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PRINCE2 principles free e-book

PRINCE2 principles free e-book | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Free ebook that teaches you the 7 PRINCE2 principles, complete with 7 hand-illustrated mindmaps - the perfect revision guide for your PRINCE2 exam.
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Leading Together for Change - My new Website

Leading Together for Change - My new Website | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
high performance coaching, consulting, training and speaking programs to support you on your journey to become a better leader and co-leader of change.
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Claude Emond's curator insight, October 11, 2014 10:42 PM

The economics of revolution part 1 @davidvdegraw

Corinne Chauffrut Werner 's curator insight, January 13, 4:10 AM

On retrouve le fameux Why How What développé par Simon Sinek également http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?language=fr

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How to run a company with (almost) no rules

How to run a company with (almost) no rules | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
What if your job didn’t control your life? Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler practices a radical form of corporate democracy, rethinking everything from board meetings to how workers report their vacation days (they don’t have to). It’s a vision that rewards the wisdom of workers, promotes work-life balance — and leads to some deep insight on what work, and life, is really all about. Bonus question: What if schools were like this too?
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Many Kudos to Semler for his original contribution to agility and human dignity and happiness in the workplace

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Many Kudos to Semler for his original contribution to agility and human dignity and happiness in the workplace

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The Power and Subtlety of Language in the Workplace

The Power and Subtlety of Language in the Workplace | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Markku Allison on how we can improve the flow of understanding in the workplace with the words we use.
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Part 3 of the 3 part series by @markkuallison

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Part 3 of the 3 part series by @markkuallison

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Complexity in Systems, Organizations, and the Workplace (part 1 of 3)

Complexity in Systems, Organizations, and the Workplace (part 1 of 3) | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Complexity is pervasive in today’s workplace, but our understanding of it is not. Find out why.
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Part 1 of the 3 part series by @markkuallison

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 15, 10:26 AM

Part 1 of the 3 part series by @markkuallison 

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Infographic: the importance of business agility

Infographic: the importance of business agility | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Our infographic shows you how prepared your business is for growth and change.
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Thriving in a VUCA world = excelling as an agile organization

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 13, 2:36 PM

Thriving in a VUCA world = excelling as an agile organization

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Thriving in a VUCA world = excelling as an agile organization

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Sensitive People Aren't Weak, They're Actually Natural-Born Leaders: You can’t lead without empathy.

Sensitive People Aren't Weak, They're Actually Natural-Born Leaders: You can’t lead without empathy. | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it

Sensitivity is perhaps the most underrated quality in the world. It’s too often associated with fragility and weakness when it’s actually a tremendous strength.

Sensitive people are insightful and intelligent enough both to recognize and comprehend their own emotions. They’re also courageous enough to exhibit them in public.

Many of us would rather live in denial than acknowledge vulnerability. In turn, we never conquer our greatest fears and inner obstacles.

The world needs more people with sensitive souls, as they’re innately self-aware and empathetic. Individuals with these qualities are natural leaders.


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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, July 9, 4:16 AM

EMPATHY FOR THOSE THAT DO YOU OH SO WRONG MAY APPEAR TO BE WRONG AT FACE VALUE BUT WE OVER COME EVIL WITH GOOD AND EMPATHY CAN NOT BE PURCHASED BUT GIVEN AND IT CAUSES UNITY BECAUSE CONCERN AND LOVE IS SHOWN EVEN TO STRANGERS 

Simon Awuyo's curator insight, July 10, 7:03 AM

I want to find out more about myself in relation to this statement.

Oana Juncu's curator insight, July 11, 3:28 AM

You cannot lead without empathy. End of the story ! 

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Brian Robertson: "Holocracy" NYC | Talks at Google - YouTube

Brian J. Robertson
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Learn about the new «buzzwor(d)ganization» from the mouth of the guy who trademarked this. New recipe? «Might» work for Zippos - only sufficient application time will tell us and Zippos that! All I know is that it is ONE possible application of Arthur Koestler (not mentioned or credited on Holacracy (TM) business site) ideas on holons and the resulting holarchy (term coined by Koestler). Mr. Robertson's trademark is an application that works, like any other applications, depending on the specific organizational and business context at hand. This is not THE universal solution. There is NO universal solution besides thinking twice before applying any solution to your given context; the solution to this context is not written anywhere; you have to co-create it with your stakeholders.

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 9, 11:19 AM

Learn about the new «buzz-wor(d)ganization» from the mouth of the guy who trademarked this. New recipe? «Might» work for Zippos - only sufficient application time will tell us and Zippos that! All I know is that it is ONE possible application of Arthur Koestler (not mentioned or credited on Holacracy (TM) business site) ideas on holons and the resulting holarchy (term coined by Koestler). Mr. Robertson's trademark is an application that works, like any other applications, depending on the specific organizational and business context at hand. This is not THE universal solution. There is NO universal solution besides thinking twice before applying any solution to your given context; the solution to this context is not written anywhere; you have to co-create it with your stakeholders.

Luis Sequeira's curator insight, July 17, 12:17 PM

Holocracy as a different approach to management relates to agile principles, values and mindsets. It's a "fundamental change" as the author referes to and the transition could be difficult. Also, it is not a silver bullet, and eventually it is not suitable for some type or organisations and businesses.

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Comparing PRINCE2® with the PMBOK® Guide

Comparing PRINCE2® with the PMBOK® Guide | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Comparing PRINCE2 with the PMBOK Guide
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«Methodology» Prince 2 VS «Not-a-Methodology» PMBOK 

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5 Big Rules For Productive Conference Calls

5 Big Rules For Productive Conference Calls | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
It's easy to fool ourselves into the illusion that “just having a conference call,” instead of a face-to-face meeting or one-on-one, will save time. In fact, it’s that kind of thinking that leaves ...
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Gotta have rules for those for sure!

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 8, 7:14 PM

Gotta have rules for those for sure!

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The Human Welfare Economy - YouTube

The RSA presents the RSA's Chief Executive’s Lecture 2015 The 2008 crisis has subsided. The UK economy, we are told, is thriving, but from low pay to inequal...
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Think and act more boldly for «WE»

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 7, 6:28 PM

Think and act more boldly for «WE»

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Think and act more boldly for «WE»

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How HR Metrics Help You Make Smarter Decisions

How HR Metrics Help You Make Smarter Decisions | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Having the right HR metrics at your disposal will help you get smarter about how you handle things like recruiting, hiring, retention, and engagement.
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Lots of good info and references sources here for good HR Metrics

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5 Ways Even Good Leaders Roadblock Real Organizational Change

5 Ways Even Good Leaders Roadblock Real Organizational Change | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
With the right leadership and a committed team, any initiative can be successful. But there are always roadblocks. And one of the most common roadblocks – one that surprises those leading the change? The leader.
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Leadership Lessons From The Geniuses Of Jazz

Leadership Lessons From The Geniuses Of Jazz | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Frank J. Barrett, a professor of management and global public policy at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., is also a jazz pianist who has led his own trios and quartets and traveled with the Tommy Dorsey orchestra. In his new book, Yes to the Mess:  Surprising Leadership Lessons [...]
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Jazzing along in our journey through our VUCA world

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 3, 11:03 PM

Jazzing along in our journey through our VUCA world

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The Most Important Leadership Skill

The Most Important Leadership Skill | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Michel Dion wrote a very interesting post today on redefining success in project management:http://www.aits.org/2015/05/Redefining-Success-in-Project-Management.aspx My own post aims at addressing a couple of important points that I believe will add to the contents of Michel's excellent post and will also steer the discussions about this crucial subject in a couple of directions that must not be missed.  Project success is about expectations of benefits to stakeholders (that includes the direct
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Are WE listening?

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 20, 10:13 AM

Are WE listening?

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The Autonomy of Things

The Autonomy of Things | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Innovation happens at the intersections, and there's a giant collision happening in the not-too-distant future, where autonomous vehicles crash into the IoT and give birth to the Autonomy of Things.(This post was inspired by a conversation with Tim Woods of POCO Labs, who knows much more about these things than I ever will. However, all naive thinking my own!)Most discussions of the Internet of Things envision "smart" objects sensing, communicating and being controlled remotely. These
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Excellent post, very challenging :). Once we have the Autonomy of Things, things are not things anymore, they are intelligent beings. And instead of wasting our time forecasting «precisely» the unexpected and trying to design the usual inefficient central command and control solutions to accelerated changes that we cannot even fanthom, I suggest another AoT to tackle what will happen at the «intersections», the self organized Autonomy of Teams. And I would not mind having a tractor as my best friend! :) Cheers!

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Excellent post, very challenging :). Once we have the Autonomy of Things, things are not things anymore, they are intelligent beings. And instead of wasting our time forecasting «precisely» the unexpected and trying to design the usual inefficient central command and control solutions to accelerated changes that we cannot even fanthom, I suggest another AoT to tackle what will happen at the «intersections», the self organized Autonomy of Teams. And I would not mind having a tractor as my best friend! :) Cheers!

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Collaboration: Why Do We Need It? And, Uh, What Is It, Anyway? (part 2 of 3)

Collaboration: Why Do We Need It? And, Uh, What Is It, Anyway? (part 2 of 3) | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
In part two of his three part series, Marrku Allison looks at the nature and fundamentals of collaboration.
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Part 2 of the 3 part series by @markkualliso

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Part 2 of the 3 part series by @markkuallison

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How Deep Transformational Currents Affect the Workplace

How Deep Transformational Currents Affect the Workplace | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
In this introduction to his series of three articles about deep transformational currents, Markku Allison explains what they are and how they are in play in business today.
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 Introduction to a 3 part series by @markkuallison

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 Introduction to a 3 part series by @markkuallison

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Want Loyal Customers? Improve Your Workflow!

Want Loyal Customers? Improve Your Workflow! | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Customer loyalty is a hard thing to obtain. However, in improving employee relations and engaging staff members, you can create a better workplace.
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Review: ‘Holacracy’, by Brian Robertson - FT.com

Review: ‘Holacracy’, by Brian Robertson - FT.com | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
If you already know a little about “Holacracy” and are sceptical, as I am, about the managerless management system, you probably hope this book will answer one question: is it complete nonsense? The short answer is, no. But the book is a terrible
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A tough review of the book «Holacracy», a review certainly to be taken as a cautionary tale 

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 9, 9:57 PM

A tough review of the book «Holacracy», a review certainly to be taken as a cautionary tale 

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Notre transfo agile, surtout une aventure humaine porteuse de sens-YouTube

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Excellente video sur un voyage réussi vers l'agilité organisationnelle . Le «prezi» (excellent aussi) peut être visionné ici : https://lnkd.in/eahthc4 . Merci beaucoup pour ce partage @ojuncu et @loicgo

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 8, 9:22 PM

Excellente video sur un voyage réussi vers l'agilité organisationnelle . Le «prezi» (excellent aussi) peut être visionné ici : https://lnkd.in/eahthc4 . Merci beaucoup pour ce partage @ojuncu et @loicgo

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Jurassic World: A Reminder How Workplace Intentions Can Go Horribly Wrong

Jurassic World: A Reminder How Workplace Intentions Can Go Horribly Wrong | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
If you break it down to its prehistoric DNA, the plot of blockbuster Jurassic World and its predecessors resembles anybody’s bad day at the office: You set o
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You want your plan to succeed, do not plan alone!

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15 Time Wasters Successful People Avoid [Infographic]

15 Time Wasters Successful People Avoid [Infographic] | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
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«Not listening» is No 1 in any list on non-productivity. It is the start of all problems!

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«Not listening» is No 1 in any list on non-productivity. It is the start of all problems!

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Benevolent Leadership For A Better World: Unlocking Benevolent Capitalism

Benevolent Leadership For A Better World: Unlocking Benevolent Capitalism (Benevolent Leadership - Benevolent Capitalism) eBook: Chutisa Bowman, Gary Douglas, Steven Bowman: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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FREE on Kindle for now. Assuming there is such a thing as benevolent capitalism, it is explained in this 115 pages book, which has rave reviews. 

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FREE on Kindle for now. Assuming there is such a thing as benevolent capitalism, it is explained in this 115 pages book, which has rave reviews. 

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How to Set the Right Goals and Make Them Work for You - Jesse Lyn Stoner

How to Set the Right Goals and Make Them Work for You - Jesse Lyn Stoner | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Are you on track for achieving your goals? Annual goal-setting rarely works. Here's how to set the right goals that will get you where you want to go.
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good sound tips.

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 6, 11:49 AM

good sound tips.

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THE HARD-TO-IGNORE AND COMPELLING CASE FOR FLEXIBLE WORK

THE HARD-TO-IGNORE AND COMPELLING CASE FOR FLEXIBLE WORK | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
69% of Millennials believe office attendance is unnecessary on a regular basis. And 79% of Millennials would rather be mobile than static while working. While Millennials expect a level of flexibility at work; technology, globalization, and the cloud have made flexible working a new reality. The 175,000 employee company, Unilever, has a goal to have 30% of its …
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Main advantage is that your office space bills will be very low :)

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 6, 10:49 AM

Main advantage is that your office space bills will be very low :)

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Mastering 2020 - How to get prepared for the VUCA world - Roland Berger

Mastering 2020 - How to get prepared for the VUCA world - Roland Berger | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
MASTERING 2020 - How to get prepared for the VUCA world
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The big 3 : INNOVATION, REORGANIZATION, COLLABORATION. That's it !

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Claude Emond's curator insight, July 3, 10:04 PM

The big 3 : INNOVATION, REORGANIZATION, COLLABORATION. That's it !