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5 Ways to Learn Jargon, And Fast

Early on in my writing career, I took on a couple of articles covering project management. To put it mildly, I didn’t know a Gantt chart from a PERT chart.

The Role of the Manager

I have long considered management to be a calling. In my view, to call management a job, position, or title is completely missing the mark. I believe that

Lifehack Digest for December 14

5 Time-Management TricksMarci Alboher at the New York Times offers 5 simple but effective time-management tips: tame your email, minimize meetings, make in

Multitasking or Chunking

Lisa over Management Craft has written an experience from her on comparing multi-tasking vs focusing. Should you be doing tasks or projects concurrently, o

How to learn from your mistakes

Scott Berkun, the author of The Art of Project Management, has written a nice article on how to learn from your mistakes. He categorized mistakes into four

7 Ways To Get Down To Writing

Procrastination, poor time-management, writer’s block – if you’re a writer you’ve encountered these debilitating creative illnesses at least a few times. H

Hiring Brilliant People

As a manager, hiring is not hard, but hiring right people is one of the hardest components in management. Interview plays a major factor on getting great p

YOU want to be a manager?

If you are thinking of moving into a management position, you undoubtedly want to take a holistic look at your career. Erin Malone from Boxes and Arrows pr

The Myth of Productivity Advice

I’ve got Jeffrey Gitomer on the brain, as I’m reading his LITTLE RED BOOK OF SELLING. In one part, he says that lessons on time management are pretty much

Lifehack Presents: Doit.im User Guide

There are a host of free task and project management applications on the web as well as for Android and iOS. But, Doit.im is a fully cross-platform applica

FAQ on Strategic Planning

Alliance for Nonprofit Management has a quick frequently asked questions on strategic planning. So what is strategic planning? Strategic planning is a mana

How to Get Any Project Up and Running

Mark Forster, a time management coach, wrote a pretty well article on getting started on a project. Getting started is the hardest thing on the earth if th

Presenting to the Fortune 500

This past weekend I did a presentation which was attended by part of the management team of one of the 2006 Fortune 500 companies. I would like to say that

Bare Bones Project Hacks

Project managers seem to come in two flavors, maybe three. The first flavor are those who follow the PMI guidelines by the book. The second are those who get thrown into project management by way of the “someone had to do it” route. Third would be a hybrid. This addresses those last two types. Let’s talk about some of the basic elements of running a project, and while we’re at it, we will discuss a few methods for running projects that might prove helpful to you.

How to Explain Why DRM Is Bad

The Listening Post at Wired.com have a handy little article about explaining Digital Rights Management to people who don’t get it or why it’s bad. There’s

5 Steps to Automate Your Cash Flow

Reduce the temptation to bust your budget and automate your cash flow. This financial management system will help you accomplish your financial goals.

TaskToy – an online GTD tool

TaskToy is a new task management web system which is inspired by the book Getting Things Done by David Allen. It try to keep the simplest interface (You wi

Standards for Managers

Lisa at Management Craft has written a post on basic expectations for managers. I want to highlight couple of them here: Managers should build and maintain

10 Reasons Why You Are in Debt

Money management is about your relationship to saving and spending and your attitude toward sharing your resources with others. Here’s why you are in debt.

How to Boost Your Creative Output

Working productively can be broken down into several key skills: time management, organization and controlling your attention and energy. One of the often

When is it time to move on?

What do you think when is the best time to move on and start looking for another job? Lisa Haneberg over Management Craft has an article on the same topic.

Wikis and Blogs Transforming Workflow

Sometimes email and standard content management system may decrease your employees productivity because the amount of time on organizing and managing infor

Lifehack Digest for January 28

Stop Procrastination NowUseful free e-book from FruitfulTime, who sell a task management program. The book is full of useful tips to help prevent you from

How To Audit Your Time

Where does the time go? In whatever working circumstance you are in, time management can become an issue. The key to even coming close to managing your tim

Tweeting, Pinning, Liking, Plussing, Sharing: 50+ Best Social Media Marketing Tools

Social media management tools are essential as they make it easy to schedule posts and communicate with followers and fans. But finding the best tool for your business need can be an overwhelming task as there are hundreds of tools and apps to choose from. Luckily, help is at hand. Take a look at this infographic and pick your perfect social media tool depending on your needs and budget.

Digital Transformation and the Digital Customer Experience

Business success in the era of digital transformation requires a thorough understanding of the digital customer experience (DCX). Businesses that embrace digital transformation, according to Gartner, will be able to spot opportunities and act in a matter of seconds. On the other hand, companies that fail to adopt new digital technologies will face what MIT Sloan Management Review and Capgemini Consulting foresee as competitive obsolescence.

25 Awesome #SocialMedia Marketing Tools – #infographic

When planning a company social strategy, the sheer number of available tools for social media management can be overwhelming. SMSS compiled 25 great tools to get you and your team started, categorized into 5 types of tools: Social Listening, Social Conversation, Social Marketing, Social Analytics and Social Influencer.

Leadership Skills – Best Skills

Your success as a manager depends on your ability to motivate employees to achieve common goals. Use these management tips and resources to develop the critical skills you will need as a leader.

Business Learning Center – Best Skills

The most successful entrepreneurs never stop learning new ways to be successful. Check out our tips and guides on goal setting, leadership, time management, and more. It’s time to take your business skills to the next level.