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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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.

Top Energy Boosters for a Summer Weekend: Tips for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

Unplugging from social media is also worth considering, since it consumes a lot of time and drains mental energy. Muratgali Karimsakov , a Project Engineer at Karachaganak Petroleum Operating, has similar preferences: “Cycling or jogging, if I need release and recharge of physical energy.

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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Productivity Articles Roundup: Double Your Energy! 11/3/19

TimeCamp

It’s time for the weekly dose of Productivity Articles! What’s the idea behind our weekly. Productivity

Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?

Scoro

Everyone has some ideas on how to better manage their time and energy. This 7-minute read will give you insight on how to improve your productivity with both time and energy management. Shift to energy management. They know that without the energy to do the things we map out, we can’t reach our full potential. This has brought us to a new situation where the conversation about productivity has slowly shifted from time management to energy management.

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

TimeCamp

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

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!

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.

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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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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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.

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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Carrying Out a Feasibility Study: How to Make a Smart Decision

Project Smart

A project starts with an idea - for example, a car maker may decide to convert its manufacturing plants to be powered by 100% renewable energy within three years as part of its sustainable business strategy. Let's start by defining what we mean by a 'feasibility study'.

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.

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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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Joanna Durand on Why Passionate Leadership Matters

International Institute of Learning

I think that depends on the individual and how they derive their energy. It is important to recognize that the demeanor of your leader is important, and you may need to spend energy helping to make that leader successful.

Attention and focus

Lynne Cazaly

Productivity he says, is a combination of time, energy and attention. We'd do well to take care of our energy. It was funny when he said that having a coffee now is borrowing our energy from later in the day. Alcohol is borrowing energy and happiness from tomorrow!). Reporting in from Agile 2019 in Washington DC. Author Chris Bailey kicked off the conference keynoting on how to manage your attention in a world of distraction.

Estimating Project Work Gone Wrong

Project Smart

Or perhaps the project hasn't started yet and you're still putting time and energy into good solid work estimations that will turn into timeframes of effort in your master schedule. Estimating project work is fraught with opportunities for things to go badly.

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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A Brief History of SMART Goals

Project Smart

Goals provide the motivational energy to carry on even when motivation is low. Whether in business or your personal life, having a goal gives you something to work towards. It pushes you forward and provides a constant reminder of what you want to achieve.

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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

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.

Efosa Ojomo on Market-Creating Innovation

International Institute of Learning

Of the three types of innovation [market-creating, sustaining, efficiency], how do you determine which one to focus a team’s energy? Efosa Ojomo is Senior Research Fellow and Lead of Global Prosperity Research at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation.

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.

Stephen Denning on Business Agility

International Institute of Learning

There is a movement now to introduce Agile, and it has quite a bit of energy, but it is still early days. Stephen Denning is a former director of the World Bank, renowned speaker and author (his most recent book, The Age of Agile , has 4.5 stars on Amazon).

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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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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 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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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. Monitor time and energy directed to the project goal compared to energy directed to peripheral activities. I have an old-fashioned Edison bulb desk lamp. It’s to remind me to focus (and because I like steampunk, industrial design).

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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What Is Lean Manufacturing?

ProjectManager.com

Lean manufacturing can also be eco-friendly, in that it saves on the cost of energy and fuel. Investments in more energy-efficient equipment creates savings and eliminates wastes as well as improving the environment.