5 Common Time Management Mistakes and Tips to Avoid Them – Guest Post by Pankaj Mondal

Are you feeling overwhelmed and getting nowhere? Or do you have too much time and easily getting bored. Most of the time, we end up feeling somewhat crunched even when we are trying our best to save time.

With meetings, phone calls, social media and YouTube, how could we not get distracted? Productivity hacks, gadgets, and apps can only get you so far. The best way to manage your time is to first recognize how you are spending it in the first place. Continue reading 5 Common Time Management Mistakes and Tips to Avoid Them – Guest Post by Pankaj Mondal

The Project Manager’s Guide To Managing Subject Matter Experts

It can feel like the ultimate catch-22 for a project manager; you need a subject matter expert (SME) to make up for your own lack of expertise on a topic, but this same deficiency of knowledge on your end can cause quite the division. In addition to that, SMEs can be quite rigid in their approach and opinions to their topic of expertise, which can be difficult for project managers in mitigating deadlines. Continue reading The Project Manager’s Guide To Managing Subject Matter Experts

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Top Tips for First-Time Managers to Thrive at Work – Guest Post by Alicia Honeycutt

Did you get promoted? Congratulations! All your hard work and great work ethic have paid off. This promotion is more than just about yourself now. Being a manager is about handling not just the work, but also people.

An excellent people manager gets the best out of their team members. You need to prioritize, delegate and coordinate tasks within your team. And do it in the most effective way. Being a first-time manager doesn’t discount you from your own deliverables. You need to complete your work while you make sure your people complete theirs too. Continue reading Top Tips for First-Time Managers to Thrive at Work – Guest Post by Alicia Honeycutt

Why SMBs Should Invest In Collaboration Technology – Guest Post by Eileen O’Loughlin, Software Advice

According to Gartner research, collaboration software is growing in popularity among enterprise businesses. It’s so important, in fact, that it’s considered a critical capability that enterprises should prioritize when evaluating a new project and portfolio management (PPM) software. But what about small and midsize businesses (SMBs)? Is collaboration technology just a pie in the sky? Continue reading Why SMBs Should Invest In Collaboration Technology – Guest Post by Eileen O’Loughlin, Software Advice