For many years, managing work has been a challenge for everyone – be it for remote teams or in-house teams. People are usually trying to complete a team project before the deadline, struggling with managing work all through the day, knows it is actually akin to herding cats.
“The secret to winning is constant, consistent management.” Tom Landry
From encouraging employees to speak up to help them get to know each other, organizations certainly have tried to create an ultimate cheatsheet of employment engagement ideas that their team will love. The same goes for the new hires.
Take yourself back to your first day at the office. Didn’t you have mixed feelings? From excited to motivated and edgy to hopeful, you must have had all kinds of butterflies in your stomach. The new job jitters are for real.
“I am very disappointed with you.”
“I can’t believe you haven’t finished the task I forgot to assign you.”
“Well, I am a project manager, not a magician.”
The TV series The Office can be an example of how a company should not operate for many people out there. At the same time, one can find deep meaning in anything they’re completely obsessed with. We chose to look for lessons on how to improve productivity in an organization like Dunder Mifflin.
How do you manage the workflow of your creative team efficiently? At times, it may get a bit messed when the number of projects crosses a small number and you may have to do some projects all over again. A wide-ranging PWC study of 10,640 projects across 30 countries found that only 2.5% of companies successfully complete 100% of their projects. That means, 97.5% of projects fail to hit their originally stated targets.
Project management is one of the most dynamic industries in the world. With the advancement in technology and people experimenting with various project management methodologies, the landscape is going through major changes every month.
Whether you are a seasoned project manager or someone who has just entered the project management world, it’s essential to get continual training to stay relevant with changing scenarios to advance in your career. Moreover, project managers with project management courses get an edge over others and command higher salaries than those with experience alone.
Technology has taken the world by a storm. Be it business, education or project management, there is no domain left that is untouched by its impact. Fortunately, the world of project management has also undergone a positive transformation. We have said goodbye to the obsolete systems which were rather costly, confusing and cumbersome to deal with.
Project management applications and systems have come a long way in providing customization and ease to the users. Businesses and organizations prefer to use these systems to scale up their productivity. They have also changed the dynamics of workflow management. Managing work has undergone a revolution with these workflow management systems.
Who do you imagine when you hear the word leader?
I’m sure leading businessmen, thought leaders, sportsmen would be some of the quick faces that come to your mind. Undoubtedly, these people are the living definition of leadership and are successfully rocking it. Interestingly, there are numerous fictitious characters in TV series and movies that continue to give us major leadership lessons and goals.
From Game of Thrones to Batman trilogy, there are so many men/women on screen who have displayed some badass leadership skills. Without much ado, let us talk about these epic roles and what we can learn from them.
It won’t be wrong to say that the landscape of project management has changed much more in the last five years than in the last twenty years. And, so has changed the roles and responsibilities of the man helming these projects – PROJECT MANAGER.
A modern-day project manager is successfully juggling numerous tasks, projects and on the top of it, a lot of people. Even more difficult is to complete them within deadlines and the allocated budget. And, that’s a lot of work to care about. Seemingly, one must possess superhuman powers to bring the enormous work to a successful completion.
One of the biggest challenges for employees is to figure out how to stay focussed when hundred other things are happening around them. There are multiple factors that contribute to the loss of focus such as our time-wasting habits, distractions, annoying coworkers to name a few. These factors could negatively impact your productivity and overall efficiency.
If you are finding it difficult to be more focused at work, then ProofHub brings you 10 super-easy and super-effective ways to beat distractions and stay focused at work. Let’s get started: