TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in June 2020

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in June 2020 Leadership How To Use Storytelling To Build Stronger Remote Teams In The New Normal The latest worldwide transition to remote work raised questions that a headache for project managers: how to build trust and psychological safety in remote teams and support employees who feel isolated.… [ Read the rest...]

How To Keep In Touch With Your Former Colleagues

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Recently I’ve figured out that during my 15-year professional career, I changed seven workplaces. It’s not a problem because changing jobs every 2-3 years is a common trend in the modern world. You live each subsequent workplace as a better version of yourself with new skills, new experiences, and new contacts gained. New skills and new experience make you a more valuable employee on a labor market and allow you to move up the career ladder.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in May 2020

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in May 2020 Remote Teams 6 Ways To Keep Your Remote Team Aligned And Productive, According To Expert IT Project Manager This article contains non-trivial advice on how to keep your remote team productive during these trying quarantine and work from home times.… [ Read the rest...]

How To Manage Conflicts In Remote Teams

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Recent quarantine measures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic forced many colocated teams to become remote. Many workers found themselves in a completely new and uncommon situation of collaboration without any physical presence and face-to-face contact with their colleagues. The remote communication via Zoom or other video chat platforms seemed to be a good workaround in this situation, however, it brought up a lot of challenges.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in April 2020

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in April 2020 Trends Software Teams and Teamwork Trends Report Q1 2020 InfoQ team asked industry experts to share their ideas on the most prominent trends that were spotted in the software development industry in the first quarter of 2020.… [ Read the rest...]

How to Overcome Procrastination at Work and in Everyday Life

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Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you were supposed to accomplish a task but couldn’t start doing it and eventually put it off till the deadline comes? I bet you have. Time to time, all of us fall prey to a behavior called procrastination. So what is procrastination? According to Wikipedia’s definition, procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished by a certain deadline.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in March 2020

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in March 2020 Leadership How Will A Global Pandemic Affect Project Delivery The author of this article speculates on the topic of how the global pandemic caused by coronavirus will affect project delivery. These predictions are worth taking into account, because, they help you to understand what risks may materialize in the nearest future and what challenges you may face soon.… [ Read the rest...]

How to Turn the Floor Over to the Next Person on Daily Scrum Meeting

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If you use Scrum methodology on your projects, you definitely know how the Daily Scrum Meeting goes. If not, here is a quick walk-thru. People take their turns and provide their status updates one at a time. The status is short but informative, and its purpose is to answer three main questions: “What I did yesterday”, “What I’m going to do today”, “What impediments or blockers I`m having at the moment”.… [ Read the rest...]

How to Work From Home and Stay Productive During Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak

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Novel coronavirus outbreak and subsequent quarantine measures taken by many countries forced companies and organizations to turn their people to work from their homes. And if for those companies (and people) who have an experience of remote work this doesn’t become an issue, for those who never supported work from home this sudden transition may be painful and problematic.  In general, remote work has been showing constant growth over the last years supported by active popularization in media.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in February 2020

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Every month I put together my version of the best articles on project management, leadership and team building. Check out the TOP 10 articles on project management in February 2020 Leadership I Feel Unsafe Here! How to Embrace Conflict The author of this article raises a problem of avoiding conflicts in the working environment. He is concerned that millenials who constitute the most of today`s workforce are avoiding any slight confrontation with teammates at work hiding behind the so-called “psychological safety”.… [ Read the rest...]