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7 Ways to Make it Easy for People to Work with You

<i>“It all depends on who you’re working with.”</i><p>That was the feedback from team members to a recent survey about the state of collaboration within our …

7 Things Project Managers Should Do Every Day

<b>Thanks to Susanne Madsen, a Project Leadership Coach</b> <b>for contributing this post to CSD.</b><p>As a project manager, you are the one others turn to for …

10 Project Management Dos

Project managers are working harder than ever before, even as we continue to have more knowledge, tools and technology available to us. The business …

Project Management

Top 5 Reasons Projects Fail

It is a sad fact of life that projects sometimes fail. This would be scary if they failed for random and unfathomable reasons but the truth is that …

Project Management

Pulse of the Profession | Project Management Institute

Advances in technology are disrupting traditional industries and changing the functional roles of workers. An organization’s future is in the hands …

Project Management

Honing Your Leadership Skills for Project Management - Project Management Hut

Honing Your Leadership Skills for Project Management<br>By Michelle Symonds<p>If you’re an appointed leader it’s a full-time job – not one which you can opt …

Project Management Around the World – Raleigh, NC, USA

Last September, Shim Marom had coordinated what was the first ever PM FlashBlog and it was a great experience! Some 50+ project managers from around …

9 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do | Inc.com

If you want to be more productive, don't start by taking on new habits and routines. Instead, do less. The most productive people know how to stay focused and how to say no--but most importantly, they know how to delegate and outsource.<p>To get a handle on the time-sucking, productivity-killing tasks …

Outsourcing

Figuring Out Your Project’s Landscape Using the Cynefin Framework

Introduction<p>Despite our best endeavors in codifying many aspects of project management, a lot of what we do in project management is still …

The Tao of Project Management

Back Again<p>Well it seems like a long time since my last post but here I am back again.<p><b>The Project</b><p>As part of my succession planning, I've started …

Why are MBAs Not Teaching About Project Management?

​<b>Senior executives seem to neither understand project management nor regard it as an important means of business strategy execution. Only a few top</b> …

The Right Way to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?”

Thomas Jefferson once said that “honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom”. Though truth-telling abounds in grade school platitudes, it seems scarcer the older we get. But this decline in honesty — let’s call it <i>dishonesty</i> — isn’t necessarily innate. Dishonesty can be taught. In my …

How to Get Job Candidates to Take Off the Mask | Inc.com

As Jon Steinberg, the President of Buzzfeed recently put it, the interview is really as good as it gets.<p>"If you are interviewing or negotiating with a new hire, and you like them more and more, you are making a good hire," he writes. "If you are having a difficult hiring process but think it will …

Employment

9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day | Inc.com

Your words are among your greatest tools. They're a window into your vision, your values and your abilities. So, whether you're running a giant organization or just trying to herd a group toward a certain outcome, there are messages you need to communicate constantly in order to lead …

Leadership

4 Leadership Secrets of Alexander the Great

Leadership Secrets<p>History is replete with stories of great generals—heroes who saved their men, their cities and their countries. It is equally …

Leadership

Three Imperatives for Good Project Managers

We all have good ideas. The hard part is making them happen.<p>HR departments love handing out worksheets on how to plan your time. Management gurus have written hundreds of pages of advice on how to better manage your week, your day, and your hour.<p>But what happens when you try and apply that advice …

12 Questions to Gauge Employee Engagement | Inc.com

“Employee engagement” is, admittedly, a catchall term, not to mention an endlessly marketable consulting concept. So if you’re skeptical, we understand.<p>But earlier this year, when Gallup released its annual report on employee engagement, it included a simple tool that may help you quickly determine …

Employee Engagement

The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …

Living Walls: How They Can Improve Your Home and Your Health

A living wall, or a green wall, is a garden that grows vertically, as opposed to horizontally, which can exist inside or outside the home. Any well …

Tag: DIY

The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches Indoors<p>by Annie Quigley<p>1,000 Square Feet on a Budget: An Artist’s Loft in North London<p>by Alexa …

Essential Oils

Get Educated: Recommended Projects and Tutorials

As with most fields that are technology driven, in photography, if you don’t keep moving you’ll quickly find yourself dead in the water. This is why …

5 Tips for Better Long Exposure Landscape Photography

5 Tips for Better Long Exposure Landscape Photography - learn some things to do and some to avoid when doing long exposures.

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

Digital Photographer

Photography

11 Tips for Spectacular Snow Landscapes

Autumn has come and gone. At least, that's how it feels right now in Idaho! The colorful leaves are falling off the trees, everything is becoming …

Landscape Photography

The 7 Classic Pieces of Gear You Will Want After You Get a DSLR

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a new camera. But not just any new camera; no, not a new mobile device, not a new point and shoot — not …

Cameras

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …