Project Management

The Top 21 Resources for Project Managers

You are the Project Manager. You run the show. As the Project Manager, you are ultimately responsible for all aspects of planning, implementing, and finishing the work. Your people are counting on you. They turn to you for solutions to problems that crop up along the way. They seek your guidance when they have questions....
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The Psychology of Motivation

Legendary psychologist Abraham H. Maslow once philosophically stated: “What a man can be, he must be”. Some might say this is the true definition of motivation – the innate need to be all that one can be. But what drives a person to start and continue the journey to be all that they can be? And, more...
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The ProProfs Project iPhone App

It’s here! The official ProProfs Project iPhone app has finally arrived, available in the app store right now for you to download. We’re excited to announce the launch of our new iPhone app, which allows you to manage your projects and tasks on-the-go. With it you can: Easily view your projects and tasks Look at...
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The Power of Teams

Working in a team is a fundamental part of great productivity. However teams don’t work well unless there’s great teamwork and communication happening at the same time. This week we bring you our new Teams feature to help enable this, and it’s available to everyone. As we grow our user-base, we’re constantly met with new...
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How to Put Procrastination Off For Tomorrow

According to a psychological bulletin, documentation of procrastination dates as far back as 500 BC when Hindu deity Krishna associated procrastination with less-than-friendly terms such as “…vulgar, stubborn, malicious, and lazy.” But is procrastination really that bad? Some would say no. They would argue that procrastination provides the mind with infinite opportunities to exercise creativity,...
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How to Manage Holiday Stress

“The holiday season can be a challenging time of year”, states David Shern, Ph.D., President and CEO of Mental Health America. Well, that’s a colossal understatement. For most, ‘challenging’ doesn’t even begin to encompass the stress of the season. The holidays are fraught with stress at every curl of a ribbon, and every fender-bender in holiday...
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How to Make Sure You Get Paid on Time

In the world of business, there is perhaps nothing worse than putting in a great deal of effort and hard work only to realise that the client has failed to pay in a timely fashion. This is much more common than many are led to believe. There are nonetheless some sure-fire tips and tricks which...
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How to Handle Underperforming Staff

  As a project manager, there may be times when you are required to deal with staff who just aren’t performing when compared with their peers. If a member of staff is not delivering, is not performing well or is lacking, then it’s time to step in and take action. But what is the best...
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How to Fund Your New Business

Finding the necessary capital to pursue a business venture can be tricky. Do you borrow money? Do you use your savings or maybe re-mortgage the house? Here are just a few methods that you could consider although each one has its own pitfalls. Friends and Family Asking your close friends or family can be an...
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How Task Lists Can Keep You Happy

  Many ProProfs Project users are individuals cutting their way through the entrepreneurial jungle hoping to release themselves from the shackles of work-a-day life. Working for yourself is seen as both the ultimate way to gain freedom as well as a quick route to burn-out and so it’s important to keep a level head. Information...
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