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Take a Shot of Scrappiness and Call Me in the Morning by Emily Hennessee

(Originally posted on SVProjectManagement.com) I’m delighted to post this story on behalf of Emily, who sent it to me as evidence that she was becoming more scrappy. In this story Emily shows us how we can help our teams think things through and clarify goals by asking good questions and facilitating discussions that people are “too […]

Similarities Between Parenting a Newborn and Project Management by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

 (This article was originally published on www.svprojectmanagement.com) (Posted anonymously on behalf of a program engineering manager at a fine, upstanding organization where it would  be  best if his name was not used.) Things are going well on the home front. I am beginning to draw a lot of correlations between parenting a newborn  and  succeeding […]

How to Lead Effectively. Video Blog 3 by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

How can you lead effectively when you’re promoted? You have 2 ears and 1 mouth, so use them in that ratio! Start by listening, collaboratively set clear goals, and work together as a real team, not just a group of people jockeying for position, power and status. Check out Kimberly’s 1 minute view on this. […]

The Difference Between Leadership and Management. Video Blog 2 by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

How is leadership different from management? The cynical answer is “Lead people, manage cows.” People don’t want to be managed. Kimberly shares her scrappy view in this 1 minute video. * Thanks to Japjot Sethi of Gloopt for making this professional video! by

What is Leadership? Video Blog 1 by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

What is leadership? It’s NOT position in an organization chart, and it’s NOT a title on your business card. Kimberly shares her take on this topic in this 1 minute video. * Thanks to Japjot Sethi of Gloopt for making this professional video! by

Totally Commit to Finding a Way by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

(This article was originally published on www.svprojectmanagement.com) Scrappy Project Management Mindset Series – Part 4 of 4. If you’re going to lead projects to success you’ve gotta have a powerful mindset that supports you. This week I’ll share some mindset medicine that will keep you scrappy. – Kimberly by

Confront the Brutal Facts by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

(This article was originally published on www.svprojectmanagement.com) Scrappy Project Management Mindset Series – Part 3 of 4. If you’re going to lead projects to success you’ve gotta have a powerful mindset that supports you. This week I’ll share some mindset medicine that will keep you scrappy. – Kimberly by

Pretend You’re Totally Responsible by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

(This article was originally published on www.svprojectmanagement.com) Scrappy Project Management Mindset Series – Part 2 of 4. If you’re going to lead projects to success you’ve gotta have a powerful mindset that supports you. This week I’ll share some mindset medicine that will keep you scrappy. – Kimberly by

Say “No!” to the Power of Cynicism by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

  (This article was originally published on www.svprojectmanagement.com) Scrappy Project Management Mindset Series – Part 1 of 4. If you’re going to lead projects to success you’ve gotta have a powerful mindset that supports you. This week I’ll share some mindset medicine that will keep you scrappy. – Kimberly by

Envisioning Your Family’s Fabulous Future by Kimberly Wiefling (Wiefling Consulting)

(This article was originally published on www.svprojectmanagement.com) Continuing our exploration into envisioning your family’s fabulous future . . . Stage 1 – Planning is the first step in creating your successful family. One extremely effective way to do this planning is to ask powerful questions. These are questions designed to expand thinking and enrich discussions. […]