Sustainable Development Goal #7 Renewable Energy and Project Management
Green Project Management
AUGUST 26, 2016
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
AUGUST 22, 2016
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.
5 Emotional Factors Affecting Your Energy Levels?
JULY 23, 2016
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.
10 tips for project success: start moving, keep moving, get momentum
The Digital Project Manager
JUNE 22, 2016
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.
Resilience – a new perspective for individuals, projects and organisations
JUNE 15, 2016
It was first used in the material sciences, where resilience is defined as ability of a material to absorb energy when it is deformed elastically, and release that energy upon unloading. A word gains increasingly attention in social sciences: resilience.
Tom Peters and Soft Skills
Zen Project Management
OCTOBER 27, 2014
I recently had the opportunity to hear Tom Peters speak and I have to say that even at the age of 71, he still has a lot of energy and passion. He began the talk with his experience coming out of college with an engineering degree. He found the math and science classes did little to prepare him for the real world, the people part of the equation, or the “all important last 99%” of being successful.
We’re gonna build a great, GREAT wall…
APRIL 20, 2016
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Megaprojects in Latvia
MAY 25, 2016
Latvian state energy project (200 million EUR) . KL is part of a larger – NordBalt – project, the implementation of which is intended Latvian – Estonia – Sweden interconnection of buildings in order to improve all of the Baltic energy supply.
Master Ego Depletion To Keep Out of Trouble At Work
Project Management Hacks
JULY 14, 2016
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.
A Project Manager Needs Time To Think
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
So, understandably, PMs devote time and energy to making sure team members are working efficiently – but the project manager’s time is rarely factored into a project schedule.
How to Be a Productive Project Manager: 7 Tips
Project Risk Coach
MAY 20, 2016
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.
Boosting PMO's with Lean Thinking
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
It consumes time and energy with in-progress work that has not yet delivered value and often people will want something slightly different.
The World in 2050 – and some implications for project management
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
Economic growth requires efficient utilisation of scarce resources , such as competences, energy and financial means. New results of a PwC repor t sets out the latest long-term global growth projections to 2050 for 32 of the largest economies in the world.
The Basics for a Happy and Productive Day on Projects
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Having lunch with colleagues, taking time to eat and sharing in casual conversation revives employees’ energies and helps them to feel more inclusive.
Projects and project management in China
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Large sport events are also driving the project-orientation, e.g. the 2008 Summer Olympic Games were conducted in Beijing where also the 2022 the Winter Olympic Games will take place China is massively funding the renewable energy , such as solar, wind and hydro.
Three Questions Recruiters Ask and What They Mean?
MARCH 30, 2017
Spend your energy understanding what it is you would ideally like in this job or the next one – and learn how to articulate that with passion and enthusiasm.
Projects and project management in Croatia
MAY 11, 2016
Finally, I´d like to touch on the Energy sector, as it is growing as well. At the present rate of growth, energy generated from wind and solar should reach 40-50 % of total energy consumption in Croatia by the end of 2020. A land of 1000 islands.
Projects and project management in Brazil
OCTOBER 18, 2016
As one of the largest energy consumers in Latin America, Brazil is transforming its energy production from imports and traditional forms of energy to renewable energy such as hydro, solar and wind. Another sector for projects is energy.
Against all odds – learning from great projectors: Nikola Tesla
OCTOBER 26, 2016
Among his discoveries are the fluorescent light, laser beam, wireless communications, wireless transmission of electrical energy, remote control, robotics, Tesla’s turbines and vertical take off aircraft. His vision included exploration of solar energy and the power of the sea.
Projects and project management in Sri Lanka
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
Also the Asian Development Bank sponsors a series of projects in regards to infrastructure, energy and water. Other projects are related with energy, transportation, tourism, Tsunami-affected Area Recovery and roads.
Is Your Project Sustainable? Episode 47
PM for the Masses
AUGUST 10, 2014
Yet, I don’t think we think much about it when talking about projects – unless the project happens to be related to environmental, sustainability, green energy, or other related topic. Yet, I don’t think we think much about it when talking about projects – unless the project happens to be related to environmental, sustainability, green energy, or other related topic. Sustainability is such a buzzword today.
When is a Good Time to Look for a New Project Manager?
AUGUST 25, 2016
A recent anecdote, recounted by a colleague, highlighted how little energy can be put into resource management in project organisations. In the worst extremes this results in reactive recruitment with little account taken of the timing of the activities.
Podcast 97 – How to hold a rock star project kick-off meeting
Fix my Project Chaos
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
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 Mistakes Every Project Manager Should Avoid
Girl's Guide to PM
JANUARY 20, 2017
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.
Cut, Cut, Cut: Elimination Strategies To Boost Productivity
Project Management Hacks
JANUARY 12, 2017
In project management, it’s easy to fall into the trap of allocating most or all of your energy in the “manager” mode. What will you do with the extra time and energy? Elimination is an underrated productivity strategy we all need to practice.
Take Your Questions From Good To Great: 15 Examples
Project Management Hacks
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Even if you have a great mentor, they have limited time and energy to help you. What questions do you use most often in your work? You may be focused on squeezing out incremental gains – how can we process 2% more transactions per day through this system?
Understanding Project Management Job Specifications
MAY 24, 2016
If you answer “no” to any of the questions you might consider devoting your energies to other roles. You see the job of your dreams that you know you can do. What do you do next? For most people it is to send their most current CV and wait. Wrong!! At least in the majority of cases.
GPM´s action program aims at strengthening project management in administration
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Other challenges such as migration, digitalization, the massive change in energy sector as well as security issues – great challenges for the future are set in a world that is increasingly out of touch with many citizens.
How Companies Grow and Die (Adizes Corporate Lifecycle)
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Energy is high, consistency is low. Without a creative energy and founders vision, the company stops growing and stagnates. It has the same energy and aggressiveness like in the days of Go-Go, only it’s much more predictable.
How good is your ability to build trust?
AUGUST 2, 2015
It does however require time, energy and conscious effort to do so. One of the most important prerequisites for building great professional relationships with team members and stakeholders is trust.
Projects and project management in Australia
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) highlights many projects in order to make the country more independent from energy imports. Currently, more than 200 projects are in the pipeline, covering such diverse sources like solar, hydro, wind, geothermal and ocean energy.
Project Management, Performance Measures, and Statistical Decision Making
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Department of Energy. There is a current rash of suggestions on how to improve the performance of software projects. Each of these, while well meaning, are missing the means to confirm their credibility.
15 Clever Ways to Save Time at Work
Girl's Guide to PM
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
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.
How Management Changes as Your Company Grows (Greiner's Growth Model)
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Early growth depends entirely on the founder’s energy. The creative energy and flexibility that got the company off the ground becomes the problem. Things change as you grow. Even though you still provide the same service/product, you need to change how you do it.
Insights into the Project Management Job Seeking Process
MARCH 30, 2016
Sometimes the hiring organisation doesn’t provide feedback at all – they’ve made a successful hire so all their energies are focused on that.
Global Young Crew Workshop (GYCW) PORTO 2016
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
Three days full of energy, workshops, keynotes, challenges, good mood and several activities that embraced “project management” as the key of the discoveries. Porto. Project Management. Time to discover. IPMA Young Crew.
Projects and project management in Ukraine
MAY 17, 2016
mineral deposits) and energy sources (e.g. Large projects are ongoing in the energy and construction sectors, for example the restructuring of gas transmission and storage and the New Safe Confinement (NSC) for the containment of the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl.
5 Tips To Re-Energise Your Daily Standup Meetings
Girl's Guide to PM
JULY 20, 2016
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.
Why Entrepreneurs Burn Out
JANUARY 31, 2017
You feel burnt out and you don’t have the energy to deal with managerial issues. Roughly 50% of new businesses fail within the first 4 years. The most common reason why new businesses fail is because business owners try to do everything and end up burnt out. This is because new entrepreneurs focus on technical things instead of focusing on running a business. To avoid this, you need to know when it’s time to change your approach. The most common startup story.
The Entropy of Projects
MARCH 29, 2017
In physical systems to reduce entropy, energy must be added to the system to prevent the creation of disorder. This energy is called Project Management or in general Management. This effort is energy in the principle of entropy management. Entropy is the natural tendency of any system to move from order to disorder in the absence of an external force. In project work, the disorder is created by uncertainty. These uncertainties come in two forms.