Manage Your Energy, Not Just Your Time

Project Risk Coach

It does not matter how much time I have if my energy level is low. Let me put another way: If my energy level is high and my mind is clear, my productivity skyrockets. The authors provided powerful insights on the need to manage energy and how. 7 Ways to Boost Your Energy.

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Sustainable Development Goal #7 Renewable Energy and Project Management

Green Project Management

This week’s post focuses on SDG #7 of 17, Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. There are three key targets and two sub-targets with with this goal By 2030: Ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services to all people.

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5 Emotional Factors Affecting Your Energy Levels?

Brad Egeland

First question: Are you happy with the career and work choices that you have made? Some people say to me, ‘Eamonn, work is not that important.’ ’ I am afraid that I cannot agree. ​ You work from pretty much nine am to five or six pm each day, and many of us probably longer.

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Personal Energy Audit: 5 Physical Factors [Video]

Brightwork

What if you have a huge amount of time but low energy? With that in mind, here are five physical factors you should keep an eye on in order to keep your energy levels high and your days productive. The post Personal Energy Audit: 5 Physical Factors [Video] appeared first on BrightWork. Then it’s very likely that you’re not going to get much done!

Creative Energy

The Tao of Project Management

We had our AGM at the rugby club this week. Good turnout (probably because we opened the bar and had free food) and there was a good bit of lively discussion. Creativity in projects often comes from the interaction between opposites. If everyone on the project is in total harmony and agreement things will be very peaceful but there will be no spark.

Personal Energy Audit: 5 Physical Factors [Video]

Brightwork

What if you have a huge amount of time but low energy? With that in mind, here are five physical factors you should keep an eye on in order to keep your energy levels high and your days productive. The post Personal Energy Audit: 5 Physical Factors [Video] appeared first on BrightWork. Then it’s very likely that you’re not going to get much done!

Save Time by Managing Your Energy [Infographic]

Brightwork

There are lots of ways to improve your time management skills, but at BrightWork, we like to start with energy levels. Consider the following for a moment: what if you have unlimited time, but very low energy? However, you can ‘top up’ your personal energy levels throughout the day and get more done! In the coming weeks, we’ll explore the energy audit in more detail so make sure you check back for updates or subscribe to our blog!

Productivity Articles: Follow Your Energy! 22/7/18

TimeCamp

Sunday, Funday! Make yourself comfortable and read these 10 Most Inspiring Productivity Articles from the

We’re gonna build a great, GREAT wall…

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Micromanage vs Microknowledge

Musings on Project Management

Defense Secretary, recently wrote in his memoirs that a strong and effective leader in a big and complex organization needs to put the time and energy into acquiring "microknowledge" but refrain from "micromanagement. put in the time and energy. Robert Gates, former U.S.

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Need to Drink Lots of Coffee? You're in Luck!

Brad Egeland

400 mg of caffeine/day = 4 cups of plain brewed coffee; 10 cans of caffeinated soda; two of those tiny energy shots or five Red Bull-type energy drinks. Good news! A recent study shows that our official coffee limit is quite high.

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Leading with microknowledge

Musings on Project Management

Defense Secretary, wrote in his memoirs that a strong and effective leader in a big and complex organization needs to put the time and energy into acquiring "microknowledge" but refrain from "micromanagement. put in the time and energy. Robert Gates, former U.S. An interesting thought, to be sure. Let the emphasis lie on ". This stuff is not free. Didn't Gladwell say: 10,000 hours to be leadership

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An introvert can lead

Musings on Project Management

And by introverted, we mean: Someone who gets more energy out of quiet time--loner time, even if in an open plan--than they do mixing in a group. The introverted leader: is this an oxymoron? In my experience: definitely not. And, my experience aligns well with Susan Cain's popular book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.

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Physics v Engineering

Musings on Project Management

is an expert in matter, motion, and energy, and has one simple task: to take energy from here and put it over there. Physicists may indeed move the energy. The physicist. And] we have the engineer, who makes all things possible. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist Ooops, did the eminence of astrophysics forget project managers? who can forget "the bomb"? And, the engineers may. Project Management

Inspiration

Musings on Project Management

Elliot have posited three contributors to an inspired work life: We see new possibilities We're receptive to outside influences We've a feeling of energy and motivation Not working for you? Does your work inspire you? Super if so Frustrating if not Kristi Hedges tells us in an hbr.org essay that psychologists T. Thrash and A.

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How to Become a Senior Project Manager

ProjectManager.com

Jennifer said that there are really only two primary steps that a project manager must take in order to rise to the level of a senior project manager: Invest in Yourself: Put in the time, money and energy needed to advance your career. Want to become a senior project manager?

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10 Simple Ways to Revitalize Your Project Meetings

Project Risk Coach

schedules permitting, to leverage greater energy in the mornings. Monitor energy levels. Recognize that energy levels will likely diminish in the afternoon. What can you do to improve energy throughout the day?

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10 tips for project success: start moving, keep moving, get momentum

The Digital Project Manager

Projects running successfully are like cycling downhill, they have momentum, an energy of their own which exaggerates your strengths and covers a multitude of mistakes. Posted in General Ten Tops Tips.

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10 Simple Ways to Revitalize Your Project Meetings

Project Risk Coach

schedules permitting, to leverage greater energy in the mornings. Monitor energy levels. Recognize that energy levels will likely diminish in the afternoon. What can you do to improve energy throughout the day?

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Issue #0: Productivity 101 (for Project Managers)

PM Basics

And it all starts with managing your energy: 1. There are many ways to improve the amount of energy you have. Regular workouts – as they increase your energy capacity. Literally at the start of a day while you are full of energy.

Leadership -- introverted

Musings on Project Management

And by introverted, we mean: Someone who gets more energy out of quiet time--loner time, even if in an open plan--than they do mixing in a group. The introverted leader: is this an oxymoron? In my experience: definitely not. And, my experience aligns well with Susan Cain's popular book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.

Project Risks and Issues – What’s the Difference?

Project Risk Coach

And it's costing you more time and energy than you thought possible. Do you find yourself working overtime, trying to deal with unexpected disruptions? Some negative events that you thought might happen has now occurred. Overwhelmed?

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Application And Collection Of Data Optimizes Businesses

Brad Egeland

Look at energy, for example. How much energy does your business consume during daily operations, what’s the peak energy conception, when is it at its lowest point, and what’s the average? You may find that your energy use makes you eligible for certain savings.

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How to Engage Participants in a Project Management Workshop

Project Risk Coach

Keep your energy level high. The longer the workshop, the greater the chance that energy levels will wain for both the presenter as well as the participants. Manage your energy, not just your time. John, Sally, and Bill just left a full-day project management workshop.

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How I managed to free myself from stress

Susanne Madsen - Developing Project Leaders

But by giving so much of my energy to my project I slowly depleted my batteries. It was liberating and I came back feeling rejuvenated and determined to lead my life and my projects in a way that would give me energy rather than drain me.

How to Engage Participants in a Project Management Workshop

Project Risk Coach

Keep your energy level high. The longer the workshop, the greater the chance that energy levels will wain for both the presenter as well as the participants. Manage your energy, not just your time. John, Sally, and Bill just left a full-day project management workshop.

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Woody Allen and Project Sponsorship – he really made the connection!

Ron Rosenhead

I picked out: The project sponsor should be engaged as well as having the energy and motivation to ensure effective delivery of the project – through others. What is the connection? He said: “80% of life is turning up.”. When I read this I immediately linked this with project sponsorship.

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Are You Ready for No Interruptions Day?

Brightwork

These tips will also help you jump in 2018 with more energy and focus. Personal Energy Management Rest More and Do Less to Improve Your Productivity First things first – if you are considering putting in extra hours to end 2017, think twice. Read more >> Save Time – Manage Your Energy! Your energy levels will directly affect how and where you spend your time. Consider the following for a moment: what if you have a huge amount of time, but very low energy?

How to Be a Productive Project Manager: 7 Tips

Project Risk Coach

Imagine yourself as a more productive project manager, one with greater capacity and energy to complete each day’s tasks. The problem: I don’t have much energy in the day, particularly in the afternoon and evenings. I find exercise and sleep save me time by giving me greater energy.

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Get Motivated: 10 Motivational Speeches That Will Change Your Life

ProjectManager.com

If your coworkers or managers can motivate you, suddenly that hidden resource is tapped, and you’re ready to get up and go again with renewed energy and focus.

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Project Planning for Beginners

ProjectManager.com

A failure to plan incurs costs in the form of time, money and energy. It means that something didn’t turn out the way I expected or wanted, and as a result, it cost me time, money, or maybe even my energy.

10 Construction Conferences In 2019

Appfluence

The OTC is a conference in which energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. For: Energy Industry.

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Is Poor Public Speaking Hurting Your Project Management Career?

Project Risk Coach

Build and manage your energy reserve. Great project managers are great communicators. And we are often required to inform, persuade, inspire, and lead others. Let's look at how public speaking may be hurting your career and twelve ways to become a better speaker.

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Project Management Employers Need to Fish From Different Talent Pools

Arras People

Allowing workers to mix and match where they work will allow fresh ideas to come and go as well as bringing a new energy and eagerness that can only be beneficial for the project.

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The Importance of Focus

Leading Answers

It is the same amount of light energy, just focussed instead of being diffused. Focussed and concentrated that energy is very impactful. Aligning a team to a common vision and purpose directs their energy towards it. I have an old-fashioned Edison bulb desk lamp.

How to recruit an outstanding project manager (Part II)

Susanne Madsen - Developing Project Leaders

MBTI measures a person’s preferences for how they normally focus their energy, how they tend to relate to the world, how they make decisions and how they organise themselves under normal circumstances.

Welcome in the house of Scrum

Gunther Verheyen

The house of Scrum is a warm house. It’s a house where people are W E L C O M E. In the house of Scrum people from different backgrounds, in different roles, with different skills, talents and personalities work, learn and improve together.

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Why You Need a Reliable Business Continuity Plan

ProjectManager.com

But some business owners might be over-tasked to the point that the entirety of their energies are exhausted at merely running operations and ensuring solvency. You’ve probably heard that nearly half of all new business fail, but it’s not that grim.

7 Lessons for Customer-Centric Leadership

ProjectManager.com

That means, the leader is the one who is generating the energy behind this campaign. Branson does at Virgin, where he hires people with the positive energy he wants to see reflected in all corners of his organization.

The 7 Habits of Successful Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

They can suck you in and drain your energy. While cynicism can drain the energy from a project, skepticism is healthy. There’s a hugely successful book that you’ve probably heard of and may have read called The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey.

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Helping functional managers through an agile transformation

Kiron Bondale

As Tony Robbins would say, “ Where focus goes, energy flows “ If we haven’t updated performance measures for functional managers and their staff, it will be much harder to encourage them to change.

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Twenty years of stakeholder meddling

Ron Rosenhead

Various planning applications from the club to the local council and general disagreement have taken up a lot of their time sapping their energy and emotions. My wife and I were invited to friends recently. We met a few people we had not met before and the conversation was flowing.

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Uitsmijter’s Revenge

EarthPM

If you want to figure out what that title means… you’ll have to visit the post below… It has something to do with food… and energy… and project management.