When downsizing must happen, the emotional toll is heavy on everyone in the company as well as everyone close to it. Layoff survivors, those who are left after a round of layoffs, are in a stressful situation.
Your company has decided to merge departments, each with multiple teams and different processes, competing products, or dissimilar cultures.
Your ability to map and solve complicated, multi-faceted problems is why they pay you the Big Bucks. But you needn’t lie awake at night chewing on the grisly issues.
Recently, The Fast Track blog released our “Top 14 Project Managers to Follow on Twitter” list.
The scene from the recess playground is burned in my brain. The captains are choosing teams for dodgeball, and my friends and I are standing in a line, nervously shifting from one foot to the other. No one wants to …
It happens in every organization. Two leaders of two different teams just can’t get along. It’s wreaking havoc among the other teams. Things are just a mess. As the program manager, you’ve been asked to fix the situation.
Last December, my colleagues and I saw a fun post on the Intuit QuickBase Facebook fan page. It read “Jared Gilbert has been dubbed ‘Captain QuickBase by his coworkers.” It even came complete with a ‘Captain QuickBase’ Christmas Tree ornament ! Love it!
In a recent webinar a customer asked how they might use an email notification to embed an “approve” and “reject” button such that when their client opened their email, they could make the selection right
According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, loyalty is usually seen as a virtue, albeit a problematic one. It is constituted centrally by perseverance in an association to which a person has become intrinsically committed.
Change. Any business would stagnate and die without it. It happens so quickly these days and is often out of our control. Sometimes you probably feel like screaming, “Slow down, I want to get off!”