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.

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?

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.

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 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.

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.

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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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 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).

User Groups: Executive Oversight of Multiple Departments in a Company

Appfluence

Executive Responsibilities. No matter what an executive leader’s leadership method, their job takes them across multiple departments, functional areas and locations. It is the job of the executive to stand above it all and, from the big picture, forge a path for the company.

Using the cascade model to avoid the execution trap

Backlog

Leaders of any business know: without superb execution, your strategy is worthless. Many have pondered the mystery of why seemingly great ideas often fail at execution. But there’s actually a fairly simple explanation, and it’s called The Execution Trap. The problem is strategy and execution aren’t separate features of a project; execution is a key component of strategy. By placing attention back on execution, management can reverse the tide.

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”.

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 [.].

Executive One on One View for Direct Report Check-ins

Appfluence

Executives and Their Direct Reports. Executives greatly rely on their direct reports. According to this source , face to face time is the best way for executives to make sure that they have a handle on everything. According to a 12 year study by Michael E.

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.

Why Today’s Leaders are Seeking Executive Coaching

Appfluence

Background on Executive Coaching. Executive coaching is a 1.5 What is Executive Coaching? In 2004, Stratford Sherman and Alyssa Freas published an article on executive coaching in the Harvard Business Review. Executive Coaching, Age and Personal Liability.

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.

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.

6 Tips to Accelerate Your Executive Assistant Career Path

Appfluence

As an Executive Assistant you want to advance your career. Whether your official title is Executive Assistant, Admin, Personal Assistant or something else, titles are not the most important things. Check out this “Executive Assistant Resume Example and 5 Tips to Writing One.”

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.

Top 6 Priority Matrix Features for Executive Assistants

Appfluence

Priority Matrix helps executive assistants manage all their responsibilities and priorities throughout that day. As an executive assistant, you can always use a little extra time.

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.

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

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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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.

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This is How I work- Dhaval Panchal (Executive and Agile Coach)

Stepping Into Project Management

Experienced Executive Agile Coach and Organization Design consultant - Dhaval Panchal is founder of Evolve Agility, a Texas based coaching and training consultancy.

The Executive-Project Manager Gap

Troubled and Failing Project

Where could I start—bureaucracy, draconian process, poor executive sponsorship, disengaged leaders? Then the maelstrom started and it went directly to the gap between the executives and projects managers. It was such an innocuous question, "Working on an article; what is the biggest problem you see with project governance at orgs? Can you comment?" Can I comment? Really? That is like cheese to a mouse.

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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.

How to Create a Cause and Effect Diagram

Project Risk Coach

3=Execution 4=Control Project Quality ManagementDo you have problems? Projects running behind schedule? Cycle time for a business process increasing? Sales down? People continuing to live in silos?

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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.

From Strategy To Execution and Delivery

Herding Cats

There always talk about Focus on Value. But that does that mean? What are the units of measure of Value ? What does it Cost to deliver that Value ? When will that Value be delivered? When is that Value Needed ? What are the impediments to delivering that Value and how will those be removed, handled, corrected, prevented to increase the probability that the Value will arrive when needed, for the needed cost?

An Executive Perspective on the Benefits of Work and Resource Management

Planview

To catch up on any parts you missed in this series, you can access them below: 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.

How to Improve the Performance of Your Project Teams

Project Risk Coach

Develop and execute a training plan. 3=Execution Project Resource ManagementEver watched what happens when a new team is formed? Maybe you’ve seen a new team of little league baseball players, a music group, a civic group, or a business team.

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3 Project Reporting Scenarios Your Senior Executives Will Love

Brightwork

One of the most common challenges faced by senior executives is a lack of visibility into ongoing and proposed projects. that will give your senior executives the necessary visibility they need into project statuses, resources, and the project pipeline in order to be able to make decisions and provide guidance to keep projects on track.

The Value of Combining Robust PPM with Lightweight Work Execution [Video]

Planview

By rolling out Planview Projectplace ® , a collaborative work management solution, to every accidental project manager, the business can: Nurture a great team environment – all while delivering on execution.

A Real-World Success Story: Hallmark Cards Saves 1,000 Man Hours a Year by Streamlining PMO Projects and Agile Execution

Planview

This blog provides a summary of the recent case study and shares the challenges the PMO was facing, the approach to improvement, and some of the benefits realized after streamlining PMO projects and agile execution.

Why Project Managers Need Business Analysts for Project Success

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 3=Execution 4=ControlOvercome three of the biggest factors in challenged and failed projects The Standish Group says three of the biggest factors that lead to failed and challenged projects are: Lack of user input. Incomplete requirements. Changing requirements.

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The What, Why, and How of Project Requirements

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 3=Execution Project Scope ManagementLearn technical skills to accelerate your projects through requirements development How big of a deal are project requirements?

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The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

Does the executive team interact with project sponsors on a regular basis, perhaps are they even the executive sponsors themselves? project management apm Chaneg ESP executives ipma lazy management Manager peter taylor PMI programme project project speaker sponsorship

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The What, Why, and How of Project Requirements

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 3=Execution Business Analyst requirementsLearn technical skills to accelerate your projects through requirements development How big of a deal are project requirements?

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ABI Evaluation

The Lazy Project Manager

TAKE THE TEST: Think of your own organisation and (honestly) decide if you are an ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘I’ type of executive team? You might even take it down to the individual executive team member (or make it personal to yourself perhaps) asking ‘is this person’, or ‘am I’ an ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘I’ type?

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