LeadershipNow 140: February 2014 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from February 2014 that you might have missed: My 12 Rules for Success by Bill Marriott. 10 Major Causes for Failure in Leadership from Project Eve.

Will this project manager make a good people manager?

Lead Change Blog

Sam’s team just delivered a complex project on-time, on-budget, and with impeccable quality. His company is eying him for promotion, because they want him to “rub off” on other project managers, whose results aren’t as stellar. In theory, a good project manager can become a good [.] Maybe he can teach them a trick or two? Author information Leigh Steere Co-founder, Managing People Better, LLC—a management research firm/think tank. Professional kettle-stirrer. Writer.

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Top Posts And Commenters For July 2014

Joseph Lalonde

Last month I mentioned I was working on a new project. The post Top Posts And Commenters For July 2014 appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. J uly is over and done with. July was a crazy busy month around here.

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Digital Project Leadership – “Re-Imagining the Client Experience”

Lead Change Blog

With the technological advances that occur every day, it is important that Project Leaders stay on top of these changes by developing a “Digital Project Leadership” mindset to stay relevant.

Top Posts And Commenters For April 2014

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve got a couple of projects in the pipeline as I type this. The post Top Posts And Commenters For April 2014 appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. T he year is now a third over. I hope you’re working towards your leadership goals and seeing progress in your leadership skills.

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Top Posts And Commenters For June 2014

Joseph Lalonde

The free giveaway I was planning has now been put on hold until I finish a new project I’m working on. This project is going to be my first paid product which will be an eBook to help you capitalize on valuable time that is often wasted. W e’re now halfway through the year.

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Mindful Mondays: Reflect, Then Project

Next Level Blog

There’s just something about that blank calendar (or at least more blank than your end of 2014 calendar) that makes hope spring forth that the coming year will be different in the ways that matter most.

Getting the Results Without the Authority: How to Manage a Project & Team That Doesn’t Report to You

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever led a project team? Have you ever led a project team where some (or all) of the people on the team don’t report to you? Leadership Learning Personal Development project management In today’s working world, the answer is likely yes.

Top Blogs Posts And Commenters For October 2014

Joseph Lalonde

Live Leadership Notes From Craig Groeschel At Catalyst 2014. Live Leadership Notes From Andy Stanley’s Last Session At Catalyst 2014. Lastly, an article of mine was picked up by The Good Men Project. W e’re really starting to close in on the end of the year now.

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The Best of Marshall Goldsmith 2014

Marshall Goldsmith

2014 has been a fun year for me! The last two weeks of 2014, we’re taking a “holiday break” from the regular blog to run two special blogs to cap off the year. December 9, 2014. August 12, 2014. December 16, 2014. November 4, 2014. July 29, 2014.

Leadership Development Carnival: June 2014 Edition

QAspire

Welcome to the June 02nd 2014 Carnival of Leadership Development. Improvement & Development Leadership Leading Change Leading People Leading Projects Round Ups Leadership Carnival Leadership Development leading change Namaste!

How to Get Projects Back on Track Fast

Leadership Freak

People are the main reason projects fail. Getting projects back on track is first about people, then about circumstances. 5 people-reasons projects fail: Confusion regarding purpose. Why is this project important? Lack of clarity concerning current state and future direction. Where are we now? Where are we going? Conflicting priorities, personal agendas, and sideways energy. […].

Just One Thing—Cultivate Your Project Leadership Skills

Management Excellence

Just One Thing Leadership Performance Project Management Project Leadership Project Success The Importance of Projects We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

Favorite Quotes from ACMP’s 2014 Conference

Change Starts Here

This week I attended the Association of Change Management Professionals’ 2014 Global Conference. When it gets full, projects spill out. While I’m still processing everything I learned, I thought I’d share a few of the great quotes I heard.

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobson

From Jay Miletsky''s book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobson

From Jay Miletsky''s book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism

6 Questions To Ask During Project Reviews

Eric Jacobson

Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, recommend you ask the following six essential questions whenever you do a project review : What did we set out to do? And, these questions are important to ask even if there was no mistakes made during the project.

Job Security: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

ReImagine Work

I dug up performance appraisals, project reports. I hit this “project” hard, as if it was another assignment. All Posts Inspiring Women In Science & Technology 2014 Survive & Thrive change management human nature humans at work self-development

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Mobile, Native Apps and Project Management Software – What’s the Connection?

Strategy Driven

In the project management arena, it’s been established that projects are better carried out by teams, and teams nowadays can be dispersed geographically, hence, the growing prevalence of cloud-based project management software to keep these teams connected.

Top Change Articles of 2014 at Enclaria

Change Starts Here

Do people seem to be mad about your project for no apparent reason? Are you sabotaging your own project by not being willing to do what needs to be done? It’s hard to believe I’m wrapping up the seventh year of blogging about influencing change at work at Enclaria. As has become tradition, I’d like to take this opportunity to share some of the most popular posts of the year. Thank you for reading and sharing!

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobson

From Jay Miletsky''s book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism

The Myth of Multitasking

Women on Business

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What Really Needs to Change for Your Project to Succeed?

Change Starts Here

January 29, 2014. Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule. What really needs to change in your organization for your initiative to succeed? Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to that question.

5 Early Warning Signals for a BPI Project

Strategy Driven

Can you recognize the early warning signals that derail a business process improvement project? Many articles have been written about what makes process improvement projects fail and usually they list critical success factors. Let me discuss two factors: The Project Charter.

Getting the Results Without the Authority: How to Manage a Project & Team That Doesn’t Report to You

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever led a project team? Have you ever led a project team where some (or all) of the people on the team don’t report to you? The post Getting the Results Without the Authority: How to Manage a Project & Team That Doesn’t Report to You appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development project management In today’s working world, the answer is likely yes.

Tips For Projecting An Effective Professional Image

Eric Jacobson

From Jay Miletsky''s book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism

Kick Off 2014 With the Design & Influence Irresistible Change Webinar Series

Change Starts Here

To make progress on a stalled or difficult project? Winter/Spring 2014 Schedule. What are some of your New Year’s resolutions at work – To gain support for a much-needed change initiative? To better anticipate and overcome resistance to change?

Ways to Mitigate Project Risk

David A Fields

A question I was asked… I am entering into talks with a new client and there is a lot of risk associated with the project. The post Ways to Mitigate Project Risk appeared first on David A. relationships starting projects

Trying to develop mental habits? Try a Macro-project approach

LDRLB

Often focusing on real-world projects, design provides students the opportunity to work through various challenges that highlight processes and replicate problems students will ultimately encounter in their respective design fields. Try a Macro-project approach appeared first on LDRLB.

Incorporate a Weekly Review into Your Work Schedule

Women on Business

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Losing Projects Due to Pricing

David A Fields

The post Losing Projects Due to Pricing appeared first on David A. relationships starting projects value proposition A question I was asked…My proposal got turned down, it was completely out of the ballpark, what am I doing wrong?…See

Putting a Hard value on Soft Projects

David A Fields

relationships relationships starting projects A question I was asked: I’ve been asked to be on a retainer for six months to advise a team who are heading a major re-organization. How do I write a proposal that specifies the value in a situation like this?

Six Essential Project Review Questions

Eric Jacobson

Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, recommend you ask the following six essential questions whenever you do a project review : What did we set out to do? And, these questions are important to ask even if there was no mistakes made during the project.

The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

General Leadership

In tangible terms, a project initially forecast to span 70 years and cost taxpayers $36 billion was completed 60 years ahead of schedule and $29 billion dollars under budget… a feat the government’s own General Accounting office declared unlikely, if not impossible.…

The Biased Manager

Lead Change Blog

Give the project to her. I don’t think she’s the right person for a big project like this. Do you think you are open-minded, unbiased, and free of racism? Let me challenge you. It is human nature to categorize people. This person is like me; that person is different from me.

6 Questions To Ask At The End Of A Project

Eric Jacobson

Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, recommend you ask the following six essential questions whenever you do a project review : What did we set out to do? And, these questions are important to ask even if there was no mistakes made during the project.

How Being a Parent Improves Your Leadership Competency

Lead Change Blog

You care about outcomes and learn to watch for signs of improvement or indications your sweet little project is getting off course. With all the juggling and balancing of being a parent and doing your leadership day job, it’s easy to feel like you can never do enough.

How do you live life on purpose?

Lead Change Blog

What is my next big project? Find places, projects or causes that could benefit from your passion and creativity. An aerial shot of the sidewalks of any major city bear an amazing resemblance to the view we get as we look down at a large ant den. .

Re-Imagining New Leadership Possibilities in 2014:

The Empowered Buisness

Both of these visions are sadly bland and generic that they could have been thought of by high school students as a homework exercise for their economics project. As your leadership team gets ready for 2014, may you get started writing your magnum opus company’s future story.

When The Right Channels Lead to Dead Ends

Lead Change Blog

She shares: I was on an information systems project team responsible for implementing new software. My project leader didn’t want to hear it. I spoke with my boss about this, on more than one occasion, even before this last exchange with my project manager.

Change Your Circumstances, But Not Your Calling

Lead Change Blog

I’m still with the Lead Change Group, but busy on a side project for a while. How do you connect the dots between your daily actions and your greatest calling or purpose? Do your daily actions and responsibilities force you to be something you are not? Or do they line up with your purpose?

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The Most Powerful Leadership Question

Lead Change Blog

On certain projects, you’re influencing your boss, your peers and the vendors supplying services and on others, you’re influencing the team on the factory floor and your clients. Nothing can animate the future quite like a question.

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Why it is essential for a leader to use the skills and mindset of a negotiator?

Lead Change Blog

What do venture funding, employee reviews, project planning and vendor selection have in common? Let’s put it simply – they call for negotiation and persuasion. Most business meetings are not seen as a negotiation, but they still involve communication and bargaining.

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