[Video] LiquidPlanner Feature We Love – Following Plan Items

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From time to time we like to tell you about the features we LPers love about our project planning software—LiquidPlanner features that make our work lives so much more productive, efficient and fun. Most recently we cornered asked Marketing Writer and blog editor Tatyana Sussex about her favorite feature. Watch this video to see how …Continue reading »

How Project Managers Succeed in a Changing Marketing Industry

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Marketing is changing. Well, really it’s already changed. Where once marketing managers had to scrounge data from monthly reports, project leads are now inundated with data from numerous sources inside the same department. Three online marketing project challenges First, consider the challenge of correctly structuring a website’s architecture so that Google can appropriately index your …Continue reading »

How to Be Productive When You’re Overwhelmed

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Does this ever happen to you? It’s a perfectly good morning, there’s a warm beverage, your cozy workspace, your projects are all under control and then—BAM! Upon closer inspection you have a small tsunami of prioritized work to get through in the next couple of weeks. It doesn’t help that your holiday season to-do list …Continue reading »

How to Use LiquidPlanner to Track Profitability

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Are your projects making money? Every business need to earn a profit to stay in business—that’s a given. And along the way, it helps to have a project management tool that can show you your profit margins (or lacktherof). LiquidPlanner gives you those dollar figures that tell you how you’re doing financially—provided you’ve entered all …Continue reading »

All Aboard! How to Write Your Team Collaboration Manifesto

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Getting your team to adopt a new online collaboration platform has its challenges. Issues around culture, user experience and governance are common speed bumps. For example, employees might squirrel away secret stashes of project documents and business knowledge, in hopes of protecting their jobs, especially during troubled economies. The email inbox, however, remains the common …Continue reading »

9 Tips to Become a More Effective Delegator

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Delegating is one of the quickest ways to perform your job better. When you effectively delegate work, you can do more strategic work and focus on what really matters and less on non-essential matters. Plus, most of your team members want more responsibility—it’s essential to their job growth. Everyone wins. But where do you start, …Continue reading »

LiquidPlanner and the 2014 PMI Global Congress North America

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A small team of us traveled to Phoenix last week to participate in the PMI Global Congress 2014—North America. This yearly project management extravaganza is always a great opportunity to meet other people in our industry, talk to potential customers, give demos of LiquidPlanner, and tempt people to come to our booth by providing hot …Continue reading »

5 LiquidPlanner Features That Make Your Team More Productive

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Our customers tell us that one of the most gratifying benefits of planning projects in LiquidPlanner is that their teams accomplish a greater output of meaningful work.  We’ve even heard stories of groups being able to cut back on hires because of their new efficiencies. Here’s a look at some LP features that help your …Continue reading »

Should You Take Your Cell Phone to Meetings? Smartphone Etiquette at Work

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Did you know that the way you use your phone at work could impact your career? New studies are finding that hiring managers now consider courtesy to be one of the most important soft skills to look for. This courteous behavior includes how you use your cell phone at work because of how it impacts …Continue reading »

5 Ways to Identify Your Personal Strengths and Apply Them to Project Work

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Does your job leverage your natural strengths? If you’re doing work that doesn’t tap into your greatest strengths, your performance and motivation will suffer along with your career. In contrast, when you’re aligned with your talents and interests, you gain a wellspring of confidence and expertise—and you do great work with a sense of purpose. …Continue reading »