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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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Giveaway winner: The Presentation Book

Presentation bookLast month’s giveaway was a copy of Emma Ledden’s The Presentation Book.

The winner was Hannah from Georgia, USA. Congratulations Hannah! Your book has been posted so it should be with you soon.

If you missed out on this giveaway you can download the first chapter from Emma’s website. I’ll also have a review for you in the summer, and other giveaways later this year including a massive tome that will tell you everything you need to know about healthcare project management, so watch out for that.

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Giveaway: The Presentation Book

Presentation bookNeed a hand improving your presentation skills? Emma Ledden’s The Presentation Book could help. I have a copy to give away, thanks to the nice people at Pearson.

Simply get in touch with the phrase ‘I’m booking a presentation’ and I’ll enter you into the draw. Normal giveaway rules apply. The closing date is Wednesday 16 April 2014.

Want to know if it’s worth entering? Download the first chapter from Emma’s website. I’ll also have a review for you in the summer.

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Giveaway winner!

Congratulations to Cathie from Cambridge, UK, for winning a copy of Brigitte Cobb’s book, Make It Fly.

You can read my review of the book here and if you didn’t win but want your own copy, you can get it on Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com.

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Giveaway: Make It Fly

Make It FlyLast month I reviewed Brigitte Cobb’s book, Make It Fly: The step-by-step guide to make ANY idea, project or goal take off. And I have a copy to give away.

Simply get in touch with the phrase ‘I’m flying’ and I’ll enter you into the draw. Normal giveaway rules apply. The closing date is Friday 28 February 2014.

Want to read more about it before you enter? I interviewed Brigitte last month as well. You can read what she had to say about the book and her top tips for getting things done in the interview here.

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Giveaway: Supercommunicator

Earlier 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… Continue Reading->

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How to build your project management network

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5 Steps for identifying project dependencies and constraints

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