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 [...]
1) NYC SCRUM Users Group Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10th, 6:00 PM Topic: - Intro to Business Value Engineering Speaker: Joe Little of Kitty Hawk Consulting Location: EURO RSCG, 350 Hudson Street, 9th Floor Meeting Leader: Rob Purdie ==> Registration Link 2) PMI NYC "Agile: Your Tough Questions Answered" Presenter: Mark C. Layton, CST, Platinum Edge, Inc. (recognized globally as Mr. AgileTM) Day/Date: Monday, April 9th Time: [...]
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 [...]
How many times have you attended presentations where the presenter knew the content, but the slides were too busy, or there were technical glitches which distracted the audience? I have given hundreds of classes and presentations, and also taught many Train The Trainer classes. And I've put my best 10 tips into an article: "Top 10 Trainer's Tips For PMs Giving [...]
Per PMI's Announcement there are significant changes coming to the PMP exam effective Aug. 31st, especially that there will no longer be a separate section on Ethics. Instead, Ethics & Social Responsibility questions will be interspersed throughout the 5 Process Group sections (making the test harder!) HOW MY BOOK CAN HELP YOU WITH THIS CHANGE: My book, "The Project Management Answer Book" offers an extensive chapter on Ethics (much [...]
Cornelius interviews me about my new book, "The Project Management Answer Book," and we go into detail on several of the Q&As in the book. We also discuss the upcoming changes to the PMP test (effective Aug. 31, 2011). And Cornelius tells his listeners how they have 2 chances to win a free copy of the book!