Project Cost Estimating: How to Nail Your Estimates
Does this situation sound familiar? You’ve billed a client for 50 hours of work, but the project is slowly creeping towards 75 hours. Research, meetings, and revision requests have taken longer than you bargained for. The project is spiraling out of control, scope creep is closing in, and you’re losing sleep because of all the
Project Estimation Techniques: A PM’s Handbook
“I’ve done this a million times–let’s skip estimating just this once.” Famous last words. You rush through the beginning estimates only to miss deadlines, blow budgets, and draw raised eyebrows from clients. But nailing your project estimates will help you save countless projects from failure, and it’s a non-negotiable if you want to keep your
How To Track Billable Hours & Increase Profits by 20%
Accurately tracking their billable hours helped PR Firm, Sweat+Co, recuperate 20% of their profitability. What was their secret? Increased visibility. They discovered that their team spent too much time on non-billable client work. Projects were being pushed into the red by inefficiency and over-serving, ultimately leading to their profits taking a big hit. Accurately tracking
Why Toggl Chose ROWE Over 40 Hour Workweeks
At Toggl, we’ve been living and touting the benefits of working from anywhere since 2014. Not just that, but we’ve also made a big bet on the future of remote work by creating tools that enable distributed teams to be more productive and successful. Working remotely has worked out well for us, too. Hundreds of
How To Deal With Difficult People at Work
We’ve all had to deal with challenging people in the workplace. Maybe you’ve had a mean-spirited manager who was over-critical. Maybe you worked with a colleague who slacked on the job, to the detriment of your own productivity. Maybe you’re even working with a difficult person at work right now.
5 Ways to Increase Workplace Flexibility in 2021
Chances are, this isn’t the first time you’re hearing about the growing need for flexibility in the office. But sometimes it’s hard to know what people mean when they talk about it, if only because workplace flexibility has become something of a buzzword.