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Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World - Chapter 35

Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World - Chapter 35

The eminent project manager and author, Elizabeth Harrin was eager to share a chapter from her book Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World with the PMTips’ readers. Her goal is to provide you more insights about this book, and why it is important to have it in your PM library.

Shortcuts to Success: Short Overview

Designed for project managers who know the theory of project management, Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World is a book for all project managers who want to take a step further and bring their project on a higher level. This book is a collection of over 250 years of PM experience, whose goal is to show you how other people run their projects outside the textbooks and papers. It will provide you with thorough insights on how projects are completed in the real world.

Shortcuts to Success will help you understand how tasks are completed through reading about other people’s experiences. This book is a personal mentor that gives you a chance to learn from others. Organized in five sections with short chapters, this book will help you find the right information you need as easy as possible.

Chapter 35: Present Your Staff Interestingly

Project managers have to explain their project plans to people who are not team members, and people who don’t have experience in managing projects. This chapter will teach you how to communicate and prepare the right presentation for your audience without boring them. It will show you how to prepare a presentation that is catchy and interesting. Moreover, the Chapter 35 gives you excellent tips on how to present your project, so people could understand it clearly and correctly.

Finally, this chapter presents a real story about Jo Ann Sweeney, the founder of Sweeney Communication who has specializes in project stakeholder engagement. Jo Ann’s experience will show you the importance of communication among everyone involved in the project, plus she shares a few suggestions to consider for managing project communications effectively.

Final Thoughts

Download this chapter completely free of charge, and learn how to conduct interesting presentation that will help your audience learn effectively about your project.

Also, we hope that this chapter will give you valuable information on Shortcuts to Success, and you will understand why it is important to have this book in your PM library.

To buy, download, and read Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World, visit this Amazon link.

And, if you have any questions, feel free to post them in the comments section below. We do our best to respond to any legitimate inquiries as soon as possible.

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Elizabeth Harrin

Elizabeth Harrin, FAPM, is an author and mentor who helps project managers and their teams get more done with less stress. She does that through straight-talking, real-world advice, based on her 20 years in project management roles. She also writes the award-winning blog, A Girl’s Guide to Project Management.

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Elizabeth Harrin, FAPM, is an author and mentor who helps project managers and their teams get more done with less stress. She does that through straight-talking, real-world advice, based on her 20 years in project management roles. Elizabeth has written 5 books about project management: Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World (which was a finalist in the Management Book of the Year Awards 2014 and now in its second edition), Collaboration Tools for Project Managers, Communicating Change, Project Manager, and Customer-Centric Project Management. She also writes the award-winning blog, A Girl’s Guide to Project Management. You can find Elizabeth online at GirlsGuideToPM.com or on Twitter @girlsguidetopm. Elizabeth holds degrees from the University of York and Roehampton University. She supports project managers through her mentoring programme, Project Management Rebels, and also contributes to a variety of other initiatives including sitting on the advisory board for the RISE Being Lean and Seen programme at Liverpool John Moores University. Elizabeth has led a variety of IT, process improvement and business change projects including an ERP deployment and compliance initiatives. She spent eight years working in financial services (including two based in Paris, France) and 12 years in healthcare. Elizabeth lives with her family in the UK.

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