The Importance of Communicating Appreciation

Linh Tran, Friday 31 July 2015 | Reading time: unknown

How to Communicate Appreciation Effectively

Photo by Pixabay Users elrodion & Tumisu (edited)

“Thank you”, these two short words can have a powerful impact – if done right. Appreciation can often take a back seat in the ever so hectic day-to-day project life, even though it’s so important in the workplace. Employees who feel valued and appreciated are more motivated and more productive. Here are some tips on how to communicate appreciation more effectively. 

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How to Create Magic – Project Management Lessons from Walt Disney Imagineering

Linh Tran, Friday 24 July 2015 | Reading time: unknown

What Project Management can learn from Walt Disney Imagineering

Photo by Flickr User Andy Castro, Licensed under CC BY 2.0

Disneyland is celebrating its 60th birthday this year and the celebrations are already under way. With over 16 million visitors from all over the world per year, it continues to be a huge success. But how did Disneyland become the most magical place on Earth and what can project managers learn from it? The answer is: ‘Imagineering’ (a portmanteaux of the words ‘imagination’ and ‘engineering’).

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Mind Mapping – Map out Your Projects

Linh Tran, Wednesday 22 July 2015 | Reading time: unknown

Mind Map - Map out Your Projects

Our blog entry on the Systems Approach has shown that even though we’re taught to think lineally, our thoughts can jump from one idea to another and our mind is constantly making associations from one word to another. This is why we need concepts and tools that help us bring order into the chaos of our minds. One of these tools are mind maps. 

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Teamwork: Better Together or Better Alone

Carola Moresche, Tuesday 14 July 2015 | Reading time: unknown

Teamwork: Better together or better alone?

Photo by Pixabay User geralt

Working in teams is common practice in the business world. Almost every job ad lists “teamwork” as a required skill from prospective applicants. In the context of projects, an individual can’t do all the work alone, but needs to work with others to be able to complete the project successfully. Teamwork has its advantages, but also disadvantages, which is why some employees have reservations towards it. 

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Be Successful With SMART Goals

Linh Tran, Thursday 09 July 2015 | Reading time: unknown

SMARTe Ziele

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Goals should be smart, right? Or to be more precise S-M-A-R-T, which are five criteria that guide you in setting objectives. Find out what the meaning behind this acronym is. 

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Legal Project Management

Linh Tran, Monday 06 July 2015 | Reading time: unknown

Juristisches Projektmanagement

Some project processes are often closely connected to legal affairs. Which is why a distinct discipline in project management was formed – legal project management. Here’s a short introduction to this field of PM.  
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Video Tutorial: How to Change the Language Settings in InLoox PM 8

Linh Tran, Wednesday 01 July 2015 | Reading time: unknown

Video Tutorial How to Change the Language Settings in InLooy PM 8

InLoox PM 8 is available in several languages (English, German, French, Italian and Spanish). During the installation of InLoox PM 8 you have already set your preferred language. This short video will show you how easy it is to change the language settings if you ever need to.

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