Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:30:20 GMT Shifting Change: Insider Tips from Project Leaders https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/531526/Shifting-Change--Insider-Tips-from-Project-Leaders Today's world is influenced by change. Project managers and their organizations need to embrace and sometimes drive changes to keep up with the pace in highly competitive environments. In this blog, experienced professionals share their experiences, tips and tools to manage and exploit changes and take advantage of them. The blog is complimentary to the webinar series of the Change Management Community Team and is managed by the same individuals. The Power of Purpose https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/59096/The-Power-of-Purpose Mon, 13 Jan 2020 05:00:00 GMT                 It is common for many people to make New Year’s Resolutions at the beginning of each year.  What is your resolution for this year?  The Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions in 20191 were; ... Is Your Organization Primed for Future Success? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58133/Is-Your-Organization-Primed-for-Future-Success- Mon, 06 Jan 2020 04:59:57 GMT From about 2000 until 2013, Microsoft’s market capitalization hung around 200 billion and its stock price hovered around $26 per share. While a market capitalization of 200 billion is nothing to bat an eye at, Microsoft’s stagnation meant that they were losing ground to their competitors... How to drive greater value by listening https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58807/How-to-drive-greater-value-by-listening- Fri, 27 Dec 2019 15:01:40 GMT During my years in corporate America, I sat in lots of meetings. I often marveled at how some of my peers could bloviate their opinions. They appeared confident and seemed persuasive in advocating their position.   One of my peers was particularly skilled at this. Joe (fictitious name) se... What Can the Project World Learn from Neuroscience? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58278/What-Can-the-Project-World-Learn-from-Neuroscience-- Tue, 17 Dec 2019 14:47:36 GMT Welcome to the first blog in a series of four, where I explore what neuroscience has to offer the project world.  In a nutshell, understanding how the human brain works makes for higher productivity and better project outcomes with less complexity and less stress. Source: Project Deliver... Personal Resilience - Capacity to Take on Next https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58439/Personal-Resilience---Capacity-to-Take-on-Next Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:16:55 GMT Life is busy.  It constantly seems like there is more to do than hours in the day.  In an always on world, it is easy to run right past the signals telling us to recharge, until we are running on nothing but fumes.  Once we’ve reached the last of our energy reserves, we quickly ... How to secure Buy-in for Your Next Big Change https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58054/How-to-secure-Buy-in-for-Your-Next-Big-Change Tue, 26 Nov 2019 20:30:52 GMT One of my clients attempted to drive a large transformation with no consideration for the impact on front-line employees. They did not even provide training for employees to know how to operate in the new culture. I came in afterward to help them reshape the project, sought to engage the front-line,... Sorry, I'm not creative! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57873/Sorry--Im-not-creative- Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:26:08 GMT At 8:30 sharp, the door opens and they enter the training room as one solid block. Twelve they are, the perfect dozen. I can’t deny they took me by surprise, because at this very moment I’m still struggling to arouse a conversation between my laptop and the beamer. "Welcome everyone... The 21st century workspace - Embracing changing dynamics like never before https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57617/The-21st-century-workspace---Embracing-changing-dynamics-like-never-before Wed, 13 Nov 2019 02:44:57 GMT The 21st century has redefined several aspects of our lives – both personal and professional. On the professional front, the exponential technological growth and disruptions have completely changed the business landscape. Not only has it changed the way businesses are held these days, but also... 'Under Water' https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57219/Under-Water Tue, 29 Oct 2019 11:59:57 GMT ‘Under Water’ Do you ever feel like you and/or your team are ‘under water’ and don’t know why?  You may be experiencing change saturation.  Change saturation occurs when the threshold between capacity for change and the demands of implementing change is cro... Demystifying Sponsorship https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57084/Demystifying-Sponsorship Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:59:59 GMT Quite frequently I hear project managers or change agents on a project team express concern about a lack of sponsorship for their projects.  When I ask them what they need, however, they don’t always know how to articulate their concerns into a tangible need that an executive can act upon...