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Don’t Ignore the Last Step in Change Management

Did you know that only 55% of change management initiatives meet their initial objectives, while only 25% of change management initiatives are able to sustain gains from their change management initiatives over the long term.
Learn 6 tactics on how to effectively sustain change in your organization with change management expert Rebecca Bennett.

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Senior Managers: When a company reorganizes and makes cuts, what can you do to keep your team afloat?

Budget cuts and “Re-Orgs.” It happens at all companies. No one is immune. So the best thing to do is to prepare not for the “if,” but “when.” When your department gets cut in half, here are some tips on how to stay afloat and reach to new heights.

What are the Best Project Management Practices for Working with Vendors?

Working with a vendor on a project poses new challenges for any project manager and the approach you use on your internal projects could be the downfall of a project you are working on with partners. Starting with these best practices will help you avoid the most common pitfalls of project management with vendors and set you up for success.

Set Yourself Up to Win Against Those Bad Work Days

Rainy days will come. But if you prepare for them in advance then they won’t seem so bad and it can make you look great at work. As a manager, you have a team looking up to you, so it is important set the example. Here are 3 things you can do to smooth out those emergencies.

How to Host an Effective Retrospective

When hosting a retrospective during a project post-mortem, set yourself up for success by following this creative format, best practices and proven ideas that can alter their perception of the value of a retrospective. Your team should walk away with a sense of satisfaction because they had their issues addressed and that they feel closer to their team mates.

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Top 10 Microsoft Project Best Practices for Project Managers

In order to avoid running into this commonly experienced frustration in managing your projects in MS Project, set up a streamlined approach in using its features. Think simple. Use these best practices to help you streamline your approach to the tool and make it work for you rather than against you.

LINKEDIN CHEAT SHEET for Social Marketers

LINKEDIN CHEAT SHEET for Social Marketers. This is a great place to publish your company’s or employee’s thought leadership. Once you obtain a wide enough readership, LinkedIn will share your content across their network. So if you cultivate a thought leadership culture, your posting leverage increases.

Creating a First Class Newsroom

The rise of real-time marketing calls for a change in the way that marketers and clients collaborate. With the turn-around time being days, if even that generous, in contrast to traditional month-out development periods, marketers have been developing newsroom style models to remain competitive. We’ve come up with a list of best practices to build a first class newsroom.