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How These 3 Teams Manage Work Chaos Using Agile & Wrike

Wednesday, 26 April, 2017

"There's way too much work! This is unreasonable!" You'll commonly hear this at the tail-end of a project or campaign when it's crunch time. But what if you're someone who hears it all the time? What can be done to alleviate the constant burden of being overloaded? The answer is Agile. Agile is a methodology for project management — a process for managing work that is characterized by constant iteration, constant improvement, and co...

Rules of Brainstorming: A Manager's Guide to Producing Great Ideas
Wednesday, 19 April, 2017
Collaboration

Rules of Brainstorming: A Manager's Guide to Producing Great Ideas

  Brainstorming. It's been something ingrained as necessary in order to generate new ideas since we were kids. "Time to brainstorm your next science project." "Let's get together and brainstorm some ideas on why Elizabeth can't stand Mr. Darcy."  . Brainstorming has been done to death. So much so, that managers have forgotten why we even brainstorm in the first place. Most managers believe it's just the first step to generating the next great idea. And if that great idea doesn't...
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12 Insanely Actionable Team Collaboration Hacks (Backed By Experts)
Tuesday, 18 April, 2017
Collaboration

12 Insanely Actionable Team Collaboration Hacks (Backed By Experts)

You have a project with a tight deadline, which is enough to stress over. But then you also have a cross-functional team of people from various departments who've never worked together before, and suddenly it's up to you to get them thinking and working together as an integrated unit. So how do you get them to coordinate their efforts and work as a team? We turned to the experts for tried-and-true advice — their collaboration hacks, if you will — and this is what they had to share...
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Employee Retention: The True Cost of Losing Your Best Talent
Monday, 17 April, 2017
Leadership

Employee Retention: The True Cost of Losing Your Best Talent

  How do you spot a great manager?  It’s someone who fosters a culture of productivity and excellence. Someone who’s fun to work with, and connects with their teammates on a personal level. Someone who knows how to inspire and lead their team to success.  In short, someone who makes people want to show up — and stay.  Low turnover on your team may make you feel like a successful manager. After all, if you only lose a handful of people on your team each year, you must be...
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5 Ways to Tackle Conflict in the Workplace (Infographic)
Thursday, 13 April, 2017
Collaboration

5 Ways to Tackle Conflict in the Workplace (Infographic)

Conflict is a reality of the working world. You deal with different people every day, people with varying perspectives, opinions, and convictions. When contrasting opinions and dynamic personalities collide, expect conflict and disagreements. As with anything in a professional setting, a little politeness goes a long way to help diffuse the situation. But you also need to realize that there are ways to approach a conflict that can still help you reach your desired outcome. The infog...
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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers
Wednesday, 12 April, 2017
Project Management

80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Where can you go to talk Gantt charts, work breakdown structures, and Agile workflows to your heart's content with other project management aficionados? The internet, of course! There’s a treasure trove of valuable information available online for anyone looking to sharpen their project management skills.  But where do you start?  We’ve compiled a list of over 80 of the very best online resources for project managers, including online training sites, podcasts, ebooks, tools and templates...
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Wrike Productivity Tour: Coming to a City Near You
Tuesday, 11 April, 2017
News

Wrike Productivity Tour: Coming to a City Near You

Whenever we talk with customers, there's a familiar refrain we keep hearing: "When are you going to come over and hold some Wrike training?" or "Why don't you host some sort of user conference?" We decided to put our project management skills to the test and do something about it. Presenting: the Wrike Productivity Tour! This is a seven-stop roadshow where we bring Wrike to a city near you for a free, half-day event that promises to give you training as well as insight into the Wrike...
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30-Day Digital Detox: Curb Your Tech Addiction to Stay Productive
Monday, 10 April, 2017
Productivity

30-Day Digital Detox: Curb Your Tech Addiction to Stay Productive

We blogged about habits recently: how examining your cemented routines and proceeding to shake things up if they don't make sense has a positive effect on your productivity, focus, and even creativity. It's important to occasionally reassess what we do on auto-pilot so that we trim the fat and keep only what is helpful. Otherwise, we might end up with a tech addiction like Andrew Sullivan's, founder and writer of political blog The Dish (formerly The Daily Dish). He recently wrote a 6...
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