Top 10 Medium Channels to Join for Business Ideas

So you’re an enterprising entrepreneur? No matter how well prepared you are, you’ve certainly come to realize that it’s harder than you ever thought it would be to run a business. But don’t despair! There are a lot of people out there who can help you, and one of the best places to learn from them is Medium.

How to Motivate Your Team

As a leader, you have no doubt discovered that one of your biggest challenges is not just how to motivate your team, but how to maintain a consistent and ongoing tenor of morale that translates into results.

Kainjoo Increases Billable Utilization by 85% with Mavenlink

Firm also replaced Asana, Gmail, Dropbox, Harvest and Odoo with Mavenlink.

Turning a Management Weakness into a Leadership Strength

When it comes to being a leader, almost any skill, attribute, or characteristic has the potential to become a strength or the risk of becoming a weakness. No matter how experienced or knowledgeable, all management possess weaknesses, but how can you turn that weakness into a leadership strength?

What Keeps Even the Best Project Leaders Awake at Night?

On any given day projects are complicated. When complexities give rise to uncertainty and issues, it can cost even the best project leaders many rough sleepless nights. Regardless of project skill or experience, any Project Manager can — and will — find themselves faced with multiple factors that can decrease the chances of success and increase the risks of failure.

14 Habits Leaders Should Break

It’s not hard to find advice on how to be a good leader, but it’s a lot harder to actually follow that advice and make a real and lasting change. It is human nature to believe that the habits which have proven successful in the past are worth continuing in the future. Unfortunately, it’s usually too late when we realize that this strategy can have disastrous consequences.

Ride the Wave: Mavenlink’s Wave for Professional Services

We speak with services leaders every day. One thing is clear — services firms have a profound need for business intelligence to make sense of vast information sources. Most of their systems, even if mission critical, are often best described as silos of information storage, with people lobbing key data over very high walls.

Is this the New Model for Services Organizations?

A leader of one of the world’s largest agency conglomerates, one that includes Leo Burnett, Saatchi and Saatchi, Razorfish, and Sapient, recently made news with a bold statement.

50 Proven Project Management Techniques from 50 Leading PM Experts Today

With almost 12% growth expected in the project management field, 6.2 million jobs are expected be created by 2020 in the United States. Keeping pace with this, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of project intensive industries is expected to rise by 37%, elevating the PM profession to $5.8 trillion industry.[1] Trying to find top project managers and thought leaders with stellar PM advice to assist project teams with project planning and execution is critical...and it can be daunting.

10 Great Client Gift Ideas

Because Swag Water Bottles Are So 2015 ...

You’ve won the deal and now it’s time to celebrate your new client relationship. It can be a hard choice deciding what to get your new client. How much money do you spend? Do you get perishables? Do you buy something for your primary contact or pick something the whole team can enjoy?