Project Management

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.
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.
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

April 21, 2014 Categorized in: Project Management

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