6 Tips for Developing Cross Functional Teams

Do cross-functional teams lead to greater project success? It depends on who you ask. Some people believe cross-functional teams can be very productive, given they have clear governance, accountability, specific goals, suitable project management tools, as well as the organization to invest in and prioritize their success. Usually cross-functional teams...Read More » The post 6 Tips for Developing Cross Functional Teams appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 9:30 am

How to Avoid Task Switching (A Guide for Managers)

Rarely do we have the luxury of total focus. There always seem to be distractions and interruptions. In fact, working life today regularly requires employees to switch between tasks. Science tells us that task switching is inefficient, but then science never had to finish the CEO’s draft, plan for a 2:00...Read More » The post How to Avoid Task Switching (A Guide for Managers) appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 9:30 am

10 Strategies for Successful Project Execution

Is your organization failing to close the gaps between strategy and execution? Fortunately, there are strategies (and tools!) you can use to help you close those gaps, yet it isn’t easy. And you’re not alone in this challenge. PMI’s Pulse of the Profession Report 2107 shared that many senior leaders...Read More » The post 10 Strategies for Successful Project Execution appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 20 February 2018 | 9:30 am

The Basics of Project Cost Management

What is project cost management, why is it important and...Watch » The post The Basics of Project Cost Management appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 19 February 2018 | 9:30 am

The Art of Multitasking (Everything You Need to Know to Get Everything Done)

Does multitasking work? It matters who you ask. The ability to multitask has been championed as a way to maneuver through your busy day so you don’t fall behind on your tasks. Still others demonize multitasking as the very the antithesis of productivity. Daniel Goleman, the author of Emotional Intelligence,...Read More » The post The Art of Multitasking (Everything You Need to Know to Get Everything Done) appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 15 February 2018 | 9:45 am

How to Upskill Your Team

It’s not easy to retain talent, and it’s expensive to lose a good worker. So it’s actually sound financial advice to invest in your employees. Whether it’s with online training resources or by going back to school, when you upskill someone, you’re making them more valuable to the organization. While there’s a...Read More » The post How to Upskill Your Team appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 14 February 2018 | 9:30 am

7 Secret Tips for Successful Event Planning

What are you going to do? Your big event is approaching, even faster than you anticipated. There’s no time! Argh! You could pull your hair out, but that might ruin the pictures. Another option is to turn into an event planning monster, like a Bridezilla or a Groomzilla, and believe...Read More » The post 7 Secret Tips for Successful Event Planning appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 13 February 2018 | 9:30 am

How to Setup Self-Directed Teams

Self-directed teams are becoming more popular in project management, particularly...Watch » The post How to Setup Self-Directed Teams appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | 9:30 am

Sample Project Management Flow Chart

You’ve heard the term before, but what is a flow chart? In project management, a flow chart is a visual aid to understand the methodology you’re using to manage the project. The diagram shows the interdependent and parallel processes over the course of the project’s life cycle. Project managers use...Read More » The post Sample Project Management Flow Chart appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 8 February 2018 | 9:30 am

7 Signs Your Team Is Overworked

An overworked team member is a liability you can’t afford. You’ve invested time and money into assembling the best and the brightest, people who can work together and collectively have the skills and experience to tackle the job and get it done right. Why would you risk all that for...Read More » The post 7 Signs Your Team Is Overworked appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

Posted on: 7 February 2018 | 9:30 am