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Podcast Episode #176: Jay Stone – Why is change so exhausting?

Podcast Episode #176: Jay Stone – Why is change so exhausting?
Project Management (FMPC)

 
 

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Podcast Episode #176: Jay Stone – Why is change so exhausting? What is it about change that we find so difficult? Why is it burning us out and making us depressed? Neuroscience tells us that our brain simply hasn’t evolved much over thousands of years. Even positive change can trigger the same fight/flight/freeze reaction our […]

Podcast Episode #175: Laura Dallas Burford – How to find your focus

Podcast Episode #175: Laura Dallas Burford – How to find your focus
Project Management (FMPC)

 
 

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Podcast Episode #175: Laura Dallas Burford – How to find your focus As Marie Kondo would say – does it spark joy? No, not your Tupperware drawer – your career!  Many project managers would consider themselves a jack of all trades, ready to jump head-first into any project, but consultant advisor and mentor Laura Dallas […]

Podcast Episode #174: Teresa Lawrence – Creative problem solving in project management

Podcast Episode #174: Teresa Lawrence – Creative problem solving in project management
Project Management (FMPC)

 
 

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Podcast Episode #174: Teresa Lawrence – Creative problem solving in project management The best idea usually doesn’t belong to the loudest voice in the room – so why should they be the only one who gets heard? Whether they’re the boss, the boss’s son, or just a bit of a loudmouth, too often decisions within […]

Podcast Episode #173: Elizabeth Harrin – How gamification makes projects more engaging

Podcast Episode #173: Elizabeth Harrin – How gamification makes projects more engaging
Project Management (FMPC)

 
 

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Podcast Episode #173: Elizabeth Harrin – How gamification makes projects more engaging It doesn’t matter how much time you put into your powerpoint presentation or carefully-drafted email, your team still might be more likely to open a game on their phone or start scrolling through Facebook than pay attention. Gamification makes your projects more engaging […]

Podcast Episode #172: Lynda Tregoweth – The importance of leadership in project management

Podcast Episode #172: Lynda Tregoweth – The importance of leadership in project management
Project Management (FMPC)

 
 

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Podcast Episode #172: Lynda Tregoweth – The importance of leadership in project management Strong leadership is far more challenging to deliver in times of pressure or change – but that’s exactly when it’s most needed. Lynda Tregoweth is a coach and mentor who has worked in leadership roles long enough to know that if pressure […]

Podcast Episode #166: Susanne Madsen – Changes in project leadership

Podcast Episode #166: Susanne Madsen – Changes in project leadership

 
 

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Podcast Episode #166: Susanne Madsen – Changes in project leadership It’s been five years since Susanne Madsen released her book The Power of Project Leadership. In that time she’s worked with project leaders in nearly every corner of the globe, and noticed a lot of changes in the demands and expectations placed on them– enough […]

Podcast Episode #165: Crystal Richards – Politics and Projects

Podcast Episode #165: Crystal Richards – Politics and Projects

 
 

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Podcast Episode #165: Crystal Richards – Politics and Projects “Because it’s you, I’ll do it.” Some people seem to have no issue getting others to bend over backwards, put in a good word or sign that cheque. According to Crystal Richards these people all have one thing in common – a knack for politics. ‘Office […]

Podcast Episode #164: Echo Woolf – The art of project management

Podcast Episode #164: Echo Woolf – The art of project management

 
 

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Podcast Episode #164: Echo Woolf – The art of project management Art is defined as the expression or application of human creativity or imagination. It’s a much broader definition than simply painting or sculpture, but many project managers will still wonder why a conversation about art belongs in the project management world.  According to project […]

Podcast Episode #161: Julia Steel – Getting buy-in from stakeholders

Podcast Episode #161: Julia Steel – Getting buy-in from stakeholders

 
 

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Podcast Episode #161: Julia Steel – Getting buy-in from stakeholders You’ve got project approval, you’ve got a sponsor, your stakeholders have turned up to the first meeting – but do you have real buy-in? When experienced program director and program manager Julia Steel decided to write a book to help project managers she took a […]