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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]