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PPP 186 | (Video) Two Words You Need to Say This Week. What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week

We continue our series of short videos talking about an idea or observation that was learned this week. This week I share a lesson from a conversation with Howard Silver at a recent keynote at the PMI Chicagoland Symposium.

Let Me Hear From You!

What have you been learning lately? Please e-mail me (show [AT] PeopleAndProjectsPodcast [DOT] com) or leave a message on our Listener Feedback Line (847-550-3747). I look forward to hearing from you!

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PPP 185 | Leadership and Self-Deception, with Mitch Warner from The Arbinger Institute

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A Must-Read Book

You know that boss that's driving you crazy? Or that stakeholder? We all have them--people who most charitably could be referred to as challenges. If only we could get them to change, then we could deliver our project, or make progress as a team. If only we could change them....

You might not say it that way, but when we face obstacles in the form of people, we're apt to consider them the problem. But what if I told you there's a way to improve the likelihood of getting that other person to change? And it starts with you?

In this episode we're talking with Mitch Warner from The Arbinger Institute about their book Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box. It's a must-read book that I look forward to introducing you to in this episode.

Learn more about The Arbinger Institute at http://arbingerinstitute.com/. Also, here's where you can find the other books that Mitch mentions in the interview:

  • The Anatomy of Peace. This is a continuation of the story that starts in Leadership and Self-Deception.
  • The The Outward Mindset. This takes the ideas and presents them in a form to help you implement the ideas from the fictional story.

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PPP 184 | How Leaders Can Get Their Head Above Water When Drowning in Email and Commitments, with Steve Kahle

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Overwhelm Does Not Have to Be Normal

I'm regularly challenged by the Henry Cloud quote that "You get what you tolerate." Too often we tolerate overwhelm as normal. My guest in this episode is out to help you fix that. Steve Kahle is founder of Gray Wolf Workflow and he is on a mission to help you and your team get more done with less stress. Click here to learn more about Steve's Proactive Lane Boot Camp. You can participate anywhere in the world and I personally guarantee you will find it worth your investment.

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PPP 183 | (Video) Everything's a Project and Every Project Is a Story. What I Learned This Week

What I Learned This Week

We continue our series of short videos talking about an idea or observation that was learned this week. This week I share lessons from finishing an MBA course and a 162 mile bike ride.

Let Me Hear From You!

What have you been learning lately? Please e-mail me (show [AT] PeopleAndProjectsPodcast [DOT] com) or leave a message on our Listener Feedback Line (847-550-3747). I look forward to hearing from you!

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PPP 182 | Project Management Expert Interview with Dr. Mike Clayton

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Expert Insights From a Brilliant Project Manager

One of the true joys I have in my role is the opportunity to meet and interact with people from all over the world. And when I have the opportunity to spend some time talking with people who have a passion for leading teams and delivering projects, it's particularly fun!

One of my new friends in the last year is a brilliant project management thought leader from the UK: Dr. Mike Clayton. In this episode, Mike and I talk about subjects including:

  • Stakeholder management, including how to keep stakeholders engaged.
  • Influencing challenging stakeholders and team members.
  • How organizational politics impact how we lead projects.
  • How to manage risks on projects (and what aspect of risk management gets too little attention).

Learn more about Mike and his online PM courses at http://www.onlinepmcourses.com/about/.

It's All About Relationships

As Mike and I talk in this episode, a lot of success leading projects comes down to building relationships. Learn how to more effectively build relationships by signing up for our Dirty Little Secret of Business e-learning course. Earn 1.5 PDUs while learning how to more effectively develop relationships.

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