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Need a Project Management Tool? Here’s Where to Start – Productivity Article

Project management might seem like a contemporary concept. In fact, it’s ‘s been around as long as there have been projects to manage. Think about the complexity of planning and executing the building of the Great Wall or the transcontinental railroad. (Or: After all, it’s thanks to project management that we have the Great Wall of China and the transcontinental railroad – two complex projects with – literally – lots of moving parts!) But you don’t need to be creating…

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Microscheduling: Trend or Hype? – Doodle Blog – Productivity Article

Here at Doodle, we’re interested in anything that might boost our productivity: working better and smarter is our endgame, after all. When we heard about microscheduling, we were naturally keen to learn more. So what is it — and more importantly, should you try it? What is a microschedule? Microscheduling is the latest productivity trend making waves online — although not without raising a few eyebrows. Essentially, microscheduling entails breaking your schedule down into small increments — we’re talking timeslots…

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3 Places You’re Having “Micro Meetings”, Without Even Knowing It – Productivity Article

What are “micro meetings”? Meetings get a lot of bad press. They can waste money, kill productivity, and more generally, employees don’t seem to like them. Cutting back on unnecessary meetings is a noble goal, but all too often our reluctance to hold meetings spirals into good, old-fashioned avoidance anxiety. And that avoidance comes with its own time-sucking, money-wasting perils. Case in point: micro meetings. To put it briefly, I use “micro meetings” to describe the virtual spaces where we…

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What Project Management Taught Me About To-do Lists – Productivity Article

It’s safe to assume that many people who clicked on this article, like me, have read countless articles about productivity. Often, the authors of these articles are CEOs and entrepreneurs. Indeed, their ability to juggle many different priorities and effectively manage their time is admirable. But I would argue that there’s an untapped resource in almost every workplace, one that can help us all plan and execute our personal projects better: the Project Managers. They’re essentially experts in meticulously roadmapping…

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