PPP 375 | Navigating the Fear of Offending: A Guide to Living (and Leading) Unafraid

Total Duration 40:38

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Permission to Offend

Is it possible to be too nice?

We have a vigorous discussion around this question in our Essentials of Project Management workshop. There’s almost always a resounding response of “Yes! It is possible to be too nice.”

That discussion is based on an idea we covered in episode 320 with Greg Githins. Greg says, "Leadership is a practice of kindness, but it’s not always a practice of niceness.” 

We're going to build on that idea in this episode. I’m joined by Rachel Luna. She’s the author of a new book entitled Permission to Offend: The Compassionate Guide for Living Unfiltered and Unafraid.

Are there times when you feel like you should be speaking up but are afraid to do so? Or when you worry perhaps too much about what other people think? Have you found yourself confounded about why someone reacted the way they did? Stay with us because Rachel will share some insights that you can start putting to work immediately.

Learn more about Rachel and her work at RachelLuna.biz.

Also, for more on this topic, check out episode 371 with Amanda Ripley and her book High Conflict. It's a great follow-up to this discussion.

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

If so, check out our e-learning program 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.

Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast!

Talent Triangle: Power Skills

 

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PPP 374 | Building a Strong Personal Brand Without Being a Self-Promoting Jerk

Total Duration 48:35

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Building Your Brand Without Being Pushy

What comes to mind when you think of personal branding?

Some feel that personal branding is superficial. Or inauthentic. Instead of focusing on our brand, we should focus on developing expertise. Doing good work. And that good work will stand on its own.

In this episode, we’re taking this topic of personal branding head-on, and I’m joined by one of the most influential voices on the subject. Catherine Kaputa is recognized as one of the top 30 Global Branding Gurus and the author of five books on the topic.

Today’s discussion focuses on ideas in her new book, The New Brand You: How to Wow in the New World of Work. By the time we’re done with this discussion, you’ll see how personal branding applies to you, whether you’re a student preparing for the workplace, someone trying to change industries, or someone feeling like you’re just not getting the opportunities or promotions you deserve.

Learn more about Catherine and her work at SelfBrand.com.

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.

Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast!

Talent Triangle: Power Skills

 

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PPP 373 | Supporting Parents in the Workplace: Tips and Strategies, with Julie Foubert

Total Duration 42:28

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Navigating Parenting

As the dad of 5 kids, I think back to when we had our first child. Those early days were a blur for both my wife and me. And as more kids came along, and then adopting two more when our oldest three were teenagers, we have lived through the challenges and joys of the project known as parenting.

We’re talking about parenting today because it brings some unique challenges to us as leaders. How can we navigate parenting in a way that aligns with who we are and what is meaningful to us? And how can we, as leaders, support parents on our teams in a way that reinforces that we value their commitments and responsibilities at work and home?

I’m excited to welcome a new friend to the podcast. Julie Foubert’s life project is to support individuals, future and young parents, perinatal professionals, and organizations to evolve toward a more fulfilled and enlightened parenthood. And her passion for leadership and project management informs how she goes about this.

Learn more about Julie and her work at be-the-change.fr/. And contact Julie at julie [AT] be-the-change [DOT] fr.

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.

Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast!

Talent Triangle: Power Skills

 

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PPP 372 | How to Quit Bad Decisions Faster: Knowing When to Walk Away, with Annie Duke

Total Duration 55:51

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Winners Never Quit?

It's a cliche that winners never quit, and quitters never win. The only problem with that, of course, is that it oversimplifies the reality of the world we live and lead in.

So much of what we do as leaders of projects and teams is to make decisions. And could it be our inability to quit a project, a vendor, a tool, or a team member--could it be that even our career is being hindered because we’re persisting instead of quitting?

In this episode, I'm joined by one of my favorite voices on decision-making. Annie Duke is the author of a new book entitled Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away. You may know of Annie because of her previous books on decision-making, such as Thinking In Bets. In this episode, we discuss something that wasn’t elaborated on in her earlier books. We’re going to talk about quitting--and, assuming you keep listening--you don’t quit--you’re going to walk away with some practical ideas that you can start using this week.

Learn more about Annie and her book at AnnieDuke.com/.

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.

Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast!

Talent Triangle: Power Skills

 

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PPP 371 | Why We Get Trapped In High Conflict and How We Get Out, with Amanda Ripley

Total Duration 48:50

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Help for Getting Out of High Conflict

When you think of the word conflict, what comes to mind? I ask because I’ve had the opportunity to pose that question to groups around the world. How would you respond? What I hear most often is words like Stress. Arguments. Tension. Avoid! Rarely do I hear Opportunity. Or disagreement.

I’m excited to welcome Amanda Ripley to the podcast. Amanda is the author of one of my favorite books from this last year. It’s entitled High Conflict: Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out. It's not just a book about the brain. It's a book that introduces you to your brain.

For those of us responsible for leading teams and projects, learning how to avoid the traps of high conflict--and how to get out of them if we’re there--is critical to our success. And in a world of increased political and social polarization, we have a real opportunity to be a force for good instead of just adding fuel to the fire.

I consider this book a must-read and I look forward to your feedback after you listen to the episode!

Learn more about Amanda and her book at AmandaRipley.com/.

For more insights related to this episode, check out:

  • Episode 284 for my conversation with Peter Boghossian about his book How Have Impossible Conversations
  • Episode 276 for my conversation with Buster Benson about his book Why Are We Yelling?

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.

Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast!

Talent Triangle: Power Skills

 

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  201. PPP 170 | (Video) Ideas for When You Sense Your Confidence Slipping
  202. PPP 169 | But What If They're Bingeing on NetFlix? How to Lead a Virtual Team, with Emily Luijbregts
  203. PPP 168 | (Video) Put Your Phone Down and Get Back to Your Life--An Idea For Managing Your Digital Diet
  204. PPP 167 | (Video) Why Project Managers Might Just Need to Call an Audible
  205. PPP 166 | What Project Managers Can Learn from Adele and Beyoncé
  206. PPP 165 | Why MacGyver Would Be a Great (and Happy) Project Manager
  207. PPP 164 | What Leaders Need to Know About Reducing Stress, with authors of Nick Petrie and Derek Roger
  208. PPP 163 | (Video) What I Learned This Week About What To Do Long Before You Lose Your Job
  209. PPP 162 | How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For, with Jonathan Raymond
  210. PPP 161 | What I Learned This Week About Influencing Through Questions
  211. PPP 160 | What I Learned About Stress This Week
  212. PPP 159 | The Most Important Lesson You Learned Last Year
  213. PPP 158 | What You Need to Know to Manage Millennials, with author Lee Caraher
  214. PPP 157 | A Revolutionary Way for Project Managers to Influence and Persuade, with Dr. Robert Cialdini
  215. PPP 156 | The Messy Project Manager, with author Tim Harford
  216. PPP 155 | How to Keep Your Project Stakeholders Engaged, with Dr. Lynda Bourne
  217. PPP 154 | What Project Managers Need to Know About Office Politics, with Dan Rust, author of Workplace Poker
  218. PPP 153 | The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Project Leader, with Best-Selling Author Jim Kouzes
  219. PPP 152 | How Scrum Helps You Do Twice the Work in Half the Time, with Scrum inventor and co-creator Jeff Sutherland
  220. PPP 151 | How to Deal With Bullies on Project Teams, with Paul Pelletier, LL.B., PMP
  221. PPP 150 | Why Project Managers Need to Say Less and Ask More To Be Better Leaders, with Michael Bungay Stanier
  222. PPP 149 | (Video) Project Management is a Performance--And Why That Idea Matters, with author Cathy Salit
  223. PPP 148 | Negotiating the Conflicts That Suck the Life Out of You, with Harvard's Daniel Shapiro
  224. PPP 147 | Why Your Technical Project Management Skills Aren't Enough, with guest Dave Wakeman
  225. PPP 146 | How to Tell Someone They Have Body Odor (and Other Tricky Culture Situations), with Dr. Tom Verghese
  226. PPP 145 | Career Success Hacks for Project Managers, with Bruce Harpham
  227. PPP 144 | 4 Rules to Help Project Managers Focus in a Distracted World, with Cal Newport
  228. PPP 143 | How to Deal With the Irrational and Impossible People on Your Projects, with Mark Goulston
  229. PPP 142 | How to Confidently Rise to the Most Daunting Challenges, with Amy Cuddy
  230. PPP 141 | How Project Managers Can Make Better Decisions: Year-End Episode
  231. PPP 140 | Tom Rath Goes to the Movies (and Why You Should Too!)
  232. PPP 139 | The Real Reason Why Project Managers and Their Teams Win, with author Fred Kiel
  233. PPP 138 | Eating Frogs and Throwing Skunks on the Table: The People Side of Project Management
  234. PPP 137 | How Project Managers Can Invest Their Time Like Money, with Elizabeth Grace Saunders
  235. PPP 136 | What Science Says About the Happy Project Manager, with Michelle Gielen
  236. PPP 135 | Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, with Gretchen Rubin
  237. PPP 134 | How Project Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning, with author Scott Mautz
  238. PPP 133 | The Most Important Four Seconds for Project Managers, with author Peter Bregman
  239. PPP 132 | Energizing the Burned Out Project Manager, with author Tom Rath
  240. PPP 131 | Honoring a Project Management Legacy, with Max Wideman
  241. PPP 130 | Why Leadership Training Isn't Preparing You to Lead (and What To Do About It), with author Herminia Ibarra
  242. PPP 129 | Less Panic and More Productivity for Project Managers, with author Kory Kogon
  243. PPP 128 | How Project Managers Become Project Leaders, with author Susanne Madsen
  244. PPP 127 | How to Stop Talking About Vision and Actually Create One, with author Rob-Jan de Jong
  245. PPP 126 | The Most Important Lesson You Learned Last Year
  246. PPP 125 | Why Project Managers Who Learn Faster Beat Those Who Know More, with guest Liz Wiseman
  247. PPP 124 | How Adam Smith Can Make You a Better Project Manager, with guest Russ Roberts
  248. PPP 123 | How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done, with Procrastination Expert Piers Steel
  249. PPP 122 | Smart Ways to Accelerate Your Success as a Project Manager, with author Shane Snow
  250. PPP 121 | We're Not Family. But Free Agency Doesn't Work. How to Have Career Discussions with Your Team, with Ben Casnocha