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Managing Managers: How to Cut Busy Work and Boost Productivity

By Marlena Stoddard No matter what role an individual plays in a company, they need to be as productive as possible while on the clock. Therefore, it is important that managers implement policies that allow workers to get as much accomplished each day while eliminating as many frivolous tasks as possible. What are some ways […]

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From Toyota, to AirBus, to Wrike: The Lean Journey of Errette Dunn

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAs the host of the Project Management for the Masses Podcast, I get to know a LOT of people in the PM industry. One thing that always amazes me is to learn about the journey that each professional goes through to get to where they are.  Some start in […]

The Salesman Project Manager: Episode 78

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHave you ever heard that everyone is in sales? I truly believe that that is the case, but there’s more: this is true especially for project managers. We are in the business of persuading, communicating, solving conflict, and selling ideas to stakeholders.  If you work on your sales skills, […]

Epic Project Management: Managing the World Cup and The Olympics: Episode 45

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download It’s July of 2014 and we just watched the largest party on Earth take place in my birth country of Brazil. As a Brazilian I had mixed feelings about this World Cup because there was a lot of controversy as Brazil prepared for the event, and it seemed […]

Soft Skills and Getting People to Work Together: Episode 38 with Geoff Crane

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Sometimes all you need is to get people to work together. My guest today will share with us how that ability can truly turn you into a fantastic project manager. He will also share with us: Techniques that he has used to get teams to work together The first thing […]

Managing Work, Family, and Your Passion with Patrick Snow: Episode 34

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAre you ready to be energized? After last week’s episode in which I talked about being in a funk, today I bring the energizing Patrick Snow to talk about managing work, family, and doing work that we love. Be ready to take notes and be inspired! Click the “play” […]