Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:04:28 GMT Program Management and Leadership https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/311042/Program-Management-and-Leadership This blog discusses the top what is an effective program manager and leader. This blog also discusses a combination of brain science, neurology, psychology and management to identify the elements of leaders and increasing their effectiveness. Leading Teams on the Edge https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51787/Leading-Teams-on-the-Edge Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:17:13 GMT Shawn Stratton is an instructor of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) who is also an author who has also presented webinars for ProjectManagement.com. He is a leader who uses the great outdoors as his office. He leads students and other people interested in expeditions or other excursions... Leadership Skills of Winston Churchill https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50401/Leadership-Skills-of-Winston-Churchill Sun, 06 Jan 2019 23:58:24 GMT   There are many ways to read Walking thru Destiny, a biography of Winston Churchill. One is to read to understand how the English perspective of the role of the United States in World War 2, but after this immense best seller about Winston Churchill, I came across the top 3 leadership techn... Book Review of Start with Why, How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action by Simon Sinek https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/36288/Book-Review-of-Start-with-Why--How-Great-Leaders-Inspire-Everyone-To-Take-Action-by-Simon-Sinek Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:43:51 GMT The author, Simon Winek, uses practical examples to reach the reader and asks “Why?”  The challenge is to find the career or subject area that inspires, and the skill to inspire others or yourself as a leader. The author, Simon Sinek, asks the leader to find the one thing in the wor... Life's Principles by Ray Danielo https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/34734/Lifes-Principles-by-Ray-Danielo Sun, 26 Nov 2017 17:39:20 GMT Book Review of Principles by Ray Dalio There are many books written on Leadership. Principles by Ray Dalio Ray Dalio is part of a separate list of those books on Leadership which require review. When you join his company, the employee has to acknowledge transparency of his or her job record, acco... Book Review by Larry Marks of Project Lessons from the Roman Empire by Jerry Manas https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/30462/Book-Review-by-Larry-Marks-of-Project-Lessons-from-the-Roman-Empire-by-Jerry-Manas Sat, 17 Jun 2017 22:51:29 GMT As Stephen Covey has said, “Sharpen your saw”, you are bound to sharpen your leadership skills by reading  ”Project Lessons from the Roman Empire by Jerry Manus”. The author is not a historian but a PMP and experienced project manager who uses this book to identify sever... Book Review by Larry Marks of Sidestep Complexity, Project Management for Small-and Medium-Sized Sized Organizations by Philip R. Diab https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/29033/Book-Review-by-Larry-Marks-of-Sidestep-Complexity--Project-Management-for-Small-and-Medium-Sized-Sized-Organizations-by-Philip-R--Diab Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:21:49 GMT For a process to manage projects, programs and portfolios for enterprises sizes less than 1000 employees, a user or project manager should reference the PMBOK, PMI body of project management knowledge in terms of directing, organizing and controlling a project, irregardless of category, whether syst... Book Review by Larry Marks of The Myth of The Strong leader by Archie Brown https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/26473/Book-Review-by-Larry-Marks-of-The-Myth-of-The-Strong-leader-by-Archie-Brown Thu, 09 Feb 2017 02:00:02 GMT So tell me what  makes a transformational leader?  The author compares and contrasts the leadership styles of Franklin Roosevelt, Mikhail Gorbachev, Deng Xiaoping, Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair, for example in this wonderful volume. The odd idea is that it does not pr... Time Management for the Project or Program Manager https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/24123/Time-Management-for-the-Project-or-Program-Manager Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:55:40 GMT Book Review by Larry Marks of the Productivity Project, Proven Ways to Become More Awesome As we approach a new year and as most companies, we are working on our performance reviews, we get to think how productive we tend to be. Depending on the work circumstances, type of firm and environment in... Becoming The Boss https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/23413/Becoming-The-Boss Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:17:16 GMT   Lindsay Pollak interviewed many millennials to identify the qualities and requirements to become a manager or to realize a promotion or to accelerate their career. She had these conversations in order to document career advice for millennials.  She is quite well known as one of the To... Power of Project Leadership by Susan Madsen https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/21867/Power-of-Project-Leadership-by-Susan-Madsen Sat, 30 Jul 2016 21:30:30 GMT   Susanne Madsen, is a professor of Leadership and Ethics, at Utah Valley University. LinkedIn indicates that she has more than 7 years’ experience in teaching project leadership. She uses this book to successfully draw out and convey in laymen language and non-technical language theor...