Project Management

Get over it and learn to delegate

Delegating work may feel daunting, but when done correctly, it can lower risk in your business, writes Elizabeth Grace Saunders, CEO of Real Life E. Here’s how to get over the fear of delegating.

Try mind mapping using tech tools

Mind-mapping tools can help harness creativity and turn it into concrete action. Try it yourself with one of these tools recommended by Lifehack writer Jane Hurst.

Get staff fired up for workforce giving

Workplace giving campaigns can be a great way to support a good cause while building teamwork and camaraderie among colleagues, so how do you get more people fired up and excited to participate? That’s what one reader asked recently on the Admin Pro Forum.

6 steps ensure your team meets deadlines

Are employees falling into a problem pattern of finishing things late? Here's a plan for more productivity, fewer excuses.

Focus on SharePoint: Q & A

Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel addresses three questions on the features of SharePoint.

Project-management tips that 'rock'

Fast Company’s Evie Nagy interviewed two rock bands, Wild Party and Protomartyr, to find out how they were able to perform a combined total of 23 shows at this spring’s South by Southwest music festival. The bands shared their advice on showing up prepared, which can apply to project-management scenarios on the road or in your office.

Leading a team when you're not the boss

Being part of a team of equals doesn’t mean individual members lack accountability to each other, Vertical­­­Response CEO Janine Popick writes. Popick offers these tips to help you get results from co-workers when you’re responsible for a shared outcome.

Getting organized in SharePoint

Q. We just switched over to SharePoint 2013. How do I add a library?

Admins take on the energy industry

Administrative professionals are vital to the success of the oil and gas industry, says Brittney Valenzuela, at Kelly Services. It’s no wonder these admins are in high demand.

How to run productive project meetings

Stan Portny, author of Project Management for Dummies, has been writing about improving the efficiency of company meetings for 20 years. Here's his advice on organizing and delegating tasks when you’re the project manager.