Welcome to Michael Greer's PM Resources

"At this website you'll find info about my favorite project management (PM) resources, my products & services, and a "first-do-no-harm," no B.S., Minimalist approach to PM. To learn more, use the Navigation links (left), scroll through my latest blog posts below, or watch a video intro. Enjoy!" -- Mike G. The PM Minimalist Collection

LATEST BLOG POSTS:

A Dozen Free Google Apps to Keep Your Family or Team Organized [Part 1 of 2]

Whether you’re trying to coordinate a virtual team or a far-flung family, you can easily reach the point where the “wisdom of the group” is scattered all over the place. One person has that photo everyone is looking for, while somebody else has the schedule in her calendar and other people have the invitations to the event and maps with directions to the venue. In short, working together or sharing family records and events can result in digital files and critical documents scattered all over the place!

The best way to bring order to this chaos is to get everyone connected with a common set of apps that allows the entire group to create, store and share their image files and documents using any device. And that’s exactly what the dozen free Google apps below are designed to do.

Read the entire article, one of a two-part series, at my WORTH SHARING website.

Posted: September 18th, 2017 under Project Management - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

From the Archives: The Inspired Project Teams Coaching Guide (58-pages & 5 hours of audio, NOW FREE!)

The Inspired Project Teams Coaching Guide is now FREE!! Learn more at my WORTH SHARING website.

Posted: July 26th, 2017 under Inspiration and Motivation, Project Management - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Free, Do-It-Yourself, Project Management Training: Upgrade Your Practical PM Skills or Study for PMP Certification

Check out this free-resource-loaded, link-filled article at my Worth Sharing website, then get cranking with your own PM Boot Camp!

Posted: June 28th, 2017 under Inspiration and Motivation, Project Management - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

5 Enablers of Team Success: A Universal Set of Minimum Project Requirements

Graphic: 5 Enablers of Team Success

Ever wonder what separates successful project teams from those that struggle or even fail outright? It’s a lot more than simply talent, energy and creativity. Without a solid enabling project infrastructure, even the best people can fail… or, at best, work needlessly hard in a project environment that fights them and saps them of their strength.

Learn how you can get the most out of your project team with the least amount of effort and frustration with these five key enablers… [Read more at my WORTH SHARING website.]

Posted: March 31st, 2017 under Project Management - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

How to Get Comfortable Doing Nothing: 3 Simple Strategies

Image: Author hanging out doing nothing.

Practicing the fine art of doing nothing. No phone, no tablet, no chores!

Are you as rested, creative and productive as you can be? Maybe you and your project team should consider integrating a little doing nothing into your work day! The latest post at my WORTH SHARING website reviews why and How to Get Comfortable Doing Nothing: 3 Simple Strategies. Check it out!

Posted: February 28th, 2017 under Inspiration and Motivation - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

24 Must-Have, Everyday Workhorse Apps

Top 24 apps (logos shown clockwise from 7 o’clock): Timely, Accuweather, Gmail, Podcast Addict, Google Voice, Google Hangouts Dialer, Hiya Caller ID & Block, Google Keep, SimpleMind, MindMeister, Floating Stickies, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides, Wunderlist, Google Maps, Feedly, Puffin, Xodo PDF, FBReader, Pocket, Google Photos, Fast for Facebook, Twilight, Atmosphere

If you’re like me, your mobile device (phone, tablet, etc.) is loaded with apps. In fact, I’ve just checked and discovered that I’ve got hundreds installed! And that left me wondering, “How many of these things do I need? Which of these do I depend on every day?”

After some reflection, I came up with a list of my “24 must-have, everyday workhorse apps.” Most are FREE or have free versions available. And, to the extent that they keep me personally productive, they help me be a better project manager and team member. See the complete list with brief descriptions at my WORTH SHARING site.

Posted: January 24th, 2017 under Inspiration and Motivation, Project Management - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Two New PM Freebies Support Agile PM Practices

Check out these new listings at my Project Management FREEBIES website! These infographic learning tools can help your team get the most from its Agile practices.

Posted: December 16th, 2016 under Inspiration and Motivation, Project Management - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Five Questions Every Team Must Answer and a Tool to Help

Click here to go to full article & tool: "Five Questions Every Team Must Answer and a Tool to Help"

Whenever a group of people get together to get something done, there are five role-related questions that should be asked immediately to focus their efforts and avoid wasting anyone’s time. This new article at my WORTH SHARING website presents these questions and provides a tool to help you find the answers together, as a team. Check it out!

Posted: November 21st, 2016 under Project Management - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Got Thinkus Interruptus? Here are 5 specific actions to clean up your cluttered consciousness.

Cartoon Image: Fractured-Consciousness

The problem: Fractured consciousness from interruptions can ruin your work & your relationships.
The solution: Take charge of your own consciousness!

This link-filled article at my WORTH SHARING website will show you the apps and the personal best practices that will help you.

Posted: September 6th, 2016 under Inspiration and Motivation, Project Management - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Got time off? Relax and re-energize with free books, magazines & podcasts!

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Got workaholic tendencies? Then maybe it’s time to take a break! Whether you’re vacationing or simply enjoying a day at the beach, these link-filled articles can help you connect with some great tools & media that will help you shift gears, re-energize and maybe even reclaim that long-lost enthusiasm.

 

Posted: August 7th, 2016 under Inspiration and Motivation - No Comments. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,