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9 Ways You Can Use Workflow Automation to Combat Human Error
“To err is human,” wrote 18th-century English poet Alexander Pope.
Nowhere is this truth more apparent than in the modern enterprise. Despite our capacity for altruism and creativity, we humans also tend to mess things up on a fairly regular basis.
We commit minor foibles like getting
Integrating Empathy at Work: An Interview With Brian Carroll, Founder of Markempa
This post is part of our ongoing interview series with masters of modern work.
Brian Carroll, founder of Markempa, has been interested in empathy since the start of his career.
He was a sales development rep doing cold calls to sales managers, and he was struggling to get appointments
What Is a Digital Content Hub and Why Is it Important?
Managing digital content across all the phases of work, whether in progress or finalized, has traditionally been an intimidating challenge often avoided altogether. But there’s no dodging the reality: Asset management is critical, and it literally pays for a business to responsibly manage its
9 initial mistakes to avoid when starting to do OKR goals
OKRs (objectives and key results) are an extremely effective goal setting practice. While they are simple and especially easy to use once your organization develops a rhythm with them, as with any other new practice, organizations can make mistakes when first introducing OKRs.
An Undervalued Work Management Strategy: Listening
Up and down Utah’s Wasatch Front, where Workfront is headquartered, a series of billboards featuring oversize images of human ears have assaulted the eyes of those who travel I-15 for years.
“We Hear You” is the slogan of local car dealer Ken Garff, and they have extended the visual metaphor
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
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