Those Good Workplace Vibes: Making Your Startup Team More Compatible

Interpersonal communications are as strange as they are wonderful. When you’re around the same people five days a week, eight hours a day, you build up a bond that’s relatively indisputable.

Unfortunately, that means there’s plenty of potential for drama, even as there’s potential for friendships.

So, what can you do to – if not entirely prevent arguments in your office space – make sure that your startup’s team can work together peacefully?

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How To Plan A Project When You Have No Idea Where To Start

I remember the first planning meeting we had after I became Project Manager of Timeneye.

There was a lot of awkward silence, me shuffling through papers, and changing the monthly plan back and forth.

When you’re tasked with managing a project for the first time, planning requires a lot of guessing and adjustments. Without past experiences in your baggage, how can you estimate deadlines and due dates? How can you decide how much workload can any team member take?
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Balancing Act: Mastering the Art of Saying No at Work

You’ve been there before – a mountain of paperwork piled on your desk, numerous deadlines hanging over you like a dark cloud, and the feeling of drowning in a sea of endless assignments. Then your boss pops in and asks if you have time to take on another project for them.

Whether you’re crunching to hit your numbers at the end of the quarter or your team just has more work than people to do it, an imbalance in your workload is bound to happen at some point in your career. Because most employees don’t create their own schedules, speaking out when the workload becomes too much is easier said than done.
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How To Build The Basis Of Teamwork Right From The Start

Building a great team is a process.

It’s not always easy, but when it works, it creates a team that’s a major force and a key aspect for project success.

When building up a team, a few principles should be established right from the start. If implemented correctly, they become the basis from which the team draws their strength.

These principles are: leading by example, good communication, and reliability.
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