5 Ways to Be a Rockstar Employee in the Digital Age

Right now it’s more important than ever that businesses employ rockstar employees. I’m not talking about employees who show up on time, meet deadlines, and are reliable, although those characteristics are certainly important.

I’m talking about true rockstars — those who are ready for the future of

What Is an Operational System of Record?

Did you know the term “computer” has been a part of the English lexicon for more than 400 years? The first known written reference dates from 1613.

Of course it meant something quite different back then; a computer was a person who performed mathematical calculations. It still meant that as

Project Management for Beginners: Answers to 3 Common Questions

In this age of digital transformation, as company hierarchies continue to flatten, an increasing number of employees across all industries are finding themselves wearing the “project management hat,” whether they have a background in managing projects or not. 

If you’ve just landed in a position

4 Transparency Tips That Will Transform Team Motivation

When you hear the word transparency, politics and business ethics often come to mind. But I want to talk about a different area of transparency that is often forgotten: internal transparency.

In a recent webinar, Workfront CEO Alex Shootman explained that as automation becomes more common, it will

The Mindful Way to Actually Focus at Work

"Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.”
— Alexander Graham Bell, inventor

"It is one of the unexpected disasters of the modern age that our new unparalleled access to information has come at the price of our capacity to concentrate

Announcing the Newly Revamped Talking Work Blog

If you’ve been following this blog (and if you haven’t, hello and welcome!), you may have noticed that we’ve been on a brief hiatus.

During that time, we’ve redesigned the blog and our entire core site from the ground up.

We’ve also laid the foundation for something big behind the scenes, which we