Ace the PMP Exam [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

I might at some point in the future, especially if I can hang on to Jack Risos’ book Ace the PMP Exam (3rd ed, updated for PMBOK ® – Sixth Edition). I hadn’t read a book created in iBooks Author before but I would certainly read more.

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Best Books for New Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

There are so many books out there. In this video I share 3 books that are fantastic reads for new project managers. Under the video you’ll see details for each of the books. The Project Management Book by Richard Newton. Yes, this my book!

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From Technical to Exceptional Book Giveaway

Girl's Guide to PM

Andrew was nice enough to provide two copies of his book of the same name to giveaway. The post From Technical to Exceptional Book Giveaway appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Books

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The Conscious Project Leader [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

I have been a bit lax with project management reading recently but one book that I have made time for is The Conscious Project Leader: How to Create a Culture of Success for Your Projects, Your Team and Yourself. More management books would have illustrations, if it was up to me.

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. There’s no such thing as cheating in project management,” writes Beth Spriggs , “but if there were it would be this book.”. The book’s cover.

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Virtual Leadership [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m also lucky enough to know Penny and I can tell you that the book reads very much as Penny talks: knowledgeable, accessible, practical, and – if this doesn’t sound too sycophantic – wise. This book is a good way to call yourself out on behaviours you know you should do.

Bridging the PM Competency Gap [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Bridging the PM Competency Gap [Book Review] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. The book won’t tell you what competencies your team needs, but it does lay out a roadmap for helping you work that out for yourself. Do You Need This Book?

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Stakeholder-led Project Management [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m probably the ideal audience for this book: I don’t need convincing. I wrote a book about stakeholder engagement too. This book sets out a way to manage stakeholders that many project managers will recognize: Identify and document. Books Expert Views Stakeholder management

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7 Must Read Books on Stakeholder Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Must Read Books on Stakeholder Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. There are thousands of project management books, many of which focus on the difficult issues of managing stakeholders. The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats.

2017 362

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Shine [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

As the book is ultimately about being remembered in a positive way, that’s important. There’s also an ‘Ask Gerry’ question and answer section at the end of each section which he uses to get in the answers to points that haven’t come up in the book so far. Book review: So What? “Do

2017 279

Project Management Communication Tools [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

When Bill Dow asked if I wanted to review his book on project management communication tools, I jumped at the opportunity. Because it’s a giant book that I can’t carry on the train with me. That’s the question I asked myself when I picked this book up. Books Expert Views

2017 269

Business Leadership for IT Projects [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

For example, in a book about IT projects one of the first assertions that he makes is that you simplify everything if you don’t do IT projects. “[M]inimise The book introduced me to the concept of value-based delivery. Honestly, that’s the most jargon in the whole book.

Book Summary: Think Better – An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking

Project Bliss

Learn how to think better by using productive thinking approaches with Tim Hurson’s book Think Better – An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking. Hurson’s book teaches that productive thinking consists of two distinct activities.

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Book Review: Project Management for Humans

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Book Review: Project Management for Humans , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Sometimes I pick up a project management book and it’s like: “I have to read this, book reviews are part of my job, but at least with this one I’m going to get a nice nap at the end.”.

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Book Review – Managing Project Uncertainty

Arras People

The book is simple in the most positive ways imaginable, never once becoming perceivable as even minutely flawed or shallow for the reader. Project Management Books Project Uncertainty

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Book Review: The Power of Project Leadership

LiquidPlanner

I closed her exceptional book completely inspired and itching to get a copy in the hands of both LiquidPlanner employees and our customers. The Power of Project Leadership is an excellent book on leadership in general.

What I’m Reading: Banned Books

Girl's Guide to PM

Normally my occasional column about the project management books I’m reading and the novels I’m carrying around reflects what I’ve spent time on in the last six weeks or so. But today, in honour of Banned Books Week I’m taking a more long-term view of what I’ve read. Books

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Strategic Project Portfolio Management [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

It took me a while to get my hands on Simon Moore’s book, Strategic Project Portfolio Management *, but I’m rather glad I did. I read a lot, and I notice fonts, layout, box copy, but in this book, most of all the lovely tables. The long review The Project Management Book: How.

2016 290

Announcing "Agile Illustrated" Book

Leading Answers

This book is ready now and readers of this blog can get special pre-release pricing of $4.99 Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACPI am excited to announce a new eBook “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learners Guide to Agility ”.

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Review of Product Development Books

Leading Answers

This is where product development books can help. As I was working with clients experiencing the transition from projects to products I was lucky to engage with several authors of product-first, #NoProjects books and chat about the challenge areas and potential solutions.

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Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. The book itself is nice. Overall, this is a solid book, recommended for those who are working towards getting their PMP® exam before the new guidelines are introduced.

2017 276

A Project Book [Giveaway]

Girl's Guide to PM

Ellis’ book, The Project Book , to giveaway. Here is some information about the book: Project leaders and senior managers in all business and technical disciplines will benefit from the insightful guidance this book offers and better project outcomes will result. Books

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Giveaway: Effective Decision-Making Book

Girl's Guide to PM

Edoardo Binda Zane’s book, Effective Decision-Making is what you need to get your team focused. The book had a very successful launch on Kindle and it also reached number 1 in the Management Science category on Amazon in Germany.

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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion [Book Review]

Project Bliss

For this reason, when a friend recommended Dr. Robert Cialdini’s book Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, I was eager to see if there was valuable advice I could use. In his book Influence Robert Cialdini covers the following 6 principles of influence: 1.

The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

ProjectManager.com

But we do know that when it comes to business, leadership, personal productivity and work-life balance, a slew of seriously helpful self-help books has recently been published that can help you make 2019 your best year yet. Best Self-Help Books About Business. Buy the book.

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The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2020 Your Best Year Yet

ProjectManager.com

But we do know that when it comes to business, leadership, personal productivity and work-life balance, a slew of seriously helpful self-help books has recently been published that can help you make 2020 your best year yet. Best Self-Help Books About Business. Buy the book.

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What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

But, for a new project manager, project management books are still a great way to learn. And for those of us with experience under our belts, the right project management books can offer new insights and ideas. Next step books on specific project management disciplines.

A Project Team’s Guide to Data Conversion: Book Review & Interview with Dave Gordon

Project Bliss

However, I have purchased this book myself and can honestly highly recommend it. . Gordon has you covered with his book The Data Conversion Cycle: A guide to migrating transactions and other records, for system implementation teams. He explains that’s how the book started.

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Best Leadership Books for Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

What are the best leadership books for project managers? These are books I have read over the years that I turn to time and time again for inspiration and because I know the strategies in them work. This book takes you through the steps you need to meet and lead your new team.

10 Best Selling Project Management Books

Project Risk Coach

Looking to buy a great project management book to help you to mature as a project manager? Here are the 10 best sellers when it comes to what project management books are being purchased on Amazon: The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future.

2016 209

Announcing the book “97 Things every Scrum practitioner should know”

Gunther Verheyen

During the fall of 2019, I got totally consumed (and sometimes drained and overwhelmed) by an exciting new Scrum book project. O’Reilly Media envisioned adding a book about Scrum to their “97 Things” series and got in touch with me (through Dave West of Scrum.org).

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Book Review: Project Management Pocketbook

Project Health Check

This is a new one for us - Book Reviews! This particular book is the "Project Management Pocketbook", by Keith Posner and Mike Applegarth, and stands out on my Project Management Bookshelf both physically and conceptually. Book Reviews

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Overseeing 135 book reviews, what stands out?

Henny Portman

I provided book reviews for all eight issues of a Dutch Project Management Magazine (Vakblad Projectmanagement). I used, for these eight reviews, book reviews that I wrote for this blog and www.managementboek.nl. Many books are about business agility, culture and / or agile transition.

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Project Management by (Buy) the Book

Brad Egeland

The title of this article is a bit tongue in cheek as I am definitely an old school not by the book project manager. If this is you - or you are intrigued with this real world approach and want to experience more project successes than failures, then you need my latest book. "A

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Best Books on Team Skills for Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

In today’s video I have 3 book recommendations for managing teams on projects, or more specifically, getting the right mindset to succeed in a team environment. I’ve detailed each of these books below the video, so you can scroll down to get more information. Books

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Project Managers at Work – Expert Guidance for All Project Managers [Bruce Harpham book review]

Project Bliss

I recently read Bruce Harpham’s new book, Project Managers at Work. And before I knew it, I’d read the entire book! Each time you pick up this book, you’ll be reminded of sound practices or come away with new advice to improve your project management skills.

2018 156

The 25 Best Productivity Books to Unleash Your Absolute Best

nTask

Here is a list of best productivity books that can help you to begin and keep you on track. The Best Productivity Books to Read in 2019. Luckily, you don’t have to procrastinate to finish it in one go, as it’s a fairly short book featuring 21 techniques to deal with procrastination.

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Do you have a CRACK PO? (and a book review)

Kiron Bondale

On a different note, Eric Uyttewaal , asked whether I would be interested in reviewing his latest book – Forecasting Programs – Best Practices for Scheduling Real-World Programs.

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