PPP 155 | How to Keep Your Project Stakeholders Engaged, with Dr. Lynda Bourne

Total Duration 48:22

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You Have More Stakeholders Than You Realize

One of the primary reasons so much of our emphasis on The People and Projects Podcast is on the people side of our profession is because that is often the biggest struggle. In many ways, project management is really people management, and learning how to navigate the people side of our projects is critical for sustained success.

In today's episode, we focus on the topic of stakeholder management. We're joined by Dr. Lynda Bourne, author of Making Projects Work: Effective Stakeholder and Communication Management. You can learn more about Lynda, including information about the Stakeholder Circle® at http://www.stakeholdermapping.com/.

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PPP 154 | What Project Managers Need to Know About Office Politics, with Dan Rust, author of Workplace Poker

Total Duration 59:03

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Playing the Game or Just Getting Played?

In this episode, I welcome Dan Rust, author of Workplace Poker: Are You Playing the Game or Just Getting Played? If you get sick of office politics, join the crowd. But the reality for project managers is we need to be effective with a wide range of stakeholders, and there are complex human dynamics that must be navigated. This is one of the best books I've read on the topic in a while.

Learn more about Dan and his book at WorkplacePoker.com.

Special thanks to TeenPact Leadership Schools for sponsoring this episode. Learn more about TeenPact at http://TeenPact.com

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PPP 153 | The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Project Leader, with Best-Selling Author Jim Kouzes

Total Duration 49:43

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How to Become a Better Leader

In this episode, I welcome back leadership researcher and author Jim Kouzes. Jim joined us back in episode 62 to talk about the book Credibility. Jim and his writing partner Barry Posner have published a new book entitled Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader. If you truly want to accelerate your ability to lead, I highly recommend you get a copy.

Helping You Lead

In this episode I mention the Leadership Practices Inventory® (LPI®). It's a powerful tool for receiving the feedback you and your leaders need to raise the bar in your effectiveness. Learn more about our LPI 360 at https://PeopleAndProjectsPodcast.com/LPI.

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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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Want to learn more about how to deliver successfully when you're faced with uncertainty? I'm leading a free webinar for listeners of The People and Projects Podcast. Join me on Thursday, 4 August, 2016 at 11:00am Central (GMT-5). Register for free at https://PeopleAndProjectsPodcast.com/Webinar.

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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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