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WHEN A PROJECT FALLS BEHIND SCHEDULE WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

we can do this!

If you find deadlines constantly shift or are ignored, it's time for personal and team reviews.

Find the holdup[s].

Then together determine the best path to content marketing success.

MINIMIZE DISTRACTIONS

Organize a designated work area and keep clutter to a minimum.

Temporarily relocate to a quiet or creative space.

Tidy up your desk and your files.

Remove devices and online notifications to dive into "deep work."

get clear directions

Make sure everyone's roles are clear, and time and skills remain respected.

Increase team check-ins to prevent more deadline fails and to rebuild momentum.

REGAIN ENTHUSIASM

Review notes, talk up goals and do some additional research to re-engage and get back in control.

Still overwhelmed? Take a walk to clear the head, soothe the soul and find new creative reserves.

ENSURE EVERYONE HAS THE CAPACITY

Common setbacks often arise from unresolved personal issues, technology problems, poor time management and skills limits.

Assess everyone's current capacity during 1-on-1 meetings and determine if the team needs to change or expand members.

sometimes all it takes is a LITTLE DISTANCE

If your team project remains stuck in neutral, consider stepping away for a day and try to approach a troublesome task from a new vantage point.

Then watch your productivity and goals soar!

For more project management tips, visit Twirling Tiger's blog at https://twirlingtigermedia.com/

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Photographs: Getty Images and Adobe Stock

Credits:

Created with images by Andrew Neel - "Woman working by a window" • Christian Lambert - "untitled image" • Jon Tyson - "untitled image" • Ian Stauffer - "Heavens thrown room"