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

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

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 Burford believes...

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

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 changes...

Podcast Episode #165: Crystal Richards – Politics and Projects

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 politics’ often...

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

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....