Joe Preston

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Microsoft has a strange obsession with productivity

'Getting things done' meets marketing madness<p>Microsoft started with a mission during the ‘80s to put "a computer on every desk in every home." Having achieved that, the new Microsoft has bigger, more ambitious goals in an era where personal computing is moving to a mobile world Microsoft doesn’t …

How To Be A Great Manager If You're Shy

Recently, Muse career expert Melody Wilding talked about how to manage shy employees—which got me thinking about the flip side: What about when the boss is shy?<p>It seems like a contradiction. Managers are supposed to be authoritative, bold leaders. And shy people tend to hold back, avoid social …

Agile Project Management in 3 Minutes

Agile is a good approach to use for many projects, not just in IT. Many marketing teams, for example, are using Agile in their production planning. …

Project Management