Books

Book Recommendation: “The Manager’s Book Of Decencies” by Steve Harrison

One of the best leadership books I have ever read is: The Manager's Book of Decencies: How Small Gestures Build Great Companies, by Steve Harrison (McGraw-Hill), for all project managers, team leaders, and executives. Steve Harrison is Chairman of Lee, Hecht, Harrison, the premier career management and leadership consulting firm. He is also the former [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:35+00:00 April 22nd, 2012|Books|0 Comments

Upcoming Agile Events in Manhattan in March 2012

BUT FIRST... some  photos from the AgileNYC Open this week in Manhattan: - Agile NYC Open  <-- A gallery of photos of this week's Agile NYC Open at Pace U. (courtesy of Larry Mantrone, PMP/CSM) - Ilio Krumins-Beens <-- One of the Agile Instructors at the event, leading an excellent seminar at the Agile NYC Open - ShortVideo.Morning.AgileNYCOpen <-- A short [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:35+00:00 March 1st, 2012|Agile, Books|0 Comments

Review of my book by Dr. James R. Brady (in ASAPM)

LINK: Review of my book "The Project Management Answer Book" by: The American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (affiliated with the International Association of Project Management).   You might also be interested in: - My new article: "Top 10 Tips For  Marketing A Book Using Social Media" - My upcoming PMP classes: "3 classes [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:35+00:00 February 26th, 2012|Books|0 Comments

Brainstorming comes in second!

Brainstorming is a long-favored method from PMI as a best practice  tool, especially used in Requirements Gathering and in Risk Identification. However... an article in the current New Yorker, January 30, 2012, by Jonah Lehrer, entitled: “GROUPTHINK,” has applicability to Project Management teams. Based on an extensive study by Charlan Nemeth, professor of psychology at UCLA in [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:36+00:00 January 27th, 2012|Books, knowledge|0 Comments

Tip — How to use the SlideShare “APP” in Linkedin to share a PowerPoint Presentation on your profile

A way to share good info (and get exposure and extra mileage out of your presentations) is with SlideShare. This is one of the APPS which Linkedin recently made available to subscribers to help you enhance your profile. STEPS IN LINKEDIN: Step 1. Edit your Profile Step 2. Go to APPLICATIONS, and click on "Add [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:36+00:00 December 30th, 2011|Books, knowledge|1 Comment

My highlights of the PMI Annual North American Congress 2011 in Dallas — What were yours?

  I attended another great PMI conference (my third-in-a-row) in Dallas last week. If you attended also, Please share Your Highlights in the "Leave a Reply" box. 1. Keynote Speaker: Malcolm Gladwell, author of "Blink," "The Tipping Point" and "Outliers." Much of his talk was about Steve Jobs, and how he felt that Jobs epitomized the [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:36+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Agile, Books, knowledge|7 Comments