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Episode 185 – Redefining Project Success through Sustainable Project Management


Projects are instrumental in defining an organization’s vision for a more sustainable future. Dr. Joel Carboni talks about Sustainable Project Management, and the goal to achieve a stated objective while considering the project outcome’s entire lifecycle to ensure a net positive environmental, social, and economic impact.

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Agility for a Sustainable World: Why We Need to Redefine The Meaning of Agility

1] This shows how urgently we need to become more sustainable. As a starting point, we are using our previous explanation and the definition of sustainable development: "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" [2]. A Broader Definition of Agility.

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What does it take to make an Agile transformation sustain?

My core activity is coaching focused on Agility, i.e. influencing people to move towards (a (higher) state of) Agile. Influencing and teaching to align people on the new goal helps, but it’s not enough. In other words: An Agile transformation is a success when it sustains. These changes hardly ever sustain.

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How Project Managers Can Lead the Way in Sustainability


Sustainability is a critical business focus and a key driver of change in the way that organizations operate, and in the way, that project managers approach their work. This presents the project manager with huge opportunities to drive sustainable thinking in project management and become instrumental in achieving sustainable outcomes.

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How To Influence Organizational Change

Leading Agile

With our change management model, we Prepare, Socialize, Tailor, Implement and Reinforce to create sustainable change. To get them to move, we need to be clear about where we’re going, and how we’re going to get there together. This creates a path towards our business goals but takes care of the people along the way.

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15 Non-Academic Project Management Books to Earn PDUs

Rebel’s Guide to PM

It will teach you how to influence others, even when you are not directly managing them. Business Resilience is a longer read, but it’s a really interesting guide to how to make sustained progress at pace, whatever pace is appropriate to your organization. It’s about influence and negotiation and how to get things done.

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Escaping the Feature Factory

Short-Term Focus : Driven by quarterly results or immediate performance metrics, these organizations push for quick deliveries, often at the expense of long-term value or sustainable development. All of these reasons are reflective of systemic issues within large organizations.