The Five Step Guide to Change Management in the Service Level Economy

Gaining team buy-in is critical to implementing a new system or process. Many companies do a great job selecting the system or process that will yield new efficiencies. However, it’s just as important to focus on the people affected by the change. The two ways you do this are through team communication and involvement.

What is The Resource Management Lifecycle?

In our most recent ebook, The Definitive Guide to Resource Management, we have introduced a new, end-to-end framework for dealing with the complexities of resource management that are faced by services organizations today.

How to Reduce Stress at Work to Increase Profits and Productivity

Research over the years has shown a consistent, growing trend between work and stress levels. As the economy and job market become increasingly competitive and fast-paced, stress levels have hit an all-time high.

Happy International Women's Day! Six Women Share Their Most Meaningful Moments in Tech

The women who work at Mavenlink have come from myriad paths to get to the roles in technology they hold today. And they are critical to our company — their contributions shape our business strategy, product development, client success and our code. 

21 Shocking Project Management Statistics That Cost Business Owners Millions Each Year

Project managers deal with a variety of moving parts and challenges during their work with a client. This is especially obvious when you take a look at some of the shocking statistics surrounding project management. This blog introduces 21 statistics that sum up the most common challenges associated with project management. 

Understanding the Four Key Metrics Associated with Project Failure

When each of your projects is successful, your whole portfolio is successful. Yet many professionals struggle to ensure each project turns its highest profit.  To thrive, you have to reduce project failures. This post shows you how to measure project failure/success and how to avoid failure and achieve high performance. 

How to Become the Go-To Business Guru at Your Company

“Guru” comes from Sanskrit many years ago, meaning “heavy, weighty.” The Oxford Dictionary cites the first use of “business guru” in a 1960s issue of Business Week.  So what makes someone a weighty business guru?

Industry Leaders Reveal Dogs in the Workplace Reduce Stress and Increase Happiness

It has never been a secret that dog is man’s best friend. However, said man (or woman) typically spends 40+ hours a week in an office, sans ‘best friend’. The good news is, companies are catching on to the trend that allowing dogs in the workplace may be the tool required to reduce stress and increase satisfaction amongst employees.

Three Experts Weigh In On The Best Resource Management Techniques

At Mavenlink, we work with thousands of profitable companies that are growing fast. To accommodate their rapid growth — and remain profitable — our clients have to manage resources skillfully.

How to Have Exceptional Client Meetings: Introducing the Up Front Contract

Client meetings are incredibly important for your business' success. Without exceptional client relationships, it is nearly impossible to sell your product or service over a phone call or in a meeting. Many times, client meetings are disorganized and expectations are not made clear. If this is the case at your organization, it may be time to create Up Front Contracts.