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  • How to use Slack in project management

    How to use Slack in project management

    Slack can be a powerful tool in your project management toolkit if used well. Slack is a collaboration tool that teams can use. Slack is a great way for teams to communicate with each other, especially as more teams operate in virtual environments. Slack is more than just messaging. Slack integrates with many project management […]

  • How to Use an Action Log & a Free Template

    How to Use an Action Log & a Free Template

    My To Do List is huge. To manage my tasks and those of my project team, I created an action log. It’s possible to do the same and it can make a huge difference. The action register template that I use is very simple. You can find it in my project management resource library. It […]

  • How to use a Work OS to supercharge your project management

    How to use a Work OS to supercharge your project management

    Ever wished you had a superpower? Perhaps the ability to see through walls in meetings? Perhaps the ability to teleport yourself to different locations to support your virtual team members? Personally, I would rather know what my team was doing than have to chase them – maybe that’s a mindreading superpower. To supercharge your project, […]

  • How to use a virtual scavenger hunt for team building at work

    How to use a virtual scavenger hunt for team building at work

    One of the most common questions I get about virtual teams is “How can we build fun, trust, and confidence in a team if it has never met?” This article will share a simple team building activity that you can do with virtual teams. This is a team building exercise that involves a virtual scavenger […]

  • How to use a Project Decision Log

    How to use a Project Decision Log

    What is a decision log? What goes into a decision log, and what is it used for? The people who accepted the decision The real decision Information supporting How to use the decision log Excel decision log template download What is a decision log? A decision log template is a document that you use to […]

  • 15 Practical Tips and Tested Strategies from Women in Project Management

    15 Practical Tips and Tested Strategies from Women in Project Management

    I wanted to share some tips with you from the amazing women in project management that I interviewed for this blog. I was struck by the willingness to share the wisdom that was shared in the discussions. Here are 15 practical tips from our amazing women community. These tips have been tested and proven to […]

  • 15 Practical Tips to Improve Project Communication

    15 Practical Tips to Improve Project Communication

    Do you want to improve the communication between your teams on your projects? It’s possible to make it more manageable at the same time. This article will share 15 tried and true tips to help you communicate effectively with your project team. 1. Use a milestone tracker 2. Use templates for emailsCommunication tip to Outlook […]

  • 15 Easy Ways to Earn Professional Development Units in 2022

    15 Easy Ways to Earn Professional Development Units in 2022

    (This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Are you looking to keep your PMI certification current by earning PDUs? You are in the right place! This article will cover everything you need to know about PDUs, how many you need, and some easy and free ways to earn PDUs for 2022. You […]

  • 15 Types of professional development that are easy to do

    15 Types of professional development that are easy to do

    You would like to schedule some professional development time. The budget is tight. Your manager tells you that there isn’t much money for career development activities. It’s not something you can do all the time. It’s important but not important enough to be able to say, “I’m going get an MBA.” This article will share […]

  • 15 Communication Hacks to Try in 2015

    15 Communication Hacks to Try in 2015

    Do you want to be more effective in your project communications? Here are 15 hacks you can use in the next few months. 1. Use a milestone tracker It is an Excel spreadsheet that I use to track milestones. It lists milestones in one column, organized by project phase. It also contains the name of […]