What The Hell Is Project Management, Anyway?

“Project management” can sound like everything and nothing all at once. We spoke with a project management pro to clarify what it really means to get people moving in the same direction. Project management seems like a classic chicken-and-egg career conundrum: How do you prove you’re adept at managing projects if you haven’t worked as…

Negotiating for Wimps

How to ask for what you want — and get it. Eleven tips for the confrontation-shy. I admit it. I hate negotiating. (Hate negotiating.) To me, a negotiation always feels at least a little confrontational, and I’m a confrontation-averse kinda guy. Unfortunately, negotiating is a fact of business life. So if you’re like me—a negotiating…

7 Ways to Work From Anywhere

Author John Warrillow shares the tech tools he uses to run his start-up remotely while traveling through Europe. My last company was old school when it came to technology. We had an e-newsletter instead of a blog; we had accounting software that we bought in a box; and we used an old voice mail system…