Actionmint

Free Task Management

Menu
Close

Actionmint is a completely free, easy to use task management platform.

Get Started

Posts by Jim Milliken RSS

Stealth Projects

Back when I was a newspaper editor, I got into a monumental special edition, our self-congratulatory recognition of the paper’s 150th anniversary. It made a lot of money, but our management of it failed to match the grand expectations in other respects.

The organization mostly treated the matter as a replication of what we all did every day, only bigger and with a more extended schedule. We news folks figured there had to be loose bits of time in our schedules, and story ideas and photo subjects lying around. No big deal, just somewhat burdensome.
Read More »

How to Argue

You never know whether your opinion is right until you get into an argument about it. And, if you don’t argue properly, you may never know.

People talk a lot of foolishness about arguing. Some say it’s a bad thing and should be avoided. They believe it accomplishes nothing except to hurt people, damage relationships and harden attitudes. Others say it’s a lost art because of “political correctness.” They are convinced that people tiptoe around each other, letting good ideas as well as error and misinformation slide by because they don’t want conflict.
Read More »

Actionmint's articles are about productivity, collaboration, entrepreneurship & project management. Everything about getting your work done.

Subscribe and get your daily mints by email or RSS

Authors

Anya FaingershKayla A. RoxasLeo BabautaTabitha Jean NaylorSteve PrenticeKen LaRoeElizabeth Grace SaundersJason WestlandElizabeth HarrinNaomi Caietti, PMPMichael HatfieldSusanne MadsenMário H TrentimPeter TaylorJim Milliken

Tags