By now, most professionals recognize the value of having a strong personal brand. After all, if you’re not associated with particular concepts, strengths, characteristics, or viewpoints, you’re probably invisible inside your organization.
With the rise of the Project Economy, one of the most emblematic roles, the Chief Operating Officer, is coming to an end. And it is being replaced by the role of the Chief Project Officer, who will be accountable for bringing a considerable portion of an organization's revenues, not deliverables and reports.
I am a huge believer in the incredible power of projects for good and noble causes, but also conscious about their undesirable side. Unfortunately, most of our current leaders do not understand projects and ignore their overwhelming positive, and sometimes enormously negative, power.
I am happy to invite you to the first HBR webinar in Project Management - at least in the past 7 years - that will take place next Wednesday 8th Dec, from 1 pm to 2 pm UK time. Registration here. Feel free to share with other colleagues and hope to see you there!
I am very happy to share with you that the current issue of Harvard Business Review printed magazine has Project Management and my article, "The Project Economy Has Arrived" in the spotlight, including the editorial from their chief editor, Adi Ignatius.
This summer we recorded the following two LinkedIn Learning courses, which apply the same principles as when I started teaching: simple, fun, and impactful: a) Project Management Reinvented for Non-Project Managers; b) How to Be an Effective Project Sponsor.
An inadequate and untrained sponsor in a project frequently leads to an unhappy team and almost inevitable project failure. Meet the executive sponsor to tell them the importance of the role and offer your assistance to coach them through the project.