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26
Jan

Monetary Bonus Incentives Make Knowledge Workers Less Effective

Posted by in Blogs, Josh Nankivel: PM Student Blog

I have found this to be true in my own experience. The way to really engage teams and get them motivated to do great things is to empower them, build trust with them, and help them recognize they are awesome and doing awesome things. I got a bonus in my paycheck this year. Meh. It

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25
Jan

Project Management Myths Debunked

Posted by in Blogs, Josh Nankivel: PM Student Blog

Oh yes, let’s have fun with this one, shall we? I want your myths in the comments, bucko! Good Project Managers Make All Decisions By Themselves While it’s true that project managers do have to make the final decisions in many cases on a daily basis, we certainly should not make them by ourselves. We

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24
Jan

A Personal Stake in the Outcome

Posted by in Ty Kiisel: Strategic Project Management

I recently finished reading Eric Ries’ The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses. I included the subtitle because, Ries suggests, business leaders and project teams should consider themselves “entrepreneurs” and should be working … Continue reading

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20
Jan

The Value of a Social Network

Posted by in Ty Kiisel: Strategic Project Management

Last night I made a presentation at an event sponsored by the Social Commerce Exchange. It’s not a project management group, but it is a network of people who share ideas, network and try to learn how to better leverage … Continue reading

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19
Jan

Crude Confrontation Curtails Collaboration

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There was a boy in elementary school who had a reputation for being tough and liked to bully the kids that were smaller or appeared weaker than him. He was the best athlete in our class, he could run faster, … Continue reading

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19
Jan

The Dark Side of Agile Exams

Posted by in Derek Huether: The Critical Path Blog

This morning I read a very interesting post over at the AgileScout website titled Agile exams fact check. Peter Saddington (AgileScout) voiced his concerns about a PMI-ACP exam prep website…

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18
Jan

How to Find the Right Organizations For Your Project Management Career

Posted by in Blogs, Josh Nankivel: PM Student Blog

What’s the hardest part of landing a new role to advance your career? I asked this question in a poll recently on the Career in Project Management LinkedIn Group. The top answer was that finding organizations and jobs seems to be the toughest challenge, at least from the people who responded to the poll I

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17
Jan

What’s Your EVE Ratio?

Posted by in Ty Kiisel: Strategic Project Management

I recently spoke to Tom Cooper of the Brighthill Group on the TalkingWork podcast. He’s a PMP who is now a speaker, trainer and coach who focuses on personal and professional leadership. Tom asks, “What’s your EVE Ratio?” If you’re … Continue reading

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17
Jan
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Episode 28: How much time do you invest in your career and what’s the best way to work with multi-generational teams?

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Tom Cooper shares insight into leadership and investing in your own career. What’s your EVE (Entertainment vs. Education) Ratio? Bob Mason shares some of his experiences in the military along with some insight into working with multi-generational teams. Click HERE to listen. As promised in the podcast, we’ve included Tom’s

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17
Jan

How One Group used Agile, Lean, & Scrum for Social Good

Posted by in Blogs, Derek Huether: The Critical Path Blog

Today I saw a link on Twitter that intrigued me. It was a video of WikiSpeed’s Joe Justice at TEDxRainier. Sure, the video is 10 minutes long. But, I guarantee…

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