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Peloton formations distilled

Peloton formations distilled | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
No line structures. No functions. No departments. No shared services. No divisions. No centralised staff. This is a different, and far more effective way of defining structure in complexity. — Niel...
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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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The economics of revolution part 1 @davidvdegraw

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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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Time Management For Busy Entrepreneurs: Free on Kindle for now

Time Management For Busy Entrepreneurs: How To Stay Focused And Be More Productive eBook: Fabienne Raphaël: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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Nice little book on time management

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Claude Emond's curator insight, March 2, 9:00 PM

Nice little book on time management

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Defining Governance - Institute on Governance

Defining Governance - Institute on Governance | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
The complexity of governance is difficult to capture in a simple definition. The need for governance exists anytime a group of people come together to accomplish an end.
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Without #governance, no salvation ! :)

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«10 Management Models» Free eBook on Kindle today

10 Management Models eBook: Fons Trompenaars, Piet Hein Coebergh: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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10 Management Models eBook. a 78 p. extract taken from the book, 100+ Management Models by the same authors, Fons Trompenaars, Piet Hein Coebergh

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Work-Life Balance For Dummies eBook FREE until 3/7!

Work-Life Balance For Dummies eBook FREE until 3/7! | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Free eBook to Work-Life Balance For Dummies eBook (a $21.99 value) FREE until 3/7! Work-Life Balance for Dummies will offer readers advice and simple strategies to achieve more balance whatever their situation.
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Cannot beat this price

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The Art of Stillness, by Pico Iyer

The Art of Stillness, by Pico Iyer | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it

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The Art of Stillness. «In an age of acceleration, nothing can be more exhilarating than going slow. And in an age of distraction, nothing is so luxurious as paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is so urgent as sitting still. »

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The Art of Stillness. «In an age of acceleration, nothing can be more exhilarating than going slow. And in an age of distraction, nothing is so luxurious as paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is so urgent as sitting still. »

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The Art of Stillness. «In an age of acceleration, nothing can be more exhilarating than going slow. And in an age of distraction, nothing is so luxurious as paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is so urgent as sitting still. »

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How to Seize the Opportunities When Megatrends Collide

How to Seize the Opportunities When Megatrends Collide | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Preparing for the inevitable interactions between global forces can help you stay ahead of the competition.
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How to Seize the Opportunities When Megatrends Collide - 5 megatrends and 10 foreseeable collisions in the near future

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How to Seize the Opportunities When Megatrends Collide - 5 megatrends and 10 foreseeable collisions in the near future

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The Science Of Branding: 20 Proven Ways To Make Better Branding Decisions - FREE on Kindle today

The Science Of Branding: 20 Proven Ways To Make Better Branding Decisions eBook: Mark Prus: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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Everyone needs branding. A good introduction to it.

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Everyone needs branding. A good introduction to it.

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Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers - Michel A Dion - FREE toady on Kindle

Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers: Achieve better results in a dynamic world eBook: Michel A Dion: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers, Michel Dion's brand new book on project leadership

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20 Things I've Learned as an Entrepreneur FREE Kindle eBook

20 Things I've Learned as an Entrepreneur eBook: Alicia Morga: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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Summary of lessons leading female technology entrepreneur Alicia Morga learned as a first-time entrepreneur in Silicon Valley

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Why Leadership Sucks: Fundamentals of Level 5 Leadership and Servant Leadership FREE Kindle eBook

Why Leadership Sucks: Fundamentals of Level 5 Leadership and Servant Leadership eBook: Miles Anthony Smith, Matthew Wolf: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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Quite complete (206 pages) introduction to Servant Leadership and Jim Collins Level 5 Leadership. Has a section on «Humility 101»: a must read on this essential quality of true leaders.

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Claude Emond's curator insight, February 21, 8:48 PM

Quite complete (206 pages) introduction to Servant Leadership and Jim Collins Level 5 Leadership. Has a section on «Humility 101»: a must read on this essential quality of true leaders.

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How to Communicate With Project Stakeholders

How to Communicate With Project Stakeholders | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Communication is 95% of what a project manager should be focusing his/her time on. So, you want to make sure your communication with team and clients is done as clearly and efficiently as possible. Discuss with clients what their preferred...
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Five simple yet effective suggestions to keep your stakeholders informed and happy

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Claude Emond's curator insight, February 19, 11:01 AM

Five simple yet effective suggestions to keep your stakeholders informed and happy

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Cause a Disturbance: If You Can Slice a Melon or Make a Right-Hand Turn, You Can Be a Breakthrough Innovator - FREE on Kindle today

Cause a Disturbance: If You Can Slice a Melon or Make a Right-Hand Turn, You Can Be a Breakthrough Innovator eBook: Ken Tencer, John Paulo Cardoso: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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Ken Tencer, one of the authors, is co-developer of The 90% Rule®, a success-tested innovation process that enables businesses of all sizes to identify new market and strategic opportunities and map out relevant, high-potential growth opportunities.

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Ken Tencer, one of the authors, is co-developer of The 90% Rule®, a success-tested innovation process that enables businesses of all sizes to identify new market and strategic opportunities and map out relevant, high-potential growth opportunities.

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Governing Energy: Organizational Governance Issues of the 21st Century - FREE on Kindle today

Governing Energy: Organizational Governance Issues of the 21st Century eBook: Scott Shemwell: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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FREE on Kindle today.  From a blog on energy issues, but can be useful for other industries

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Scrum QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginners Guide To Mastering Scrum - Free on Kindle for now, so hurry

Scrum QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginners Guide To Mastering Scrum (Scrum, Scrum Master, Scrum Agile) - Kindle edition by ClydeBank Business. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Scrum QuickStart Guide: A Simplified Beginners Guide To Mastering Scrum (Scrum, Scrum Master, Scrum Agile).
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88 pages SCRUM guide. has good reviews and a couple of bad ones; it is free for now, so just have a look and see for yourselves. Doesn't cost a dime !

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Claude Emond's curator insight, March 1, 7:24 PM

88 pages SCRUM guide. has good reviews and a couple of bad ones; it is free for now, so just have a look and see for yourselves. Doesn't cost a dime !

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Becoming a Resilient Person - The Science of Stress Management

Becoming a Resilient Person - The Science of Stress Management | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
This course gives you the permission to take care of yourself by learning the skills to manage stress and optimize wellbeing.
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Becoming a Resilient Person - The Science of Stress Management - edX online course from U. of Washington. You can audit for free

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Becoming a Resilient Person - The Science of Stress Management - edX online course from U. of Washington. You can audit for free

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15 Top-Paying Certifications for 2015

15 Top-Paying Certifications for 2015 | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Based on the findings of the 2015 IT Skills and Salary Survey conducted by Global Knowledge and Windows IT Pro in the fall of 2014, I've compiled a list of the 15 top-paying certifications for 2015.
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PMP is No 4

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Shooting Freethrows: 6 Basic Competencies Every Team Leader Must Master

Shooting Freethrows: 6 Basic Competencies Every Team Leader Must Master | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
You need your team to get to the next level. Tomorrow. Actually, you'd prefer if some of them could get there this afternoon. After all, the stack ranks don't lie, and you need traction. Fast. No t...
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My turn: 7th competency (really THE competency) - «Engaging their team members and keeping them engaged»...all others competencies are just means to that end

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Claude Emond's curator insight, February 25, 10:05 AM

My turn: 7th competency (really THE competency) - «Engaging their team members and keeping them engaged»...all others competencies are just means to that end

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The 13 Worst Pieces of Business Advice Ever

The 13 Worst Pieces of Business Advice Ever | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
If you hear these words, run the other way.
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BS (Business Savvy :) ) Excellence !

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Claude Emond's curator insight, February 24, 4:59 PM

BS (Business Savvy :) ) Excellence !

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Agile Project Management and Coaching: Schizophrenia in agile projects

Agile Project Management and Coaching: Schizophrenia in agile projects | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
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Claude Emond's curator insight, February 24, 8:25 AM

The many «lives» of the agile practitioner 

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Ellen Langer on the Value of Mindfulness in Business

Ellen Langer on the Value of Mindfulness in Business | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
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A pioneer in mindfulness research says that companies can promote innovation and their own rejuvenation by setting the right context.

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A pioneer in mindfulness research says that companies can promote innovation and their own rejuvenation by setting the right context.

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Art of Negotiation James Neal: FREE on Kindle TODAY

Art of Negotiation eBook: James Neal: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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The Art of negotiation - good introduction. Covers a lot (166 p)

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Coaching Emotional Intelligence (EQ) at Work: FREE Kindle eBook

Coaching Emotional Intelligence (EQ) at Work: Control People and Handle Difficult Situations eBook: Dianne Kane: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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Little book on EQ. Includes a self-evaluation exercise :)

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Claude Emond's curator insight, February 21, 8:34 PM

Little book on EQ. Includes a self-evaluation exercise :)

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Unknown Problems, Sloppy Goals, Unclear Success Measures: We Can Do Better

Unknown Problems, Sloppy Goals, Unclear Success Measures: We Can Do Better | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
"Our project is to implement a new widget management system", she stated confidently. "Ok", I said, "but what is the problem we are trying to solve?""We need a new system...", she reiterated."Yea, but to what end? Whats the business goal? And how will we know when we have reached it? How will we measure success?""Look", she said, steeling her glance and locking eyes with me, "My job is to get this project done in 9 months with 500k
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Yes we can do a lot better. Lots of project managers need to be educated on what is their real job and project sponsors are still not doing their jobs and transfer accountability for realizing the right project to project managers, as if it was a very hot potato ! 

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Claude Emond's curator insight, February 21, 8:29 AM

Yes we can do a lot better. Lots of project managers need to be educated on what is their real job and project sponsors are still not doing their jobs and transfer accountability for realizing the right project to project managers, as if it was a very hot potato ! 

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wikiHow - How to do anything

wikiHow - How to do anything | Thriving in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Learn how to do anything with wikiHow, the world's most popular how-to website. Easy, step-by-step, illustrated instructions for everything.
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The wiki on HOW to do anything. You ask and someone might tell you how ! Great resource

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Claude Emond's curator insight, February 19, 10:42 AM

The wiki on HOW to do anything. You ask and someone might tell you how ! Great resource