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What's the Key to Job Satisfaction? Making Progress

Think quick: What did you accomplish today? If cutting through layers of bureaucracy, attending a handful of unnecessary meetings and sorting through piles of email top your list, chances are you’re not feeling super satisfied with your job right now — no matter how big your paycheck.

The Art of Managing Creative People and Projects

Creatives' unconventional minds make them capable of accomplishing greatness and solving problems in ways others may not have considered. But managing creative people and the projects they're tasked with can be a challenge.

Waterfall Methodology 101: the Pros and Cons

What is waterfall methodology and what are the advantages of using it to manage the software development process? When is it most advantageous to use? Is it passé?

Meeting the Demand for Risk Management Consulting

Our prehistoric ancestors knew a thing or two about survival – and sharpened their instincts acutely to avoid the risks posed by an often-hostile world. Fast-forward 10,000 years: Instead of assessing the risk of being injured or killed by the animal herds we stalk for food, today’s risk management consulting professionals might instead use sophisticated algorithms to calculate the likelihood of crop failures or manage operational risks throughout a corporation.

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