Eat Your Career: Advanced Project Management (for Non-Project Managers)

Project management is a rich and complex field with a wide variety of frameworks, philosophies and methodologies. Perhaps you’ve heard terms like Scrum, Waterfall, Sprint, Kanban, Lean, Kaizen, and Agile, and wondered what exactly they mean and how they apply to the...

Personal Note from Julie: How Do You Organize the Projects You Manage?

When I was first introduced to project management 20 years ago, it was love at first sight! Getting more involved in the projects my executives were working on meant I got to exercise my attention to detail and my obsession for organizing at a much deeper level. And I...

Become a Better Project Manager with Templates and Project Plans

If you’re like most assistants, you have plenty of recurring tasks. These are things you might do on a daily or monthly basis, or even just once a year. But there’s no need to start these tasks from scratch each time. Anything you do repeatedly can be turned into a...

Organize and Manage Projects With Tools You Already Own

Project management tools usually conjure thoughts of complicated spreadsheets, Gantt charts, and expensive software — but it doesn’t have to. Throughout my career, I’ve managed projects quite effectively with the tools and software that were already at my...