Dara Fontein

Dara is a writer and content creator based in Vancouver, British Columbia. When not playing around with words, Dara can be found updating her cat's Instagram account, wandering the aisles of home decor stores, and not hiking.
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15 Must-Have Google Sheets Add-Ons

Google Sheets is a powerful — and free — spreadsheet tool. But did you know you can turn it into a powerhouse with the right add-on? Here are 15 essential Google Sheet add-ons.

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The 10 Best Reporting Tools for Teams and Businesses

A reporting tool is essential for teams, leaders, and organizations that want to make data-driven decisions. Not all platforms are created equal. Here are some of the best ones.

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The 21 Best Trello Power-Ups

Want to get more out of your Trello board? With the right Power-Up, you can turn Trello into a custom solution for your use case. Here are some of the best Trello Power-Ups out there.

Critical Thinking Skills

The Project Manager’s Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

Learn why critical thinking skills are crucial for project managers, how to work your critical thinking muscles, and effective critical thinking techniques.

Top Excel Alternatives

The Top 5 Excel Alternatives in 2021

With its organizational power and number-crunching abilities, Microsoft Excel has long been an office staple. However, its high price tag and steep learning curve means many businesses are looking for Excel alternatives.

Time Management Skills

Time Management Skills: Strategies and Resources

For project managers, time management is an essential skill. Discover our best tips for managing your time and boosting efficiency, and helpful resources.

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The Product Owner: Who They Are and What They Do

Product owner and product manager are one word apart, but how different are they in practice? Read on to learn about product owners and what they do.

Best to-do list apps

The Best To-Do List Apps in 2021

With a new to-do list app seemingly launching every day, choosing the right tool has become a task all its own. With that in mind, we tested out a number of to-do list apps to find out which ones are actually worth the download.

What is onboarding?

What is Onboarding? A Definition, And Why You Should Take it Seriously

Learn about employee onboardings, a complete breakdown of the onboarding process, as well as best practices and why you should do it in the first place.

what is pmo

What is PMO? A Guide to the Project Management Office

As more and more companies recognize the importance of project managers, the popularity of the PMO — or project management office — is rising. According to research conducted by PM Solutions, the percentage of businesses with designated PMOs rose from 48% to 85% from 2000 to 2016.

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Churn: What It Is and How To Avoid It

In an ideal world, you wouldn’t lose a single customer. But to hold on to your customers, you should learn about churn and how you can reduce it for your business.