Posts Tagged ‘PM’

Vacation Makeover: Teach yourself Project Management with these (mostly) free materials!

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Loads of links & plenty of great free resources to help you retool! Check out the full article here.

Edited: June 28th, 2016

Recipe for a Do-It-Yourself, Hands-on Project Management Basics Class for 10 Students: Under $500!

Announcement: FREE PDF that will help you build your own PM Basics Workshop!

This FREE PDF will help you build your own PM Basics Workshop!

Edited: January 23rd, 2016

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

Worth a Second Look: My Favorite Articles & Videos from 2014

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New on my WORTH SHARING website:  Some of my favorite articles, blog posts, and videos that I posted during 2014.  Some are important. Others were merely fun or gratifying to create and I want to share them again before they disappear beneath 2015’s posts. Check them out!

Edited: December 30th, 2014

FREE Virtual Event: Conscious Software Development Telesummit

Go to "Conscious Software Development" website for info & FREE "instant access" pass.

I’m proud to be one of the speakers in the Conscious Software Development Telesummit scheduled for November 10 – 21, 2014. This FREE virtual event will harness the perspectives of 21 speakers as they focus on some of the secrets used by top companies to improve their software development projects!

From the website:
Consciousness = Awareness + Choice 

Conscious Software Development means you apply Awareness and Choice to all areas of application creation. [Are you…?]

  • Fed up with scope creep ruining your delivery schedules?
  • Exasperated when your development team’s software turns to “shelfware” by your users?
  • Afraid of project death marches where deadline after deadline is missed?
  • Worried about more subtle forms of failure that you might not notice until it is too late?”

21 speakers will tackle the issues behind these frustrations and help you figure out how to avoid them. For more info… and your FREE “instant access” pass… go to: http://conscioussoftwaredevelopment.com/

Edited: October 28th, 2014

#PMChat: What Are Your Project Management (PM) Non-Negotiables?

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On Friday, October 10 at 12 noon Eastern USA time (UTC-05:00) I will be guest host for the live weekly #PMChat session on Twitter. The topic will be “The Non-Negotiables: Your ‘Must Do’ and ‘Must Have’ PM Prerequisites.”

Edited: October 8th, 2014

AAAS Journal “Science” Reviews The Project Manager’s Partner!

In case you missed it I hereby alert you to the following blog post on my WORTH SHARING website:
(Spoiler alert —They liked it!)

Go to my WORTH SHARING website & read the article with links, etc.!

So why visit my WORTH SHARING website? See:

Edited: August 29th, 2014

Authority versus Responsibility: Find the Balance!

Go to Video "Authority vs. Responsibility: Find the Balance!"

This brief video uses simple, real-world examples to distinguish between authority & responsibility. And it makes the argument that by finding the balance between the two, we can improve the quality of life in our projects and project teams, in our personal relationships and in the world at large.

“It’s the fair and decent thing to do!”

For my extended essay on this topic, as well as some practical “Challenge” questions that can help you put these concepts to work, see this blog post:

Edited: April 24th, 2014