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6 questions a junior project manager should ask

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To celebrate the launch of our new eCourse, we’re releasing a brilliant new podcast or article each week which focuses on stakeholder management. Tune in each week for the next FREE instalment (view all previous Podcasts in the series here).

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Project Sponsorship

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To celebrate the launch of our new eCourse, we’re releasing a brilliant new podcast each week which focuses on stakeholder management. Tune in each week for the next FREE instalment (view all previous Podcasts in the series here).

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Trending Sources

Stakeholder Engagement Communication

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To celebrate the launch of our new eCourse, we’re releasing a brilliant new podcast each week which focuses on stakeholder management. Tune in each week for the next FREE instalment.

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My Top Ten Favourite Blog Posts for 2015

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On a weekly basis, I search the Internet for interesting articles about leadership, creativity and projects to share with you. During 2015, I have discovered fantastic posts and articles that I hoped you have enjoyed them as much as I do.

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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?

10 Ways To Kick Start Your Career In 2017

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Are you stuck in a career rut and feel unsure of what your next move should be? We’re going to share with you 10 ways to kick start your career in 2017. Our new e-book is a fantastic resource to help you achieve this also.

2017 28

Fresh Friday 20 November 2015 – What Caught My Attention This Week

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Here are the articles and blog posts that caught my attention this week: The post Fresh Friday 20 November 2015 – What Caught My Attention This Week appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Blog Art of Project Leadership

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Book Review – Project Management For You by Cesar Abeid

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PM for the Masses‘ Cesar Abeid is a Project Manager and a passionate advocate for applying project management principles in peoples’ personal and professional lives. His book Project Management for You sets out to demystify Project Management principles, by taking key concepts and using relevant examples to illustrate how they can be used at work, […]. The post Book Review – Project Management For You by Cesar Abeid appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Podcast 72 – Mastering Procurement for Project Managers

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About This Podcast: In this podcast procurement guru William Pegg, Founder and Director at Synthesis Group provides an in-depth insight into how project managers can leverage value from suppliers and ultimately bring real value to organisations. William has procurement industry experience across FMCG, agribusiness, heavy industry, health care, oil and gas and government agencies. Points […].

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Podcast 93 – Using LinkedIn to build your personal brand

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Let’s talk about using LinkedIn to build your personal brand Most professionals now have a LinkedIn profile – but how much thought have they given to the message they are sending to those they connect with? In this podcast, personal branding expert Jane Anderson talks to me about using LinkedIn to build your personal brand […]. The post Podcast 93 – Using LinkedIn to build your personal brand appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

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Podcast 64 – Project Management for You with Cesar Abeid

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About This Podcast: Cesar Abeid – Podcaster, Speaker, Project Manager, has released book – Project Management for You. In this Podcast, Cesar discusses the book and how project management techniques can be used in all aspects of your life. Key Points Raised in this Podcast: Project Managers are Superheros The book demystifies project management concepts […]. The post Podcast 64 – Project Management for You with Cesar Abeid appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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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.

Podcast 89 – Tips on How to Manage a Demanding Workload

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Let’s talk about how to manage a demanding workload Project managers often having incredibly arduous workloads. In this podcast, project leadership coach Susanne Madsen talks to me about how to manage a demanding workload. For 17 years, Susanne Madsen worked in the corporate sector leading change programs for organisations such as Standard Bank, Citigroup and […]. The post Podcast 89 – Tips on How to Manage a Demanding Workload appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

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 […].

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Podcast 108 – Digital Project Managers

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Let’s talk about digital project managers In this podcast, Petra Zink speaks with Elise Stevens about the unique combination of skills digital project managers need and why women in particular should seriously consider a job in that space. Digital is the latest buzzword in project management, and with a background in projects, technology, and recruitment, […]. The post Podcast 108 – Digital Project Managers appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

2016 21

Festival of the PMO – My Journey to Work and the PMO

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I have driven the journey between home and work a thousand times. I know every corner, every traffic light, where the congestion will be, which lanes to be in…in fact I suspect my car could almost do the journey on autopilot itself. But then a funny thing happened last week. A motor accident occurred (not […]. The post Festival of the PMO – My Journey to Work and the PMO appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

2016 23

Podcast 80 – How to manage stakeholder expectations

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Let’s talk about: How to manage stakeholder expectations In this podcast project management consultant, speaker on personal growth and leadership, author and PPM expert Naomi Caietti from The Glass Breakers speaks with Elise about how to manage stakeholder expectations. Naomi is the CEO of a women’s network called “The Glass Breakers” Naomi was a speaker for […].

#1 Workplace Skill: Communication Skills

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Communication Skills: A Modern Art Communication skills in the workplace are about much more than sending emails and talking over PowerPoint slides. It’s about communicating information in a way that engages the heart and mind of your listeners.

2016 20

7 project management tips

How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

Podcast 61 – Are You an Ethical Project Manager?

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About This Podcast: As a Project Manager we make a lot of decisions. On a typical project we can have responsibility for: Managing relationships with vendors, internal stakeholders, external stakeholders Leading cross functional teams Respecting sensitive information Hiring of external consultants and contractors These responsibilities can lead to ethical dilemmas and cause unease about situations […]. The post Podcast 61 – Are You an Ethical Project Manager?

2015 28

Festival of the PMO – Bringing Sexy Back to Your PMO

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Welcome to the Festival of the PMO Blogging Challenge, my blog is all about bringing sexy back to your PMO. My video blog is all about bringing sexy back to your PMO. Nobody likes a frumpy PMO – one where it is all about the documents. Instead we need a sexy PMO – one filed […]. The post Festival of the PMO – Bringing Sexy Back to Your PMO appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Podcast 71 – 10 Steps to Seize Control of Your Life

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About This Podcast: Are you feeling that you are out of control of you life? Not sure how to get yourself back in control? Babette Bensoussan, an executive coach, shares here expertise on how to recognise that your life is out of control and how to get it back on track, using a practical 10 step process. […]. The post Podcast 71 – 10 Steps to Seize Control of Your Life appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts project management softskills

Podcast 78 – How to find a mentor

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How to find a mentor with Heath Suddleson In this podcast US project management and leadership expert speaks about mentoring and how to find a mentor. Heath Suddleson has more than 25 years experience in managing projects in the design and construction industry where he has led teams in managing billions of dollars worth of projects. […]. The post Podcast 78 – How to find a mentor appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts Career Tips

Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project.

Podcast 109 – How to become a trusted adviser

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How to become a trusted adviser – and not just an outsider As a project management consultant, John Alleyne knows how it feels to have to quickly establish working relationships and become a trusted business partner. In this podcast, he speaks to Elise Stevens about how to become a trusted adviser – and not just another project […]. The post Podcast 109 – How to become a trusted adviser appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

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 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

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.

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload.

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.

Podcast 75 – 3 things a CIO wants from their Project Managers

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Let’s talk about: 3 things your CIO wants In this Podcast, CIO and CTO Strategy Advisor Michael Young discusses the top things your CIO wants from their project managers and tips for getting the most out of PM roles. With deep experience in technology and customer service Michael brings to companies both an understandable technical […]. The post Podcast 75 – 3 things a CIO wants from their Project Managers appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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3 Key Lessons on Stakeholder Engagement

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As part of the Stakeholder Engagement Series to celebrate the launch of our new eCourse which is now available on our website, I recently interviewed Naomi Caietti about the important topic of stakeholder engagement.

Podcast 90 – Innovative Project Delivery with Trish Sutter

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Let’s explore innovation on projects In this podcast, Trish Sutter from Armada Consulting speaks to me about innovation on projects. The team at Armada focuses on maximising clients’ returns on enterprise project investments in performance and profitability improvement. They provide experts to assist in the design, development and delivery of results-focused enterprise performance management programs. […].

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts.

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

Podcast 91 – Three reasons women should attend a project management networking event

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Three reasons women should attend a project management networking event In this podcast, Nicole Nader shares three reasons why women should attend a project management networking event and plenty of tips for how to make the most of it. Nicole is a project manager for ASC Shipbuilding, responsible for the implementation and operation of its project management office, executing […].

Fresh Friday 23 October 2015 – What Caught My Attention this Week

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Here are the blog posts and articles that caught my attention this week; The post Fresh Friday 23 October 2015 – What Caught My Attention this Week appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Blog agile thinking project leadership skills

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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.

Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

This Refcard is focused on helping you evaluate and choose the practices for your team or organization when getting to market faster is of prime importance.