Using Project and Change Management Skills to Execute Your Vision – The H.I.L.L. of Northeast FL

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Using Project and Change Management Skills to Execute Your Vision

Presented by
Dr. Jose Lepervanche

“Use Project and Change Management Skills to Execute Your Vision” will take participants from planning mode to execution mode and prepare them for planned and unexpected changes in life.  If life is a continuous system, you have to be prepared for a journey of continuous waves of different sizes!

What you will learn:
+ Ensure that your current vision, personal SWOT analysis and SMART goals are manageable and achievable.
+ Apply project management skills such as work breakdown structure, resources, and scheduling to bring a vision and goals to an execution stage.
+ Evaluate personal execution plan to incorporate planned and unexpected changes.

Stop waiting for your future to happen and start making it happen!

Save your spot » http://goo.gl/2paHi2

Tuesday April 12, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Nova Southeastern University. 6675 Corporate Center Parkway. Room 210.
Jacksonville, FL 32216

All invited, guests welcome. $10 investment, includes refreshments.
Business casual attire. Free parking on-site

Download Workbook and Personal Leadership System® Map

Risk-taking, mistake-making, and lifelong learning | Dr. Kathleen Ciez-Volz

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This talk was given at first TEDxFSCJ 2014, a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this charming talk, Dr. Katheleen Ciez-Volz dives into the importance and need for all of us to reject fear and embarrassment over mistake-making, and instead take risks and embrace the possibility of mistakes for the sake of lifelong learning.
Fall 2016 Online Discussion:
Share a lesson that you learned, or an insight that you gained, from a mistake that you made in your workplace. What decision did you make? What risks were taken in the decision making process?
How, if at all, could that that mistake have been avoided? What what the most important lesson that you learned from the mistake?
Link to TED Ed Lesson: https://ed.ted.com/on/cTIQI79M

TECHKnowledge: Next Manager Challenges

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Next Manager Challenges are a combination of personal, professional, and technology knowledge needed to be successful. We used this graph adapted from several resources related to self-awareness, change, learning styles, intelligences, and strategies. It is a visual resource to put these pieces together. We started following our Personal Leadership System® model.

SWOT. We started our exploration of these challenges by addressing the importance of our personal SWOT. We need to know our Strengths and Weaknesses to be able to find new Opportunities and be aware of future Threats.

Values. We explored personal and cultural values to talk about beliefs, ethical decisions, and priorities. Study of our values led us to have a better understanding of doing a personal SWOT analysis. Values provides the starting point to the Be-Know-Do-Have sequence.

Self-assessment. In order to complete our personal SWOT, specifically in identifying our Strengths and Weaknesses, it is important to evaluate ourselves. We can learn about our personalities and attitudes, and explore the different intelligences to find our fit.

Learning style. Another important component in doing our personal SWOT is to understand how we learn. Different methods and surveys help. Our graph uses some examples about visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners, It also mentions is we learn by knowing, doing, planning, leading or creating. When assembling a team, it is wise to have different kind of learners.

Change. This is a constant in life and we have to learn how to embrace it. How we orient ourselves to accept planned and unexpected changes. We need to evaluate risks and be prepared for emergencies.

TECHKnowledge. Emerging Technologies are vital for personal and personal performance in our workplace and communities. Embracing new systems, methods, procedures, and devices is vital for success and survival. The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) is one tool that allow us to select proper technologies based on usefulness and easy of use . Learning fast about technology changes will increase our knowledge base.

Technology Management. Next Manager should have a solid foundation in business and technology concepts. IT is now embedded in all organizations and personal life. The TECHCitizen woks and function in front of several screens.

Global Management.  Besides Technology Management, a personal SWOT analysis will also help to explore our world and find global opportunities. Global Learning, Global Engagement, Globalization, and Global Management are some of the concepts that involve Global Knowledge.

TECHKnowledge Challenges for the Next Manager include more than these points. These ones focus on the person. Creating self-awareness and knowing us better are vital tools to perform better at home, our communities, and the workplace.

Links:

https://lepervanchelearning.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/techknowledge-next-manager-challenges

Beyond the Learning Edge: Life Systems Management. A Personal Leadership System®

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Life is a system of systems and we are a continuous learning system. Beliefs,values,priorities, SWOT, vision, SMART goals, lifelong project management, knowledge, changes, emergencies, communications, and technology usage to simplify life & work.

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Lead Yourself to Higher Levels. Available for seminars, workshops, and presentations. Presented at International Conference about College Learning Teaching and Learning, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Student Life and Leadership Better You Series, and Adjunct Faculty Convocation.

Be Prepared to Change. A Personal Leadership System Overview

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This is a video with an overview of the Personal Leadership System used on this Change Management and Extreme Time Management lessons as part of a Management of Personal Systems course. Time is one thing in the world that we cannot change. Information, communications, family, friends, and work overload our time. We fill our day with activities that overwhelm our capacity to handle them. We need extreme time management and change management skills.

TED Ed Lesson Link:  http://ed.ted.com/on/6zYmrboX

TED Ed Lesson: Extreme Time Management. A Personal Leadership System. @DrLepervanche

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I created a Lesson Worth Sharing at TED Ed to use in our management and information systems classes to related corporate management concepts to personal systems. The objective is to use concepts widely used in strategic management, project management, knowledge management, change management, emergency management, communications and systems and adapt them to be used in our personal and professional life as a personal continuous system.  I am preparing a Social Media Learning workshop for the International Teaching and Learning Conference (www.teachlearn.org) and I am collecting your views and links.

This is a video with an overview of the Personal Leadership System used on this Extreme Time Management lesson as part of a Management of Personal Systems course. Time is one thing in the world that we cannot change. Information, communications, family, friends, and work overload our time. We fill our day with activities that overwhelm our capacity to handle them. We need extreme time management.

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