PPP 365 | The Top Skill for Women (and Men) To Develop to Take Your Career to the Next Level


Total Duration 47:44

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Career Advice for Women (and Men)

Most days you can find me working with a group of leaders, helping them learn how to improve their ability to lead and deliver. This last Thursday I looked around the room that was filled with people in a project management exam prep program. Interestingly, all of the participants were women. That’s characteristic of a trend we see week in and week out--project management is a rewarding and accessible career path for women to pursue.

And though that is true, there are barriers that women encounter that can hinder their ability to maximize their career potential. I’m excited to introduce you to the work of Christie Hunter Arscott. Christie is the author of a new book entitled Begin Boldly: How Women Can Reimagine Risk, Embrace Uncertainty, and Launch a Brilliant Career.

In this episode, Christie talks about what she means when saying we should reimagine risk. She talks about her research-based, highly practical framework for navigating career risks in a balanced, even agile way. We discuss why the phrase “Good things come to those who wait” is a myth--and why a different way of looking at that phrase can make an enormous difference in your career. Christie talks about courage--being bold--including what it means to take micro-acts of courage. It’s an engaging discussion that I’ve been so looking forward to sharing with you for many weeks.

Learn more about Christie and her book at ChristieHunterArscott.com.

For more insights related to this episode, check out:

  • Episode 314 for my conversation with the authors of the book Good Guys: How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace
  • Episode 347 for my conversation with Zoe Chance about her book on influence, which includes content for women

Do You Have a High School or College Age Student in Your Family?

If so, check out our e-learning program entitled Getting Stuff Done: Project Management for Students. It provides practical skills to reduce the stress of their school work and help jumpstart their career. Learn more and get access at https://i-leadonline.com/GettingStuffDone.

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PPP 364 | Helping Students Prepare For Their Future (and Pass Their Chem Exam Next Week)

Total Duration 25:15

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Your Kids Are Project Managers

As I’ve often joked on this podcast, I don’t think I’ve ever heard of an 8-year-old child telling their parent, “Mommy, someday I want to be a project manager!” To the contrary, it’s something that they got into almost accidentally. They were good in their particular area of expertise, and they were given the opportunity to lead initiatives in that area.

But what if we learned about project management earlier? In fact, what if high school and college students developed expertise in leading and delivering projects? What difference could that make in their schooling and early careers?

That’s what we’re talking about in this episode. I’m joined by Grant Johnson, who also happens to be a team member at the company I run. Finding a way to help develop project management capabilities for high school and college-aged students is something he has been tasked with over the last year. And he’s learned a lot in the process.

In today’s discussion, Grant will talk about why students in this age group should even care. He’ll talk about examples of projects that students take on and how they can start those projects with momentum. Grant will share some tips he’s learned about project management as someone in his early 20s and how it has helped him personally. It’s a discussion I’m looking forward to sharing with you. And let me add that if you’re the parent of someone in this age group, you’re invited to have them listen along with you--or send them a link so they can benefit from this episode as well.

Learn more about Getting Stuff Done: Project Management for Students at PeopleAndProjectsPodcast.com/GettingStuffDone.

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Talent Triangle: Ways of Working


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PPP 363 | Lessons from One of the Top Management Thinkers, Roger L. Martin

Total Duration 46:03

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A New Way to Think

Over 300 episodes ago we were joined by Roger L. Martin to talk about ideas from his book The Opposable Mind. In the years since I have personally benefited from Roger’s insights in books such as The Design of Business and Creating Great Choices.

Roger joins us again in this episode to talk about his newest book entitled A New Way to Think: Your Guide to Superior Management Effectiveness. If you just glanced at the book, you might think it’s only relevant to CEOs and other top leaders. But there are ideas in this book that anyone leading projects and teams would benefit from.

In this episode, Roger discusses the value and pitfalls of following popular models. He shares insights on why we need to get closer to the customer and how one of his friends and co-authors did that as CEO of Proctor & Gamble. You’ll hear Roger explain why the familiar solution usually trumps the perfect one and why we just might make better decisions if we focus on what must be true instead of what is true. We talk about all that and more--it’s a conversation I’ve been looking forward to sharing with you for many weeks.

Learn more about Roger and his books at RogerLMartin.com.

For more insights related to this episode, check out:

  • Episode 54 for my previous conversation with Roger about his book The Opposable Mind
  • Episode 47 for my conversation with Henry Mintzberg, the revered and curmudgeonly expert on management

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PPP 362 | Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation

Total Duration 36:07

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Staying Motivated to Get To Done

How do we stay motivated when we’re pursuing our goals? And what can we learn from motivational science to help us both at work and at home? We’re joined today by one of the most important voices in motivational science, Dr. Ayelet Fishbach. Ayelet is the author of a new book entitled Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation.

In this episode, Ayelet will talk about some of the biggest myths or misunderstandings about motivation--some that I think you’ll recognize. She’ll talk about the importance of how we frame goals and how putting a number to them makes a big difference. She’ll explain the planning fallacy and how that impacts us individually and with our projects. Ayelet will help us better understand if we should reflect on the progress we’ve made--or how far we have to go yet. And throughout the discussion, we’ll apply the learning to goals like project delivery, team motivation, earning a certification, exercising, losing weight, and even parenting! It’s a conversation I’m looking forward to sharing with you.

Learn more about Ayelet and her book at https://AyeletFishbach.com/.

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PPP 361 | Leading Virtual Teams Across Cultures—In the Trenches with Yasmina Khelifi

Total Duration 44:56

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In The Trenches With Yasmina Khelifi

If you’re a long-time listener of the People and Projects Podcast, you may recall that every once in a while we have a type of episode that we call In the Trenches. It’s an episode that interviews someone who is actively working in a project leadership role, allowing us to benefit from the lessons they have been learning over the years.

I’m glad to welcome our guest today, Yasmina Khelifi, from Paris, France. Yasmina has been a leader in the telecom industry for many years and is an active blogger on projectmanagement.com. She has extensive experience working with international teams, providing her unique insights into how culture factors into leading and communicating.

Learn more about Yasmina on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/yasminakhelifi-pmp-telecom/ and on ProjectManagement.com.

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  203. PPP 158 | What You Need to Know to Manage Millennials, with author Lee Caraher
  204. PPP 157 | A Revolutionary Way for Project Managers to Influence and Persuade, with Dr. Robert Cialdini
  205. PPP 156 | The Messy Project Manager, with author Tim Harford
  206. PPP 155 | How to Keep Your Project Stakeholders Engaged, with Dr. Lynda Bourne
  207. PPP 154 | What Project Managers Need to Know About Office Politics, with Dan Rust, author of Workplace Poker
  208. PPP 153 | The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Project Leader, with Best-Selling Author Jim Kouzes
  209. PPP 152 | How Scrum Helps You Do Twice the Work in Half the Time, with Scrum inventor and co-creator Jeff Sutherland
  210. PPP 151 | How to Deal With Bullies on Project Teams, with Paul Pelletier, LL.B., PMP
  211. PPP 150 | Why Project Managers Need to Say Less and Ask More To Be Better Leaders, with Michael Bungay Stanier
  212. PPP 149 | (Video) Project Management is a Performance--And Why That Idea Matters, with author Cathy Salit
  213. PPP 148 | Negotiating the Conflicts That Suck the Life Out of You, with Harvard's Daniel Shapiro
  214. PPP 147 | Why Your Technical Project Management Skills Aren't Enough, with guest Dave Wakeman
  215. PPP 146 | How to Tell Someone They Have Body Odor (and Other Tricky Culture Situations), with Dr. Tom Verghese
  216. PPP 145 | Career Success Hacks for Project Managers, with Bruce Harpham
  217. PPP 144 | 4 Rules to Help Project Managers Focus in a Distracted World, with Cal Newport
  218. PPP 143 | How to Deal With the Irrational and Impossible People on Your Projects, with Mark Goulston
  219. PPP 142 | How to Confidently Rise to the Most Daunting Challenges, with Amy Cuddy
  220. PPP 141 | How Project Managers Can Make Better Decisions: Year-End Episode
  221. PPP 140 | Tom Rath Goes to the Movies (and Why You Should Too!)
  222. PPP 139 | The Real Reason Why Project Managers and Their Teams Win, with author Fred Kiel
  223. PPP 138 | Eating Frogs and Throwing Skunks on the Table: The People Side of Project Management
  224. PPP 137 | How Project Managers Can Invest Their Time Like Money, with Elizabeth Grace Saunders
  225. PPP 136 | What Science Says About the Happy Project Manager, with Michelle Gielen
  226. PPP 135 | Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, with Gretchen Rubin
  227. PPP 134 | How Project Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning, with author Scott Mautz
  228. PPP 133 | The Most Important Four Seconds for Project Managers, with author Peter Bregman
  229. PPP 132 | Energizing the Burned Out Project Manager, with author Tom Rath
  230. PPP 131 | Honoring a Project Management Legacy, with Max Wideman
  231. PPP 130 | Why Leadership Training Isn't Preparing You to Lead (and What To Do About It), with author Herminia Ibarra
  232. PPP 129 | Less Panic and More Productivity for Project Managers, with author Kory Kogon
  233. PPP 128 | How Project Managers Become Project Leaders, with author Susanne Madsen
  234. PPP 127 | How to Stop Talking About Vision and Actually Create One, with author Rob-Jan de Jong
  235. PPP 126 | The Most Important Lesson You Learned Last Year
  236. PPP 125 | Why Project Managers Who Learn Faster Beat Those Who Know More, with guest Liz Wiseman
  237. PPP 124 | How Adam Smith Can Make You a Better Project Manager, with guest Russ Roberts
  238. PPP 123 | How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done, with Procrastination Expert Piers Steel
  239. PPP 122 | Smart Ways to Accelerate Your Success as a Project Manager, with author Shane Snow
  240. PPP 121 | We're Not Family. But Free Agency Doesn't Work. How to Have Career Discussions with Your Team, with Ben Casnocha
  241. PPP 120 | Mentoring for Project Managers, with Mark Goulston
  242. PPP 119 | How to Be a More Influential Project Manager, with Alfonso Bucero, MSc, PMP, PMI-RMP, and PMI Fellow
  243. PPP 118 | The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights, With Dr. Gary Klein
  244. PPP 117 | People and Projects Podcast Webinar Replay: Coach Cast and Jim Johnson Interview
  245. PPP 116 | Why Projects Fail (and How We Can Fix That), with Jim Johnson from The Standish Group
  246. PPP 115 | Hire the Younger or Older Project Manager? Does Age Matter?
  247. PPP 114 | People and Projects Podcast Webinar Replay: Power Cues and Invisibles
  248. PPP 113 | The Invisible Project Manager (Who Loves Their Job), with author David Zweig
  249. PPP 112 | How to Read Your Stakeholder's Mind, with Dr. Nick Morgan
  250. PPP 111 | When Consultants are the Problem, Not the Solution

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