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Realistic goals are useful, but a Moon-Shot-Goal is transformative. John Glenn becoming the first American to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962. He spent 4 hours, 55 minutes, 23 seconds in space… Continue reading → [...]

Many organizations are struggling to implement agile delivery frameworks to increase their level of agility, and many organizations fail. One of the reasons is the culture clash between a traditional organization and the agile culture. Only implementing agile delivery frameworks … Continue reading → [...]

The bad haircut  What do you say when your colleague comes in with a bad haircut? (*) Jump on it? Criticize it? Threaten abuse? Probably none of the above; probably you ignore it or make some civil remark The bad idea  What if the same person comes in with a bad idea? Now what? Probably you can't ignore it, but your commentary can be civil, inquiring, benefit of the doubt and all that (Speak [...]

Everyone seems to have a secret for success. Some sell it, some write books about it, some may even share it for free. But there are no secrets to success, really. Why do we read inspirational success stories? Not for the secrets, but for the reminder: If you work hard, face your challenges, and push […] The post Inspirational Success Stories – Success Digest #14 appeared first on Proggio. [...]

On the 9th and 10th October, we exhibited at Project Challenge. As well as talking to many project professionals about their careers and how we can help our very own John Thorpe presented the seminar: Is it Really a Candidates Market (see below). As some of you will know we ran a survey over the … The post Project Challenge Live Presentation: Is it Really a Candidates Market? appeared first on arraspeople. [...]

Frustration usually points at people and circumstances. But frustration is also an opportunity to look at yourself, to elevate and expand your leadership. Source: Your frustration is ABOUT you, before it’s about others.… Continue reading → [...]

Frustration usually points at people and circumstances. But frustration is also an opportunity to look at yourself, to elevate and expand your leadership. Source: Your frustration is ABOUT you, before it’s about others.… Continue reading → [...]

Team building exercises are a staple of corporate life. Trust falls, scavenger hunts, escape rooms…who hasn’t been subjected to the special torture of team building exercises at some point in the last six months. “It’ll be fun!” they say. “It’s an enjoyable day out of the office!” they say. “You’ll come home late, drained, and […] The post Top 10 Team Building Exercises appeared first on Proggio. [...]

Are you a project manager who needs to pitch the concept of remote project management to your PMO director? Or are you a PMO director of CIO or corporate exec building your project management model and you need to pitch the virtual project management team model to your CEO or the rest of your leadership team?  I’m sure there are many resources out there that tell you why remote project management is a good idea or why virtual project teams work.  Hint…if you read the phras [...]

See for the Dutch version Het beslissende moment The tipping point – How little things can make a big difference is written by Malcolm Gladwell. In this book we get a multitude of examples in which the author shows what … Continue reading → [...]

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