Category Productivity

Workology: 5 Ways to Tackle #SHRM17 With Project Management

In this post, I work through five phases of planning, preparation, and execution that will benefit conference goers of all levels of experience.

5 Reads: Flabby Attention Spans, the Talent Curse, Fear of Fear and More.

Here are 5 articles that have me thinking…

Your Plan? Be Ready

Sometimes people aren’t ready to start planning until they can’t continue doing things the way they have always been done.

The Soul Crushing Cost of Doing Things at the Last Minute

Whether you’re too busy, too tired, too overwhelmed, or just too annoyed to deal with it, there is a price to be paid for not planning.

Workology: How Project Management Can Help Engage Employees

Project management is about making the most of what we have, and that includes helping people bring their best efforts to the table.

Tools You Can Use: Waze

Rest assured, if you’re stuck in a particularly bad traffic situation and you’re using Waze, it’s because there probably isn’t a better way around it.

Tools You Can Use: Habits, AudioBooks, Checklists

Habit List, Audible and WunderList are worthy of your own nerdy exploration.

Technically Successful Projects Are The Worst

Success at this level enables leaders to tout achievements at an organizational level, while employees feel burned out and maybe even taken advantage of in the process.

Busy Isn’t Better: STOP Multitasking

My advice is simple: Stop and THINK about what you are doing.

Normalize THIS in 2017: Performance Feedback and Accountability

Accountability and performance feedback go hand in hand. One without the other means none of it is done particularly well.