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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

TimeCamp

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

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!

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.

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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We’re gonna build a great, GREAT wall…

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What Is Batching and How Can I Use It to Get More Done?

ProjectManager.com

In most cases, it saves time and energy to batch similar to-dos together. Don’t avoid or procrastinate reading or responding to emails when you don’t want to spend the energy or time on it.

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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.

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How to handle Bikeshedding: Parkinson’s Law of Triviality

Project Bliss

Have you ever found yourself in a meeting discussing something relatively unimportant, yet the time and energy everyone poured into the topic seemed to go on and on? Even if you don’t yet know the term bikeshedding, you’ve likely experienced it.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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'.

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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microknowledge vs micromanagement

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 ". But, this stuff is not free. Didn't Malcolm Gladwell say: Project Management

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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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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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Save Yourself! 7 Ways to Prevent Information Overload

ProjectManager.com

Our minds get tired, and making a decision takes energy, which is exhausted in the process of gathering data. What a time we live in; there are so many choices. We are experiencing a freedom unlike any other in history, where we can pick exactly what we want and when we want it.

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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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How to Prepare for an Interview: 10 Life-Changing Tips

ProjectManager.com

But on the day of the interview, it’s not worth spending much of your time or mental energy on superficial aspects like clothes and hair. Preparing for an interview is about getting in the right head-space. Imagine you are a performing artist about to take the stage.

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