Entries by Elise Stevens

Podcast Episode #169: Vicki Griffiths – Why the Women in Project Management SIG is so valuable

Podcast Episode #169: Vicki Griffiths – Why the Women in Project Management SIG is so valuable

 
 

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Podcast Episode #169: Vicki Griffiths – Why the Women in Project Management SIG is so valuable There’s more women than men coming into project management at entry level, and yet the large majority of senior roles are still occupied by men. Why is that? Any woman working in project management probably has a few theories! […]

Podcast Episode #168: Carole Osterweil – What does neuroscience have to do with project management?

Podcast Episode #168: Carole Osterweil – What does neuroscience have to do with project management?

 
 

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Podcast Episode #168: Carole Osterweil – What does neuroscience have to do with project management? Just take five deep breaths.  We’ve all heard this advice when we’ve been stressed or overwhelmed or anxious. But do you know why it helps us relax and focus? In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks with coach Carole Osterweil about […]

Podcast Episode #167: Jools Barrow-Read – Building a successful PMO

Podcast Episode #167: Jools Barrow-Read – Building a successful PMO

 
 

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Podcast Episode #167: Jools Barrow-Read – Building a successful PMO A successful PMO is one that’s tailored to the needs of the business. That might sound simplistic, but Jools Barrow-Read believes that’s the only definition a PMO needs. Jools has been working in PMOs for 15 years. Five years ago, she started her own PMO […]

Podcast Episode #163: Laura Dallas Burford – How to start your project management consulting career

Podcast Episode #163: Laura Dallas Burford – How to start your project management consulting career

 
 

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Podcast Episode #163: Laura Dallas Burford – How to start your project management consulting career Lots of project managers come to Laura Dallas Burford asking how they can become a consultant – but many can’t tell her why they want to. As Laura tells Elise Stevens in this podcast, it’s the first, and most important, […]

Podcast Episode #162: Ruth Pearce – How to spot character strengths in your project team

Podcast Episode #162: Ruth Pearce – How to spot character strengths in your project team

 
 

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Podcast Episode #162: Ruth Pearce – How to spot the character strengths in your project team Have you thought about your strengths lately? Not your skills and talents, but the key character strengths within your personality. If you’re a project manager there’s a good chance you’re prudent and persevering, which means you like to have […]

How To Feel More Confident

One of the key skills of a great project manager is being able to lead with confidence. Managing a project can be a complicated juggling act, not to mention learning to work with diverse groups of stakeholders. People will look to you to confirm that everything is running smoothly and that any problems can be […]

Podcast Episode #158: Paul Pelletier – Women & Disrespect In The Workplace

Podcast Episode #158: Paul Pelletier – Women & Disrespect In The Workplace

 
 

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Podcast: Paul Pelletier – Women and Disrespect in the Workplace Disrespect in the workplace is easy to spot. It can start as snide comments, gossip or someone being excluded but can escalate into bullying and harassment. Victims, most often women, can be too intimidated to speak up and bystanders often think it’s none of their […]

The Importance of Saying Yes to New Opportunities

“If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.” I love this quote by Tom Peters. It is a great reminder to be aware of our actions when opportunities do come knocking in our lives. We are creatures of habit and often find comfort in keeping things exactly as they are. This helps us […]

The Self-love Tool Kit

Loving and understanding yourself is the foundation of being a confident and happy person. Learning to love yourself exactly the way you are is so important. You are probably thinking: what has this got to do with being a great project manager? The answer: once you truly understand who you are; the more confident you are […]