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How to Manage a Project Where Roles Aren’t Clear

12 hours 28 min ago
When you’re managing a project that involves multiple people, part of your success will depend on whether you assign clear roles to each person involved. Ever managed or worked on a project where it...

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How to Effectively Manage a Culturally Diverse Global Team

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 08:00
When Erin Meyer visited Tokyo with a Japanese colleague shortly after her book, “The Culture Map” was published, she agreed to speak to about 20 Japanese managers. After her presentation, she asked...

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Does Computer Monitor Setup Improve Productivity?

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 08:00
Remember when the only people to use more than one monitor were designers, programmers, and gamers? In the last five years, multiple monitor use has entered mainstream business to the point that if...

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How to Manage Someone You Just Don’t Like

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 08:00
You’ve got someone on your team who you just … don’t … like. It’s not about their work; it’s a personal clash. Maybe their personality grates on you, or they remind you of a despised ex, or there’s...

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EMPOWER 2015 – J. Lodge Creates a Variety of Solutions with QuickBase

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 07:30
We’re excited to feature Craig McElroy, Database Director, at J. Lodge, as one of our speakers at EMPOWER 2015, our inaugural user conference this May in downtown Chicago. Register Now! Craig has...

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How To Tell If A Business Process Is Broken

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:00
Broken business processes can cost your business a lot of money in terms of time and actual cash that comes in. And it can send customers running to a competitor. That’s certainly not the way to have...

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5 Ways to Lose Your Team’s Respect

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 08:00
If your team doesn’t respect you, you’ll have a hard time getting things done. They’re likely to doubt your decisions, push back when you need them pulling in the same direction, and even eventually...

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes That Derail Business Collaboration

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 08:00
While many organizations believe they’re great at collaboration, the truth is that many of them are horrible at it — and end up doing more harm than good. Why it’s time to take a...

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EMPOWER 2015 – Helm Incorporated Eliminates Thousands of Spreadsheets with QuickBase

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 07:30
We’re thrilled to feature Michael Wacht (Twitter @Helm1943), Vice President of Operations, at Helm Incorporated, as one of our speakers at EMPOWER 2015. He will be speaking and sharing his ideas at...

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How to Cope Effectively With Discomfort at Work

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 08:00
There’s no way to prevent change and the discomfort that comes along with it, especially in the unpredictable 21st century business world. What you can do, though, is learn to be at peace while chaos...

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Why Managers Are Afraid to Ask for Help and How They Can

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 08:00
It’s tough to ask for help! As a manager, you might feel like you’re supposed to have all the answers. But asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness. Ever wished you could ask for help but felt...

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What the Army Taught Business About Project Failure Causes

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:00
When a project fails, companies typically rush into the “blame game” with fingers pointed directly at the project manager. But it’s not necessarily their fault. And it’s important...

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9 Ways to Tell if Someone is Uncoachable

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:30
For some, coaching efforts are likely to fall flat. Root these employees out before you spend budget needlessly. Executive coaching is professional intervention with a focus on developing the skills...

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Team Productivity – What You Need to Know This Week

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 08:00
Here’s a look at three interesting stories currently in the news with ramifications for your team’s productivity. 1. No-meeting days are gaining popularity If you think you spend too much time...

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EMPOWER 2015 – Advantage Integrated Solutions to Speak

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 16:00
Hi all, it’s Scott Wyatt, CEO of Advantage Integrated Solutions, and we’re excited to be coming in from Denver as Platinum sponsors and speakers at #EMPOWER2015! For 12 years Advantage Solution...

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How to Help an Overwhelmed Team

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 08:00
Project failures, reduced productivity and stress can be linked directly to poor communication by leaders. Are you guilty of overwhelming your team with buzzwords, emails and texts? If so, it’s time...

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Fine-tune Your Project with a SWOT Analysis

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 08:00
You’ve poured yourself into your project and want to ensure that it exceeds all expectations. The SWOT analysis will help you and your team, identify potential problems, consider new ideas, and...

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How to Develop Your Team’s Troubleshooting Skills

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 08:00
When colleagues keep turning to you to solve their problems, can you help build their troubleshooting skills?  A reader asks: I wanted to get your advice on developing a team’s troubleshooting...

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EMPOWER 2015 – Gateways Saves 80 Hours Per Year on Reporting with QuickBase

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:30
We’re excited to feature Sarah Clark, Director of Finance and Operations, at Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, as one of our customer speakers at EMPOWER 2015. Sarah will be a part of the SMB...

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Red Flags That Indicate Your Project Is Headed For Failure

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:00
Failure doesn’t normally happen on a project without some up front warning. You need to watch out for typical red flags that indicate your project is headed for failure so you can recover...

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