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Lessons in spot­ting, stop­ping, and avoid­ing the mon­s­ter­ous issues that derail your projects

Rachel Gertz breaks down four insid­i­ous types of scope creep and how to claw back your safe­ty when unwieldy projects start get­ting out of hand.

by Rachel Gertz

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My burnout antidote

Sarah Hoban shares her story of burning out at work and then rising from the ashes by reorganizing her life and reorienting her approach to productivity.

by Sarah Hoban

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Forget Networking, Build Relationships

Lina Calin discusses how and why we should give up on networking and, instead, strive to turn our colleagues into allies.

by Lina Calin

Coax Q&A

Ted Kerr

The latest Coax Q&A features Ted Kerr writer, community organizer, and educator currently teaching at The New School.

by Marshall Watson

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Does what we do matter?

Kyle Siemens explores ways to find meaning in a 9-to-5 world that often feels meaningless.

by Kyle Siemens

Coax Q&A

Kirsten McCrea

Our latest Coax Q&A is with Kirsten McCrea, Artist at Hello Kirsten and Publisher of Papirmass, who talks with us about decisive leadership, managing diverse teams, and the importance of learning to let go of the reins.

by Marshall Watson

Interview

Digital Project Managers The lifeblood of your agency

Michael Luchen, Senior Product Manager at Crema shares how PMs can be the autonomous project drivers that get out of the way so their teams can do their jobs.

by Rachel Gertz

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Finding my power in PM

Lina Calin explores what it really means to be a “good” project manager.

by Lina Calin

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Freelancing the smart way

Morgan Haines explains how to succeed as a freelancer by finding the lessons in her failures.

by Morgan Haines

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Teach your clients how to treat you

Client onboarding is a walk in the park if you have a flashlight and the right map. Louder Than Ten Co-founder Rachel Gertz lights the way.

by Rachel Gertz

Editor’s picks

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Late nights and early warnings

Rachel explains how digital project management, apprenticeship, and Louder Than Ten’s brand new program can transform your projects and your organization.

by Rachel Gertz

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Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship an internship replacement

Ivana McConnell walks us down a familiar path to find our career footing—the path of an apprentice. Perhaps the best way to fireproof new industry talent is to apply those timeworn principles of the past.

by Ivana McConnell

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Design Machines

Design machines

A dystopian view of an internet designed by machines, and the mushy, emotional weapons we can use to fight back.

by Travis Gertz

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What the fuck are you talking about?

Tyler Hellard offers a lesson in effective communication.

by Tyler Hellard

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In Defense of Doing it Wrong

Why you should ignore social expectations and start listening to your own desire

by Jessica Faulds

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The most brilliant woman in the room

Modern society has gender inequality built into its bones. Reina Gatusso wants to dismantle the barriers to female creative freedom.

by Reina Gattuso

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How digital teams talk

Rowan Weismiller shares how to create a common language for your team.

by Rowan Weismiller

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Life after PM

Tera Simon reflects on the ups and downs of her career path to offer lessons for other PMs thinking about moving into management.

by Tera Caldwell Simon

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Wicked Questions

Marshall Watson explores the value of asking questions with intention and offers ways to add some punch to your pursuit of knowledge.

by Marshall Watson

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Experiencing imposter syndrome?

Reina Gattuso argues that our imposter syndrome is good for us and, rather than telling ourselves that we’re responsible for our own success, we should confront the systemic discrimination and pathological individualism inherent to western society.

by Reina Gattuso

Coax Q&A

Rebecca Ataya

The latest release from our new Coax Q&A series: project management insights—from the outside. Featuring Rebecca Ataya, Director of Programs and Services at the Federation of Community Social Services of BC.

by Marshall Watson

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People are people

Lina Calin offers a map for getting out of the homogeneous echo chambers that the tech industry has become known for. The first step is realizing that underneath our different titles and job descriptions, we are all just people.

by Lina Calin

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On Productivity

Tyler Hellard explains why Productivity People are no fun at parties.

by Tyler Hellard

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Inclusive UX: The limits of empathy

Ivana McConnell maps out a simple process for building inclusive processes by simply acknowledging our limitations.

by Ivana McConnell

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