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Who Owns the LiquidPlanner Inbox? And other Inbox FAQs

Customers new to LiquidPlanner sometimes ask us, “Who owns the Inbox?” It’s a good question, and one that helps us explain the purpose of the Inbox, and how to use it more effectively. Read on to learn the ins and outs of using the Inbox to take in new work and reflect current project plans....

Infographic: See How Much Work Got Done in 2014 With LiquidPlanner

Check out your productivity! If you used LiquidPlanner last year to manage projects and resources, you’re part of a community of very industrious people. With 2014 in our rear view mirror, we looked under the hood of our project management software to get all the juicy data points. From projects created and completed to the number of...

21 Project Management Resolutions for the New Year

Resolutions, goals, intentions, missions—whatever you call yours, the blue sky of a fresh new year is the time to set your mind on achievements and career themes. Here are 21 ideas for taking your skills, your job and your team to the next level. Go get ‘em, tiger! Be a more effective delegator. Focus on...

Hot List: How to Be Happier at Work–and Why It Matters

There are a lot of myths about happiness and work, such as “you’ll be happy when you succeed,” or “you don’t have to be happy in order to succeed, or “work isn’t personal, so don’t get all touchy-feely about emotional satisfaction.” The reality of our professional experience is that we all want to thrive and...

Productivity Quotes to Get You Motivated for a New Year

Even with the best intentions, there are so many ways we thwart our efforts to be more productive. Even when we’re managing projects flawlessly, meeting delivery dates, exhibiting perfect teamwork, there always seems to be something we can refine. Productivity is a part habit, science, and art. To get you inspired, here are 12 productivity...

13 Reasons Why Teams Are Using Agile Project Management

It’s no secret that the Agile process is fast becoming the preferred way to manage projects. In the year ahead, Agile is expected to become even more widely used. Organizations, teams and even project management software are increasingly responding to a demand for more adaptive and evolutionary processes. And for good reason. In a fast-changing...

7 Ways to Use the Holiday Season to Advance Your Career

Thomas Edison famously said, “There is no substitute for hard work.” This is true. But your productivity—and the type of work you do—can differ from season to season.  December is a great time to focus some of your work energy into taking stock of where you are and where you want your career to be...

How 3 Customers Increased Productivity Using LiquidPlanner

How does using LiquidPlanner help increase our customers’ level of productivity? Well, we’re going to let them tell you in their own words! Here, three LP customers—Knowmad, Complete Spectrum and Beneport—share detailed highlights about how using our online project management software has improved the way they plan projects, manage resources, and increased their team’s productivity....

Hot List: Are Early Risers Really More Productive?

Does the early bird really catch the worm—and get the promotions, raises and employee productivity rewards? If you’re an early riser, you get it. If you’re not—and we’re not all wired for zero-dark-thirty risings—there’s no pleasure in hearing that famous line, “I get more done by 9 a.m. than most people do all day.”  When...

9 Ways to Get Your Week off to a Productive Start

The beginning of a new week can feel overwhelming. Even though you’re picking up your project schedule where you left off two days earlier, Monday can feel like starting from scratch again (or at least be a memory exercise). Here are nine tips to get you off to a productive start of the week. Happy...

7 Ways Exercise Improves Your Work Life

We all know that regular exercise is good for overall health and well-being—from looking and feeling good to sleeping well. But there’s more. Exercise does great things for your work life, too. Whether you’re throwing a Frisbee, talking a walk or stretching in yoga class, exercise builds laser-sharp focus, improves your mood and increases productivity....

7 Monday Tips to Get Your Week Off to a Great Start

What is it about Mondays? We take it as a given, that at some point on Sunday a sense of gloom and anxiety will settle in as we think about the week ahead. Even if we like our jobs and the people we work with. Crazy, isn’t it? Research conducted on the subject of the...

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