Paypal, SolarCity, Zip2, SpaceX, Hyperloop, OpenAl, Tesla Motors… Do these ring a bell for you? Just in case you didn’t know, all these companies are only some of the numerous successful undertakings that 46-year old Elon Musk has developed so far. As a matter of fact, so far these brands have brought him the mind-blowing net worth of 20.6 billion dollars and an absolutely deserved … Continue reading 5 Life Changing Skills You Can Learn From Elon Musk – Guest Post by Jason Grills
Managing a team has many challenges, two of which are the issues of accountability and finger-pointing. Accountability itself is often confused with responsibility. Here is a simple difference between the two terms. A person who is responsible is the one who completes a task, while a person who is accountable is the one who must answer to the authority. Therefore, when someone completes a task, he or she is considered “responsible.” However, he or she might not be the person who is accountable, because the accountable person is the one who must respond to the authority. In a project, the ultimate authority is the sponsor. Depending on the task, the authority to whom an accountable person must answer to varies. For certain individuals, being accountable can be something new and frightening, which would very well lead to finger-pointing. A good project manager acknowledges the possibility of such happening and will do the best he or she can to ensure accountability is well respected in every task. Continue reading 4 Effective Ways To Increase Accountability And Reduce Finger Pointing In A Team
Team members must work in harmony to ensure the project is executed well. This would require them to possess work prioritization and time management skills, in addition to the ability to follow the project schedule.
So, if you are a team member, how can you polish these two important skills? By mastering the following five activities and continuing to better yourself in those areas. Continue reading 5 Tips To Increase Work Prioritization And Time Management Skills
Recently we identified core values for our organization. During the entire experience of coming up with these core values, we realized the outcomes were reflecting exactly what our leaders expected and practiced all these years. it would be safe to say that Work Ethics at Celoxis are behavioral values that are vital to be understood and followed religiously to win our business goals in our ecosystem. Identifying & establishing core values and working to develop a culture of respect, trust, and honest communication is vital for running and maintaining ethical business operations for every organization. Continue reading Being a Celoxian: What it means – Values Interwoven with Work Ethics!
Isn’t it lovely to hear work-life balance examples such as that of Tamara Budz, the founder of Silver Shade Group? Her idea of maintaining an equilibrium between work and life is ensuring that she eats with her family. Or take, for instance, the founder of ReputationManagement.com, Bill Fish. He strictly divides his work and family time. Bill doesn’t cross the divide until his kids head … Continue reading Project Management Principles to Improve Work, Life, and your Mental Health – Guest Post by Alycia Gordan
Working for eight straight hours is almost impossible, especially with all the distractions available to us nowadays. For example, taking a quick break from a pile of paperwork could easily lead to hours of scrolling on your phone looking at nonsensical stuff. But aside from actual non-work-related elements, there are other productivity killers in the workplace. Some of these are even considered work-related or work-essential … Continue reading Productivity Killers and How to Avoid Them – Guest Post
An ascension to a project manager position is a significant milestone in one’s career. It is the point where one goes from being a specialist to taking higher accountability for outcomes, people, and process. A project manager position is the ideal stepping stone to a leadership career path. Continue reading 3 Tips for a Smooth Transition to a Project Manager Role