Learn Project Management with Merlin Project
Project management fans, rejoice! We are thrilled to introduce the Merlin Project Academy as a special St. Nicolaus Day present. This initial English-only launch of our interactive learning path boosts your skills with Merlin Project.
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How Objectives and Key Results allow you to turn your Strategy into Action
OKRs, or Objectives and Key Results, are a framework for defining and tracking objectives and their outcomes. The development of OKRs is generally attributed to Andy Grove, the "Father of OKRs", who introduced the approach at Intel during his tenure and documented it in his book "High Output Management". The concept was later popularized by John Doerr, who has been a major proponent of the OKR system.
The primary goal of OKRs is to create alignment and engagement around measurable goals. Essentially, OKRs are a way to ensure that the company focuses efforts on the same important issues throughout the organization.Read more...
A Personal Book Summary of "The Effective Executive"
When I was still in my undergraduate studies, we were "slammed" with many well-known personalities on all sorts of topics in management. However, among all the Mintzbergs, Taylors, and Welchs, I could always sympathize the most with Peter Drucker. I literally devoured his books and even bought the two-volume management tome second-hand so as not to overstretch my student budget.
The lessons are absolutely timeless and applicable to any discipline. So today I would like to share with you my 8 lessons on how you, as a project manager, can bring Peter Drucker's wealth of experience into your daily work.Read more...
A Project Manager's Guide to Crafting Stories that Align Your Team
Navigating the world of project management is no easy feat. Aligning a diverse team towards a common goal can often feel like herding cats. I once met Tom, a project manager, who was facing this very challenge. Drawing inspiration from the art of storytelling, he found a way to unite and inspire his team. This is what I learned from his experience:Read more...
Teamwork makes the dream work - especially in project management
In today's fast-paced world, keeping up with the dynamics of team projects can feel like trying to catch a moving train. The margin for error is slim, and efficiency is the name of the game. Enter: Merlin Project's patented synchronization features. Let’s dive deeper into understanding why this is a game-changer in the world of project management.
Here's the perks of having seamless synchronization of your projects.Read more...