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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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!

We’re gonna build a great, GREAT wall…

EarthPM

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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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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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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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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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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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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 Project Management Buzzwords and What They Mean

ProjectManager.com

But in terms of business use, it applies to the energy or mental capacity required to deal with a situation or task. Jargon is how professionals or people within a specialized group talk. It’s like code or shorthand, really, a way to address specifics to their trade or interests.

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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 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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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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Five Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder

Clarizen

As we do not maintain the same energy or concentration levels throughout the day, it makes sense to work on the most important tasks at periods of high-focus such as half an hour after arriving or just after lunch.

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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?

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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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.

5 Mistakes Every Project Manager Should Avoid

Girl's Guide to PM

This includes everyone who invests time and energy into the project, and is directly affected by it. Meeting deadlines and quality standards takes time and energy. I’m delighted to be partnering with KnowledgeHut to bring you an article by Abhishek Gaurav today. To err is human.

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Master Ego Depletion To Keep Out of Trouble At Work

Project Management Hacks

What about your own mental energy? Over the course of a day, there is a certain amount of mental energy available and various activities reduce it (e.g. Working with people, navigating complexity and developing creative solutions will tend to drain your energy. Know Thy Energy.

8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Musings on Project Management

In the midst of juggling schedules, planning meetings, and arranging travel, who has the time or the energy to take a learning break? 8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018.

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Why is Budgeting Such an Important Part of Project Management?

Clarizen

One of the most common problems a project manager is confronted with is poor calculation and a plethora of subsequent alterations and amendments of the project budgets, which are time and energy consuming.

Podcast 97 – How to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting

Fix my Project Chaos

Sara works alongside companies to bring energy and engagement into staff training. Let’s talk about how to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting Sara Sheedy specialises in bringing purpose, passion and creativity to learning. In this podcast, she speaks to Elise Stevens about how to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting. Her strategies […]. The post Podcast 97 – How to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

5 Tips To Re-Energise Your Daily Standup Meetings

Girl's Guide to PM

Because after a few weeks I realised that the energy levels weren’t what they should be for such a creative, innovative agency. We needed to inject some energy. Regular readers will know that I’m not an expert in Agile, by any means.

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What's More Painful - a Root Canal or Project Management Certification?

Brad Egeland

You'll pursue projects with new energy. ​Just reading this subject line - "What are Your Project Management Training Options" almost makes me feel like I'm asking you "when do you want to have that root canal?" But this is precisely the problem with improving projects - it doesn't have to be as bad as a painful dental procedure to learn more effective ways of doing your projects.

How to Plan Your Risk Management From Start to Finish

Project Risk Coach

Planning is a powerful Quadrant II activity that can save you time and energy. Steven Covey introduced the concept of Quadrant II activities—working on things that are important but are not urgent. Think about the future so you can make better decisions in the present.

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Burnout Syndrome: Working Too Much Evidentially Makes You Sick!

Inloox

This way you save your energy and have more time for yourself. If employees suffer from burnout syndrome, they are not to be blamed for it. In most cases, too much stress is the reason - often resulting from a weak corporate culture. Employees are under too much pressure from their bosses and are given too many tasks to fulfill on a single day.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Pam Shergill

Girl's Guide to PM

Pam has amazing energy and is the kind of person who grabs every opportunity. Invest time and energy with a coach or mentor to keep you on track.

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Myths Busted: The 6 Biggest Productivity Lies We Tell Ourselves

Inloox

A break will enable you to recharge your energy so you can continue working with a renewed vigor. The goal of the Pomodoro technique is to maintain a constant energy level instead of completely draining yourself.

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3 Ways to Manage Work to Stay Productive

Project Bliss

Working reasonable hours will keep your energy and enthusiasm up for your work. This week I’m on vacation with my family and featuring a post by Ari Farrow of Cerri. .

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7 Ways To Stay Motivated & Productive During the Summer At Work

Girl's Guide to PM

You’ll find the energy to keep going. Once the weather starts to change and temperatures start to heat up, project managers from all industries start to have something in common: it’s hard to stay motivated on your project when you’d rather be outside! I am not an ‘outside’ person.

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15 Clever Ways to Save Time at Work

Girl's Guide to PM

Sometimes, just let it go and save your time and energy for a day when you have to step up. You’ll come back refreshed, with more energy and a clearer head to face the rest of the day.

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7 Ways to Identify Risks

Project Risk Coach

Teams spend their time and energy on things that do not matter. Successful project managers have a common trait – they identify and manage risks. Let’s look at seven tools and techniques to identify risks. Often project managers start with a splash.

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The Value of Project Management in the Ministry: How Pastor Terrell Monger Uses Project Management in his Church

Project Bliss

Terrell: My PM skills help us preserve energy, time and money. When you think of using project management skills, there are some industries that come to mind first.

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