Thursday, October 18, 2007

PMLL Episode 0023 Topic: Motivating, Developing, Rewarding, and Managing People

Wow! What a great conference call!

The MP3 Podcast of the PMLessonLearned.com "Lessons Learned and PM Best Practices" conference call from 18Oct2007 is now available.

Topic: "Motivating, Developing, Rewarding, and Managing People" presented by Brett G. Hirsch, PMP IBM Executive PM, PM Center of Excellence, and IBM PM Knowledge Network Community Leader

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Notes from the Conference Call:

Agenda:

* Introduction to call - Host Henry Will, PMP (henrywill4.com)
* Warm up Questions: What have you seen a manager do to motivate a team? How have you been motivated or rewarded? How have you rewarded a team?
* Introduction of Panelists
* Career moment - John West Hadley (www.jhacareers.com) See notes below.
* A few announcements (see below)
* Lessons Learned topic - "Motivating, Developing, Rewarding, and Managing People" presented by Brett G. Hirsch, PMP IBM Executive PM, PM Center of Excellence, and IBM PM Knowledge Network Community Leader (see presentation file on our Yahoo site. Details below)
* Q&A
* Open session after stopping recording - the following subjects were discussed: Fostering trust on a team, inexpensive ways to reward your team, specific questions from one listener about how to handle the situation of the organization they were placed in, and how to find PM mentors if your organization doesn't have someone willing or able to mentor you. Note: It was mentioned that if you can't obtain a mentor in your organization, please contact us (via the "contact us" link on the pmlessonslearned.com homepage) and we will attempt to find a mentor for you. We are also always open to your questions on any PM topic (you can ask via our "contact us" link or on our calls.

John Hadley shared a career minute:
* How to get visibility in the job marketplace
* State your value
* Answer the question: Why should I pay your salary?
John Hadley has free career articles and a free career newsletter that you can subscribe to at his website: www.jhacareers.com/Newsletter.htm

Brett supplied a file for the call. It is located in the conference call folder of the files section of our Yahoo Group and it has the 18Oct2007 date on it.

http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/pmlessonslearned/files/Materials%\20for%20Conference%20Calls

Brett covered:
* Reasons for motivating, developing, rewarding and managing your team
* Motivation tips
* Development of your people and mentoring
* Rewarding your team - tips and stories
* Managing your team - how it ties to all the above
* We also had a time of Q&A covering questions related to these topics

Other items mentioned on the call:

internationalpmday.org - International PM Day this year occurs on Nov. 1, 2007


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