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6 Curious Hacks To Accomplish More By Doing Less

Elena Prokopets | Posted 09.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Elena Prokopets

The following hacks might seem bluntly simple. However, once you actually start doing them, you'll notice how your projects get done in lesser and lesser time.

The Only 3 Steps to Winning Everytime

Ian Khan | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Ian Khan

Are you a winner? Are you someone that always gets what they want? Are you one of those people who do what they set their eyes on no matter what the c...

The Product Manager vs. Project Manager

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

It was a big day. I was presenting a new product idea to the executive team. After speaking with dozens of customers, the product team knew that we had touched a nerve. This idea would be an excellent way to increase our market share against our competition.

5 Major Roadblocks to Successful Project Management (and How to Solve for Them)

Claire Topalian | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Claire Topalian

The list of qualities the perfect project manager absolutely must have is getting more intense every day. But you can't be expected to demonstrate consistent leadership, empathy, pragmatism, and organization if you're working with terrible tools.

Why Kanban Is Never Enough for Product Development

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.28.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

There is a growing trend. I hear about it on a daily basis. Product teams implementing Kanban style boards to speed up innovation and improve their development process. But many of them quickly realize they have made a mistake.

Managing Priorities in Your Family Business

Daphne Mallory | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Daphne Mallory

The payoff for running a family business is huge. You can transfer wealth for generations to come. It's a perfect vehicle for uplifting others out of poverty. You become the change agent in your community and can make a difference in the lives of many.

How Do I Get This Up and Running? -- Part II: Should My Program Be Centralized or Decentralized?

Tom Garrubba | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Tom Garrubba

It's also important to have a solid understanding of the benefits and hindrances of both centralized and decentralized program models before selecting the right one for your organization.

Millennials Work Better

Aaron Straus Garcia | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Aaron Straus Garcia

One fact that gets overlooked time and time again when I read and hear things about millennials is that we, put simply, work better.

Manage Your Virtual Teams Like a Pro

Nancy Laws | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Nancy Laws

Running a virtual business has its perks, but it also comes with a lot of challenges. I enjoy being able to manage teams from all over the world, the experience is truly like no other, and redefines everything leaders have been taught as it pertains to managing and building teams.

21 Signs You're Dating a Product Manager

Sarah Cooper | Posted 05.24.2015 | Comedy
Sarah Cooper

For me, it was hard to tell when I was dating a product manager. Just kidding, I'm not that desperate. But you might be. And if you are, here are the signs to look for.

10 Effective Business Tools for Entrepreneurs

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 05.09.2015 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

I'm always intrigued to learn about new, accessible tools and applications that can help me to drive more sales, accelerate my business growth, or simply help me with gathering insights and new ways of doing things.

Three Big Mistakes That Ruin Good Projects

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 02.07.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Where do you start a painting project? Or any type of project? I was refinishing some furniture recently, and found myself thinking about the thre...

Why Higher Education Should Not Compromise About Collaboration

Cameron MacLeod | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Cameron MacLeod

Not only can social networking be purposeful, it is more compelling when it is.

Going Against the Flow: Kimber Lockhart, VP of Engineering at One Medical Group

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.16.2015 | San Francisco
Charu Sharma

To me, entrepreneurship is taking responsibility to enact the change you see in the world. It's about creating value from your ideas -- about creating something that didn't exist before.

7 Reasons You Need A Personal Management System

Josh Patrick | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Josh Patrick

I find that when I use a personal management system I get three or four times more accomplished than if I just wing it. What about you, do you have a personal management system?

5 Support Systems Entrepreneurs' Staff Need to Thrive

Marissa Brassfield | Posted 10.26.2014 | Small Business
Marissa Brassfield

Imagine if every entrepreneur had at least one key team member who could self-manage, continuously become more effective, communicate efficiently and excellently and still have the time and energy to lead a fulfilling life.

Bridging Business and Design By Building Experienced-Based Knowledge

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.20.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Knowing how to bridge business and design is evidently completely different from actually being able to execute well. Most corporate project manager...

Want a Winning Website for Your Non-Profit?

Laura Packard | Posted 09.08.2014 | Impact
Laura Packard

Say you have a successful long-established non-profit advocacy group. Or perhaps you just launched your political campaign or non-profit online. Now it's time for your organization to do a full website build (or rebuild)!

Design Briefs' Quality Drive Design Performance

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Jaewoo Joo and Shelley Takahashi Designing without a brief is a lot like motoring without a steering wheel - in a word, dangerous. Ho...

Get Excited About the Upside

Laurie Gerber | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

I bet you too are living in some form of clutter, whether it's physical, mental or emotional. And, you don't even realize the toll, how easy it could be to change it, and how great the upside will be. That's what we're here to convince you.

7 Insights for Unsticking When a Project Gets Stuck

Leah Mayor | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Leah Mayor

Success requires new learning, expanding my skill set, collaborating with a variety of personalities, and operating in vastly different sectors.

3 Ways to Get Into the Flow State at Work

Daniel Goleman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Daniel Goleman

Flow, the state where we feel in command of what we do, execute tasks effortlessly, and perform at our best, was discovered by researchers at the University of Chicago.

Is Your Rome Burning? Getting Engineers and Designers Delighted to Build Together

Mona Patel | Posted 06.22.2014 | Huffpost Code
Mona Patel

It's the responsibility of both the designer and the engineer to work together to find the smartest way to deliver the desired result. Of course, that's the crux of it--figuring out how to get them working together first.

Abolish Bureaucracy and Count Real Output

Edward Muzio | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

Wait a minute -- Consultant Brain cries -- I know this! It's bureaucracy. It's that form you're required to submit, to indicate that you're already doing what you're already doing.

10 Traits All High Achievers Share

: Inc. | Lou Adler | Posted 02.24.2014 | Small Business

In my last column, I detailed the one question that reveals everything a hiring manager needs to know to evaluate a candidate. The idea here i...