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Free PRIVATE Resources for the "Leader Manager Network" sponsored by Career Care. . .

This page includes links to files intended solely for individuals attending our "Leader Manager Network" meetings at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas.  The files were prepared by David J. Lanners, MBA, PMP and are provided free for your personal use.  By downloading the file(s), you are giving your word that you will not use the material for any commercial purpose (e.g. publication or paid training of any kind).  We ask that you give credit to the author of the materials if you choose to share them with others.

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Adversity Response Survey uses twenty questinos to assess four CORE dimensions related to our
     response to adversity.  Understanding them is the first step toward increasing our overall AQ.

Blue Ocean Strategy provides an executive summary of differences between a traditional Red Ocean
     Strategy and an innovative Blue Ocean Strategy including questions and suggestions.

Brushfire Survival List is a one-page participant-friendly worksheet (checklist) intended to make it easier
     to recall the information in the video and rank the salvaged items.

Code of Behavior shows a "typical" code of conduct for formal meetings in a professional environment
     and is suitable as a starting point for general team meetings in business.

Communication Channels illustration depicting the exponential growth in the number of relationships
     as the number of individuals on the project team increases.

Communication Styles provides a summary description of the four basic ways in which people process
     your information to separate fiction from perceived fact in an ambiguous message.

Conflict Management list of twenty conflict management suggestions and three reminders to help
     managers reduce the frequency and minimize the severity of interpersonal conflict.

Cost Terms and Definitions depicting typical attributes of cost and cost trade-offs in discussions and
     analysis of cost related to projects and/or ongoing operations.

Effective Meetings presentation slides from the Leader Manager Network meeting  This printer-friendly
     file includes the same 13 slides that were used for the meeting.

F.A.S.T. Diagram depicting use of a "Functional Analysis System Technique" that relies exclusively on
     Active Verbs and Measurable Nouns to highlight Why's and How's in design.

Interview Questions designed to help candidates and employers conduct structured interviews that bring
     out experience-related information to augment credentials and formal education.

Negotiations Presentation a 24-slide (four-page) handout with black & white copies of the presentation
     slides used in the Leader Manager Network meeting on Effective Negotiations.

Negotiations Worksheet a four-page convenient checklist (using a "fill-in-the-blank" outline) for managers
     to follow for more efficiently reaching "win-win" outcomes with negotiating partners.

Open Letter to PMI members, alumni, and friends in the Dallas, Texas area who are concerned about
     policies, practices, and the general reputation of PMI and/or local chapter(s).

Parliamentary Overview a three-page summary of parliamentary procedure that can serve as a practical
     guide to influencing opinion in public discussions or leading formal meetings.

Scheduling Action Words shows an alphabetical list of words to use for scheduling activities or tasks
     and is suitable as a checklist for auditing project schedules for compliance with guidelines.

Secrets of Communicating is printer-friendly set of a dozen slides used to guide group discussion
     basic principles of effective communications between individuals and groups.

Structure for Success bar chart depicting the "average advantage" organizations can expect from
     employing a disciplined (formally structured) approach to managing projects.

Task Sequencing Exercise for introducing professionals to the challenge of placing generic project
     activities into a logical sequence yielding improved results for key stakeholders.

Three W's for Meeting Effectiveness shows the most important three roles to be filled in a meeting
     and is suitable as a reminder for meeting organizers in any setting where results matter.

Tongue Twisters for warming up one's facial muscles to improve articulation and breath control
     for improved delivery of an important presentation to a diverse audience in a public forum.

Triple Constraints illustration depicting the classic trade-offs among Scope (better), Time (faster), and
     Cost (cheaper) showing Quality assessed by the customer and Risk as uncertainty.

Virtual Meetings provides a comprehensive checklist-style summary of steps to follow in preparing for
     large virtual meetings (with remote participants) and suggestions for follow-up.

Whar Are The Odds is a two-page list of 95 specfic events sorted in alphabetical order to be used in
     helping reviewers become more sensitive to the influence that numbers have on our perception.

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) illustration using the ANSI Standard definition of a Work Breakdown
     Structure to provide an operational definition of this deliverable-oriented summary.


Color Wall Chart depicting the 42 ANSI Standard Project Management Processes  . . .

Wall Chart depicting ANSI Std Processes with file resolution appropriate for an 80" wide by 60" high wall chart for team rooms.

Color Flash Cards depicting the 42 ANSI Standard Project Management Processes  . . .

FlashCards depicting ANSI Std Processes with file resolution suitable for printing or display on a standard computer monitor.

Color Indexes mapping Color Chart to PMBOK Guide and Heldman's Study Guide  . . .

PMBOK Guide - Map to Chart showing which ANSI Standard Project Management Processes are included in each chapter.

Heldman Book - Map to Chart showing which ANSI Standard Project Management Processes are included in each chapter.


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