7 Ways to Juggle Multiple Project Tasks—and Get Things Done

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If you juggle a variety of projects every day, you’re in good company. We have LiquidPlanner customers who manage anywhere between 5 – 25 projects on any given day! Multi-tasking has become a part of our work culture. Done well, you can move toward business goals faster. Done poorly, you can stretch yourself so thin …Continue reading »

Using the 5 Whys in Project Management

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Nearly 2,500 years ago, Socrates (when he was not occupied with founding Western philosophy and instructing his star student, Plato) pioneered a method of asking questions that led people to draw conclusions and pursue deeper truths and realities. His practice of relentlessly picking apart ideas earned him the deserved reputation of being the gadfly of …Continue reading »

How LiquidPlanner’s Customer Success Team is Your Team’s 12th Man

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We’re bursting with excitement in the Seattle offices of LiquidPlanner this week. Our Seattle Seahawks are going to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row—after making what was nothing short of a miraculous comeback in Sunday’s playoff game. The LP 12th Man Team.No matter how well and hard the team plays, the …Continue reading »

7 Things Project Managers Should Do Every Day

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As a project manager, you are the one others turn to for day-to-day decision-making, direction and issue resolution. It is important that you set a good example and seek to be the best you can every single day. The 7 areas below will help you achieve that. 1. Focus on customer needs The single biggest success factor for a project is whether …Continue reading »

Q&A With Lilly Kashfia, LiquidPlanner’s Office Manager

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We are overjoyed to have Lilly’s smart organization skills to keep the LiquidPlanner office running and purring like a ferocious kitten. ROAR. Read on to learn how an undergrad visit to our offices planted the seed for Lilly’s return and eventual employment. LP: Briefly describe an average work day for you at LiquidPlanner: Lilly: Each …Continue reading »

10 Steps to Manage Your Budget When the Scope Changes

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If your budget is the roadmap to completing the project, what happens when the destination changes? You assess where you are, and how you got there, then redo the budget to complete the journey. Managing resources is filled with surprises. Change orders in projects are the norm, not the exception, so the seasoned project manager …Continue reading »

Multiple Owners on Tasks Is Here! LiquidPlanner’s Most Requested New Feature

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A lot of our customers are going to be happy to hear that our Multiple Owners for tasks is now live! This has been one of our most-requested new features and for good reason. What is Multiple Owners? Simply put, Multiple Owners on tasks lets you add more than one owner to a task. This …Continue reading »

7 Ways to Improve Team Performance

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Mae West once said “An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.” Real success is built from a combination of talent, innovation, effort and commitment. Here are seven factors that positively influence team performance, and tips for incorporating them into your workplace. Support innovation. To stay ahead, innovation is required. The most successful businesses …Continue reading »