Working on projects can be stressful. For you, the project manager, and your team members. You can decrease the amount of stress that your team members experience. How? Use your PERKS! Participation Environment Recognition Knowledge Style Using PERKS in the right combination for your team and your organizational culture will make a big difference. Watch […]
Category Archives: Productivity
Underrated Yet Essential Project Management Skills Needed To Succeed
For companies to stay ahead in this highly competitive market, having excellent project managers is a prerequisite. As a result, there’s a massive demand for project managers. But the keyword here is “skillful.” Companies need people who can manage their projects efficiently and effectively and achieve milestones for the company. More than your degree, companies […]
Are YOU Procrastinating? Or Truly Overbooked?
Are you a procrastinator? We are not all procrastinators, but MANY of us procrastinate at least some of the time. The challenge is that when you combine procrastination with the typical responsibilities of a project manager, you are setting yourself up for some very long and difficult days. Maybe you just don’t have enough time […]
4 Ways Leaders Can Prepare For The Continued Rise Of The Gig Economy
According to a TeamStage infographic, around 36% of US workers are currently part of the gig economy. It’s expanding three times faster than the entire US workforce, and it is expected that over 50% of Americans will join the gig economy by 2027. If you’re a leader in your industry, you would do well to […]
You Need a Project Workflow!
pmStudent Contributor Sara Sparrow shares the value of project workflow. How much time do you spend answering questions like these? Who does what in the project? What are the expectations of the project? What is the deadline for such a project? What can team members take away from the project? These are important questions. Your […]
5 Resource Metrics that Drive Project Success
Contributed by Mahindra Gupta, PMP Human resources are the critical drivers of any project’s success. How do YOU know that you have the right resources and that your resource plan is as effective as possible? Project resource management includes tracking the performance of your resources to ensure the project is going as planned. This is […]
5 Things to Consider When Selecting the Best Project Management Software
At pmStudent we are software agnostic – we do not officially recommend any specific brand of project management software. But we DO recommend that you find what works best for you. It is with that goal in mind that we share thoughts on selecting your software from SoftwareHow. Project management software can be beyond valuable […]
What is the ROI of a Project Management Tool?
At work, we are constantly juggling tasks, people, meetings, and projects all at once. With all of these moving parts, communication and organization can become difficult. Project management software can be a great solution to staying on top of tasks in a busy workplace. But what is the return on investment of project management? Is […]
5 Tips On Having A Productive Monday Morning At Work
Even though Monday gets a bad rep, it doesn’t have to be stressful and overwhelming.
A little preparation and some strategic planning can improve how you start your day and set the tone for a successful week
Waking up at the beginning of the week doesn’t have to be a nightmare if you have some tactics and tools in your arsenal. Use these tips for a stress-free Monday at work.
Surviving the New Virtual Work World: We can do this people. We will do this people!
For most of us, work has not been cancelled, but seeing people face-to-face is rapidly going on hold. All around the globe streaming services are looking forward to increased membership, and introverts are breathing a sigh of relief. Not everyone is ready for this. We need to help one another, and here is how.