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How to Encourage Employee Independence

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 08:00
Teaching your employees to be self-sufficient benefits the productivity of the whole team. As I write this, the New York Times has just reported on a 30-year-old man who shot his rich dad because the...

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4 Things You Should Never Reduce in a Lean Environment

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 07:30
Cut the Fat, Not The Muscle from Your Lean Environment Many organizations embrace lean methodology (also known simply as “lean”), a systemic approach to streamlining production, to make...

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4 Costly Mistakes Teams Make When Collaborating

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 08:00
Getting a group of people together to solve a problem or work toward a mutual goal can be powerful; when well-managed, a group can come up with stronger solutions and carry out better work than one...

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EMPOWER 2015 – PGE Solves Business Challenges with QuickBase

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 07:30
We’re excited to showcase Jacob MacIntyre, Business Analyst at Portland General Electric, as one of our amazing Intuit QuickBase customers. He will be speaking and sharing his ideas at our inaugural...

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Four Steps You Must Take When Closing Your Project

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 08:00
In a rush to get projects done, one of the most often overlooked, but critical, tasks of a project manager is conducting the project close out step. This step can be a key learning experience and...

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An Insider’s Guide to LinkedIn in 2015

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 07:30
In an interview with LinkedIn communications guru Crystal Braswell, we discuss what you should be doing to use the site to its fullest potential, and how LinkedIn is evolving to better meet the needs...

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New Study Finds Telecommuting Increases Team Productivity

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:00
Some managers worry that telecommuting employees will be distracted and less productive, and as a result are reluctant to approve work-from-home arrangements at all or will approve them only in...

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7 Principles of Scaling a Business and Still Have a Life

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:00
Those scaling a business often get stuck in a trap of working too much and giving up their personal lives. That leads to burnout, but also damages the bottom line, contend those who have successfully...

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From Fighting Fires to Delivering Awesome QuickBase Apps

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 07:30
At Intuit QuickBase, our customers are our heroes. We periodically feature profiles of amazing customers here to demonstrate what can happen when the right people find the right technology. Mariano...

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Survey Shows Project Managers Are Stretched to the Brink

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:30
New Workfront research shows project managers are so slammed that they are unable to focus on the most important aspects of their work. According to Workfront’s new Project Management Survey,...

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How Can I Help My Busy, Over-Scheduled Manager?

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:00
A reader asks: How do you put order and structure to a boss’s calendar that is out of control with constant meetings and no time to get any work done? Due to downsizing, my manager oversees three...

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A Formal Project Deliverable Sign Off Process Helps Build Trust

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 08:00
Taking the time to do a final confirmation on completed deliverables ensures you and the client are aligned and your project will end in success. I’ll never forget a conversation I had with one of my...

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How to Get Buy-In From Your Team On Tough Decisions

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 08:00
Ever dreaded announcing an unpopular decision to your staff? Here’s how to make it go more smoothly. It would be nice if your staff wholeheartedly supported every decision that you made. In reality,...

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EMPOWER 2015 – QuickBase Partner Trinity Set to Speak

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 07:30
I am excited to announce Trinity will be speaking at EMPOWER 2015 and that we will also be exhibiting as a Platinum sponsor at the inaugural QuickBase user conference in Chicago. Trinity has been a...

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Teams Can Succeed Sooner by Becoming Better at Failing

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:00
Everyone makes mistakes sooner or later, and failure is part of business. But it’s how quickly businesses learn and recover from failure that may determine whether they eventually find success....

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5 Great Reasons to Have Cross-Functional Teams

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:00
A close-knit working environment can positively impact a team and the individuals within. But branching out and building new relationships with other employees and entire departments strengthens them...

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How to Raise Your Team’s Visibility

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 08:00
You know your team does great work. But does the rest of your company know it?  Even teams getting great results can sometimes feel like their work is invisible to the rest of the organization –...

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How Companies are Overcoming SharePoint Limitations

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 07:30
While SharePoint is well-entrenched in most enterprises, usability issues, speed to deployment and adoption, lack of workflow flexibility and project and process management capabilities are raising...

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Are Using Project Management Templates Useful or a Crutch?

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 08:00
There are two schools of thought on using templates to manage projects. Some people love them and find them to be useful tools and others think they are useless crutches that have no place on a...

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Team Productivity – What You Need to Know This Week

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 08:00
Here’s a look at three interesting stories currently in the news that might have ramifications for your team’s productivity. 1. Canceling one-on-one meetings will destroy your productivity Do you...

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