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Getting Your Team to Use LiquidPlanner: Sell Benefits, Not Features

Congrats! You’re the proud owner of a new project management tool. Now you need to convince your team to use it. Here's a tip: sell benefits, not features....

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6 Real-World Benefits of Using Project Management Software in Manufacturing

With LiquidPlanner, Rob Welsh of Lake Shore Cryotronics was able to cut his admin time by two-thirds while improving communication and hitting deadlines....

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3 Tips for Effective Communication on Remote Teams

Remote communication isn't always easy. Avoid confusion and misunderstandings with these tips for effective remote communication....

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How to Pitch a New Idea to Your Boss in 5 Steps

You have a great idea. You’re ready to implement it. But first, you need to get your boss’s approval. Here are five tips to getting to yes with your manager....

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The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025

Lately, it feels like things have been advancing so rapidly that it’s possible some new-fangled technology could disrupt our line of work before you finish this article. Okay, that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but you get the idea. Over the last decade, technology has been advancing so rapidly that many of us...

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How LiquidPlanner Solves the Four Biggest Product Development Challenges

A study from found that product teams face four major challenges when it comes to project management. Learn how LiquidPlanner helps teams address (and overcome) these common issues....

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Your Project Management New Year’s Resolutions

Here are five project management resolutions that will help you get off to a successful start in 2018....

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The 10 Most Read LiquidPlanner Blog Posts of 2017

With 2018 just around the corner, it’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy of resolutions and new year planning. But, before we say goodbye 2017, we’d like to take a moment to look back at our most popular blogs from the past year....

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Recruiters Reveal Their Favorite Project Manager Interview Questions

You’ve memorized answers to the “Tell me about a time when…” questions. You’ve practiced your STAR stories. And if anyone asks about your spirit animal, you’ll be ready for that too. But what are recruiters really looking for in a candidate? Find out in this post....

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October Product Update: A Faster Way to Add New Work

This month, we’re excited to introduce two new features that will make it easier to add work and focus on what’s important in LiquidPlanner. Add Plan Items Faster with New Forms You now have a faster, more efficient way to add new plan items, like tasks or projects, to LiquidPlanner. With a simple form, you’ll...

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44 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

We've compiled a list of 44 of the best books, podcasts, courses, certifications, and websites to help you up your project management game....

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Using the 5 Whys Method to Get to the Bottom of Your Problems

When something goes wrong, people always want to know why. Why did this happen? Why did this go wrong? It’s a logical question, but stopping there is likely to lead to a dead end. To get to the root cause of your problem, use the 5 Whys method....

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