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Project Managers, Unlock the Power of Timeboxing

Harvard Business Review

Modern work is inherently project-based and collaborative. We are all project managers to some extent. From film directors and restaurant owners to lawyers and accountants, many professions involve managing projects. You’re probably already timeboxing, at least a little.

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10 Project Management Interview Questions (and their Answers)

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What the Next Generation of Project Management Will Look Like

Harvard Business Review

Traditional project management skills, such as project governance or project management methodology, aren’t sufficient to meet changing organizational needs.

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How Project Managers Can Better Navigate Setbacks

Harvard Business Review

Setbacks are common on projects — but project managers hold four key tools to understand why they happen and how to help their teams move past them. First, understand the neuroscience behind setbacks to encourage people to learn and grow. Second, openly acknowledge that a setback has occurred to prevent backsliding.

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3 Project Management Strategies for a Hybrid Workplace

Harvard Business Review

In the author’s experience running dozens of web development and content projects, there are three key areas for hybrid project managers to think about: How to plan and kick off the project with the right people and expectations, how to set up tools so everyone can use them, and how to use meetings effectively.

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4 Factors That Will Help Project Managers Fulfill AI’s Potential

Harvard Business Review

According to Gartner, 80% of project management tasks will be run by AI by 2030. Indeed, AI is transforming every aspect of work, including our management of people and projects. To truly realize AI’s full project management potential, humans will ultimately be the key.

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Project Managers Should Think Like Startup Founders

Harvard Business Review

Most project managers focus on planning and execution. But large projects rarely go in a straight line, and often that planning doesn’t take into account key assumptions, and the execution goes far in the wrong direction before the need for changes are recognized.