Process Optimization: Get More From Your Processes

ProjectManager.com

No process is perfect immediately. Process optimization methods can help guide those tweaks and improvements. But if these workers have some glaring inefficiencies in their process, then the rest of your facility can be entirely thrown off course. What is a Process Optimization?

Project Management Processes & Phases

ProjectManager.com

If so, it might be time to start implementing proven project management processes and phases at your organization in order to bring your company’s workflow under control. At first, the concept of the project management process and its practical adaption can seem a little daunting, but this article will give you everything you need to set up PM processes and phases at your business. How to Implement a PM Process in Your Organization.

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Top 5 Leadership Theories

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Leadership is a quality that’s important for success and yet so difficult to define. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, cuts through the noise and reveals five of the best leadership theories. In Review – Top 5 Leadership Theories. There’s so much written about leadership, Jennifer said, that it can be intimidating. But it’s important to overcome that sense of intimidation because leadership explains why some leaders, teams and companies succeed and others don’t.

5 Ways to Improve Your Digital Project Management Process

The Digital Project Manager

The post 5 Ways to Improve Your Digital Project Management Process appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Communication Leadership & Team Management Quality Management Risk Management Topics

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

If so, moving the feature to an optional add-on may also reduce friction in the sales process. up the sales process—not just in current deals, but (as we’ll explain later) in future revenue streams as well. industry as a whole, with their leadership involved in the.

How to Manage Better with Transformational Leadership

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Transformational leadership is a creative style of leadership that focuses on a continued push towards growth and a rejection of complacency. While most great leaders are naturally charismatic, you don’t have to have been born with transformational leadership qualities to develop them. What Is Transformational Leadership? Transformational leadership is a theory that says the leader works with the team to identify what changes are necessary to improve conditions.

How to Define a Workflow Process

ProjectManager.com

First you need to define a workflow process. What Is a Workflow Process? Workflow is the definition, execution and automation of business processes: where tasks, information and documents are passed from one person to another for action according to a set of procedural rules.

How to Manage with Servant Leadership

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Indeed, I’d argue that servant leadership the single most valuable approach to leadership. This is the philosophy behind servant leadership. The servant leadership model is, of course, not the only model of leadership. That way, we can identify what servant leadership is, and when it’s right for your team. And, arguably, if you are consistently employing a leadership style that meets your team’s need, then you are constantly serving them.

10 Reasons Why Sleep Is Important for Performance and Leadership

Project Bliss

You likely don’t know all the reasons why sleep is important for productivity, leadership, and health! Both slow wave sleep and REM sleep are important in this process. This is because you have slowed brain processing when you’re sleep deprived.

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7 Lessons for Customer-Centric Leadership

ProjectManager.com

Customer-centric leadership is essential in today’s business climate. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains more and cites these well-known brands as excellent examples of customer-centric leadership. In Review – 7 Lessons for Customer-Centric Leadership. She explored case studies of customer experience and customer service to learn lessons in a customer-centric type of leadership. Customer-Centric Leadership. Leadership Project Management Training Videos

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

The Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-Solving Process

Project Bliss

The Osborn Parnes creative problem-solving process is a structured way to generate creative and innovative ways to address problems. Origin of the Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-solving Process. The two collaborated to formalize the process., What is the Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-solving Process. There are 6 steps to the Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-Solving Process. What’s the intent of carrying out your problem-solving process?

Review People Over Process

Henny Portman

Levine wrote with People Over ProcessLeadership for Agility a very pragmatic and down to earth book about leadership and agile projects. The classic formulation of agile in the Agile Manifesto has no role for leadership. People over Process is the third book.

Leadership as an Actionable Event

MPUG

The definition of leadership is changing. This leadership behavior also creates a rift in the relationship so that individuals begin to feel disconnected from the leader who does not place value on these actionable events. Articles leader leadership

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Leadership in Project Management: The Complete Guide

PM Basics

This is complete guide on leadership in project management. Here you’ll learn: What is leadership in project management in practice? Key Concepts of Leadership. Leadership Without Authority. Leadership In Project Management: What Does it Mean? Leadership

The 7 Best Blog Posts on Leadership in 2018

ProjectManager.com

Everyone has an opinion, and many writers and publications post frequently about what makes a great leader, the qualities of leadership and so on. But leadership is the x-factor in managing a successful project , and unlike planning, monitoring and reporting, it’s less easily defined. Leadership isn’t exactly a science nor is it an art, but there are major currents running through the topic that allow one to figure out the best course of action.

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Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

ProjectManager.com

Our mastery of the decision-making process plays a big part in the outcome of our lives, as life could be easily defined as a series of decisions. You can learn a decision-making process that allows you to quickly assess the best choice and make it based on data that supports the objectives and goals you’ve been tasked to achieve. 7 Steps for an Effective Decision-Making Process. You plan your projects , so why shouldn’t you plan your decision-making process?

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5 Leadership Assessment Tools You Need to Try

ProjectManager.com

Leadership might be hard to define, but it’s easy to recognize. Leaders know that to lead they must keep up their leadership skills. But leadership isn’t only about inspiring others, it’s about knowing oneself. There are personality types, and there are leadership skills: it’s not one size fits all. Fuel for leadership is constant curiosity and regular assessment. Why It’s Good to Test Your Leadership Skills. The Best Leadership Assessment Tools.

Top 7 Leadership Articles: Winter Edition

Epicflow Blog

You can’t know too much about leadership. Let’s take a look at leadership tips that world experts prepared for you this winter. If the sales rate decreases, think over all the parties participating in this process.

Top 7 Leadership Articles: Summer Edition

Epicflow Blog

Leadership is a complex phenomenon that has been studied by scholars for many years and still is a relevant topic for research. Go on reading to learn about the best leadership tips and insights of this summer. Create a ‘diversity and inclusion leadership team’.

Book Review: The Power of Project Leadership

LiquidPlanner

I just finished the last chapter of Susanne Madsen’s piece on The Power of Project Leadership (2nd edition). I’ve been a longtime student of both Project Management and of researchers like Brené Brown , who explore emotional intelligence with leadership. For me, The Power of Project Leadership is where these two worlds combine in the most impactful of ways! . Susanne asserts that we must do this through the expansion of our project leadership skills.

Adept Leadership: How Continuous Growth and Development Cultivates Productivity

LiquidPlanner

More than anything, your organization needs adept leadership. A huge part of strategic leadership is changing the culture. Below are a few important management and leadership tips for adopting the digital culture across your organization: Define the issue.

Leadership vs. Management, What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

Is leadership good and management bad? In Review – Leadership vs. Management, What’s the Difference? There are many who stand on one side or the other of the great divide between leadership and management, demonizing one and praising the other. Leadership. What is leadership? Eisenhower, who said, “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”. 10 Leadership Skills.

Laughter & Leadership – How Humor Can Make You a Better Leader

ProjectManager.com

Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how leadership is bolstered by laughter. In Review – Laughter & Leadership – How Humor Can Make You a Better Leader. It’s not often brought up as an attribute of leadership , but it’s just the tool leaders need. According to a Gallup poll , actively disengaged employees erode an organization’s bottom line while breaking the spirit of colleagues in the process. Don’t think humor is a serious business?

The growing need for project leadership

Susanne Madsen

According to the PMI, organisations are losing an average of $97 million for every $1 billion spent on projects due to lack of focus on people, processes and outcomes. In other words, process is necessary to manage structural complexity, but to master other types of complexity we need to be able to deal with behaviours and large amounts of change in relation to our projects. Leadership is not a result of the job title you hold but of the attitudes and behaviours you possess.

Phase-Gate Process in Project Management: A Quick Guide

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When you have a long-term project that needs to be evaluated regularly, and you’re dealing with numerous stakeholders, the phase-gate process could be an ideal fit for your organization. What is the Phase-Gate Process? Similar to the waterfall methodology , the phase-gate process is a linear project management concept punctuated by stages of development followed by benchmarks for assessment. Stages of the Phase-Gate Process.

LEAD: Your Four Project Leadership Priorities

Online PM Courses

When you are in a Project Leadership role, you will have a lot to do. They look to you for leadership and guidance. But, with so many responsibilities, it can be hard to know what are your leadership priorities? For me, it forms a great checklist and reminder of my leadership priorities. Your Leadership Priority is to LEAD. We have talked about project leadership in an earlier article. LEAD – Your Four Project Leadership Priorities.

5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

Something you can do to make decision making easier is to have a process for it. A process helps you step through the different options to give yourself confidence that you’ve covered all the angles and are ready to make the decision. The Decision Making Process. The decision making process is the main tool for making decisions. Your decision making process might not work for every decision, so be prepared to flex your approach to suit the situation.

Project Leadership In Uncertain Environments with Carole Osterweil

Girl's Guide to PM

What’s the difference between project management and project leadership? A recent APM report, Project Leadership; skills, behaviours, knowledge and values , explored this question. . The authors concluded project leadership is future-focused. Standard project management training was not up to the job, so working with Eddie Obeng and others I developed an approach that ensured equal emphasis on leadership, people and process.

Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations

Agilemania

Introduction to digital transformation Digital transformation in simple words is the process of utilising technology to comprehensively change your. The post Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations appeared first on Agilemania.

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. The project went much smoother after these changes and it taught me an important lesson in never trying to introduce a process or practice without considering the people elements first. Individuals and interaction are indeed more important than processes and tools, even if they are your own pet agile processes and tools. [I

Global leadership: What you need to consider in multicultural teams

Inloox

Global and virtual team leadership inevitably overlap. The solution: Virtual team leadership 4. Different perceptions of methods, processes or practices lead to varying approaches and recommendations for solutions. The solution: Virtual team leadership Today, working in global teams is no longer possible without virtual communication and leadership. You want to learn more about virtual team leadership?

PMO Leadership: How PMOs Can Evolve into Savvy PMOs

Planview

PMO leadership today is about more than being a purveyor of governance and delivering projects on time and on budget. The PMO leadership journey to becoming a Savvy PMO builds on a collaborative approach to adapt processes, support multiple work methodologies, and relook at their toolset.

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Creating Safety for Leadership w/ Tim Wise

Leading Agile

This conversation often centers around teams and the individual team members, but rarely do we take the time to consider what safety looks like for leadership. The Responsibility Process – Christopher Avery. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go!

Compassionate Leadership

PM Times

Written by: George Pitagorsky Success in managing projects requires leadership skills. Leadership is defined as the process of getting a group of people in a direction, to pursue common objectives

Project Leadership: What Is It and Which Skills Are Required?

ProProfs Project Management

Project management turns into a nightmare in the absence of project leadership. . A project leader keeps their team motivated and ensures that each task is executed perfectly during the development process. What Is Project Leadership? What Is Project Leadership Matrix?

The Ultimate Guide To the Change Management Process

Wrike

This is why a poor change management process can lead to failure. In this guide, we’ll help you understand why a solid change management process is important to your unique team. In fact, the reason for change often becomes unclear as the process changes hands. .

The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership

Online PM Courses

Team Leadership itself is not hard. In this article, I want to hone down to the four essentials of project team leadership. The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership. Leadership isn’t something you are born with, like brown eyes. I believe there is a simple truth about team leadership. First and Foremost Team Leadership is about Attitude. Never confuse rank, position, grade, or status, for leadership. operational processes.

The Five Truths of Project Leadership

LiquidPlanner

Leadership is one of those words that we come across that has a multitude of meanings. Or, does it mean what it meant to Eisenhower: “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”? How about it means all of these, and much, much more when it comes to project leadership. I’ve had the great fortune to be in leadership positions right from the start of my project management career. Five Project Leadership Truths.

One Minute Manager and 6 Apps to build Self-Leadership

nTask

Brown are the perfect examples to share their insights about the three most important lessons of self-leadership to the young employee. There are normally 3 to 6 goals, but the lesser they are, the more they are because the employee can focus on them and not rush the process. The next app to help you with your leadership goals is nTask which is an amazing project management tool that will let you keep track of all of the activities going around in your team.