manager failed to take all the important elements of project management into consideration and was unable to deliver as a result.

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Which Project Management Type Fits Your Project Best?

Which Project Management Type Fits Your Project Best?

Maximizing your business potential requires more than just management – you must be aware of different project management types and know, in which situations they should be used.

Every business executive’s goal is to achieve bigger and better results while spending less time, effort, and money. Unfortunately, there isn’t a universal recipe or go-to guide for that – an effective manager has to be knowledgeable about all the possible ways of achieving those results.

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How to make your remote team more productive

remote team productivity

Virtual work-spaces have replaced many traditional offices. In such a setup, co-workers contribute from different parts of the world over the internet. Most of the teammates may not ever meet each other in person during the whole project lifetime. Still in many areas such setup is the most efficient if a manager can lead the team properly. Here are some tips on how to make your remote team more productive.

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