Productivity

Tips on how to be more productive at work. Learn time management and task management for improved productivity and keeping your projects on track.

Book Review: Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More
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Book Review: Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

“When you’re in content focus, you load a project into your brain and do everything related to that project,” says Stever Robbins, in his book Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More.  “If you’re writing a report in content focus mode, you might spend the day writing, researching, calling people strictly about…

Villanova Friday, Week 6: Team Productivity
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Villanova Friday, Week 6: Team Productivity

This week I had two weeks of lectures to listen to on the Maximizing IS/IT Team Effectiveness course I am taking with Villanova University. Given a busy day job, this was a challenge.  So much for my week off last week. This week it has been all about managing teams in the most effective way. …

Villanova Friday, Week 2: Personal Productivity
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Villanova Friday, Week 2: Personal Productivity

Last week, I started the Maximizing IS/IT Team Effectiveness course with Villanova University.  The online course has a weekly live session, but it’s held in the middle of my night, so I’m not able to attend. The sessions are recorded, so this week I listened to the transcript of the first chat.  It was a…

Social Media and Project Management: a waste of time?

In this video, you’ll go behind the scenes at the podcast I recorded earlier this year with Paul Naybour from Parallel Project Training, Lindsay Scott from Arras People and How to Manage a Camel and Owain Wilson from the Association for Project Management. This is an extract of our morning as we were experimenting with…