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On her last day of Dreamforce, see why Heidi Haaven, our Communications Director, picked Sheryl Sandburg’s keynote as her favorite session of the week.

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Get the scoop on the new Analytics API from our Director of Business Analysis, Greg Ewing-Lee

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So, you want to go on a vacation, but when do you have time to get it all put together and planned? We all have a lot going on in our lives. Even when things are going ‘well’, we still have homes to keep up, grass to mow, gardens to harvest, children to teach to talk/walk/bike/drive/date,  friends and family to keep in touch with,  oh yeah, and a day job to keep on top of.  And from time to time we have to merge our home and work life when we couldn’t get everything done at the office between 8-5.  Oh, and don’t forget, you were trying to plan a vacation!

Make time and do it! Day to day life, and work, can, and will, survive without you.  Here is a list of things to consider and do before heading out (or in).

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I’m taking a break from providing helpful hints and how-to’s to ask Project Managers to look at reality for a moment and challenge themselves.

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As Project Managers we all love to do lists!  Sometimes we make lists just to check off what we did for the day!  A great tool for managing lists is SmartSheet.com.  This cloud based tool has become an invaluable tool for me to organize my project task lists, milestones, assignees, task related documents, due dates, and most importantly, task dependencies.

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Previous Blog Entries Posted in Business

April 30, 2013 | Alyssa Greve: Salesforce Customer Company Tour Recap

I met up with two other Sundoggers at the airport anxious and excited to attend the Salesforce Customer Tour on April 18th.  We were welcomed by the …More...

April 29, 2013 | Ron Lee: Consumers to Big Banks: We “Like” You Again

Survey says: Thumbs up! J.D. Power and Associates recently released its 8th annual U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study, and the results show significant improvements in customer satisfaction. …More...

April 29, 2013 | Lee Schwartz: What Tech Companies Can Learn From Minor League Baseball

What can technology companies learn from the seemingly low-tech, sometimes-unorganized world of minor league sports?

April 10, 2013 | Danielle Naboulsi: MARKETO SUMMIT 2013: How to Optimize Social for Lead Generation

Renee Cook shares the expert advice Jason Miller and Koka Sexton offered in their Marketo Summit session “How to Optimize Social for Lead Generation”

March 31, 2013 | Suzy Rokke: Where were the Project Managers in the Cyprus bank shut down?

I typically refrain from talking about politics, but in the light of project management I’m hoping this will be safe. Hopefully we will all take a different …More...

March 28, 2013 | John Schneider: The Danger Of Going “Full Google”

I don’t see Google ever deciding to get rid of Gmail or its cloud-based office programs; they provide a wealth of user search and demographic information that …More...

March 28, 2013 | Ron Lee: Advice to Banks: Don’t “Park” your LinkedIn Page

In its annual survey of financial marketers, the team at The Financial Brand found this disparity:  While close to half of banks and credit unions claim they …More...

March 25, 2013 | Craig Isakson: Mobile March TC 2013

Last week a group of Sundoggers, including myself, made our way down the the Twin Cities to attend Mobile March TC 2013.