Troy EdelenSan Francisco Bay Area Chapter - March 24, 2020
Troy is the CEO and Founder of Aspiri Consulting, Inc. in San Francisco.
Topics: Change Management,Risk Management,Stakeholder Management
Even in the most turbulent of times, projects meant to deliver meaningful results for the business, its employees, and its customers must stay on track. Turbulence can come in many forms. The coronavirus pandemic has completely and rapidly changed how we operate.
Seemingly overnight, business...
Individuality Matters On Diverse Teams - Why Project Managers May Need To Leave Their Pre-Conceived Ideas At The Door by Kathleen Booker
Imagine that you are a project manager holding the kick-off meeting for a new software deployment that is being rolled out to multiple distribution facilities.
You look around, scanning the groups on the conferencing monitors and in the room, taking note of the generations and functional areas represented. You nod your head in approval that you have built a...
Project Management Institute: is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI has members in 195 countries, with almost 300 local chapters across the globe and over 500,000 total members, PMI is a powerful organization. PMI...
One of the most consistent concerns expressed to us by professionals and teams around the world is this: We don’t have enough time!
The stress of having too much to do and not enough time to do it is overwhelming. In this interactive keynote, Andy shares practical lessons to help you get a better handle on what it takes to more successfully manage your time and commitments. Topics include understanding the role of taking care of yourself (including getting more sleep and exercise), factors that drive procrastination (and strategies to overcome them that will help you manage your time and projects), ways to say No without saying "No", and strategies to manage interruptions.
Andy shares specific strategies to help you get more control over your time with less things falling through the cracks, allowing you to focus on the most important priorities. You will leave with a helpful list of books and other resources to continue the learning after the session.
Andy Kaufman is a recognized expert on leadership and project management. He is the President of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc., which helps organizations around the world improve their ability to lead and deliver. In addition to running the Institute, Andy works with leaders at the United Nations to improve their ability to deliver on their initiatives.
Before becoming an internationally sought-after speaker, Andy started as a software developer and was promoted into management for all the wrong reasons! As he grew from frontline manager to senior leader, Andy developed approaches for leading and delivering that he now shares with audiences and coaching clients around the world. He is the author of three books and host of the acclaimed People and Projects Podcast, which provides interviews and insights for his global listeners on how to lead and deliver.