Stakeholder Influencing Process [Video]

Project Risk Coach

In this video, Colin Gautrey shares his insights on how to influence stakeholders. The post Stakeholder Influencing Process [Video] appeared first on If you can’t see this video in your RSS reader or email, then click here.

Six Essential Requirements of an Influencing Strategy

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post from Colin Gautrey, an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years. He is the creator of the Stakeholder Influencing Masterclass. So, does your influencing strategy address all of these adequately?

Influence and Persuasion for Project Managers

Mike Clayton

Influence Without Authority Unlike day-to-day managers, most project managers have little or no formal authority over our team-members. For project managers, the arts of influence and … Continue reading → communication Influence Stakeholder Management The Influence Agenda persuasionThis means that anything you want me to do, you have to persuade me.

What can a project manager do then they need to influence a stakeholder but they don’t have direct access to the stakeholder? [Question]

Project Risk Coach

What can a project manager do then they need to influence a stakeholder but they don’t have direct access to the stakeholder? Answer this question on my blog and join the discussion → The post What can a project manager do then they need to influence a stakeholder but they don’t have direct access to the stakeholder?

Fresh Friday 25 March 2016 – 6 Interesting Articles on Influence and Leadership

Fix my Project Chaos

Here are 6 interesting articles on influence and the role it plays in leadership; The post Fresh Friday 25 March 2016 – 6 Interesting Articles on Influence and Leadership appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Blog Art of Project Leadership

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Podcast 106 – How to Become a Better Influencer

Fix my Project Chaos

Let’s talk about how to become a better influencer In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Michelle Gibbings about how to become a better influencer. The post Podcast 106 – How to Become a Better Influencer appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Michelle has more than 20 years’ experience helping people in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors succeed through organisational change. She is the Founder and Director of Change Meridian, a […].

Professional Practitioners and the Professionalisation of Project Management

Arras People

Pushing further the point of Accountability and Ethics we discussed the next level of influence which impacts how we operate as professionals, namely our environment. External Influencers in Project Professionalism.

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Podcast 106 – How to Become a Better Influencer

Fix my Project Chaos

Let’s talk about how to become a better influencer In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Michelle Gibbings about how to become a better influencer. The post Podcast 106 – How to Become a Better Influencer appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Michelle has more than 20 years’ experience helping people in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors succeed through organisational change. She is the Founder and Director of Change Meridian, a […].

Stakeholder-led Project Management [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

In these projects, stakeholders are identified and communicated with in the ‘normal’ way, but their power and influence is relatively low. The final type of project at the other end of the continuum is where stakeholders have a lot of power and influence over the project.

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Metrics and unintended consequences

Musings on Project Management

In the online "Cross Talk -- Journal of Defense Software Engineering" for Sept Oct 2016 there is a an article entitled "Positive Influences and Unintended Consequences" by Rob Ashmore and Mike Standish of the U.K. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory On the general topic of metrics, they make the point that generally all metrics have unintended consequences. (No No news there; I think we. human factors Project Management

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Project Communication Plan Template [Free Download]

Girl's Guide to PM

Use it to record who has the influence on your project and also to keep track of your stakeholders'. This month’s free template is one you might not have come across before but it’s one of the most useful spreadsheet tabs I have.

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What it takes to be a great project manager

Moira Alexander

Don't just manage teams -- motivate and influence them. Influence individuals and teams to optimize their contributions. A large part of the role of a project leader is to influence each team member to give their best regardless of personal views, obstacles, and conflicts. Influence is both an art and learned behavior that is often undervalued and overlooked. It's important to note that influence shouldn't be confused with manipulation.

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The Three Things Every Project Manager Must Know about Project Governance

Ron Rosenhead

There is plenty you can do to influence good governance on your project. This Blog is brought to you courtesy of Dr Mike Clayton. It covers the very important topic of project governance. Projects are all about getting stuff done, I was once told.

PMP Exam Change 2016: New Topics and Study Guidance (Part 2)

Deep Fried Brain

PMP Exam Change 2016 (Part 2): In part 1, we learned about PMI's Role Delineation Study (RDS), PMP Exam Content Outline, PMBOK Guide, and PMP Handbook, and how these influence the PMP Exam. Agile PMP PMP Exam Change 2016 PMP Exam Content Outline PMP Handbook Role Delineation Study (RDS

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Right or wrong; inclusion or exclusion

Musings on Project Management

Thus, right or wrong gives way to the need and desire for inclusion -- having inside influence -- thus to avoid the hell of exclusion. Paraphrased from the comments of David Brooks in an TV interview with Charlie Rose, March 2016 Of course, the unsaid thing is that the principles behind being " Project ManagementSometimes it's about being right or wrong; but often it's about the fear of being excluded.

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How to Be a Powerful Risk Management Evangelist

Project Risk Coach

“Leadership is influence. To the extent we influence others, we lead them.” Can project managers influence senior leaders to adopt risk management and reduce the barrier to risk management? Who are the top leaders that you need to influence?

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Mama was a Model

Project Risk Coach

One of the most significant influences in my life was my mother’s love for teaching. I miss my mother greatly, but I am grateful for her example and influence. Question: Who was one person who influenced your life in significant ways?

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Inspiring Women in PM: Christine Unterhitzenberger

Girl's Guide to PM

During this time I discovered that I would like to manage not only the construction site but the overall project as this allows for more influence on the overall result.

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How to Close a Surprise TKO Project

Project Risk Coach

” Here’s your opportunity to lead and influence. Have you ever experienced surprise TKO (Technical Knockout) project? You never saw it coming. There was no countdown. Your project was over. Photo courtesy of Adobe Stock (edited in Canva). Imagine a marketing project.

8 Ways You Can Better Respond to Unrealistic Demands

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post from Colin Gautrey, an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years. He is the creator of the Stakeholder Influencing Masterclass. Review your approach to influencing stakeholders.

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Have You Left Anything Out of Your Project Plan?

Project Risk Coach

Define how you will identify and record stakeholders, interest, needs, power, and influence. The Project Plan Checklist Have you left anything out of your project plan?

How to Turn Stakeholder Conflict on Its Head

Project Risk Coach

Project managers must use their leadership skills to influence the stakeholders. FREE: Engaging and Influencing Stakeholders Webinar. If you want to succeed in a large/complex organization, engaging and influencing your stakeholders is mandatory.

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Welcome to the Smart Stakeholder Management Series

Project Risk Coach

Colin Gautrey from Learn to Influence and I will be contributing to this series. Because I don’t know anyone who has more knowledge and experience in the realm of stakeholder management and influencing than Colin. Colin Gautrey on Influence (YouTube Video – Colin).

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Meeting Management Techniques (PMP® Exam Tips)

Girl's Guide to PM

If you want your meeting to end up with a decision don’t underestimate the amount of influence you have in getting there by doing some pre-work informally with your attendees. I don’t mean influence about which way the decision goes, but being able to influence that your decision gets made.

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Conducting Project Management Interviews

Arras People

Expect answers which include mention of; situation analysis; success criteria; stakeholder and sponsor management; change management; re-establishing baselines; risk management; communications and relationship management; conflict management; negotiation and influence.

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Successful Stakeholder Management Needs Teams

Girl's Guide to PM

Think about who will be impacted by the outcome of your project and who can exert influence on it as well. Step 2: Determine a Stakeholder’s Influence. This is a guest article by Isidora Roskic. Behind good companies lie great stakeholder relations.

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5 Ways You May Unintentionally Create Schedule Risks

Project Risk Coach

Rather, Susan, an experienced project manager describes specific skills needed and uses her influencing skills to persuade the manager, greatly improving her chance for securing the queen resource.

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Brexit: The Implications for Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

If the UK stays, then some of the uncertainty goes away, but the political damage may have already been done: what influence on the international stage will the UK have lost with this referendum? Tomorrow the UK goes to the polls to vote on whether we should leave the European Union.

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6 Ways to Manage Projects Like a Nordic

Girl's Guide to PM

Don’t pander to seniority and let people influence the project on all levels. This is a guest article from Kayleigh Töyrä, coming to us from Bristol but with her roots firmly in Finland.

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Are You Ready For The Social Tech Revolution?

Girl's Guide to PM

Some key traits that have been proven to influence enterprise social media tools are: Ease of adoption. Social influence. One day your project management status updates might self-destruct. In this article, Jerry Giltenane explains why. Of the 7.3 billion people on the planet, 31% or 2.3

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Stakeholder Register [Free Template]

Girl's Guide to PM

This document is fine if everything you write down about your stakeholders is rosy, but the moment you start labelling someone as ‘Influence: Project Denouncer’ or something like that, then you need to be really careful about where this document ends up.

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Are You A Workplace Bully?

Girl's Guide to PM

Whether project managers are bullies themselves or promote organisational influencers that are, the risks are high. This is a guest article from Paul Pelletier, PMP and author of Workplace Bullying – It’s Just Bad for Business. Paul Pelletier.

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10 Wonderful Ways to Keep Your Stakeholders Happy

Project Risk Coach

How Strong Are Your Influencing Skills? Work with others to develop a plan to engage and influence the key stakeholders. ” Want to take a deeper dive into influencing stakeholders? Get access to the Stakeholder Influencing Masterclass.

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Guilty of Annoying Your Stakeholders

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post from Colin Gautrey, an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years. He is the creator of the Stakeholder Influencing Masterclass. FREE: Engaging and Influencing Stakeholders Webinar.

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What PMs Need to Know About Stakeholder Management

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post by Colin Gautrey, an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years. He is the creator of the Stakeholder Influencing Masterclass.

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A Strategy for Engaging and Dealing With Difficult People

Girl's Guide to PM

He published a book in September 2013, Practical People Engagement – Leading Change through the Power of Relationships , which provides a rich reference of practices and techniques on how to influence and lead people to new solutions.

Four Reasons Why You Struggle to Engage Stakeholders

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post by Colin Gautrey from Learn to Influence. Colin is an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years. Well, that would indicate to your boss that your influencing skills are lacking.

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How to Improve Your Project Communication

Project Risk Coach

There are many ways in which project managers communicate — coaching, summarizing action items, influencing a stakeholder, educating team members, listening, facilitating decisions, creating a contract with a third party, escalating an issue, and meeting with a project sponsor, to name a few.

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Nine Awesome Benefits in the World of Stakeholder Management

Project Risk Coach

I’m writing this article with one aim – I want to persuade you to improve your stakeholder influencing skills. FREE: Engaging and Influencing Stakeholders Webinar. John, a new project manager, has been failing to exploit and enhance the benefits of stakeholder management.

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How To Take Over An Existing Project [Free Checklist]

Girl's Guide to PM

The company culture has a lot of influence over what is done and what is ignored not followed up. Consider this. You’ve recently taken over a project that has already started. Your handover hasn’t been that great.

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