Project Management

4 tips for effective virtual delegation

It's hard enough to pass off a task without being physically disconnected from someone. But in the modern age, you don't always get to delegate face to face.

3 tips for asking follow-up questions

Whether you’re hiring a new employee or deciding to partner up with someone on a new venture, interview skills are an important way to get a good read on someone and decide if you can trust them. Kilberry Leadership Advisors CEO Richard Davis offers three ways to ask effective follow-up questions and dig deeper.

5 party planning tips for office events

Whether you’re planning your department’s monthly birthday celebration, a retirement bash or your company’s big anniversary party, you want to make sure the event is a success. Deanna Arnold, of Employers Advantage, offers five tips to help you out.

SharePoint 2013 Q & A

Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel offers two quick SharePoint tips.

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.