Archive for June, 2014

Project Managers Find Job Purpose

Posted on June 11th, 2014 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Tips and Tricks

Everyone has a job. Well, unless you are one of those fortunate individuals who don’t have to work or choose to be a stay-at-home parent (except being a parent is probably the hardest job of all!) most individuals have a job. However, if you take the majority of working individuals,..
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Stop Micromanaging, Start Building a Team

Posted on June 10th, 2014 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

One of those people most employees aren’t particularly fond of is the leader who micromanages. And the not-too-shocking truth is, sometimes, micromanagers just can’t help themselves, and that their exasperating, growth-stunting behavior has nothing to do with employee performance. As published by HBR, it’s more about the bosses’ “level of..
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The Key to Developing Highly Productive and Agile People

Posted on June 9th, 2014 · Posted in Agile, Leadership, Management, Task Management, Tips and Tricks

According to Agile Innovation written by Jean Loup-Richet, an agile project management involves accomplished individuals from the appropriate business, with supplier and customer input. Agile techniques are best used in small-scale projects or on essentials of a broader agenda of work, or on projects that are too multifaceted for the..
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How to Handle a Social Media Team

Posted on June 5th, 2014 · Posted in Communication, Management, Task Management, Workflow

Working with a team is a tricky business. It is more daunting when you are managing a social media team which exclusively works online. It’s a balancing act keeping up with a team which members work in different times with diverse tasks, establishing their careers at home and making sure..
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A Psychoanalytic Approach to Managing Your Team

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Agile, Leadership, Management, Risk Management

Have you ever had a team member that gets all emotional on you displaying anger, admiration and stress? How about a team member who takes criticism as appreciation?  Have you ever had a member of staff that eagerly aims for perfection? Perhaps, these situations are oddly familiar to you. Sigmund..
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