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Results Without Authority

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One Sentence Summary: Today in large organizations, it is rare that the project lead has supervisory power over all the people on his project team. He must, however, maintain enthusiasm, motivation and results from people without being able to use the power of his position and powers of coercion; this book teaches us numerous techniques […]

Happiness

The Success Principles

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One-sentence summary of The Success Principles: This book is for anyone who wants to fulfill their ambitions and their dreams, whether personal or professional: it offers sixty-four practical and inspiring principles that touch upon all aspects of life to lead you to where you really want to be.  By Jack Canfield in association with Janet Switzer, […]

PMBA

Making Things Happen – Part 2

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Note: because Making Things Happen book is both heavy and complex, I am publishing the summary in two parts. Here is the second part, the first part is here. Summary and Book Review of “Making Things Happen”, second part: Chapter 9 : Communication and relationships For a long time during our civilization, the slowness of […]

PMBA

Making Things Happen

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One Sentence Summary of “Making Things Happen” : Project management is a complicated art which requires you to master a number of things such as planning, understanding what needs to be done, writing a good overall vision statement, understanding where ideas come from, understanding what to do with ideas, writing good specifications, understanding how to […]

Management & Leadership

The Unwritten Laws of Business

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One Sentence Summary of The Unwritten Laws of Business : To succeed in your career, you must understand and apply many unwritten rules with respect to the work, the chain of command, colleagues, project management, the organizational structure, what managers expect from their subordinates, character, personality, and personal development; sometimes these laws seem obvious but […]

Personal Development

The Power of Full Engagement – managing your energy and not your time for renewal and to achieve high performance

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Summary and Book Report of The Power of Full Engagement: There are a set number of hours in every day, but the amount of energy that we have, the key to high performance, to health, happiness and balance is based in energy management, not time management. By Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz, 2003, 256 pages […]