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Project Planning

10 Mistakes Every Project Manager Makes

In a perfect world, teams would always deliver their projects on time without facing any challenges. But unfortunately, in the real world, that is not possible. We are humans and making mistakes is inevitable. As George Bernard Shaw said: “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a

Culture

Team Building Ideas and Strategies That Actually Work

Team building has become so much more than just a catchy phrase. You need to take the right approach to truly reach your employees. Different kind of teams and different type of people for that matter have different expectations when it comes to activities within a group. You’ll have to consider the synergy of the

Remote Work

5 Steps To Building a Highly Effective Remote Company

Remote work is more effective and makes employees happier (just google it), but why aren’t more companies doing it then? In my opinion – ☠️ FEAR 👻.. If you are the kind of manager that embraces challenges and ready to step out of your comfort zone, then here are some first steps towards building a

Management

Your Team Should Start Using A Sharable Calendar. Here’s Why

In a complex business world, managing teams can be a difficult task. The world is changing, and with that, so is the way we do business. A few decades ago, running a company meant having a stand-alone office with employees sharing the same working space from 9:00-5:00. Organizing and delegating responsibilities within a company was

Management

5 Things to Know About Leading a Creative Team

How to Make Teamwork Work I’ve been lucky to have countless experience in cross-functional teams, very different in group dynamics, sizes and goals. Some of the work done in those groups has been very successful, and some has failed miserably. And the reason behind the latter has never been the capabilities or skill, but more

Time Management

How to Beat Procrastination and Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

Let’s face it, we all have these unrealistic ideas on what our evening after work will look like. “I’m going to go home, clean the house, wash the dishes, do some laundry, hit the gym, make some dinner and read that book that’s been calling my name for weeks. Today is the day”. And then,

Track

Teams work better thanks to these apps – Todoist, Zapier and Tweek

The past few weeks have been pretty exciting for the software business with Todoist announcing its new collaboration features, Zapier releasing the long-awaited Excel integration and of course – our very own Teamweek announcing their new app – Tweek. So let’s take a look at what these new changes mean for teams working together around

Track

Are You Ready for Your Project Management Tool? [Infographic]

The project management software market is a busy pond – rightly so, as the number of first-time buyers of project management software is up by 14% from 2014.

Project Planning

How To Succeed With Flexible Planning

How do you make plans in an environment of constant changes? Our experience tells us one thing – be flexible. Quickly adapting to the new situation and letting go of old plans is the key. You shouldn’t make very specific long-term plans. Agile, scrum, Trello, sprints – these and many other keywords mark today’s approach to planning. It’s

Management

Best Free Tools For Scheduling Company Holidays, Trips & Events

The choice of tools and apps that would help out with scheduling company holidays and business trips is surprisingly slim. Fortunately, you only need one software tool or app to get the job done. Here is a selection of the best free tools for scheduling company holidays. These tools will fit the different planning requirements

Management

The Ideal Manager: Best Attributes to Strive For

In my relatively short professional career, I have experienced more managers and managing styles than I care to count. I have experienced the motivating and trusting, as well as the critical and controlling. It can be somewhat difficult to pinpoint what makes an ideal manager and what does not. But I feel we can definitely

Project Planning

6 Highly Successful Social Media Campaigns From The Recent Past

There are many instances where social media campaigns have worked exceptionally well in promoting the brand and were able to send the brand’s message to a wide audience. Conducting campaigns over the social media and making them interesting so they can become viral and boost the brand awareness and engaging a whole lot of new