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Keep Your Team Organized with These Simple Tools

By Elizabeth Paul on Dec 5, 2017 2:15:00 PM

Teamwork is a part of nearly every job. Chances are that wherever you work, you will have to work with other members to solve a problem or complete a project. And if you have ever worked on a team, you know that they aren’t always the most organized.

Unorganized teams can cause large problems for organizations and communities. Teams can miss deadlines, forget assignments, or create problems for a project if they are not carefully organized and prepared. But regardless of if you are leading the team or not, there are steps you can take to ensure that your team is organized and working efficiently and effectively. Here are a few ways to get your team started.

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5 Ways to Be a Better Project Manager

By Elizabeth Paul on Aug 30, 2017 11:15:00 AM

 
When you are managing a big project, your nice, clean desktop is replaced with an overwhelming amount of sticky notes, reminders, and spilled coffee. Balancing everything that goes into a project is tricky, so it’s helpful to have some tips and tricks in your pocket to help you out along the way (and get rid of all those extra sticky notes).
 
Here are five ways to be a better project manager.

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Common Problems for Virtual Teams and How to Fix Them

By Elizabeth Paul on May 2, 2017 4:43:50 PM

If you have ever tried to set up a meeting, you know just how difficult it can be. No one is ever available at the same time or people inevitably have other things come up. The most common solution for this issue is typically to turn to a virtual meeting, either through a video chat service or using a messaging platform.

In today’s world of technological development and online worlds, virtual teams are becoming more and more common in the professional world. Virtual teams are highly convenient for professionals who need to work from home or travel often, but they also come with their own set of challenges and obstacles.

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How to Build an Effective Team

By Elizabeth Paul on Jun 16, 2016 9:27:16 AM

 
If you want to build a successful team, all you need to do is put the best people together, right?

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Roles and Responsibilities on Teams

By Brian Griffith on Mar 25, 2016 3:01:16 PM

As teams work on common goals, members fill various roles and responsibilities to contribute to the group effort. Researchers Steven Bray and Lawrence Brawley define roles as a “set of prescriptions that define the behaviors required of an individual member who occupies a certain position.” These roles can be assigned by the leader, decided by the team, or volunteered for by specific members. Regardless of how the decision is made, the leader must believe the member assigned to a particular role has the skills, commitment and appropriate attitude to carry out the task.

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The DAPEE Model of Project Management

By Brian Griffith on Jan 22, 2016 12:32:32 AM

 

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