Sat.Mar 30, 2019 - Fri.Apr 05, 2019

Scrum values can help your team become psychologically safe

Kiron Bondale

While teaching a class earlier this week, a learner asked how will team members start to feel psychologically safe, especially if they are working in a company whose culture isn’t fully supportive of this critical ingredient to a high performing team.

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How to Successfully Execute a Plan

Planning is the backbone that holds up any project. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to take that plan and execute it right. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – How to Successfully Execute a Plan. Execute is a verb.

The (not so) Hidden Art of Productive Internal Meetings


Internal meetings account for more than 60% of all the meetings held by the. Business

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10 Knowledge Areas of Project Management (PMBOK 6) With PPT & PDF

Girl's Guide to PM

This article reviews and explains the 10 project management Knowledge Areas from the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. You can view a PowerPoint of the Knowledge Areas and grab a PDF download below. Knowledge Areas: Definition. What exactly are ‘Knowledge Areas’?

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

3 Ways Your Team Makes Your Project More Risky

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest article by Elizabeth Harrin from Much of the time, risk management at the beginning of a project looks like getting the team in a room to review the whole project and work out what might be coming that could affect how the project proceeds.

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How To Talk About Projects on Your Project Manager CV

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Talk About Projects on Your Project Manager CV appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast

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From Technical to Exceptional Book Giveaway

Girl's Guide to PM

Recently I reviewed Andrew Zeitoun’s training course, From Technical to Exceptional. It is about transitioning from a technical expert to a team leader or project manager. I found his course very grounded in reality and I recommend you check out my review. Andrew Zeitoun.

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Project Management Q&A: I’m Getting Nowhere with My Job Applications. What am I Doing Wrong?

Arras People

I’ve applied for over 50 positions in the last few months and I’m getting nowhere – no feedback, no interviews. What am I doing wrong? This will be my first project management role since gaining my CAPM and graduating from college. First up, are the jobs you’re applying for at the right level for your current experience level?

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17 Scrum Master Interview Questions to Find the Right Hire

The scrum master is a key member of the scrum team, but also a somewhat misunderstood one, which can make the hiring process problematic. Put simply, the scrum master is the person responsible for promoting and supporting scrum. But what does that mean?

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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?

Executive leadership -- the big three

Musings on Project Management

Want to be a leader? Think you are a leader? Admire someone who is a leader? These three attributes better be in place, and obvious: Be able to recruit the right people. Recognize talent; get the talent fitted to the task, considering not only experience, but temperament and judgment; toughness and stress tolerance. if you make a boo-boo here, have the strength to relieve the untalented. leadership

DPM Podcast: Burn Baby Burn (With Lynn Winter)

The Digital Project Manager

Burnout at work is common—if you’re feeling exhausted, isolated, or simply indifferent, get support! Start here with this podcast episode showing how to identify and recover from burnout. The post DPM Podcast: Burn Baby Burn (With Lynn Winter) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Project Management Q&A: Do I Need Scrum Master to Work on More Exciting Projects?

Arras People

I want to work on more exciting projects, something more innovative and digitally driven, do I need to become a Scrum Master to do that? Organisations are not getting rid of Project Managers and replacing them with Scrum Masters to deliver innovative projects which may require a more Agile approach.


10 Ways to Earn a Job Promotion

You’ve put in the time, and you’ve done the work. Are you ready for that job promotion? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you what to do to earn it. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – 10 Ways to Earn a Job Promotion.

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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.

No points in projects!

Musings on Project Management

There should be no points in projects That is, there should be no single-point estimates -- old news to be sure, but timeless But also there should be no single points of simultaneity, like events finishing "at the same time". But what about "now", as in "right now on the clock"? Is "now" not often a point in the PMO schedule? Not exactly. A somewhat startling observation is that scientists. estimate Project Management schedule

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Tool Review: Leantime – Project Management System

The Digital Project Manager

Do you remember being a kid and playing Super Mario Brothers? You know, you’d get. The post Tool Review: Leantime – Project Management System appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Reviews Tools Tools Agile Sponsored

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7 Great Ways to Measure Career Success – or Signal it’s Time to Make a Change

Project Bliss

I was talking with my niece one day and commented on all the buzz about Millennials in the workplace. I mentioned that many websites were playing up that Millennials want jobs that are meaningful. Her immediate response to me was, “Doesn’t everyone want that?”

2019 163

Laughter & Leadership – How Humor Can Make You a Better Leader

Don’t think humor is a serious business? It’s more than the best medicine: it’s good business. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how leadership is bolstered by laughter. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

Burn-down chart: an analogy

Musings on Project Management

It seems that there is always confusion the first time someone rolls up on an agile methods burn down chart: What are we burning? How much is there to burn? How long does it take? What is the starting point? When does it end? An analogy Think of a burn down chart in the same way you regard the fuel gauge in your car: You fill up the tank You drive around, consuming fuel Eventually, it agile

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How Founders Stay Productive: Andrew Rogoff of Resource Guru

Boost by Brightpod

This week we feature Andrew Guru, Co-Founder of Resource Guru. Resource Guru is a resource management software. A fast, simple way to schedule people, equipment and other resources. It is a cloud-based resource scheduling application is suitable for organizations of all sizes

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Ask a PM: How to Motivate the Team When It Thinks It Should Stop


Dear Elizabeth: My project team and the exec leadership team are not on the same page. How do you motivate the team when it thinks it should stop but the senior stakeholders direct us to keep going? This situation has a major disconnect in it.

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How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence at Work

Leaders need emotional intelligence to succeed. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains why and shows you how to improve your emotional intelligence. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence.

2019 283

Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

Traditional vs Cloud Security

Brad Egeland

Today, businesses are increasingly relying on data for their day to day operations. Therefore, it is crucial for organizations to have systems built on infrastructure that is not only secure but also cost-effective and scalable.

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What is Risk Tolerance? | Video

Online PM Courses

No one would tolerate a project that is too risky! So, what is risk tolerance? 5-minute Video. The post What is Risk Tolerance? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management in Under 5 Project Risk Management

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How to Be Productive When You’re Overwhelmed


Has this ever happened to you? You’re having a perfectly good morning. A warm cup of coffee is in your hand, and you think you’ve got your workload under control when suddenly it hits you—. You actually have a small avalanche of prioritized work to get through within the next two weeks, and it doesn’t help that your to-do list is lengthening by the minute. Having a lot to do and having too much to do are very different things.

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

Anyone who tells you, with 100% certainty, what 2019 will look like at the start of the year is bonkers. The best we can do is to recognize that the seed of each new year was planted in the previous year.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

How Would You Rate Your Tool on a Scale of 1 to 10?

Brad Egeland

How does your tool rate? Is your project management app or service the best or newest available? Let’s tell millions daily! Let's include it in the next PM feature article like this one. link] This feature will get hundreds of views daily and several thousand views per month - usually about 2-3k - and daily promotion from me to the PM masses so that everyone knows about your product or favorite tool or service (PMP prep, podcast, development, CRM, SEO, security, etc.).

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5 Signs You Need a Freelance Management System, and How to Set One Up


Work with freelancers, they said. It will be fun, they said. Until recently, my idea of fun would have been far different. It would have involved most of the freelancers I’d worked with getting acquainted with my stranger-hating Rottweiler- when she was in a really bad mood.

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Tim Ferriss and the 4-hour Workweek: How to Escape the 9-5 Routine?


Tim Ferris came out with his famous (read: controversial) book, ‘The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich’ in 2007. The book has sold more than 1.3 million copies and has been translated into 35 languages.

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