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How to Deal With the Irrational and Impossible People on Your Projects, with Mark Goulston

Total Duration 53:00

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Talking To Crazy

Spend enough time in the workplace and eventually you have to deal with the stakeholder who drives you crazy. Whether full-time or just under certain circumstances, their irrational behavior becomes a thorn in your side. How do you deal with these people? Though there are no simple answers, Mark Goulston shares his insights in his new book entitled Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life.

To learn more about Mark, please visit his website at: http://goulstongroup.com/.

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Thank you for joining me for this video episode of The People and Projects Podcast! Have a great week!

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How to Confidently Rise to the Most Daunting Challenges, with Amy Cuddy

 

Total Duration 38:39

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Super Hero Poise

Project managers regularly face daunting situations. In Amy Cuddy's new book Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, you'll find evidence-based strategies to help you rise to your challenging situations.

To learn more about Amy, please visit her website at: http://AmyCuddy.com. You can also watch her TED Talk (and a parody of it) below.

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Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast! Have a great week!

For a funny parody of power posing, check out Vooza's video here.

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How Project Managers Can Make Better Decisions: Year-End Episode

Total Duration 1:00:05

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Looking Back

In this video episode, I share a recent Google Hangout on Air that was held with listeners of The People and Projects Podcast. I review a challenge from Tom Peters about trying new stuff. Then I share some content from a new workshop on the topic of decision-making.

Have a Great Start to the New Year!

Thank you for being a regular listener to The People and Projects Podcast! I look forward to learning with you in the year ahead! If you celebrate the holiday, I wish you a very Merry Christmas! Have a great start to the New Year!

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Tom Rath Goes to the Movies (and Why You Should Too!)

 

Total Duration 27:31

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Business Book at the Movies

You may recall our previous discussions with Tom Rath about his book Eat Move Sleep (episode 106) and Are You Fully Charged (episode 132). In this episode, we talk with Tom about the new movie he's produced that takes Are You Fully Charged and turns it into a documentary.

You can find the movie at:

Or, you can watch the trailer here (and even rent it):

One idea: rent a copy of the movie and stream it during a staff meeting!

To learn more about Tom and the movie, visit http://www.tomrath.org/fully-charged/

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The Real Reason Why Project Managers and Their Teams Win, with author Fred Kiel

Total Duration 34:43

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Do The Good Guys Win?

There’s something inside us that wants to believe that the good guys win in the end, right? We want to believe that if you treat people well, keep your promises, and work hard, that it all pays off with increased opportunity and reward.

Fred Kiel has data to support that you don't have to be Gordon Gecko from the movie Wall Street to win. In this episode, we talk with Fred about his new book Return on Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win

To learn more about Fred and take the Character Predictor Quiz, visit http://www.krw-intl.com/characterquiz/.

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Leadership Fast Track Program

In this episode, I mention our Leadership Fast Track Program. I encourage you to check out http://LeadershipFastTrackProgram.com to see if it's a good fit for your development plan in 2016. If so, talk to your boss about getting it in the budget for next year. Let me know if you have any questions about the program. It would be a privilege to work with you directly!

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Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast! Have a great week!

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