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PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016

14 September 2016, 8:30-5 PM ET | Online

Is Your Agile Transformation Set up to Fail? Find out at the PMI® Organizational Agility Conference 2016, FREE and Exclusive for PMI Members. We know there are barriers that slow your organization’s ability to be agile: failed agile transformations, complex organizational processes, team dynamics and the uncertain role of the PMO in an agile environment (just to name a few). Attend the PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016 to get help breaking down these barriers. It’s free for PMI Members.

PMI Information Systems & Technology Symposium 2016 (On Demand)

30 June 2016 | 9 AM to 5 PM ET | 6 PDUS | Online | Online

Overwhelmed by how technology is transforming project management? Looking to increase your productivity and learn new tech tools but don't know where to begin? No matter what your focus—medical, manufacturing, product design or otherwise—this virtual day of learning will deliver years of enduring value, with exclusive insights on how project managers are using new technologies. Register today!

Upcoming Webinars

How to Achieve Greatness in Project Leadership

Oct 4, 2016 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Have you ever felt stuck in your project management career despite taking great efforts? This is a common problem in PM when we do not have clear directions and we do not know how to get better. It is time to overcome these problems by learning how to lead your projects from within. Because project success depends on teamwork, YOUR unique leadership style will impact the outcome for YOU and YOUR TEAM!

Project Relationship Management (PRM)

Oct 5, 2016 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

An essential skill we as PM professionals need to recognize is Project Relationship Management or PRM. This presentation takes a look at each of the essential relationships encountered during the life cycle of a project and the effective development, cultivation and maintenance of each.

On-demand Webinars

Cómo Obtener los Mejores Resultados en la Gestión de Proyectos

by David Romero Cordente
September 20, 2016 | 60:12 | Views: 12 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.60 / 7

¿Te has sentido estancado alguna vez a pesar de realizar grandes esfuerzos? Este es un problema habitual entre los profesionales de la gestión de proyectos cuando no tenemos una dirección clara y no sabemos cómo mejorar. Es el momento de superar estos problemas aprendiendo a liderar los proyectos. Ya que el éxito del proyecto se basa en el trabajo en equipo, TU estilo personal de liderazgo dará sus frutos en beneficio TUYO y en el de tu EQUIPO.

Project Managers: 3 Keys to Increase Your Influence with Others

by Thomas Cooper
September 15, 2016 | 60:32 | Views: 1,791 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 6.09 / 7

Would you like to have more effective team members? Happier clients? Less friction on your project team? More cooperation? Join us as we talk about three "laws" of leadership you can apply in your projects to increase your influence - even without formal authority.

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Blog Insights

Extraordinary Leader

by Naomi Caietti

Listen. Empower. Adapt. Dream ... LEAD   Helping you learn about the next generation of leadership tools, valuable tips and techniques. Leadership 2.0 is a new fresh approach to leadership for the next generation of leaders; start your journey of future growth and development to become an extraordinary leader.

Leadership Catalyst

by Vinay Nadig

We are an amazing group of people here! We help turn ideas and concepts into reality using all the hard tools and frameworks at our disposal. We are leaders whether we are acknowledged as such or not. In this blog, I will focus on a set of leadership behaviors that I have used and have helped others practice - to achieve exceptional outcomes. Of course I may veer off course occasionally, and rant about the latest pet peeve I have about project execution! I hope this will be an engaging experience for you.

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Leadership Skills Assessment

by Stephane Parent

This template is designed to be used in conjunction with the webinar Develop Leadership - Deliver Leaders! Go to each of the tabs (Vision & Values, Direction, Persuasion, Support, Development, Appreciation) and assign a value of 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest) to the questions, before and after a leadership growing event, such as a project. The Summary tab will display the overall ratings for each dimension, along with a graph of the results. Based on Toastmasters' High Performance Leadership workbook.

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Project Management Mantras: Be an Efficient PM, Not a Bookish Zombie

by Saurabh Saxena

Stats don’t show a gleeful picture of the software industry. So what’s the main problem? Are we relying too much on management tools, or are we not able to apply book knowledge into practical scenarios? Are we becoming modern-day zombies who are managing projects as machines without applying people management skills? Here are some proven mantras for successful project managers.

5 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Using Empathy

by Michael MacIsaac

Why is empathy important for leadership? Empathy may be the greatest pillar of emotional intelligence. If you don’t connect with others, you are not a leader. The purpose of this article is to drill deeper into the importance of empathy in leadership.

Agility and Values-Based Leadership (Part 3): Openness

by Andrew Burns

All agile frameworks may be examined in terms of core values. This third entry in a five-part series continues to explore agile frameworks from the vantage point of values, principles and practices. Agile’s Scrum framework in particular espouses five values: courage, focus, openness, respect and commitment. This offering looks at the value of openness to bring principles and practices into better relief.

Agility and Values-Based Leadership (Part 2): Focus

by Andrew Burns

This is the second in a five-part series of articles regarding agile frameworks based on values, principles and practices. Scrum espouses five values: courage, openness, respect, commitment and focus. In this series, each article will explore one of these values--on which a deeper discussion of principles and practices assembles.

How to Develop Leadership Skills at Any Stage of Your Career

by Leigh Espy

You know that strong leadership skills can help you in your career, but just how does someone develop them before becoming a leader? It is possible to develop leadership skills that will help you at all leadership levels, and you can start now.

Agility and Value-Based Leadership (Part 1): Courage

by Andrew Burns

This is the first in a five-part series of articles regarding agile frameworks based on values, principles and practices. Scrum espouses five values: courage, openness, respect, commitment and focus. In this series, each article will explore one of these values--on which a deeper discussion of principles and practices assembles.

Invitation: The Secret Tool for Distributed Agile Leaders

by Mark Kilby

With over a decade of working with cross-organizational and cross-geographical teams, this practitioner has found that “invitation” is a powerful yet little utilized technique to encourage team self-management. And self-management is not a nice-to-have, it is absolutely critical.

Agile Experience Preferred?

by Andy Jordan

In the last year or so, this practitioner has seen an increasing number of project management job postings asking for agile experience. What’s driving this trend? Is this something project managers need to be aware of when considering their career development?

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