In Anticipation of PMI Global Congress North America 2012

Wrike

Some of the hottest topics this year are change management; requirements management; leadership and soft skills for project managers; agile; complexity in large projects; risk management; and the PMO, among others. We’re excited to offer some new panels and topics for 2012 as well.

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Essential Leadership Skills for Global Project Managers – Part 1

Guerrilla Project Management

Most training programs on leading global teams tend to emphasize unique aspects of each culture. By this I mean they train on what you can do and can’t do or how you can act within the boundaries of proper behaviors in a particular culture. This is useful to understand a culture but not sufficient to. Global Rollouts

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Herrmann’s Whole Brain® Thinking Model for Project Management

Guerrilla Project Management

Change Management Leadership Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts Mindset Self MasteryAnn Herrmann-Nehdi shares insights about Herrmann’s Whole Brain® Thinking methodology, a model that enables project managers to better understand and leverage their preferred thinking styles.

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12 Essential Conversations for Project Success

Guerrilla Project Management

Book Review Change Management Leadership Podcasts Tools & TechniquesShawn Kent Hayashi shares insights from her book on the 12 fundamental conversations every project leader should master to be truly effective. Listen to the audio or download the full transcripts below.

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The GPS for Your Change Journey: Change Readiness Assessments

Guerrilla Project Management

Change Management Leadership Podcasts Tools & Techniques

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How to Conquer Information Overload – A conversation with Dr. Joanne Cantor

Guerrilla Project Management

Although these are great tools, Conferences Leadership Mindset Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts Tools & Techniques Self MasteryJoanne Cantor shares insights from her latest book Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress.

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Change Takes AGES: A Brain-based Model for Making Change and Learning Stick

Guerrilla Project Management

Case Studies Change Management Leadership Neuroscience of Leadership PodcastsTobias Kiefer, Director of Global Learning and Development at Booz & Company, on how to create brain-friendly change programs that stick.

2012 52

The Mythical Project Manager: Part 1

Guerrilla Project Management

LeadershipOur project management “Education System” has created and still perpetuates the “Mythical Project Manager”. You know the one with the superpowers to control every aspect of the project and deliver every project successfully on budget, on scope, and on time every time. He (or she) is creative yet risk-averse, visionary yet operational, flexible yet structured.

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Industrial Psychology for Project Managers with Bernardo Tirado

Guerrilla Project Management

Change Management Conferences Leadership Podcasts Mindset Self MasteryBernardo Tirado, an Industrial Psychologist, shares insights on how Industrial Psychology helps project managers maximize team performance.

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Behavioral Project Management – a conversation with Benoit Hardy-Vallee, Ph.D., PMP

Guerrilla Project Management

Leadership Mindset Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts Change ManagementBenoit Hardy-Vallee, Ph.D., PMP, shares his insights on the case for behavior-based project management and how we can apply its principles to deliver successful projects Benoit Hardy-Vallée says that projects often fail because organizations put more emphasis on rational factors than on employees’ psychological engagement — and the cost to organizations is enormous. Benoit suggests.

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The Mythical Project Manager: Part 2

Guerrilla Project Management

LeadershipIn Part 1 of the “Mythical Project Manager” series, we discussed how today we find ourselves at a crossroad. Our organizations are demanding agility yet our traditional project management education is deeply rooted in the doctrine of “control”. Today, we already see a backlash against this traditional project management in areas such as software development.

2012 41

The Neuroscience of Change: a conversation with Walter McFarland

Guerrilla Project Management

Leadership Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts Change ManagementWalter McFarland shares insights on the latest neuroscience research findings that inform how we lead organizational change Walter McFarland believes that the emerging field of neuroscience may be a source of new insight into the theory and practice of organizational change. As neuroscience research increases our knowledge of the brain, information relevant to organizational change.

2012 43

The LOE Index: Measuring The Individual Response To Organizational Change

Guerrilla Project Management

Change Management Conferences Leadership Podcasts Tools & TechniquesVictoria Grady shares insights about the Organizational Loss of Effectiveness Index: a quantitative Tool for measuring individual response to organizational change. I am joined today by Dr. Victoria Grady to talk about her Organizational Loss of Effectiveness Index, a quantitative Tool for measuring the individual response to organizational change. The LOE Index is used.

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Why Team Building Is Not An Event – A conversation with Kirk Weisler

Guerrilla Project Management

Kirk Weisler, Conferences Leadership Mindset Tools & Techniques Self MasteryKirk Weisler shares strategies, behaviors, and, most importantly, the mindset that should guide effective team building. Team building is the process of transforming a collection of individuals into a high performance team. My guest today says that team building is not a one time event. It is more than team exercises and icebreakers.

2012 42

How to Respond to a Frustrated Project Customer

Wrike

If you let it get to that point, then your leadership will definitely be called into question as well.

2012 36

Leadership and the Neurobiology of Fear

Guerrilla Project Management

Book Review Leadership Mindset Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts

2012 63

Leading the Emotional Brain: An Interview with Dr. Richard J. Davidson

Guerrilla Project Management

Book Review Leadership Neuroscience of Leadership PodcastsAward-winning and pioneering neuroscientist Dr. Richard J. Davidson shares insights from his latest book “The Emotional Life of Your Brain” about a new model for understanding emotional styles.

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The Care and Feeding of Business Analysts – A conversation with Vicki James

Guerrilla Project Management

Leadership PodcastsVicki James, PMP, CBAP shares insights on how Project Managers can build stronger relationship with their business Analysts to more effectively leverage their talent and expertise for project success.

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Understanding and Managing Conflict in Projects

Guerrilla Project Management

The work of leadership often requires that project managers confront people to deal with problems that they would rather ignore. The work of leadership often requires that project managers confront people to deal with problems that they would rather ignore.

2012 53

Simple Meditation for Busy Project Managers

Guerrilla Project Management

Leadership Mindset Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts Self MasteryWhile it is now a common knowledge that meditation, even in small doses, can be an effective stress management technique, we project managers can find it challenging to incorporate it in our busy schedules.

2012 52

If You Will Lead

Guerrilla Project Management

LeadershipNow.com named Doug Moran’s latest book If You Will Lead: Enduring Wisdom for 21st-Century Leaders, as one of its “Best Leadership Books of 2011.” Conferences Leadership Mindset Podcasts Self Mastery

2012 52

Why We “Choke” Under Pressure and How to Avoid it

Guerrilla Project Management

Leadership Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts Research Self MasterySian Beilock, one of the foremost experts on the brain science behind performance under stress, explains why highly skilled people fail to perform their best when the stakes are high and everything is riding on their next move, in other words, choke under pressure. This is an extremely relevant topic for us project.

2012 43

Goleman Leadership Styles in the Movies: Avengers Assemble

Prince2

Project Management guides often refer to six different leadership styles from Daniel Goleman’s 2000 article, “Leadership That Gets Results”. We could list and define these, like many before us, but we thought it’d be much more worthwhile (and fun) to take leadership to the movies. In the 2012 movie Avengers Assemble, Nick Fury, head of intelligence agency S.H.I.E.L.D, The Avengers struggle to work as a team, but eventually combine their leadership styles to succeed.

Project Manager or Project Leader? What’s the Difference?

Online PM Courses

One way I like to think of the difference between Project Management and Project Leadership is that: Project Management gets things done. Project Leadership makes changes happen. Leadership: guiding and motivating the people around you. People and Project Leadership.

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

Later, my dissertation topic would be condensed into a book titled The Basics of Project Evaluation and Lessons Learned that won the 2012 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Cleland Award. In this example, I will look at Grateful Leadership by Judy Umlas. By Dr. Willis H.

How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

Both KPMG (2010) and the Standish Group (2012) identified the absence of a project sponsor as the principal reason for project failure. In their Chaos Manifesto 2012 , the Standish Group outline 50 secrets to being a great sponsor. Think back to your most recent successful project.

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How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

Both KPMG (2010) and the Standish Group (2012) identified the absence of a project sponsor as the principal reason for project failure. In their Chaos Manifesto 2012 , the Standish Group outline 50 secrets to being a great sponsor. Think back to your most recent successful project.

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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Zero Tolerance for “Brilliant Jerks”

The IIL Blog

By Christa Kirby, MA, LCAT, PMP, CSM, CSPO | Vice President, Global Learning Innovation and Global Practice Director, Leadership – International Institute for Learning (IIL) . Leadership EI emotional intelligence leadership

2018 106

Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

The project manager’s role has been mapped to the PMI Talent Triangle — technical project management, leadership, and strategic and business management. I got PMP in August of 2001 and my PMI-RMP in December of 2012.

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Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is one of the biggest MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platforms available and offers many project management (PM) courses. Advanced Leadership for Engineers: Leading Teams, Organizations, and Networks - A $190 course designed for engineers aspiring to become effective leaders and enhance leadership skills through captivating concepts and challenging assignments.

Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

The project manager’s role has been mapped to the PMI Talent Triangle — technical project management, leadership, and strategic and business management. I got PMP in August of 2001 and my PMI-RMP in December of 2012.

2017 195

Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

Workamajig

49% of project managers report to the PMO (up from 42% in 2012). This includes training for PM fundamentals as well as ancillary skills related to project management - leadership, communication, soft skills, etc. PwC global project management report 2012, PwC.

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How Olivehorse uses Azendoo for Project Management

Azendoo

Founded in 2012 , our team has built a strong track record starting from the big 6 consultancies. Our leadership meets at least once every month. We found the voting mechanism quite useful for taking decisions within the leadership team as well.

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Project Manager Talent Gap: How to Make the Most of It

LiquidPlanner

The previous PMI Project Management Talent Gap report in 2012 had estimated that the number of project-related jobs would reach 52.4 They no longer excel just at technical skills, but also at leadership and strategic and business management expertise. Leadership Abilities.

2017 142

Managing Team Conflict and Strategies for Conflict Resolution

Girl's Guide to PM

I have mentioned some causes of conflict above, but in 2012 I did some research into this at an event. Lack of strategic direction and leadership was another biggie, with 14% reporting that was a cause of conflict on their projects. Projects can be a hotbed of conflict.

Where Should the PMO Fit in the Organization?

Brad Egeland

A 2012 report from PM Solutions indicated that 87% of surveyed organizations have a project management office in place compared to only 47% in a similar study performed in 2000. Not just from a face for project leadership, but also in the leadership and profitability of the organization.

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2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

This is how it looked when I was there in 2012. RICS and APM Project Leadership Conference: London, UK, 28 March 2017. The theme will be Collaboration in Project Leadership, and they are partnering with the APM as in previous years.

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Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen

I was pleasantly surprised that a fellow Dane, Christina Sejr Pedersen , landed a $200,000 award for Project Half Double – an innovative project methodology centred around three core elements of Impact, Flow and Leadership.

How to Communicate Actionable Feedback

Epicflow Blog

However, a recent research by Leadership IQ reveals that fewer than half of employees know if they’re performing well. Effective and actionable feedback is vital for successful projects.

2019 88

The Causes of Conflict On Project Teams

Girl's Guide to PM

I have mentioned some causes of conflict above, but in 2012 I did some research into this at an event. Lack of strategic direction and leadership was another biggie, with 14% reporting that was a cause of conflict on their projects. Projects can be a hotbed of conflict.

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