TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in August 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 August 2020 Trends 4 Hot Project Management Trends — and 4 Going Cold Even before the pandemic hit, project management was going through a sea change. But the remote nature of our new normal has accelerated and morphed that change so rapidly that trends are going hot and cold before our eyes.… [ Read the rest...]

Delegation 101 for Project Managers

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If you work as a manager on the project, you probably have so much work on your plate every day that your to-do list is never empty. The tasks keep coming, your to-do lists inflates, and usually, your working hours do the same. At some point, the amount of work to be done becomes so big that you physically can`t complete everything on time.… [ Read the rest...]

TOP 10 Articles on Project Management in July 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 July 2020 Management How to Do a Cost Benefits Analysis in Project Management Cost-benefit analysis is a tool project managers use to compare various business initiatives and make a financially-sound plan of action.… [ Read the rest...]

How To Encourage People To Work Overtime

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I believe that every project manager, sooner or later, faces the need to request project team members work overtime. This part of my job really embarrasses me. I hate to be trapped in such a situation when I have to take people’s personal time, the precious moments of their lives which they could otherwise spend with their families or friends, or just for themselves.… [ Read the rest...]

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...]