Project Management

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

6 tips for learning to delegate

October 12, 2015 Categorized in: Project Management

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

A project management primer

July 10, 2015 Categorized in: Project Management

You’ve called your top team mem­bers into your office and asked them to coordinate a special project. It’s a new sort of task for them, unlike your team’s typical work, and they’re unsure where to begin. Help them develop their project management skills by sharing with them these 10 key steps.
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.
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.
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.
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

February 5, 2015 Categorized in: Project ManagementTeamwork

Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel offers two quick SharePoint tips.
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

October 30, 2014 Categorized in: Project Management

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.
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.

Focus on SharePoint: Q & A

August 27, 2014 Categorized in: Project Management

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