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Get Fit with the Lazy PM: Giveaway winner

Last month’s giveaway was won by Niall from Limerick, Ireland.

Niall wins a copy of Get Fit with the Lazy Project Manager (and I didn’t manage to read it before I posted it off but a quick flick through tells me it’s going to be great). Congratulations!

This month’s giveaway is for a copy of Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers by Anthony Mersino. Find out how to enter here.

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Emotional Intelligence for Project ManagersFeel like you need to brush up your soft skills? Here’s a book that will help. Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers is the book I wish I had written (read my review of it here). Now in it’s second edition, it’s even better and I have a copy to giveaway.

Simply get in touch with the phrase “I’m emotionally intelligent” and I’ll put your name in the hat. Normal giveaway rules apply, but they are very fair!

Contact me today for your chance to win.

The giveaway closes on Monday, 16 March 2015.

 

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Giveaway: Get Fit with the Lazy Project Manager

Giveaway Get Fit With the Lazy PM

I interviewed Peter Taylor, otherwise known as The Lazy Project Manager, last month. He shared some tips on how to manage project health checks.

I have a copy of his book, Get Fit with the Lazy Project Manager, to give away. Contact me with the phrase, “I’m a bit fit” and I’ll add you to the draw. Giveaway rules, if you want to read them, are here.

The contest closes on Sunday 15 February 2015 so enter before then. Good luck!

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Giveaway winner: Supercommunicator

Congratulations to Sarah, from East Sussex (UK), who wins the Supercommunicator book giveaway. The book highlights how you can communicate even difficult subjects so that your audience can understand and is perfect for project managers trying to communicate more effectively with stakeholders.

Read my review of the book here.

Sarah, your book is in the post so you should have it in time for post-Christmas dinner reading!

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Giveaway: Supercommunicator

supercommunicatorEarlier this year I reviewed Supercommunicator: Explaining The Complicated So Anyone Can Understand by Frank J. Pietrucha. Now I have a copy to give away.

Use the contact form to get in touch with the phrase “I’m a supercommunicator” by Wednesday 12 November 2014 and I will enter you into the draw. Normal giveaway rules apply – it doesn’t matter where in the world you are based, you can still enter as Royal Mail delivers everywhere.

If you can’t wait to find out if you have won, you can buy it on Amazon.co.uk or
on Amazon.com and get it immediately!

Good luck!

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Giveaway: Healthcare Project Management

Cover imageI have a great giveaway for you this month: a copy of Kathy Schwalbe and Dan Furlong’s book, Healthcare Project Management. At over 500 pages it’s a comprehensive guide to working in the healthcare sector, plus it includes a guide to Microsoft Project. It’s compatible with the PMBOK® Guide, Fifth Edition and it’s full of case studies, examples and templates.

Still wondering if it is worth entering? You can read more about the book and get a free sample chapter here.

To enter, simply send me a message with the phrase, “My projects are healthy,” and I’ll enter you into the draw. Normal giveaway conditions apply. The closing date is Friday 18 July 2014.

Good luck!

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Free project issue log template

Keeping track of problems on projects is really important if you want to come across as a professional project manager. Download a free issue log template for your projects to help you track and manage those inevitable problems.

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My style for giving feedback is one of positive praise. I say things like, “Great walking, Oliver!” and “Thanks for carrying your spoon to the table, Jack!” dozens of times each day. Positive praise is where you tell children exactly what they’ve done that you are pleased with instead of simply saying, “Well done!” An… Continue Reading->

Get Fit with the Lazy PM: Giveaway winner

Last month's giveaway was won by Niall from Limerick, Ireland. Niall wins a copy of Get Fit with the Lazy Project Manager (and I didn't manage to read it before I posted it off but a quick flick through tells me it's going to be great). Congratulations! This month's giveaway is for a copy of… Continue Reading->

9 Essential Project Documents

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Giveaway: Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

Feel like you need to brush up your soft skills? Here's a book that will help. Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers is the book I wish I had written (read my review of it here). Now in it's second edition, it's even better and I have a copy to giveaway. Simply get in touch with… Continue Reading->