Sun, 05 Jul 2020 16:44:28 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. What Surprise Awaits? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64902/What-Surprise-Awaits- Mon, 29 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT What Surprise Awaits? In today’s world we do not need another surprise.  It seems like we have surprise upon surprise occurring on a regular basis.  So, let’s make sure we control what we can and secure solid footing for successfully managing projects in these turbulent time... The present, the past and the future - being an adaptable project manager! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64293/The-present--the-past-and-the-future---being-an-adaptable-project-manager- Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:15:37 GMT Little did we know when we were choosing the dates and topics for the ProjectManagement.com blog that we were on the cusp of a major shift in the world! The present, the past and the future – being an adaptable PM. That was the topic already slated for this week… What a timely topic! An... Call for Volunteer - Change Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64736/Call-for-Volunteer----Change-Management Wed, 17 Jun 2020 22:44:42 GMT Within PMI’s online community, ProjectManagement.com, a group of volunteers organizes monthly webinars on the topic of Change Management. To complement this webinar series, they also maintain a blog, Shifting Change: Insider Tips from Project Leaders, featuring lessons learned and diverse pers... Interview with KK Diaz : Digital Transformation - The Leadership ‘Make It or Break It' Project https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54132/Interview-with-KK-Diaz---Digital-Transformation---The-Leadership--Make-It-or-Break-It--Project- Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:36:55 GMT Text Content from KK Diaz; Interview conducted by Nic Jain The late Alvin Toffler is famously quoted as having said: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” And today, as we entered a new an... How to Drive a New Culture to Embrace the Digital Age https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64344/How-to-Drive-a-New-Culture-to-Embrace-the-Digital-Age Fri, 29 May 2020 13:17:35 GMT "Things are moving so fast we can’t keep up!”   In the last two weeks, both Pier 1 and JC Penney announced bankruptcies, no doubt partially brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, but both organizations have been hurting for a long time. Macy’s and Sears are closing mo... It's a Different World https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64149/Its-a-Different-World Mon, 25 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT It’s a Different World “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” Mark Twain   As the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, this frightening intruder once again reminds us of the insight from Mark Twain, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does r... Empowering People to Deliver Results https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63960/Empowering-People-to-Deliver-Results Mon, 11 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT                     “A leader is great not because of his or her power, but because of his or her ability to empower others.”  This quote comes from author John C. Maxwell.  I believe it&r... Want to Elevate Your Agility? It Will Require You to Become More Mentally Mature https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63821/Want-to-Elevate-Your-Agility--It-Will-Require-You-to-Become-More-Mentally-Mature Mon, 04 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT Let me start with what I have come to believe as truth: While we may be limited in the degree to which we can change and rewire our brain, we can always improve our mental maturity and think in increasingly complex and agile ways To (1) become more of the person that we want to become and (2... Leadership Lessons on Project Management: What Project Sponsors Can Learn from Swiss Cheese https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63782/Leadership-Lessons-on-Project-Management--What-Project-Sponsors-Can-Learn-from-Swiss-Cheese Mon, 27 Apr 2020 19:29:32 GMT Leadership Lessons on Project Management: What Project Sponsors Can Learn from Swiss Cheese   Professional techniques for project management have made a huge impact on the success rates of projects in the past three decades, but there’s no denying that we still have a long road ahea... Agile science or why we need a change of mindset about project management for academic research (and how) https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63696/Agile-science-or-why-we-need-a-change-of-mindset-about-project-management-for-academic-research--and-how- Wed, 22 Apr 2020 12:48:12 GMT Image from Pixabay Science advances through projects, and projects are the very basis of scientific research. From master and doctoral thesis involving a handful of people to large international collaborations with hundreds of team members, academia is full of examples of projects. Fieldwork camp...