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 auth ...
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Organizations everywhere face the same perplexing challenge: How do I maximize the use of my limited staff toward work that matters? The Resource Management and Capacity Planning Handbook is the first book to tackle this issue head on—demystifying the complexities of resource capacity and demand management, and offering a clear path to maximizing your limited resources.
This one-hour webinar offers a unique and comprehensive model for effective capacity planning. The Capacity Quadrant consists of Visibility (Broadening Your View); Prioritization (Understanding what’s Important); Optimization (Focusing on Value and Efficiency); and Iteration (Planning at Multiple Levels). This engaging session will offer valuable guidelines for excelling in all four areas, thus helping you make more effective use of your valuable resources. The session is perfect for resource managers, PMO leaders, senior managers, and anyone looking for better ways to manage resource capacity.
Join bestselling author Jerry Manas, author of the new book, The Resource Management and Capacity Planning Handbook, and Maureen Carlson of Appleseed Partners, as they present findings from an all new comprehensive study on resource management and capacity planning. The session will include the top 5 habits of resource-savvy organizations, and demonstrate how these organizations have overcome common pain points.
As our Ancient Guide to Modern Project Magagement continues, we examine the rise and fall of Rome in a chronological manner. In this installment, we will watch Rome rise from an early monarchy to an organized republic and see it expand through military expertise and strategic alliances, and then watch it go from a republic to a dictatorship.
Since we've covered a thousand years of Roman history in a few relatively short chapters, there are obviously some details that have been left out. However, what we have seen were the highlights of the rise of Rome, which is enough to get a sense of what worked and what didn't. Now let's explore how these lessons are applicable to us as project managers as our Ancient Guide to Modern Project Management continues.
In our last installment, we saw how Rome declined after the death of Marcus Aurelius, and how various elements led to Rome's vulnerability and ultimate fall. Let's now explore the valuable lessons we have learned from the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, and how these lessons can be applied to modern project management.
Alas, we are at an end to our journey. Our last 11 installments have shared important lessons from the rise and fall of perhaps the greatest civilization history has known. Now it's time to look over all of these lessons, and see how we can apply them to modern project management.
In this ancient guide to project management, we learn that profiting from the past is a critical part of both project planning and risk management. In this installment, we explore Romans' value of family and education, as well as their excellent reputation for innovative engineering, two things we can definitely apply to modern project management.
What is it about Napoleon Bonaparte that has led recognized modern-day leaders to study his principles—and countless books on management and leadership to quote his maxims?