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For the second post in this series, I talk to the project managers who made up the “Top 14 Project Managers to Follow on Twitter” List about what have been the biggest obstacles they’ve faced... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Career Troubleshoot: Beware of OPG (Other People’s Goals)

If your goals aren’t your own, you won’t be motivated to achieve them, and even if you do, the sense of accomplishment will be empty. Most of us over age 30 remember the song OPP from the 90s. The... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

How Leaders Can Keep a Team Engaged After Telling Them “No”

How do you keep people engaged after telling them “no”? That’s often a question with which leaders wrestle, knowing that saying “no” can be demoralizing, and even push employees to start... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

How Managers Can Create a Strong Work Culture – with S. Chris Edmonds

I recently spoke to S. Chris Edmonds, who is the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture Group. After a 15-year career leading and managing successful business teams, Chris began his consulting... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

Why You Need a Vacation (Even When There’s No Time)

Americans notoriously receive less annual vacation time than other countries, on average – but did you know that we use less of what we get, too? A Glassdoor survey earlier this year indicated that... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)