New Year's Resolutions
Written by Hans Jonasson
This year I promise to do what I know should be done. Which is what I tell other people to do when I teach project managements classes.
I will seek to understand the need of the customer before I define the product. Even when it appears that the customer is clueless.
I will identify relevant secondary stakeholders and identify their needs. I will assist in identifying and resolving conflicting requirements.
I will understand the work that needs to...
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...
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Robert has demonstrated an effective servant leadership style while serving various roles with AllHumanity since 2013. He has a strong sense of personal humility, yet his vision for AllHumanity Group is both audacious and achievable through development of highly functional teams. His significant contributions to AllHumanity, along with the AllHumanity Founder/CEO (Rob Cipriano) were catalyst to securing a formal partnership with UNGSII (United Nations Global Sustainability Index Institute as well as with top executive leadership at UN Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland to effect global awareness and implementation of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Robert is a 26-year veteran of U.S. Navy and has earned numerous awards and citations, to include being an Honor Graduate of the Naval War College, RI (Senior Enlisted Academy); however, he takes the greatest pride in 3 relatively lower level awards. Specifically, he was cited for 21 consecutive years of community/humanitarian service with 3 Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards. Building effective teams to achieve missions and serve others is Robert’s motive drive. Robert invites you to work with us so that “Together, We Can Do Something Great In Service To Others”.
His acute focus on workforce development, innovation, system level performance improvement and executive coaching were skill sets he honed and progressively gained higher levels of certification and authority from 1995-2015. He has effectively transferred these skills to his post-military career with great industry diversity working across service/transactional, academic, manufacturing, and Green Technology industries. Notably, Robert is honored to now work with a global award-winning Green Technology leader, NG1 TechFlo Exhaust, as the interim Board of Directors Chair, Innovation Integration Director and Executive Coach.
Since his entry into private sector in 2015, serving as VP, Butler Active Business Solutions, LLC, Robert attained Master Black Belt certification. He has also been privileged to provide executive coaching and Lean Six Sigma certification training for Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC), Target Corporation Headquarters, Bank of Internet U.S.A. Headquarters., Oman Cable & Wire Industry (SAOG, manufacturing), Oman Aluminum Processing Industries, LLC (OAPIL), Mobile (Saudi Arabia TELCOM), Banque Saudi Fransi Headquarters (Riyadh), Takamol Holding, Bank Albilad (Riyadh) Deckers Brands Headquarters, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Headquarters, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Headquarters, The Bergquist Company R&D Headquarters, Magna Electronics R&D Headquarters, Avionic Systems Corp, Trintas, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Comet Plasma Control Technologies, Holman Enterprise, as well as many other mid-level to executive level leaders from various industries.