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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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 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.

How to recruit an outstanding project manager (Part II)

Susanne Madsen - Developing Project Leaders

MBTI measures a person’s preferences for how they normally focus their energy, how they tend to relate to the world, how they make decisions and how they organise themselves under normal circumstances.

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 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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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?

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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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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Can Persuasive Sales Representative Become the Future Leads in Project Management

Taskque

Do you often find yourself surrounded with energy-sapping challenges? Sales professionals and project managers are professionally worlds apart. However, who could’ve thought that people in sales have the potential to actually turn into a really successful project manager?

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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).

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.

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.

Productivity: How to Effectively Improve Your Concentration

Inloox

Freshly pressed juice gives you extra energy after your meal when your body is busy digesting your food. Many now turn to candy or energy-drinks. For those who want to stay away from caffeine altogether, coconut milk may be an alternative: It decreases the risks of suffering from arteriosclerosis or heart attack and stimulates circulation – perfect for an energy boost in the afternoon!

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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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Pulse of the Profession 2018: Success in Disruptive Times by Managing Projects Effectively

Inloox

The 2018 edition of the Pulse highlights feedback and insights from 4,455 project management practitioners, 447 senior executives, and 800 project management office (PMO) directors from a range of industries, including government, information technology (IT), telecom, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, and construction. Sustainable development, climate change, and renewable energy.

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Can IBM’s Watson Improve your Organization’s Lessons Learned Process?

The IIL Blog

Woodside Energy is Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company. As I see it, there certainly is a strong parallel between how Woodside Energy is using Watson and how it might be used for lessons learned in project management.

How to give constructive, specific and well-meaning feedback

Susanne Madsen - Developing Project Leaders

You have to build up people’s self esteem as it gives them energy and confidence to change. Giving accurate, constructive and regular feedback is essential if you want to build a well-functioning team.

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.

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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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