How To Present To Project Executives

Girl's Guide to PM

In this piece, Leigh talks about how to tailor your presentations for C-suite level executives. Presentations to executives can be very different than presenting project information to peers. If the executives stray from what you’ve rehearsed, be ready to go with it.

Impress Clients and Executives

The Lazy Project Manager

Too late, you have missed the moment since your clients and executive’s attention span is reducing rapidly! Enjoy the interactivity of cloud-based data visualization tools like Pincello and build, update and share project visuals directly from your browser to impress clients and executives.

Strategy Execution on #pmchat

Arras People

On Friday 14th October at 5pm UK time (12pm ET), I’ll be hosting #pmchat for an hour alongside Deanne Earle on Strategy Execution and Portfolio Management.

Executive leadership -- the big three

Musings on Project Management

Want to be a leader? Think you are a leader? Admire someone who is a leader? These three attributes better be in place, and obvious: Be able to recruit the right people. Recognize talent; get the talent fitted to the task, considering not only experience, but temperament and judgment; toughness and stress tolerance. if you make a boo-boo here, have the strength to relieve the untalented. leadership

Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

Challenging the C-Level Executives

The Lazy Project Manager

To that end the author offers some focused workshops, keynote presentations and insightful supporting education to help organisations achieve the success in strategic change that they desire, and to help C-level executives understand the challenge and benefit from the opportunity.

How to Write an Executive Summary: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Here’s the good news: an executive summary is short. The pressure of writing an executive summary comes from the fact that everyone will pay attention to it, as it sits at the top of that heap of documents. What Is an Executive Summary? What Goes into an Executive Summary?

Executive Project Ownership

The Lazy Project Manager

I need your help with the research for my new book ‘ How to avoid getting Fired at the ‘C’ Level’ (working title) – looking in depth at the reality of executive level engagement and understanding of the business change that they have ultimate responsibility for, through the project portfolio that they own, for the organisations that they lead. r/Executive_Project_Ownership.

How to Actually Make and Execute Better Decisions

Project Risk Coach

However, we may discover flaws in our decisions when we execute the decisions. The post How to Actually Make and Execute Better Decisions appeared first on. 2=Planning 3=Execution

Executives don’t want your project reports

The Lazy Project Manager

You have a project, you need Executive support for that project and the Executives want to know what is happening to the investment in change that they have approved through that project, but they are busy. Right Information, Right Time, Right Person and in the Right Way.

Realign Your Vision – 3 Ways The PMO Can Drive A Successful Business Transformation

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

KeyedIn Spotlight - Executive Visibility

Keyedin

Join KeyedIn Solutions for 'Executive Visibility', the next instalment of our KeyedIn Spotlight Webinar Series. The key topics covered will be Analytic Dashboards, Status Reporting, Financial Reporting, Capability Management, Deliverables Management and Executive Dashboards.

How Does Your Organisation Fare with Strategy Execution?

Arras People

There’s a webinar being held this Tuesday 5th December – 12noon UK time by Strategy Execution (a project management and strategy execution training specialist – they’re part of our training directory).

Vision Without Execution Is Hallucination [Video]

Project Risk Coach

The post Vision Without Execution Is Hallucination [Video] appeared first on If you can’t see this video in your RSS reader or email, then click here. What tips do you have to help project managers explain the WHY of their projects?

How to Sell Process Improvement to Executives

Brad Egeland

Maximize your process improvement efforts and engage teams | View Online Change starts at the top, which is why executive support is a must have if you want to maximize process improvement efforts and engage your teams. But sometimes, getting leadership buy-in is a challenge. Arm yourself with practical skills to obtain a genuine and lasting commitment to change from your leadership team.

Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

How to respond to new information and urgent needs while executing a long-term roadmap. Data can be qualitative or quantitative, and comes from multiple sources: customer interviews, product usage & funnel analytics, company financial performance, and internal stakeholders.

The 3 Steps to Take When Failure is Not an Option: Getting to Impeccable Business Execution

Girl's Guide to PM

Well, in today’s business world, 99% business execution is no longer good enough. Here’s how you can use the same techniques used by the Thunderbirds, and taught by Afterburner to elite corporate teams to achieve incredibly ambitious standards of business execution : Define “Impeccable”.

Ask a PM: How to Recover a Project That Is Struggling in Execution

LiquidPlanner

Are there specific tools I should be using to make it easier to pick up a project that is already in the Execution phase? The post Ask a PM: How to Recover a Project That Is Struggling in Execution appeared first on LiquidPlanner.

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The Executive’s Role in Project Management

Gina Abudi PM

The executive’s role in project management is as the project sponsor. The post The Executive’s Role in Project Management appeared first on Gina Abudi. Project Management executives project leadership project sponsorThe project sponsor is a leader, or a group of leaders, who provide the resources and support for a project they launch. The sponsor should ensure a vision for the project and share that vision with the project team. The sponsor should ensure that [.].

Giveaway! Filling Execution Gaps

Girl's Guide to PM

Filling Execution Gaps , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Today I have a fantastic book to share with you, Filling Execution Gaps: How Executives and Project Managers Turn Corporate Strategy into Successful Projects , by Todd C. Executive sponsorship.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. The leadership perception issue, as we call it, usually comes in two forms: Executive sponsors do not possess top-level visibility. Not in the way leadership might characterize it, but because you’re not spending time developing your own PMs or PMO leaders to communicate well, in the right way, to executive stakeholders and sponsors.

Strategy-Execution Gaps

Troubled and Failing Project

The statistics on strategy execution are dismal: 59% of middle managers fail at resolving conflicts in corporate strategy. Granted, the data show there is a dearth of leadership in middle management, but executive tier has a culpable hand.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. The leadership perception issue, as we call it, usually comes in two forms: Executive sponsors do not possess top-level visibility. Not in the way leadership might characterize it, but because you’re not spending time developing your own PMs or PMO leaders to communicate well, in the right way, to executive stakeholders and sponsors.

The 7 Best Executive Assistant Conferences to Attend in 2019

Appfluence

Finding the Best Executive Assistant Conferences to Attend in 2019. As Executive Assistant, you are constantly looking for ways to hone your skills. Attending executive assistant conferences, workshops or retreats is a great way to learn new skills. Executive Secretary LIVE 2019.

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3 Ways Your Team Makes Your Project More Risky

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 3=Execution 4=Control Project Risk ManagementThis is a guest article by Elizabeth Harrin from GirlsGuideToPM.com.

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How To Improve Execution

Project Management Hacks

3 Project Management Traps To Guard Against From digital transformation to Elon Musk’s vision to travel to Mars, a lack of vision is no longer the problem for corporate executives. Today, the real problem is execution. In many cases, the execution burden falls on the shoulders of project managers. Unfortunately, many executives are unsure how to manage their projects and project managers effectively. Executives know there is a time and place for conflict.

Designing a Feedback-Driven Strategic Execution Model w/ Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, Dennis Stevens, LeadingAgile’s co-founder and Chief Methodologist, and Dave Prior, dig into one of those key concepts: How to design an execution model that can provide feedback which can then be incorporated back into the strategic planning.

12 Good Reasons You Are Struggling With Small Projects

Project Risk Coach

Execute and stay with the plan. 1=Initiation 2=Planning 3=Execution 4=Control Project Risk Management"Why am I still having problems with small projects? This plaintive question is one I'm asked from time to time.

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Risk Management Wisdom and Humor of the Ages

Project Risk Coach

A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week." 2=Planning 3=Execution Project Risk ManagementMost of us have personal and career goals.

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Are Your Project Plans Helping You Execute Successfully?

LiquidPlanner

And while your odds of success improve if you actually use them, plans are all too often consigned to the rubbish bin during the execution stage of a project. This plan is what helps your business deliver on its potential and execute on strategy.

Why You Should Align Strategy, Financials, and Execution

Planview

Now, let’s get into the first two process areas by examining why it is crucial for your organization to align strategy, financials, and execution. The executive leadership team, including Finance, typically work together to rank investments and create a proposed investment portfolio.

Why Executives Don’t Go to Agile Conferences

Agile Coach

Let’s say the owner had a little more to worry about than ‘ being Agile ‘ I remember when the Agile Alliance did their first executive forum at the big annual Agile 20XX conference. So where are these executives going to learn about Agile? I talked to a handful of C-level executives from small (100 person) organizations, through to enterprise (30,000+) organizations. visiting executives at other organizations they want to learn from.

4 Steps to Effectively Execute on Strategy [Webinar]

Planview

That’s a frightening reality, especially considering less than 1/3 of executives currently believe their organizations effectively execute on strategy. Your organization too can effectively execute on strategy by first starting with strategic plans.

3 Project Reporting Scenarios Your Executives will Love

Brad Egeland

One of the most common challenges faced by senior executives is a lack of visibility into ongoing and proposed projects. When this happens, projects are in trouble beyond rescue before anyone notices, approved projects may not be aligned with the strategic objectives, and good resources can be way under-or way over-allocated. ​ It doesn’t have to be that way! Read the full article

Ask the Right Questions at the Right Time

Project Risk Coach

1=Initiation 2=Planning 3=Execution 4=Control 5=Closing Project Risk ManagementThe success of a project manager largely lies in the individual’s ability to communicate. Some project managers have great oratory skills but don’t ask the right questions at the right time.

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Build A PMO You Can Be Proud Of

Project Risk Coach

Execution. Provide templates to aid project managers in their execution. Another tip, offer to mentor and support project managers during the execution of their projects. 2=Planning 3=Execution 4=ControlSome Project Management Offices (PMOs) never get off the ground.

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What's Executive Presence? The Art And Science Of Getting Ahead At Work

Trello

Does this story sound familiar? Productivity

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Top 5 Templates to Sharpen Your Executive Assistant Skills

Appfluence

Executive Assistant Skills are Beyond Impressive. The executive assistant has a lot to contend with. They are an extension of the executive they support. An EA must constantly stay on their toes and sharpen their executive assistant skills. Executive Schedule Template.

Why Control, Insight & Visibility are key to avoiding the Service Delivery Execution Gap

Keyedin

Well in reality many organizations create an Execution Gap where there are silos of information all over the place. So if we think back to our “Execution Gap” What KeyedIn Projects does is it enables Professional services organisations to wrestle back control.

An Executive Perspective on Getting Started with Work and Resource Management

Planview

And, if you previously missed them, you can catch up on parts 1-4 here: Part 1: An Executive Perspective on Changing Work and Resource Dynamics. Part 2: An Executive Perspective on the Role of Work and Resource Management Technology.