Wed.May 20, 2020

How to Make a Work From Home Policy (With Examples)

Are employees more productive when they’re working in the office or when they’re allowed to work from home? Well, it depends on who you ask. Company leaders can’t seem to agree whether working from home is good or bad for business.

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7 Most Important Leadership Behaviors for Female Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

While I was researching my book, Customer-Centric Project Management , I came across a piece of research in the Project Management Journal about women’s leadership skills.

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Surprise. I am no Scrum wizard.

Gunther Verheyen

I don’t create them for that reason, but I am humbled when people say my works (books, articles, papers) were useful in passing certification assessments or in becoming a trainer. I am truly humbled because I know that those individuals did the actual work.


What are Project Deliverables?

Project Management Resource Network

Deliverables are the output of the project. Projects could have many deliverables or it might produce one. A deliverable is a product, service, or a result and is what the project produces. . Deliverables get established when the project requirements get defined.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

4 Imperatives to Maintain Client Satisfaction While Delivering Remotely


If the last few months have taught businesses anything it’s the importance of being agile and prepared for the unpredictable. Fast forward to today, business owners are now wondering “what will the new normal workday look like?”

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Only 5 Days to PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

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Is it really a pivot or just catching up

Lynne Cazaly

As we adapt to new ways of thinking, working and living, the word ‘pivot’ has gained ’traction’ ?? cliché alert - urgh! Is it really a pivot or are we just catching up on what needed to be done some time ago? Did we see the need, test the tech and talk about it, only to have initial hopes swamped by "too hard, too complicated, too busy - don’t have time”? To pivot is indeed to change, rotate, shift direction.

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Free PMP Webinar - 5 Quick Steps to Become PMP Certified

Brad Egeland

Five Quick Steps to Become Project Management Professional Certified This hour-long hands-on interactive webinar is going to help you: 1. Quickly attain the 35 hours of basic Project Management Education required to become eligible to take the PMP exam.

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How do leaders adapt

Lynne Cazaly

Adaptability isn’t just a switch we flick. It’s an integrated set of thinking, learning and practical behaviors that help us change. It’s a skill and capability. We can break it down and learn it. To support leaders and their teams, we need to provide them with this capability of adaptability. 12 capabilities of adaptability are: Sensemaking. Listening. Learning. Collaborating. Facilitation. Visualization. Experimentation. Improvisation. Ingenuity. Empathy. Creativity.

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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?

Is there a better way of doing this

Lynne Cazaly

When we’re doing something in one way, do we wonder is there a better way? Rather than finding just any old way to do a task or activity, what would make it better. better for you and your situation? And what is ‘better’ anyway? Better happens when something is more acceptable … to us or perhaps to our customers, clients, family, colleagues or community. It might be better because: It’s quicker. It’s less stressful. It’s easier. It’s smoother.

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Look out for your own overload

Lynne Cazaly

In a day full of meetings, calls, work and learning. information overload can really come for us. That overload feeling doesn’t always hit with the same speed or intensity though. There are different types: - Lookout for the slow creeper. The cumulative effect of overload builds up during the day. With no break between meetings, we keep loading up! We’ll be full soon and no more will fit in. It hits at about 4pm! Lookout for the fast flier.

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Clever in constraint

Lynne Cazaly

Lockdowns, isolation and restrictions: they’ve been challenging and frustrating. But they’ve also been constraints. And we can make constraints work in our favour. Many people have shown creativity and ingenuity as they ‘work around’ a constraint looking for a solution. These could be solutions for a problem or solutions for entertainment, distraction and release of emotion.

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Intermittent persistence

Lynne Cazaly

Working long and hard and burning out is too common a situation. In our quest to achieve we try to over achieve. (I I wrote about this in ‘ ish : The problem with our pursuit for perfection and the life changing practice of good enough’ ). If we are driven to work and achieve, how do we stop? Unfortunately we can tend to adopt a type of relentless persistence where we just don’t give up!

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

What kind of uncertainty

Lynne Cazaly

If these are “uncertain times” for us, think about what kind of uncertainty is it for you. Uncertainty couldn’t be a blanket cover, one type or one size fits all. could it? It’s worth exploring uncertainty further so we aren’t just generalizing about it. There is: Uncertainty that is confusion. Uncertainty that is lack of knowledge. Uncertainty that is indecision. Uncertainty that is doubt. Uncertainty from not knowing or being unsure.

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