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Collaborative Leadership: The Foundation of Modern Work Management
By Jon Ogden | Senior Manager of Content Marketing at Workfront
It was the early 1980s, and Intel was bleeding money. Memory chips — the staple of their business for more than a decade — had become an insanely competitive market. They weren't keeping pace.
As a result, they had to make
Work Management for Introverts: An Interview with Cameron Masters, Project Manager at Workfront
How Digital Leaders Get the Right Work Done
Companies are spending millions on digital transformation, yet studies find many leaders feel their projects aren’t achieving their objectives. Why? Workfront CEO Alex Shootman says digitization is happening in most companies on a function-by-function basis, leaving teams to work in silos instead of
Help Your Team Overcome Digital Distractions to Be More Innovative
Alexander Graham Bell once noted that “the inventor … looks upon the world and is not contented with things as they are.” I could say the same of most business leaders I’ve met. With rare exception, they’re not satisfied with the status quo and are driven to innovate and change.
And yet that
OKRs (objectives and key results) 101–what are OKRs
What are Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)?
Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a powerful goal-setting methodology that drives alignment, performance, and results in growing and high-performing companies. At the most basic level, it is a simple tool to align and engage everyone at the company
Give Your Team Real-Time Visibility into Work Being Done Across the Entire Organization
When I look back at all the successful people I’ve met in my career, one characteristic stands out: They don’t think of work as a four-letter word. For successful people, hard work is inspiring. Great business leaders understand this and know hard work doesn’t always mean endless hours at the job
Why Emotional Intelligence Has a Surprising Potential Downside—and How Work Management Helps Compensate for It
By Scott Duehlmeier | Senior Communication Manager
Is EQ more important than IQ when it comes to determining success in the modern workplace? According to psychologist Daniel Goleman’s 1995 book, Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More than IQ, the answer is a resounding yes. Over
How to Lead During the Shift from Project Management to Work Management: A Conversation with Greg Stine
Greg Stine, whose career has taken him from companies ranging from Comcast to Equifax, started his career at NASA.
He had studied biomedical engineering in college, but shortly after starting at NASA he realized that as much as he loved the agency, he didn’t love engineering. “I realized I’m
Workfront Announces Lion Award Finalists
The workplace is evolving. Forward-thinking, innovative people are at the helm of that change, ensuring that enterprises thrive through digital transformation and the ongoing digital work crisis. That’s what the Workfront Lion Awards are all about. These annual awards showcase the groundbreaking
Top 15 benefits of using OKRs
Top 15 benefits of using OKRs:
Align and connect your employees to your corporate goals
Give clear direction to every team and individual
Increase productivity through focus on goals
Track regular progress towards goals
Make more effective and informed
Tech Etiquette: 8 Times it’s Essential to Call Instead of Type
By Heather Hurst | Senior Director of Corporate Communications
I find it ironic that we call these mini super computers we carry in our pockets “phones.” The voice calling feature has long since ceased to be the primary purpose of the device. Just check your screen time data. You likely
OKR examples for CEOs
Because OKRs (objectives and key results) are used to align all teams with an organization’s top goals, your entire company’s OKRs are only as effective as the ones you set at the very top. Therefore, it’s critically important to make sure you’re setting CEO-level goals effectively.
To help set