PPP 152 | How Scrum Helps You Do Twice the Work in Half the Time, with Scrum inventor and co-creator Jeff Sutherland

Total Duration 41:32

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Too Good to Be True?

In this episode, I welcome Scrum inventor and co-creator Jeff Sutherland. He's the author of Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time. Does getting twice the work done in half the time sound like a promise that's too good to be true? Well, read Jeff's book and you'll find this isn't just conjecture. There's evidence that Scrum could radically help you and your team more reliably deliver your projects.

Learn more about Jeff and his company at http://ScrumInc.com. Also, you can find the Scrum Guides at http://ScrumGuides.org.

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PPP 151 | How to Deal With Bullies on Project Teams, with Paul Pelletier, LL.B., PMP

Total Duration 52:36

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Tough Boss or Bully?

In this episode, I welcome workplace bullying expert Paul Pelletier. He's a lawyer, a PMP, and author of Workplace Bullying: It's Just Bad for Business: Prevention, Management, & Elimination Strategies for Organizations & Everyone Else. Paul shares helpful insights about what bullying is and isn't, and strategies to help you deal with the bullies on your project team. Learn more about Paul and his organization at http://www.paulpelletierconsulting.com/.

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PPP 150 | Why Project Managers Need to Say Less and Ask More To Be Better Leaders, with Michael Bungay Stanier



Total Duration 45:35

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Ask More, Talk Less

In this episode, I welcome Michael Bungay Stanier, founder and Senior Partner of Box of Crayons. Michael is the author of a new book that details how project managers can be more effective coaches. In The Coaching Habit, Michael proposes that coaching is not a formal event, such as a one-on-one meeting. Rather, it's something we can do regularly, informally, in 10 minutes or less.

Improve Your Ability to Deal with Conflict

Conflict comes with the role of leading people and projects. Our e-learning program entitled Beyond the Rock and the Hard Place is designed to help you learn how to negotiate conflicts in more productive ways. Learn more at http://courses.i-leadonline.com/courses/beyond-the-rock-and-the-hard-place.

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PPP 149 | (Video) Project Management is a Performance--And Why That Idea Matters, with author Cathy Salit

Total Duration 59:13

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All the World's a Stage

Could it be that everything we do is a performance? Every interaction, at work and at home? That's the premise of Cathy Salit's new book Performance Breakthrough: A Radical Approach to Success at Work. In this episode, we'll talk with Cathy why this performance idea can make all the difference in your ability to learn and grow.

To learn more about Cathy, please visit her website at: http://PerformanceOfALifetime.com/.

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PPP 148 | Negotiating the Conflicts That Suck the Life Out of You, with Harvard's Daniel Shapiro

Total Duration 50:02

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Negotiating Emotionally Charged Conflicts

In this episode, I welcome Harvard's Daniel Shapiro to talk about his new book Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts. If you lead projects and teams, conflict is inevitable and can make negotiating for resources and changes a real challenge. Dan gets past the typical teaching on conflict, focusing on the most challenging conflict and negotiation situations we face: where emotions and identity are at stake.

Transform Your Ability to Lead This Year

Join me for this year's Leadership Fast Track Program. You and I will work directly to transform your ability to lead and deliver. See LeadershipFastTrackProgram.com

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