How I test­ed the lim­its of pro­duc­tiv­i­ty and learned to rest with­in the chaos

Sarah Hoban shares her sto­ry of burn­ing out at work and then ris­ing from the ash­es by reor­ga­niz­ing her life and reori­ent­ing her approach to productivity.

Previously

Forget Networking, Build Relationships

How to turn col­leagues into allies

by Lina Calin

Lina Calin dis­cuss­es how and why we should give up on net­work­ing and, instead, strive to turn our col­leagues into allies.

Having the guts to say no to bad money

by Tom Greenwood

Some­times life forces us to choose between doing the right thing and doing the prof­itable thing. Tom Green­wood explains how it is these choic­es that help us learn who we real­ly are.

Ted Kerr

Project man­age­ment insights — from the out­side. A Coax Q&A.

by Marshall Watson

The lat­est Coax Q&A fea­tures Ted Kerr writer, com­mu­ni­ty orga­niz­er, and edu­ca­tor cur­rent­ly teach­ing at The New School.

How to find mean­ing in a mean­ing­less job

by Kyle Siemens

Kyle Siemens explores ways to find mean­ing in a 9‑to‑5 world that often feels meaningless.

Kirsten McCrea

Project man­age­ment insights — from the out­side. A Coax Q&A.

by Marshall Watson

Our lat­est Coax Q&A is with Kirsten McCrea, Artist at Hel­lo Kirsten and Pub­lish­er of Papir­mass, who talks with us about deci­sive lead­er­ship, man­ag­ing diverse teams, and the impor­tance of learn­ing to let go of the reins.

Digital Project Managers The lifeblood of your agency

An inter­view with Michael Luchen of Crema

by Rachel Gertz

Michael Luchen, Senior Prod­uct Man­ag­er at Cre­ma shares how PMs can be the autonomous project dri­vers that get out of the way so their teams can do their jobs.

Finding my power in PM

Reflec­tions on find­ing my voice and tak­ing up space in ser­vice of others

by Lina Calin

Lina Calin explores what it real­ly means to be a good” project manager.

Freelancing the smart way

Six lessons about learn­ing from your mis­takes (and my mistakes)

by Morgan Haines

Mor­gan Haines explains how to suc­ceed as a free­lancer by find­ing the lessons in her failures.

Teach your clients how to treat you

How to set an ace pace and tone dur­ing client onboarding

by Rachel Gertz

Client onboard­ing is a walk in the park if you have a flash­light and the right map. Loud­er Than Ten Co-founder Rachel Gertz lights the way.

Hannah McGregor

Project man­age­ment insights — from the out­side. A Coax Q&A.

by Marshall Watson

The next install­ment of our Coax Q&A series: project man­age­ment insights — from the out­side. This time, we talk to Han­nah McGre­gor — Pro­fes­sor of Pub­lish­ing and Pod­cast­ing Powerhouse.

Life after PM

Things to con­sid­er when mov­ing into management

by Tera Caldwell Simon

Tera Simon reflects on the ups and downs of her career path to offer lessons for oth­er PMs think­ing about mov­ing into management.

Editor’s picks

Design machines

How to sur­vive the dig­i­tal apocalypse.

by Travis Gertz

A dystopi­an view of an inter­net designed by machines, and the mushy, emo­tion­al weapons we can use to fight back.

Late nights and early warnings

How unhealthy projects break your busi­ness and our plan to help you fix that

by Rachel Gertz

Rachel explains how dig­i­tal project man­age­ment, appren­tice­ship, and Loud­er Than Ten’s brand new pro­gram can trans­form your projects and your organization.

In Defense of Doing it Wrong

Why you should ignore social expec­ta­tions and start lis­ten­ing to your own desire

by Jessica Faulds

Why you should ignore social expec­ta­tions and start lis­ten­ing to your own desire

Most important to least

How I quit my job and found the career I craved.

by Larissa Scordato

Some­times what you see isn’t what you get. Laris­sa Scorda­to was stuck in a great job that had every­thing she didn’t want. This is how she start­ed over.

The most brilliant woman in the room

Cre­ative free­dom, gen­der jus­tice, and con­fronting the chal­lenges to female collaboration

by Reina Gattuso

Mod­ern soci­ety has gen­der inequal­i­ty built into its bones. Reina Gatus­so wants to dis­man­tle the bar­ri­ers to female cre­ative freedom.

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