Keep asking what

WBS stands for Work Breakdown Structure, but it is tempting just to call it what it is. Why? The WBS outlines what you and your team need to do to achieve the agreed-upon project scope. It is easy to get lost in the details of who, what and how. All important questions. A properly designed … Read more

Simply say “Yes”

When reaching out to new people, there is a crucial strategy. Are you implementing it correctly? If you’re trying to connect with new people and expand your professional network but are not getting responses, then read on. Why is this concept important? This is the difference between being overwhelmed and actually starting to interact and … Read more

Josh’s Interview about Being a Project Manager

A student at Help University College in Malaysia reached out to me to interview her for an assignment. Interview – By paloma.cl via Flickr I asked her permission to share the information on the blog. You can also share your knowledge with other project managers who are experienced. 1. What is your greatest challenge as … Read more

How to choose the right project management methodology

There are so many different project management methods that it can be difficult for you to choose the right one. A project management method is simply a way of working. You don’t have to create a complicated workflow if you already have one in place. Even if your agency or business is small, it’s unlikely … Read more

How to be more productive

One of my friends once said to me, “I don’t work a lot right currently, but I get so much done!” It’s a mystery. Or is it? Productivity and burnout are hot topics these days. Here are some tips to help you be more productive. These may not be what they seem. Stress is the … Read more

How to be a good team leader

You’ve probably ever thought about being in charge, or if you’ve ever had to take a decision. What are the most important things leaders do? What can I do to make the company, division, and department more productive? What leadership skills should I adapt to the situation? My methods are not inspiring people. Many of … Read more

How to balance your team’s work load

A problem with the workload allocation might be causing a complaint from a member of your team. Stephany is a manager whose goal it to find the root cause of a problem, understand your team members, and work together to increase productivity. Stephany is a UX designer in a SaaS company. She is responsible for … Read more

How one team masters automation

Written by Mederic Beaunier CEO of aparticula Aparticula, a European agency that specializes in branding and web design, automates creating projects. They also keep their inboxes notified and make it easier to upgrade to the latest version. We chose self-hosting as we wanted to store our data and personalize the URL. We soon started to … Read more