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Anything that concerns project-oriented activities, employee engagement and servant-leadership, including my writings and conference materials
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A change management checklist - Leading organizational change

A change management checklist - Leading organizational change | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Deciding what to change is one thing. Making changes stick is another.

Via Lisa McCarthy
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Big change and small change projects work the same way. Baby steps (fast or slow baby steps, but baby steps all the same). So let's change together....one baby step after another...PLAN-DO-CHECK-ADAPT/ADJUST-REPLAN-DO-CHECH-ADAPT/ADJUST.... :) This is the AgiLean way

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The One True Way to Be Agile - Mike Cohn

The One True Way to Be Agile - Mike Cohn | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
There’s no one perfect way for a team to be agile. This is why agile is best defined by its principles rather than specific practices.
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How 7 Successful Entrepreneurs Find Focus

How 7 Successful Entrepreneurs Find Focus | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Whether you're managing a company or just your daily life, these successful entrepreneurs have great advice for cutting through the chaos.
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And you, how do you find focus in the face of perpetual chaos?

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Why You Are Not Drowning In Data

Why You Are Not Drowning In Data | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
We love to blame the world because the world can't blame us back. I recently read Sarah Gooding's article titled Drowning in Data: When News is Noise. She feels information overloaded makes it hard...
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Scott Berkun at his best. Provocative and relevant.

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Mentoring Our Younger Self To Be A Leader

Mentoring Our Younger Self To Be A Leader | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
I am pretty certain that mentoring my ‘younger self’ on how to lead would have been a difficult and thankless task! Like most of...
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Mentoring Our Younger Self To Be A Leader 

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The Employee Trinity: Engaged, Happy and Motivated

The Employee Trinity: Engaged, Happy and Motivated | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Leaders are often looking for ways to increase the efficiency of their workforce. By engaging them enthusiastically, logically and collectively, employee
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You need all 3 simultaneously to have high performance teams

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Claude Emond's curator insight, June 30, 2014 11:47 AM

You need all 3 simultaneously to have high performance teams

Frank Wander's curator insight, July 1, 2014 11:15 AM

This is a test.

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Defect Zero

Defect Zero | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
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Excellent blog post on the use of well known time management approach to product development defect management. 

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21 Quotes to Lift Your Spirits

21 Quotes to Lift Your Spirits | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Business life is not always blue sky and apple pie. For those times when you need a boost, here are words of insight guaranteed to inspire.
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The best one: "You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take." --Wayne Gretzky

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5 Powerful Ways to Turn Your Introverts into Top Performers

5 Powerful Ways to Turn Your Introverts into Top Performers | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
As many as half of your employees may be introverts, so it's absolutely critical that you know how to help them perform at their best. Here's how.
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TLS - TOC Lean & Six Sigma LinkedIn discussion group (membership recommended)

TLS - TOC Lean & Six Sigma LinkedIn discussion group (membership recommended) | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it

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Philip Marris's curator insight, June 14, 2014 4:21 AM

I am (Philip Marris) the administrator of both the Scoop It you are reading and this LinkedIn group.

 

I also administrate a LinkedIn group dedicated to "Critical Chain Project Management" https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&trk=anet_ug_hm&gid=5183858

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Most Stirring Speech Ever By An MBA

Most Stirring Speech Ever By An MBA | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Casey Gerald's absolutely amazing address
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A pledge to do more to really contribute and change the world for a sustainable future

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How to Set Your Career Goals

How to Set Your Career Goals | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
What career do you want to be in? Perhaps it is time to get started setting your career goals. Watch this video to learn from a project management expert about three stages of career goal setting 1) envisioning 2) planning and 3) committing and how they can help you capture the career you want!
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David Allen: Getting Things Done - YouTube

David Allen speaks on GTD and the two keys to sustaining a healthy life and work style.
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Run! Jurgen, Run!

Run! Jurgen, Run! | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
I have been reading about the habits of ultrarunners.
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Jurgen Appelo on long distance running.Exercise 3.0

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What is Leadership All About?

What is Leadership All About? | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
What is leadership, anyway? Some people see leaders as Imperial Storm Troopers, enforcing rules and imposing their will on people. Some people see leaders as little more than cheerleaders, motivating the people who are doing real work. I used to know that leadership was telling people what to do. People go to leaders with questions, …
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3 Immutable Traits of Freak Entrepreneurs

3 Immutable Traits of Freak Entrepreneurs | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own, you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where you go.
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Loui Byrdziak's very direct advice on LinkedIn

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8 Free E-books on Personal Excellence

8 Free E-books on Personal Excellence | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
To achieve our highest potential in life
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Excellent series of E-books made from the best blog posts of Celestine Chua, one of the top personal development blogger in the world. You must register to her newsletter to get 2 of the books; all the others can be downloader directly. A goldmine of good advice.

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Innovation Excellence | Continuous Improvement – personal and process excellence

Innovation Excellence | Continuous Improvement – personal and process excellence | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
How do we connect meaningfully with family, community and with our personal life? How do we engage meaningfully with work? Rediscover how the methodologies that help us achieve process excellence; can help us reach our own personal excellence.
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From process to personal excellence. Do you think this works ?

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Lose the Ego and Find the Leader Within by Al Smith

Lose the Ego and Find the Leader Within by Al Smith | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
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The essence of true leadership.

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How to Shed Your Introverted Ways in 6 Simple Steps

How to Shed Your Introverted Ways in 6 Simple Steps | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Don't let extroverts have all the fun. Here's how to ever so slightly break out of your shell.
Claude Emond's insight:

Everybody can be an extrovert...even slightly :)

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The 5 Gifts Every Customer Wants

The 5 Gifts Every Customer Wants | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
Selling is not about taking money from the customer. It's about the giving of yourself.
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Very enlightening:

  1. Excellence
  2. Consistency
  3. Attention
  4. Empathy
  5. Appreciation
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How The Social Age Is Transforming The Way Business Works

How The Social Age Is Transforming The Way Business Works | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
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New Ted Coine's book coming in Sept: «A world gone social». 

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8 Things You Should Not Do Every Day

8 Things You Should Not Do Every Day | Thriving or Dying in the Project Age | Scoop.it
It's for your own good. Cut these things out of your day and you'll see gains in productivity--not to mention happiness.
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