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How To Get Your Team to Listen

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She adds, “We’ve learned from more than 200 studies that if-then planners are about 300 percent more likely than others to reach their goals. Most of that research focuses on individuals, but we’re starting to uncover a similar effect in groups.
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Strategy executed well,,,, If-then. A good read.
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The 7 Steps To Delivering A Mind-Blowing TED Talk

The 7 Steps To Delivering A Mind-Blowing TED Talk | Project Management | Scoop.it
Transform your run-of-the-mill presentation ideas by applying the seven Cs of original messaging.

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Claude Emond's curator insight, January 10, 2014 8:32 AM

A lot of Mind-Blowing talks will still be necessary in the coming months and year to foster the global emergence of the homo agilis !

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Project managers don’t control project outcomes, but

Project managers don’t control project outcomes, but | Project Management | Scoop.it
they control the inputs to successful projects. When you plant a tree in your garden, you cannot predict how many flowers or vegetables it will produce, nor can you predict the number of leaves it will grow.

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Short and Sweet - this is how you explain the role of a PM! 

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The Business Process Analysis for a Project Manager

The Business Process Analysis for a Project Manager | Project Management | Scoop.it
Enterprises, whether they are commercial, non-profit, or government entities, are operational organizations that operate through the execution of hundreds of processes. The quality of these process...
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Benefits of Using the Social Media in Your Project Management Practices

Benefits of Using the Social Media in Your Project Management Practices | Project Management | Scoop.it
The Social Media is evolving into a power tool that is creating a new and vibrant paradigm which is shaping the way we practice Project Management (Benefits of Using the Social Media in Your Project Management Practices
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The 6 Essential Characteristics People Look For in Leaders

The 6 Essential Characteristics People Look For in Leaders | Project Management | Scoop.it
More than half of leaders will fail. Some research, like a 2010 study by psychologists Joyce and Robert Hogan and Rob Kaiser, puts the base rate of failed leaders as high as 75 percent. Yes, …

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10 Ways You're Killing Your Credibility

10 Ways You're Killing Your Credibility | Project Management | Scoop.it
Credibility is everything in the business world. It's hard to build but easy to destroy. And your success depends on it.

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PM's should take note of a few of these: #2 - Overpromising and under-delivering; #6 - Being too politically correct and #7 - Telling people what they want to hear.  We should take note of #10: Having no sense of humor or humility.

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8 Essential Rules for Effective Project Management

Project management is certainly not a new phenomenon; our ancestors have been doing it since ages, though it used to be informal project management (without calling it so).
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Nice to see #4 and #8 on this list - Pre-mortem analysis and Evaluation Metrics and Project Closure.  Let's stop re-eventing the wheel and learn from our mistakes and successes.   The next PM in line will appreciate it!  

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Are you in Project Management Heaven or Hell?

Are you in Project Management Heaven or Hell? | Project Management | Scoop.it
Have you ever been in a meeting and failed to get your point of view across? People didn’t agree with your project management views, and a different course of action was decided upon. Over time t...
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