Open your eyes before you open your mouth

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Before the camera – 10 points to professionalize your corporate video presentations

Whatever is repeated is a potential candidate for automation. Repeated or to-be repeated corporate presentations, learning / training programs are no exception. While adding professionalism to our otherwise amateurish video presentations can be exciting, there are many hurdles one has to cross, which are successfully overcome by everyone else,  who have traversed the same path …

Why traditional project success criteria are still relevant today?

During one of my training programs, a project manager said ‘I am not getting acceptance for my project. What should I do get the acceptance?’. That was a difficult question to answer, considering the fact that I did not know much about his project. Still I wanted to give it a try, and I asked …

Forget Nostradamus – Here’s Tony O’Dowd’s IT Predictions for 2019

A quick update on the emerging trends. https://wp.me/p3cjZq-3ac

Quality of education

I found this discussion on quality of education at XIME very useful, hence sharing it. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2140358979607518&id=1700549466887524

Developing (Cultural) Empathy | mathias sager – School & Advisory

https://mathias-sager.com/2019/02/28/developing-cultural-empathy/

Project management essentials

Define the goal Collect requirements Define scope Develop product breakdown structure Develop work breakdown structure Develop project strategy Estimate the work packages Determine budget Decompose the work Packages into activities Develop activity sequences Estimate activity effort and durations Perform bottom up estimation Optimise budgets Develop schedule Allocate resources Execute Change management Monitor and control Close …

Application of theory U, in agile coaching

Right now I am in the middle of a consulting assignment of transitioning a large team from ‘scrum buts’ to right scrum. When I say right scrum, I refer to the scrum guide by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland which can be downloaded from Scrum.org This team from a very large multi national product company …

Loosing the job at 50. A crisis or opportunity to pivot?

I am inspired by the book 'pivot' by Jenny Blake with the sub title 'the only move that matters is your next move'. Pivot is all about leveraging the current strengths and planning for the next phase of career. I am grateful to all those who inspired me throughout my career which helped me to …

Fluctuating motivation. How do you manage it?

Most of us go through periods of high motivation and low motivation. What could be the reasons?. How can we overcome it? The best way to manage it is to acknowledge the fact that it is temporary and everyone goes through it.In my experience one of the reasons for fluctuating motivation is imbalance in work …