Project Management

Getting more from collaborative efforts

Collaborating can help co-workers achieve many things, but if done incorrectly, it can tear groups apart, writes Elise Mitchell for SmartBlog on Leadership. Here are seven tips to make sure your collaborations are positive ones.

Writing the right job listing leads to good hires

If you’ve been tasked with creating a job ad, collaborate with the hiring manager so you have all the information you need.

7 tips for a successful holiday party

Kathy Posey, office administrator at Strategy­­Wise, has advice for you based on her experience planning more than 20 such parties over the years.

6 tips for learning to delegate

It's the flaw nobody really thinks they have—an inability to delegate effectively. Here's how to do it right.

Independent virtual assistant helps clients worldwide

Andrea Robinson struck out on her own and started a virtual assistant business after she left a corporate job. She went through a training program with Expert VA Training where she learned how to set up a business and target clients. Since then, she’s built www.TimeSavingVA.com into a thriving business that supports clients worldwide.

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.