Posts Tagged ‘lessons learned’

40% OFF: My New Book “Worth Sharing” AND “The Project Management Minimalist”

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Special Pricing: Labor Day Weekend ONLY!!

This Labor Day weekend, to celebrate the introduction of my new book, Worth Sharing: Essays & Tools to Help Project Managers & Their Teams*, I’m reducing the price of the ebook versions of BOTH Worth Sharing…* AND my best selling The Project Management Minimalist.* But these special prices won’t last long, so take advantage of this deal while you can! The links are below:

amazon-logo-39-px-highKindle: Worth Sharing or The PM Minimalist: $9.99 -> $5.99

barnes-&-noble-logo-29-px-high  NOOK: Worth Sharing or The PM Minimalist: $9.99 -> $5.99

kobo-logo-40-px-high Kobo (epub) version: Worth Sharing only: $9.99 -> $5.99

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* Learn more about The Project Management Minimalist collection here... or check out an infographic of Worth Sharing: Essays & Tools… here.

Edited: September 4th, 2015

An Infographic: Worth Sharing… The Book

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Click here to learn how you can get your copy or read the entire 300-page book online for free!!

Edited: September 1st, 2015

My New Book: Read all 300 pages online, for FREE!

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Just published! My new book, Worth Sharing: Essays & Tools to Help Project Managers & Their Teams, is a 300 page eclectic compilation of practical PM tools, thought-provoking PM essays and suggestions for helping individual project managers and their teams stay sane while delivering good quality finished products. It consists of 54 Chapters and hundreds of live links to additional PM resources. Most of the chapters were originally published as blog posts through my websites and have never before been released in book form. (See http://worth-sharing.net for info on all my websites, blog posts, videos, etc.) A few chapters include some important, classic excerpts from my previous books.

The book is divided into six major Parts, including:

  • Part 1: The Meaning of Project Management (3 Chapters)
  • Part 2: PM Techniques (12 Chapters) 
  • Part 3: Working with Your Team & Maintaining Your Sanity (12 Chapters) 
  • Part 4: Peace of Mind (12 Chapters) 
  • Part 5: PM Leadership and Vision (7 Chapters)
  • Part 6: Of PM Skills and How They Are Acquired (8 Chapters)

You can read the entire book (all 300 pages!) online, for free. And it’s available in paperback & all ebook formats. Get details at my Worth Sharing website!

 

Edited: July 29th, 2015

Stacy Pearson’s One Simple Thing: The Project Debrief Session

photo: Stacy Pearson

Stacy Pearson

(The following article is part of our One Simple Thing…to Improve Projects series. It was contributed by Stacy Pearson.  Stacy is a volunteer, mom, and project manager.  She is also the founder of The Blogunteer – a blog that is dedicated to inspiring volunteerism by highlighting the many organizations already out there making a difference and individuals who give their time. You can follow Stacy Pearson on Twitter at http://twitter.com/stacy_pearson.)

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At the end of a project, many of us just want to be done. We may already have a new thing to move onto, we may be happy that some project frustrations will go away, or we may just look forward to an end of project celebration. (more…)

Edited: November 21st, 2011

Applying PM Minimalism: Manage Your Project with a One-Page Checklist!

Quick Start Guide for The Project Management Minimalist from PM Minimalist.

Are you ready to cut through all the usual PM garbage and “go Minimalist?”  OK.

First: Click the image below and get the PM Minimalist Quick Start Guide (PDF file*). Then use the one-page Quick Start Checklist (page 3 in the Guide) to plan and manage your first project.

Download PDF version: PM Minimalist Quick Start Guide

* [12/20/2011 Update:   

There are now two new versions of The … Guide:

Second: After you’ve used the Quick Start Checklist to plan or manage your first PM Minimalist-style project, then step back and think about this cosmic question:

  • What do I need to change (what PM processes, artifacts, etc.) do I need to add or subtract to improve my PM without overloading it with PM administrivia?

Third: Click the image below and download the PDF of the flowchart. Use it to help you decide what you need to change for your next project. (The PDF includes lots of links to references you can consult, if needed.)

PDF Flowchart: Applying PM Minimalism for Leaner PM

REPEAT this process frequently to refine your project management practices, “strip out” all the excess administrivia and become a Project Management Minimalist!

Edited: January 29th, 2011