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.

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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Feeling Out of Energy? Let's Get You Back on Track

Ganttic

However, what comes to your mind when thinking about the scarce resource that is time and not having enough energy to get through it all might be the screaming into a void. Feeling tired and lacking energy on most days is one of the early signs of burnout.

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.

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!

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!

Personal Energy Audit: 5 Emotional Factors

Brightwork

If you want to improve your time management and productivity, start by boosting your energy levels. The healthier your energy levels are, the more you will get from your time. In this post, I’m going to introduce the first part of a personal energy audit, looking at five areas that can impact the emotional side of your energy. If this is the situation you are… The post Personal Energy Audit: 5 Emotional Factors appeared first on BrightWork.

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…

EarthPM

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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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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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Busy vs. Productive: Why Being Busy Isn’t Always a Good Thing

ProjectManager.com

Are you being productive or are you simply being busy and wasting energy? You’re just wasting time, money and energy. That’s being productive, which saves time, money and energy, while doing work more efficiently.

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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.

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, (1st law of thermodynamics) so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt. ?

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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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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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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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

Should You Be Friends With Your Employees?

ProjectManager.com

Save or waste time, money or energy. Leading a team strikes a difficult balance between being cordial and commanding. Are you strictly a boss or can you have a more friendly relationship with your employees? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you the pros and cons.

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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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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.

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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Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?

LiquidPlanner

There are ways to continue your professional development at low or zero cost but you have to spend time and energy seeking them out. Let’s say you’re well-qualified in your technical skills—be it Java, programming languages, infrastructure, networks or system administration.

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.

Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen - Developing Project Leaders

To help achieve their vision the Dubai Future Accelerators Program is investing $275 million over a five-year period in companies spearheading innovative projects in healthcare, transportation, renewable energy, sustainability, education, security and urban planning.

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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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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10 Ways to Make Your Lunch Break Worth Taking

ProjectManager.com

Stepping outside to feel the sun on your face and take a breath of fresh air is proven to give you greater energy, reduce stress and depression, and even improve sleep. Before you skip lunch, remember that your brain uses 20% of your energy.

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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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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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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.

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?

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 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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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.

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.

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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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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