From Toyota, to AirBus, to Wrike: The Lean Journey of Errette Dunn (Podcast)
Wednesday, 26 August, 2015
Posts, Project Management

From Toyota, to AirBus, to Wrike: The Lean Journey of Errette Dunn (Podcast)

"I wouldn't say I'm achieving amazing things. I would say our customers are achieving amazing things with a little help from us." —Errette Dunn Our very own Implementation and Project Management Coach, Errette Dunn, was featured on the PM for the Masses podcast hosted by PM Influencer, Cesar Abeid. In this episode, Errette discusses his work — how he started out as an engineer at Toyota and transitioned to Airbus just as they transformed to using Lean Management methods. He al...
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Bring Back the Lunch Break! (Video)
Tuesday, 25 August, 2015
Business Tips, Posts, Productivity

Bring Back the Lunch Break! (Video)

We all want to be productive at work and gain recognition (and hopefully a raise) for our dedication. But that doesn’t mean you should chain yourself to your desk! Longer hours don't automatically translate into increased productivity. In fact, that mid-day break for lunch is more important than ever if you really want to wow your colleagues with your creativity, focus, and ability to do great work. Click 'play' on the short video below for 7 compelling reasons to step away from your d...
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How Successful Teams Use Project Management Software (Infographic)
Monday, 24 August, 2015
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How Successful Teams Use Project Management Software (Infographic)

According to Information Week, 87% of high-performing companies use a project management tool to complete daily work and and meet their business goals. But why? What are the benefits? What kinds of teams need project management software? And how do they go about choosing the right tool? Learn all the “how”s and “why”s in this infographic: Share this infographic on your own site with this embed code:
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A Cure for Procrastination—Don't Wait! (Work Management Roundup)
Friday, 21 August, 2015
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A Cure for Procrastination—Don't Wait! (Work Management Roundup)

It's Friday! Time for the weekly Work Management Roundup, where we pull together recently published articles on productivity, work, and killer strategies to level up your awesomeness. Without further ado, here are this week's suggestions: Tutorials You Need to Read How to Cure Procrastination by Harnessing Temptations (Fast Company): By bundling an indulgent behavior with a productive behavior you can have your cake, and submit that report on time, too. It's backed by research from...
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How Pixar, Google, and Facebook Fight Bad Meetings (Infographic)
Thursday, 20 August, 2015
Business Tips, Posts

How Pixar, Google, and Facebook Fight Bad Meetings (Infographic)

Let's play a game. Would you rather: A) Sit through an hour-long status meeting in a frigid conference room with no windows B) Pull out your own tooth with a rusty pair of pliers How many of you had to consider your actual preference for a moment? Ok, all joking aside, meetings may not be quite that bad. But sometimes it's close! With so much time spent — and often wasted — in business meetings, we looked to the experts for new tips on making meetings worthwhile. Share th...
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Q&A with Nic Bryson, Director of Customer Support at Wrike
Thursday, 20 August, 2015
Business Tips, Wrike News

Q&A with Nic Bryson, Director of Customer Support at Wrike

When did you join Wrike and what was customer support like back then? It was 2009, and the best word to describe the company back then is, “small.” There were only a handful of us, and on the support side of things, our CEO Andrew was replying to a lot of cases himself. Andrew was committed to providing great support, but by this point we were acquiring new customers very rapidly, and needed to scale the support organization to keep the experience great. What’s the philosophy...
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6 Simple Workplace Productivity Tips (Video)
Wednesday, 19 August, 2015
Posts, Productivity

6 Simple Workplace Productivity Tips (Video)

If you're feeling burned out, low on energy and ideas, and your to-do list is taunting you, then it's time to take action to get your productivity back. Watch this video for 6 very simple, no-sweat life hacks that will recharge your mind and morale. Why These Productivity Tips Work Here's the science behind these tips: 1. Sitting by a window keeps you focused 15% longer It's all about getting some sun! A study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory reveals that people expos...
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