Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

New Leaf’s “Herding Cats” game gets favorable reviews

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Jack Nevison facilitated New Leaf’s interactive game, “Herding Cats,” at PMI MassBay’s Professional Development Day on September 13, 2014. This half-day simulation asks several teams to apply project management principles to the random difficulties that can occur on a real project. Overall, participants found the game to be relevant and rated Jack an engaging speaker. […]

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Time-management secrets for PMs

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Many project managers, especially those just starting out in the position, struggle with efficient time management. With proper training, PMs can reduce the stress of last-minute pushes and free up more hours in the week. 

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How top execs run an effective meeting

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

While every project manager develops a personal meeting style, it is important to be aware of bad habits that might be wasting time or causing meeting “scope creep.”

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Four tips to manage Gen Y to success

Friday, April 11th, 2014

The latest generation entering the workforce is technologically advanced, but tends to have a different working style than that of older, established professionals. Here are four tips to help you get the most from these young employees. 

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Study reveals a project manager’s hidden key to a happy office

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

A 16-month Wharton study found that “compassionate love,” or the act of empathizing with an employee and extending extra courtesies, can reduce employee burnout and time off.

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How can managers ensure that their staff is performing?

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

How can you tell if your staff is working hard enough on a particular project?

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Managers must not stifle employee creativity

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

As any project manager knows, there are many ways that companies can inadvertently stifle innovation.

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How do I improve my leadership skills?

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

How can project managers improve their management skills?

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