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Classifying Market Problems

Tyner Blain

Competitive Jockeying – these are the problems where one product is trying to provide “better” solutions than the other products, in a bit of a horse race for market leadership.

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Agile2014 - Soft Skill Presentations

Zen Project Management

The third presentation was based on the book Tribal Leadership by David Logan and both presenters talked about work environment built around some of the ideas in the book and the positive impact that had on the workers. agile2014 leadership tribes

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Tom Peters and Soft Skills

Zen Project Management

He didn’t use the phrase “ servant leadership ” but that’s what it sounded like to me. I recently had the opportunity to hear Tom Peters speak and I have to say that even at the age of 71, he still has a lot of energy and passion. He began the talk with his experience coming out of college with an engineering degree. He found the math and science classes did little to prepare him for the real world, the people part of the equation, or the “all important last 99%” of being successful.

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The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership

Online PM Courses

Team Leadership itself is not hard. In this article, I want to hone down to the four essentials of project team leadership. The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership. Leadership isn’t something you are born with, like brown eyes.

5 Tips to Managing Organizational Change More Effectively

Fear No Project PM

I was talking with Dr. Karen McGraw, noted Organizational change and Leadership coach, and she offered to write a post on the subject for […]. I have been in many organizations throughout my career and one thing I know – change is constant! In fact this week I had to adjust to a new change myself. Change Management General Project Management management Best Practice change management pm

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How to be a happy project manager – Part 4

Guerrilla Project Management

Leadership MindsetThis post is brought to you by ProjectTMA – Tailored Microsoft Project training and MS project related services to help you develop robust schedules which meet your unique business goals. Cloud Computing, Bring Your Own Device, Social Media, Big Data. With all the new and changing technologies we must learn about and manage.

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Do Project Managers have to Deal with Politics?

Fear No Project PM

Leadership management Professional Development Project Management pm project management It has been quite a month for me – lots of turmoil, activities, tasks and yes, politics. I was talking with two peers at a local Washington DC PMI event and this topic came up. This is one city that certainly knows something about politics, but governmental politics is not what we were talking about. […].

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How do you celebrate birthdays? (celebrating team milestones)

Fear No Project PM

Leadership management Project Management Best Practice career planning motivation project management project manager OK- so I’ll admit that it’s my birthday. And acknowledging it made me think about milestones in general, and more specifically, for a project team. Birthdays are a great milestone that can—and should-be celebrated. Do you celebrate milestones for your team members? I wish I could say we do a great job; we at least […].

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How To Be A Servant Leader with Mark Phillipy: Episode 31

PM for the Masses

Leadership. We talk about his professional journey and his very personal take on leadership and […]. Leadership. We talk about his professional journey and his very personal take on leadership and […] Interviews Podcast Soft Skills

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The Challenges of International Projects

Stepping Into Project Management

Cultural understanding relies on the emotional intelligence of the project manager, his or her leadership skills, adaptability and ability to inform and train the teams. This is a guest post by Elizabeth Harrin. The world of business is continually shrinking: we work in an environment with real-time audio visual communication with colleagues on the other side of the world and online translation tools.

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Stop Managing, Start Leading! with Susanne Madsen: Episode 30

PM for the Masses

Is leadership something one can learn? Is leadership something one can learn? One of the top qualities that a good project manager should have is being an effective leader. This poses us project managers with a challenge. How can we be better leaders? Is there a ceiling to how good a leader we can be? Can we be good project managers […]. The post Stop Managing, Start Leading! with Susanne Madsen: Episode 30 appeared first on Project Management for the Masses.

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Can the Words “Innovation” and “Project Management” Be Used In The Same Sentence?

The IIL Blog

A different leadership style than with traditional project management. Strategic innovation follows other processes such as strategizing, entrepreneurship, changing and investing [de Witt & Meyer, 2014]. 2014). Project Management Harold Kerzner ipm day kerzner leadership Management PMP project project leadership Project manager project managers project success project teamsBy Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL.

Dealing with Distractions at the Workplace

Celoxis

A popular NYC restaurant reviewed their surveillance videos from 2004 and 2014 and found a staggering difference in the average time it takes to service a customer. That the human race is battling with distractions is an understatement.

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Catsuits and Parachutes

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development. These challenges being raised time and time again are in the project leadership space, from communication issues, not understanding stakeholder requirements or having the confidence to “push back”, lack of sponsorship support, working across different cultures, languages, levels of capability and complexity. 2014) – author Peter Taylor. [2]

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The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

TAKE THE TEST: Consider each level on the ESP connection and evaluate the change leadership maturity at each level – then assess the strength of connection at each of those touch points, ‘E to S’ and ‘S to P’.

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Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

2017 259

The true value of change

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

2017 222

Talent Management of The Future

Leading Answers

They favor a Theory Y (people want to contribute and learn) approach to leadership over Theory X (people are lazy and need close supervision). Agile Project Management Leadership TeamsWe have shifted to Knowledge Work, but how do we find, develop and retain knowledgeable workers?

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How to avoid a Project

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

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ABI Evaluation

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

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How to Improve Your Project Interpersonal Skills

Project Risk Coach

Interpersonal skills come in many forms such as: Leadership. The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations. The Truth about Leadership: The No-fads, Heart-of-the-Matter Facts You Need to Know.

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Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

2017 222

Know the value of your change

The Lazy Project Manager

Ability to evaluate and judge – such is the essence of project leadership and decision making. Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

2017 222

Add to the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

These are the ones identified as having future leadership potential and any company will invest in such people for their joint futures. Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

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Product Owner Survival Camp

Tyner Blain

Building on the successful program developed and delivered in Europe in 2014 and 2015, we have designed this program to serve the needs and goals of product owners. Product owners are likely to find themselves alone in the organizational wilderness.

2016 156

A View from the Top

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

2017 222

Talent Management of The Future

Leading Answers

At the time the authors were talking mainly about recruiting for leadership roles and the importance of finding people who possess: "a sharp strategic mind, leadership ability, communications skills, the ability to attract and inspire people, entrepreneurial instincts, functional skills, and the ability to deliver results." They favor a Theory Y (people want to contribute and learn) approach to leadership over Theory X (people are lazy and need close supervision).

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The Social Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

Peter Taylor is also the author of the number 1 bestselling project management book ‘The Lazy Project Manager’, along with many other books on project leadership, PMO development, project marketing, project challenges and executive sponsorship. The Social Project Manager.

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Lean Change Management – 4 Years Later

Agile Coach

Then I worked for the organization that the book is based on, wrote the first version in 2012 chapter by chapter on LeanPub and then re-wrote it for Happy Melly Express in 2014. That’s the reader’s digest of my life from 2008 to 2014.

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Top 10 Lean/ Kanban Books for IT, Software and Knowledge Work!

Digite

hours, Published 2014 by Blue Hole Press). 290 pages, Published 8 May 2014 by Celeritas Publishing). Kanban Change Leadership: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement. 360 pages, ET to Read:6 hours, Published March 17, 2014, by Manning Publications).

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Our Five Fave Blogs for Content Marketing & Collaboration

amium

Their Voices section offers thought leadership and opinion pieces that run the gamut of interviews with content game-changers to curated lists of good reads. In 2014 she launched Edgar, a social post scheduling platform which now shares the name with the LKR blog. As with any startup, the members of our small marketing team each wear multiple hats and often share them with each other.

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Why Most People Fail At Career Change

Project Management Hacks

According to Glassdoor research, common frustrations include poor leadership, technology and working hours ( The Worst Companies to Work For ). Are you unhappy with the direction of your career? You’re not alone.

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Why Do Projects Fail Miserably (Infographic)

Ganttic

All these reasons trickle from one common factor - leadership. Among many things, leadership and teamwork require good communication, clear goals and effective collaboration methods. Source - Information Week: Enterprise Project Management Survey 2014. Project management tools are great for the use of one single project. But with multiple projects in hand? That requires more than brains and skills to juggle. Multi-project management calls for a good resource planning tool.

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How to Create Organizational Culture

ActiveCollab

At the previous company, questioning leadership in any way was considered a serious infraction. I had one staff member who also admitted they found it “terrifying” to question leadership based on past work environments. The result has been reduced employee turnover, a much more efficient development process, and we grew our business to £5m since 2014. — Your company has an excellent organizational culture?

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How to Create Organizational Culture

ActiveCollab

At the previous company, questioning leadership in any way was considered a serious infraction. I had one staff member who also admitted they found it “terrifying” to question leadership based on past work environments. The result has been reduced employee turnover, a much more efficient development process, and we grew our business to £5m since 2014. — Your company has an excellent organizational culture?

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The Thankful PM – Five Things a PM Should Be Thankful For (2017)

The Clever PM

For the past three years, I’ve posted a list of five things that every PM should be thankful for (you can see the other installments here: 2014, 2015, 2016). Product Management Culture Good PM Leadership PM Thanksgiving Top 5It started as a bit of a lark, something to fit in with the holiday, but each year’s list has been more popular than the last, […].

Project Sponsors are from Venus

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.