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Walk Into 2016 Like You Own the Place

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” –Brad Paisley I love New Year’s. What I don’t love, however, are the loud, crowded bars, clubs, and restaurants where I’m getting gouged on food and drinks. Nor do I love the fact that, if…

Project Milestones for Creative Endeavors (Part 2)

In the first part of this series, I explored the idea of milestones for project management, as well as what I called “creative endeavors”: projects that need to be planned and tracked, but perhaps aren’t as concrete or knowable as projects that we’ve done before. A startup is one of…

Agile Milestones for Creative Endeavors (Part 1)

At Cardsmith, we spend a lot of time thinking about project management. I’m not just referring to making project management faster, more responsive, and more rewarding. We also reflect on what it means to “manage” a project and, beyond that, how we define and categorize projects themselves. One type of…

5 Holiday Planning Ideas

Cardsmith is great for visual collaboration at work, but it can also be a fun and useful tool for staying sane during the Holidays. Here are 5 Holiday board ideas from our team and customers: 1. Remember all you have to be grateful for. Terra Soma sent in this idea…

Create a Visual Project Board Everyone Will Use

Have you ever worked hard to design the ideal work process and then been disappointed when your team just doesn’t see things the way that you do? Perhaps they pretend to follow along when you describe how the process should work, but then you realize a few weeks later that…