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  • How to Write Status Reports that are Worth Reading

    How to Write Status Reports that are Worth Reading

    Status reports are a critical part of project management. We all write them, but hardly anyone reads them. Here's how to change that. The post How to Write Status Reports that are Worth Reading...

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  • 10 New Books to Add to Your 2018 Fall Reading List

    10 New Books to Add to Your 2018 Fall Reading List

    I’m not sure when summer got the reputation for being the least stressful time of the year. I, for one, find the endless heat and sunshine exhausting. There are so many social events to...

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  • Import Your Work Breakdown Structure Into LP with Zapier

    Import Your Work Breakdown Structure Into LP with Zapier

    Leveraging technology to automate administrative tasks is an excellent way to reduce a project manager’s administrative burden. Learn how project managers can import work breakdown structures into...

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  • How to Identify Bottlenecks with LiquidPlanner

    How to Identify Bottlenecks with LiquidPlanner

    When people and priorities change, you need to figure out how it could put your schedule at-risk. You can take advantage of our features to help you understand where you are versus where you want...

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  • Ask a PM: I’m Bored! How Do I Convince My Boss I Can Handle More?

    Ask a PM: I’m Bored! How Do I Convince My Boss I Can Handle More?

    You know you can handle more at work, but your manager isn't listening. Here's how to prove your value and grow your responsibilities in the office. The post Ask a PM: I’m Bored! How Do I...

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  • Eat Your Frogs: The Ultimate Guide to Taking Charge of Your Career

    Eat Your Frogs: The Ultimate Guide to Taking Charge of Your Career

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  • 4 Guiding Principles for Leading Remote Project Teams

    4 Guiding Principles for Leading Remote Project Teams

    More and more, part of the job of a project managers is not just herding sheep, but herding sheep located on farms located across the globe. Use these four guiding principles to effectively manage...

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  • How to Manage Generational Differences on Your Project Team

    How to Manage Generational Differences on Your Project Team

    When you have a multi-generational workforce, a team under pressure and any number of other factors, you will get conflict. PM expert Elizabeth Harrin offers these strategies for working through...

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  • Your Guide to Accurately Estimating Projects

    Your Guide to Accurately Estimating Projects

    Project estimation is an invaluable tool for anticipating and managing project uncertainties. Use these techniques to get accurate project estimates. The post Your Guide to Accurately Estimating...

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  • Celebrating Project Success: 5 Things You Can Do

    Celebrating Project Success: 5 Things You Can Do

    There are numerous individual, team, and project activities that present opportunities to celebrate. Your job as a successful project manager is to be prepared to capitalize on these opportunities...

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  • Ask a Project Manager: How Do I Raise My Team’s Morale?

    Ask a Project Manager: How Do I Raise My Team’s Morale?

    Dear Elizabeth: I’m managing a small team of technical professionals and, not to put too fine a point on it, but, none of us are appreciated for what we do. How do I make my team feel...

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  • The Five Truths of Project Leadership

    The Five Truths of Project Leadership

    Many people believe that leadership is positional—it’s tied to the person that’s calling the shots. In reality, leadership on most projects and programs is informal. Project team members each have...

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  • Ask a Project Manager: My Client Missed Their Deadline…Again!

    Ask a Project Manager: My Client Missed Their Deadline…Again!

    How do you keep a project on-track when your client keeps missing their deadlines? PM expert Elizabeth Harrin offers her tips for keeping clients in-check (without being a jerk). The post Ask a...

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  • Adopting Agile is an Exercise in Change Management

    Adopting Agile is an Exercise in Change Management

    Working with project teams to adopt Agile practices requires awareness, training, and organizational change management. By applying these eight steps, you can improve your odds of a successful...

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  • How to Get Executive Buy-In for Project Management Software

    How to Get Executive Buy-In for Project Management Software

    You’ve found the perfect project management tool. Now you just need the boss to say yes. Learn how to build a compelling business case that leaves them with one question: Where do I sign?

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  • The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025

    The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025

    Lately, it feels like things have been advancing so rapidly that it’s possible some new-fangled technology could disrupt our line of work before you finish this article. Okay, that might be a bit...

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  • The Future of Smart Manufacturing: Why Businesses are Moving to the Cloud

    The Future of Smart Manufacturing: Why Businesses are Moving to the Cloud

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  • Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch

    Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch

    From the rise of digital project management to the impact of emotional intelligence on PM careers, Elizabeth Harrin predicts the top project management trends and topics to watch for in 2018. The...

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  • 43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

    43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

    We've compiled a list of 43 of the best books, podcasts, courses, certifications, and websites to help you up your project management game. The post 43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced...

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  • How to Manage Chaos: Advice on Project Management and Workplace Conundrums

    How to Manage Chaos: Advice on Project Management and Workplace Conundrums

    Project management expert Elizabeth Harrin answers readers’ questions the challenges, risks, and rewards of project work.

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