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San Diego Seaport Project To Transform Waterfront

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Conceptual design work continues on the Port of San Diego’s planned $1.5-billion waterfront development

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Podcast: Kestrel Stone

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Kestrel Stone: Why Developmental Training Is An Absolute Must For Project Managers Project Managers are uniquely positioned to bring more than just project outcomes to the business place, and no one knows that better than Kestrel Stone.

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Podcast: Julia Steel

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Podcast: Why Project Management Is The Ultimate Balancing Act, Explained By Julia Steel For two decades, Julia Steel has shared her speaking, training and mentorship skills with UK and Australian businesses.

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Podcast: Jen Frahm – The roadies and rockstars of change management

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The roadies and rockstars of change management, with Jen Frahm Dr Jen Frahm (PhD Management) is the founder of Conversations of Change and a world-leading organisational change expert. She has worked in culture change, process change, digital transformation, legislative change, mergers and acquisitions and technology/systems change for a wide range of industries. Jen believes change […].

Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

Podcast: The Value of Lifelong Professional Learning, with Mike Clayton

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In this episode of the Fix My Project Chaos podcast, Elise Stevens talks professional development with internationally-renowned business author and speaker, Mike Clayton.

2017 58

Effective Leadership Skills. Are You Truly A Great Project Leader?

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Lately on the blog I’ve been exploring the ten skills that employers want from project managers. Effective leadership is one of the key skill that employers expect from project managers. While managing the project (costs, risks, issues, scope etc.)

Podcast 97 – How to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting

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Let’s talk about how to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting Sara Sheedy specialises in bringing purpose, passion and creativity to learning. In this podcast, she speaks to Elise Stevens about how to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting. Sara works alongside companies to bring energy and engagement into staff training. Her strategies […]. The post Podcast 97 – How to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

2016 60

Effective Leadership Skills. Are You Truly A Great Project Leader?

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Lately on the blog I’ve been exploring the ten skills that employers want from project managers. Effective leadership is one of the key skill that employers expect from project managers. While managing the project (costs, risks, issues, scope etc.)

Guest Blog Post: Agile – Flexible Project Management with Alison Wood

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Are you and your team looking for a project management approach which allows flexibility? Enjoy these infographics by Alison Wood about flexible project management. Agile is being used more and more particularly by teams who develop digital products such as designers, writers, programmers and marketers. Teams that develop prototypes for clients embrace agile for its […].

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Podcast 110 – Agile PMOs

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Let’s talk about Agile PMOs Learn about Agile PMOs in this podcast with Melanie Franklin. Melanie is an expert from Agile Change Management who helps organisations transform to become more agile. In this podcast, she speaks to Elise Stevens about how PMOs can make an organisation more agile. With more than 20 years of experience, […]. The post Podcast 110 – Agile PMOs appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

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Podcast 101 – How to do career planning in a short period of time

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Let’s talk about how to do career planning in a short period of time In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks with career coach Scotia Lockwood about how busy project managers can do career planning in a short period of time. Scotia’s passion is to empower professional woman to take control of their careers, whether that […]. The post Podcast 101 – How to do career planning in a short period of time appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

2016 55

Podcast 85 – Five Myths About Personal Development Everyone Should Know with Alli Polin

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Leap into a more powerful and purposeful future using personal development tools In this podcast, I speak with Founder and CEO of Break The Frame, expert change management professional Alli Polin who shares her take on leadership and how to make the leap into a more powerful and purposeful future using personal development tools. Alli is […]. The post Podcast 85 – Five Myths About Personal Development Everyone Should Know with Alli Polin appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Podcast 110 – Agile PMOs

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Let’s talk about Agile PMOs Learn about Agile PMOs in this podcast with Melanie Franklin. Melanie is an expert from Agile Change Management who helps organisations transform to become more agile. In this podcast, she speaks to Elise Stevens about how PMOs can make an organisation more agile. With more than 20 years of experience, […]. The post Podcast 110 – Agile PMOs appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

Podcast 69 – Career Planning Tips for Project Managers

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About This Podcast: Do you have a plan for your career? Does your plan include your life goals? In this Podcast with Christine Litera discusses the importance of identifying what things are important to you (work goals, life goals) in setting your career plans. Not everyone needs a structured career plan. For those that require […]. The post Podcast 69 – Career Planning Tips for Project Managers appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts Career Tips

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Podcast 76 – Tips for agile project management

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Let’s talk about: tips for agile project management Shane Hastie is Chief Knowledge Engineer & Agile Practise Lead at Software Education & specialises in agile practices, business analysis, project management, requirements and methodologies for Software Education in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. Over the last 30+ years Shane has been a practitioner and […]. The post Podcast 76 – Tips for agile project management appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Podcast 113 – How PMOs can become more agile

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Let’s talk about how PMOs can become more agile In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Syed Ali – a project manager with more than ten years experience – about how PMOs can become more agile. The word agile gets thrown around a lot in project management. But what does it truly mean to be […]. The post Podcast 113 – How PMOs can become more agile appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

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Podcast 88 – HELP! My project team hates each other

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What to do when your project team hates each other Good project managers know the most important part of the project is the people. But what do you do when your project team hates each other? In this podcast, I speak with change management consultant Gillian Klette about how to resolve personal conflicts within your […]. The post Podcast 88 – HELP! My project team hates each other appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

Podcast 100 – How to be more resilient

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Let’s talk about how project managers can become more resilient In the 100th Fix My Project Chaos podcast, Elise Stevens quizzes change management experts Kerryn Fewster and Vicki Daniel on how project managers can become more resilient. Kerryn is a founding director of Change2020, which partners with Australian businesses to navigate change and embrace ambiguity. […]. The post Podcast 100 – How to be more resilient appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

2016 47

Podcast 81 – PMOs and how they can become trusted partners in business

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Trusted partners in business – Your PMO In this podcast, Elise speaks with Emma Arnaz-Pemberton from ERAP Consulting (PMO and P3O consultancy) to discuss PMO’s and how they can become trusted partners in business. Emma is a project, programme and portfolio specialist with extensive experience in the change management industry with a particular focus on […]. The post Podcast 81 – PMOs and how they can become trusted partners in business appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Podcast 92 – How to incorporate feedback into your leadership style

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Incorporating feedback into your leadership style In this podcast, change management consultant Gillian Klette talks to me about incorporating feedback into your leadership style. Gillian has more than 20 years experience in change management and project management, most recently with Queensland Urban Utilities and Oakton and previously with the Queensland Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small […].

2016 45

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Podcast 113 – How PMOs can become more agile

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Let’s talk about how PMOs can become more agile In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Syed Ali – a project manager with more than ten years experience – about how PMOs can become more agile. The word agile gets thrown around a lot in project management. But what does it truly mean to be […]. The post Podcast 113 – How PMOs can become more agile appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

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Podcast 82 – Developing a Coaching Approach in Project Management

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Developing a coaching approach in project management In this podcast Sharon De Mascia from Cognoscenti Business Psychologists focuses on wellbeing, change management and leadership in a project management setting. This article has been created to offer insight on developing a coaching approach in project management. Sharon De Mascia is a UK-based Chartered Occupational Psychologist and […].

2016 47

Podcast 77 – Great Risk Management with Carl Pritchard

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Great risk management with Carl Pritchard In this podcast US risk management expert Carl Pritchard speaks with Elise about great risk management. Carl Pritchard is the principal and founder of Pritchard Management Associates. He is recognized lecturer, author, researcher, and instructor. As a lecturer he is considered a leading authority on risk and communications management […]. The post Podcast 77 – Great Risk Management with Carl Pritchard appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Podcast 79 – How to manage a team of project managers

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Let’s talk about: how to manage a team of project managers In this podcast, Julie Goff, a very experienced leader of teams of Project Managers, speaks with me about how to successfully manage a team of project managers. Julie is a senior project and program manager with CPPD certification and Prince2 training and experience, acknowledged for […]. The post Podcast 79 – How to manage a team of project managers appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Guest Blog Post: Agile – Flexible Project Management with Alison Wood

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Are you and your team looking for a project management approach which allows flexibility? Enjoy these infographics by Alison Wood about flexible project management. Agile is being used more and more particularly by teams who develop digital products such as designers, writers, programmers and marketers. Teams that develop prototypes for clients embrace agile for its […].

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Podcast 83 – Exploring Organisational Culture – A Primer for Project Managers

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Let’s explore organisational culture with Claire Walton In this podcast,I speak with Claire Walton from UK-based organisational change firm ‘Leaders Are Making A Difference’ about organisational culture tips and tools for project managers. Let’s explore organisational culture. Claire is an organisational architect and coach with an Executive Director background of many years in diverse sectors […].

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Podcast 100 – How to be more resilient

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Let’s talk about how project managers can become more resilient In the 100th Fix My Project Chaos podcast, Elise Stevens quizzes change management experts Kerryn Fewster and Vicki Daniel on how project managers can become more resilient. Kerryn is a founding director of Change2020, which partners with Australian businesses to navigate change and embrace ambiguity. […]. The post Podcast 100 – How to be more resilient appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

2016 40

Podcast 101 – How to do career planning in a short period of time

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Let’s talk about how to do career planning in a short period of time In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks with career coach Scotia Lockwood about how busy project managers can do career planning in a short period of time. Scotia’s passion is to empower professional woman to take control of their careers, whether that […]. The post Podcast 101 – How to do career planning in a short period of time appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

2016 40

Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.

Podcast 63 – The Rhythm of Organisational Change

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About This Podcast: Successful organisational change has a rhythm and a pace that needs to be embraced. Instead of fighting change and forcing it into a corner, learn to harness the beauty and rhythm of organisational change. In this podcast, Gillian Klette, a very experienced Organisational Change Manager,shares her expertise on how to embrace the rhythm and […]. The post Podcast 63 – The Rhythm of Organisational Change appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Book Review – Project Psychology – Sharon De Mascia

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Book review of Project Psychology by Sharon De Mascia In this video, Elise shares her book review of Project Psychology by Sharon De Mascia. Sharon De Mascia AFBPsS, MCIPD is a UK based Psychologist focused on project management. In her role, Sharon helps organisations get the best out of people through wellbeing, leadership and change management. […]. The post Book Review – Project Psychology – Sharon De Mascia appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Podcast 70 – How to Engage with Your Stakeholders

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About This Podcast: How to engage with your stakeholders – it seems so simple yet many Project Managers find it challenging to build rapport and establish working relationships with their Project Sponsor and Key Stakeholders. In this Podcast, Andrew Pearce is a leading Organisational Change Manager with vast experience leading successful cultural change, shares his knowledge […]. The post Podcast 70 – How to Engage with Your Stakeholders appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

2016 41

Free E-Course – Twitter For Project Management Professionals

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Welcome to Elise Stevens video e-course about Twitter for Project Management Professionals. Ever thought about using Twitter for your project but found it all a bit too hard? If you’ve signed up for Twitter or thought about using it as a tool for project management, this free short course is for you! This course provides a […]. The post Free E-Course – Twitter For Project Management Professionals appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Courses

2016 40

A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen, Customer Service Manager, Crescendo

How can you measure and affect your users' behavior if they're not doing something that's easily measurable? You can monitor usage, activation, retention, and more, but those metrics don't always align with every one of your goals for your users. Hope is not lost, however: with the right framework, you can still make sure your users are on track. Join Hannah Stegen (she/her), Customer Success Manager at Crescendo as she explains how you can monitor even the most complex user journeys by breaking them up into Attitude, Intention, and Behavior.