July 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Julie Winkle Giulioni shared Why ‘No Thanks’ is an Unacceptable Response to Development Today. The post July 2020 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Lead Change.

Improving Project Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

While I’m not going to give you the encyclopedic solution to the challenge of getting more of the right work done on projects more effectively and getting projects completed on time, I am going to share of few insights that I and my team have been […].

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5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects, where groups work together to address real business problems, can provide an immediate ROI that more than pays for your training investment. The post 5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

3 Lessons from the Gratitude Project

Leadership Freak

3 Lessons from the Gratitude Project #1.… … Continue reading → Gratitude Leadership DevelopmentI’m keeping a gratitude journal until November 28, 2019. Every evening or morning I use a pen to express thanks for three things in a journal.

April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival! We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, motivation, productivity, team building, and more. Development. Joel Garfinkle of the Career Advancement Blog shared Balance your Workload on High-Visible Projects. The post April 2020 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Lead Change.

5 Leadership Development Projects even Frantic Leaders Can Do

Leadership Freak

If everything rises or falls on leadership, why aren’t you systematically developing leadership skills? 3 pathetic excuses leaders give to neglect development: I don’t… Continue reading → Personal Growth Leadership DevelopmentThe tragedy of organizational life is incompetent leadership.

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 [.] Curriculum developer. 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.

KidPower 2015 Earth Day Project – Coaching Kids to Lead

Lead Change Blog

This month, COI is undertaking an ambitious Earth Day project titled, KidPower2015 Earth Day Project , with the goal of encouraging COI kids to be leaders in the movement to protect the Earth for future generations. The classroom served as the project’s “proving grounds.”

March Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the March Leadership Development Carnival! Lisa shares ways to help your team coax out and address the “elephants in the middle of the living room” that can get in the way of successful – and enjoyable – relationships, projects, and business outcomes. Development.

November 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, motivation, productivity, and more. To get the YES from the boss, think through the project from beginning to end, identify each step that needs to be taken to achieve the end result, and determine what resources will be needed. Development.

The Nickname Project

Leadership Freak

NYT) Claudia became the First Lady of the United States… Continue reading → Encouragement Strengths Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development Organizational DevelopmentNurse Alice Tittle said Claudia Alta Taylor was, “… as pretty as a lady bird.” At two years old, Claudia became, “Lady Bird.” (NYT)

December 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, motivation, productivity, and more. Eileen reveals those stills and provides tips on how to develop them. Development. David Grossman of The Grossman Group shared 6 Tips to Help Employees Grow and Develop. Marcella asks: “How do you manage the constant change projects going on?

A 5 Step Project That Fuels Energy and Performance

Leadership Freak

Peter Drucker 5 step project: #1. List the top three strengths of… Continue reading → Culture Managing Strengths Taking others higher Leadership Development Organizational Development“A person can perform only from strength.

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November 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, customer service, development, engagement, and more. Development. It‘s your job to help your employees to develop and to improve. Simple things can make a difference and help develop a more positive culture. The post November 2018 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Lead Change.

Steps and Tips for Proper Project Planning

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development We have all heard the age old 7 P’s about the effects proper planning has on your performance. The ability to properly plan and complete projects can be an extremely intricate, complicated [.]. Leadership Development Project planning Team productivity Teamwork Work PerformanceWhile the phrase may be a bit brash, it is completely accurate. Poor planning is one of the top reasons most businesses fail.

October 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted How To Lead Virtual Teams. Leadership Development Leadership Leadership development carnival Management

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. Leadership Development Uncategorized Change Growth Resources

When Projects Fail

Leadership Freak

We had a project fail. Taking others higher Failure Motivation Mistakes Optimism Success Feedback Leadership Development Leadership fear of failure organizational success insignificance mediocrity Let it sting. Soothing pain is for babies, not big boys and girls. Team members who don’t care about losing are losers. Don’t sooth discomfort by minimizing failure, but don’t overreact, either. Expect responsibility. Blamers are covering for something they should have done.

Tips To Improve Your Business and Project Management Skills

Strategy Driven

Senior managers need to develop communication, motivational, and leadership skills to further the success of the company. If you want a corporate career as a business manager or a project manager, you are aware that meeting and exceeding goals and objectives are key to your success.

June 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted How To Build Trust At Work. Mary Ila Ward of Horizon Point Consulting provided Get A Leadership Professional Development Game Plan.

August 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted Field Report from the World Domination Summit. Leadership Development Leadership development carnival

June 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the June Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Development. Dan reflects: “A value such as beauty can be an intrinsic part of leadership development work if that work is recognized for what it is — a work of art.” 4 Steps to Develop Leadership Humility.

Professional Development Goals for Work

Career Advancement

Gianna asked me to help her work on setting her professional development goals, and this is the plan we came up with. Complete the little projects you may have been procrastinating on. Ask yourself where you need to grow in order to reach your professional development goals.

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Professional Development Goals for Work

Career Advancement

Gianna asked me to help her work on setting her professional development goals, and this is the plan we came up with. Complete the little projects you may have been procrastinating on. Ask yourself where you need to grow in order to reach your professional development goals.

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Why Large Complex Projects Often Fail

Lead Change Blog

You don’t have to go very far to find a failed multi-million dollar project. To be clear, let’s define failure as a multi-million dollar project that ran consistently over budget and behind schedule; some came in years late. Why Large Complex Projects Often Fail. Best of Blogs Series Leadership Development complexity failure Project Management risk take a risk

Project Management 101: The Stages of Project Management

Women on Business

I remember when I picked up my first project management book. However, I was determined to not only find the resources to help me plan and execute a project, but also, decode what was written in the book. What Is a Project? James Fallow defines a project as “anything you’re committed to finish in a year that requires more than one action to complete,” which is a good start. When you look at it that way, MOST things are actually projects.

June 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, employee performance and engagement, personal and professional development, productivity, team building, and more. tragedy developed the ability to lead quickly. Development. John Hunter of Curious Cat: Management Improvement Blog submitted Good Project Management Practices.

November 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted How To Develop Your Business Acumen. Leadership Development Leadership Management

April 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted Why Showing Appreciation To Your Team Makes A Difference. Wally Bock of Envisia Learning sent Leadership Development & The Fat Smoker.

Restarting Stalled Projects, Guaranteed

Leadership Freak

Every reason projects stall comes back to one, lack of urgency. Who’s responsible: Save time, energy, and resources by settling the question of responsibility for derailed projects, quickly. Failure Leading Managing Marks of leaders Meetings and agendas Motivation Questions Taking others higher Teams inadequate resources Leadership Development Management managing projects meeting schedule Meetings personal conversations public meetings

Infuence Mapping – How To Lead Your Project To Success

Lead Change Blog

Understanding the nature and intensity of these changes can be vital to your project’s success. Recognizing the stakeholders of your project is what influence mapping is all about. Now you may have a long list of people who have an impact on your project.

February 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Bruce Harpham of Project Management Hacks submitted The ABC Problem Solving Strategy. Jane says: “Every decision, project, and strategy that you make or do impacts others.

4 Must-Have Skills of the Well-Rounded Project Manager

Strategy Driven

In today’s business environment, project managers are now recognized for their critical role in keeping essential business functions running smoothly. As such, there’s been a corresponding boom in demand for workers with project management skills. Web Development.

Developing a Positive Culture

Lead Change Blog

Last month we had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Marcella Bremer to talk about her work in developing a positive culture in the workplace, her new book, Developing a Positive Culture , and the Positive Culture Academy (classes start April 2nd). After university, I landed a job where I brimmed with energy, but after a temporary project ended, I was just “doing time” in an office to pay my bills.

Unveiling the Next Big Lead Change Project

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Lead Change Book Leadership Development There’s been an exciting project going on behind the scenes within Lead Change, and now it’s time to pull back the curtain to give our community a sneak peek. Lead Change Book Leadership Development book Character collaboration leadchange Leadership

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects are one of the very best forms of leadership development. If you have no idea what an action learning project is, Wikipedia actually does a pretty good job of describing it. Lack of Project Sponsorship.

Project Management Warning Flag 1 – Unfunded Activities

Strategy Driven

Managing a project to an on-time, on-budget completion has become increasingly difficult in the ‘do more with less’ reality of today’s business world. But what many project managers fail to realize is that their project is doomed from the start.

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.

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What Wickipedia Can’t Tell You About Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects are one of the very best forms of leadership development. If you have no idea what an action learning project is, Wickipedia actually does a pretty good job of describing it. Lack of Project Sponsorship.

Five Leadership Styles for Successful Project Management

Lead on Purpose

What makes Project Managers successful? But there’s one thing that the best, most valued Project Managers have in common. If your servers go down and you’re losing $1,000 a minute, you need a take-charge project leader who tells people exactly what to do to fix the problem. Well, you don’t, especially as projects become more complex and you need people to take initiative. Project Managers who over-rely on this style devalue people and reinforce learned helplessness.

A Butt-Kicking Project to Overcome the Drain of Talkative Leadership

Leadership Freak

I asked a group, “What’s a… Continue reading → Communication Listening Marks of leaders Leadership Leadership DevelopmentYou talk to solve problems, but what if your talking IS the problem? You talk to help, but what if your talking makes people feel helpless?

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

LDRLB

How can you help them develop these habits of thinking? 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.