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How to Use the SCARF Framework to Manage Change on Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

In a recent interview we asked Carole Osterweil, author of Project Delivery, Uncertainty and Neuroscience – A Leader’s Guide to Walking in Fog for her top tip for working in a VUCA environment. VUCA environments are v olatile, u ncertain, c omplex and a mbiguous. Carole Osterweil.

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Prioritizing Tasks: Strategies Every Manager Needs to Know

Teamweek

“Where do I begin?”. This is the first thing I ask myself when I reach the office each morning. Not too long ago, it sounded more like a lament. Today, it’s a call to action, and I’m always up for the challenge.

Why You Need a Project Steering Committee – And How to Create One

Project Bliss

A project steering committee can provide the extra support, guidance, and leverage to give your project an increased chance of success. Your project has a good chance of failing. With a large project, there are many moving pieces, unexpected risks, and change is often difficult for customers.

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5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Project Approval Process

Project Risk Coach

Many organizations have a Project Board that approves programs and projects resulting in a project portfolio. The Board chooses projects and programs that align and support the organization's mission, values, goals, and strategies.

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Facebooks Ads vs Google Ads: What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

Are you interested in promoting your business online? If so, you’ve probably heard that you should start with either Facebook or Google ads. They’re both popular platforms, and they offer ad space, so they’re probably the same, right?

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130 Top Project Management Influencers of 2019

The Digital Project Manager

The post 130 Top Project Management Influencers of 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Leadership & Team Management

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Risk: the second thing you do

Musings on Project Management

Managing risk? Can you imagine there's risk to manage? Here's the second thing you do: Evaluate the slack. What's to evaluate? You might think the most important thing about slack is how much is there; what do I have to work with? Nope Whatever you've got, the most important thing is sequence and position. Where in the course of events are you going to position slack so that it works to Risk Management

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What Is Confirmation Bias and How Is It Affecting Your Career?

ProjectManager.com

The mind is the instrument we use to perceive and process reality, but sometimes it can’t be trusted to act on its best behalf. How can we trust ourselves and our senses to lead us accurately and without bias? That’s an issue everyone must face, both personally and professionally.

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APM Body of Knowledge: What is it, Do You Need it?

Online PM Courses

The APM Body of Knowledge (APMBoK) is the fundamental resource book for the Association for Project Management. The APM has published the new 7th Edition. The post APM Body of Knowledge: What is it, Do You Need it? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

What Is Hive? Detailed Hive Project Management Tool Overview

The Digital Project Manager

What is Hive? Read on to discover how Hive works—what problems it can help you. The post What Is Hive? Detailed Hive Project Management Tool Overview appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Planning Tools PM Tools Resource Scheduling Sponsored

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Performance; experience; wisdom; track record

Musings on Project Management

“You do not write your life with words.You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.” (*) Patrick Ness . What you do adds up Getting promoted? Hopefully not to your level of incompetence! Want to get promoted? Most do. What's needed: a personal track record; as Ness would say: a record of what you do. Personal performance over time An. human factors Project Management

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Time Management, Debunked: How To Be More Effortlessly Efficient At Everything

Trello

Every person gets the same 24 hours each day. Productivity

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Manage This! Jen Morrisey Featured on Project Management Podcast

LiquidPlanner

“The workplace, rather, is rapidly evolving, as is the PM role, and I think project managers today face so many challenges as well as opportunities….

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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Video: How To Motivate An Overworked Team?

The Digital Project Manager

Learn ways to approach your team asking to deliver extra work when you know they’re already maxed out in this quick video offering project manager tips. The post Video: How To Motivate An Overworked Team? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Rigid Leadership Can Kill the Project

Brad Egeland

We are taught that great leaders are fair but stern, collaborative but focused, flexible but driven. They are stubborn and not easily swayed. Well, I’m here to tell you that may not be project management reality for you if you really plan to be a successful project leader.

Why Do You Get Vacation Guilt (and How Can You Beat It)?

Trello

When’s the last time you took a vacation from work? Like a real, unplugged vacation? Productivity

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11 Critical Project Management Metrics Every Agency Needs to Track

Workamajig

Keeping tabs on project management metrics is crucial for optimizing your agency. This article looks at the 11 most important project management KPIs you need to track and why.

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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?

Discover The Best Advertising Agency Software of 2019

The Digital Project Manager

Learn what to consider to choose the right advertising agency software, read simple summaries of what each tool does, and get answers to agency software FAQ. The post Discover The Best Advertising Agency Software of 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Mindmapping with InLoox: 7 Mind Maps for Project Management

Inloox

More than a tool for notes Mind maps are quickly labeled as a simple note-taking or brainstorming tool. The powerful visualization tool hides much more than nodes, subnodes and connections. Mindmapping is very flexible and adapts to different scenarios and needs.

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5 Tips to Instantly Up Your PM Game | Video

Online PM Courses

Five of my best tips for Project Managers to make a big difference to your project management. 5 Tips to Instantly Up Your PM Game | Video. The post 5 Tips to Instantly Up Your PM Game | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Effective Project Manager Project Management in Under 5

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Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete

MavenLink

How marketers can use statistics from both surveys, to examine ways in which marketing services organizations can better position, compete, and gain market share in this increasingly challenging environment, writes, John Reese, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Mavenlink.

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Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Case Study: Switching from Waterfall to Duration & Price Contracts

The Digital Project Manager

Executive Summary Switching your contracts from waterfall to duration and price can completely change how. The post Case Study: Switching from Waterfall to Duration & Price Contracts appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Case Studies

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How To Focus in Your Daily Work with InLoox (Part 1): Task Management

Inloox

How To Focus Instead of Multitasking It is often difficult to focus on the really important tasks. The telephone rings, the colleague is standing in the room with a question or new small tasks come nearly every minute - and you quickly lose track of what's going on.

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Online Project Management Courses to Consider for Project Managers

GanttPRO Project Management

You will definitely get your place under the sun if you will have a few project management certifications under your belt. Where to get them? News GanttPRO Project Management

Signs that Your Project Management Process Needs an Update

EasyProjects

At one point your projects used to work out great, but suddenly things don’t seem to be going too well. Maybe the types of projects your team handles have changed or the team itself has changed, or maybe it’s just a sign of the times.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Team Management Tips You’ll Wish Someone Had Told You Sooner

Teamweek

In one fast-paced restaurant, a shift lead could never figure out why he was not promoted to a management position. He had just finished a bachelor’s degree in business management, so he felt like he was ready for the next step. The problem wasn’t with his knowledge, but with his soft skills.

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How To Focus in Your Daily Work with InLoox (Part 1): Task Management

Inloox

How To Focus Instead of Multitasking It is often difficult to focus on the really important tasks. The telephone rings, the colleague is standing in the room with a question or new small tasks come nearly every minute - and you quickly lose track of what's going on.

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Stay On Top Of Your Work With Elise Stevens! [PODCAST EPISODE #47]

TimeCamp

Talking About Women in Project Management Elise works with women in project management. Podcasts podcast project management stay on top of your work podcast

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