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Project success is such an exciting, exhilarating and rewarding experience. Alas, most projects these days still fail. This presentation explores two crucial ingredients for project success: ...

Project success is such an exciting, exhilarating and rewarding experience. Alas, most projects these days still fail. This presentation explores two crucial ingredients for project success: empowering leadership and happiness. It explains why and how leadership can help build successful projects by actively accounting for happiness on the individual, group, project and organizational levels. Attendees will learn how to find a clear focus of what they really want to achieve, create a strategy through principle centered leadership, resolve project issues and align their priorities for happiness and project success.
This interactive presentation helps project practitioners find a clear focus of what they really want to achieve on the individual, group and organizational level. It thus unlocks energy to flow and act from the whole, practice leadership, be happy and achieve project success.
The presentation targets anyone who is sincerely interested in finding new and transforming ways to project success. These can be individuals, project managers, project team members, line managers, line organizations, companies or social groups.
NOTE: Handout of webinar for the PMI Information Systems Community of Practice, 18 September 2013
If you like to receive a personal pdf file of this presentation, please contact me directly at http://motivate2b.com/about/contact/

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  • 1. © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 1 Dr. Thomas Juli, PMP®, CSM® Thomas Juli Empowerment Partners Leadership, Happiness and Project Success Igniting the spirit of success within you, your team and your community A virtual seminar for the PMI Information Systems Community of Practice September 18, 2013
  • 2. Leadership – Happiness – Project Success 1. Find a clear focus of what you really want to achieve 2. Create a strategy through principle centered leadership 3. Resolve issues and align your priorities
  • 3. © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 3 1. Find a clear focus of what you really want to achieve Leadership – Happiness – Project Success
  • 4. WHY? 4© 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 5. People don’t care what YOU do, they care why YOU do it. ©  2013  by  Thomas  Juli,  all  rights  reserved   5  
  • 6. ©  2013  by  Thomas  Juli,  all  rights  reserved   6  
  • 7. Motivation Why do you want to start the project in the first place? 1. What are the top challenges you are dealing with? 2. Who (individuals, groups, organizational units, etc.) is affected by these challenges and how? 3. What are the impacts of these challenges on them? What happens if nothing changes? 7© 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 8. Vision What do you envision for your project? 1. What would be the ideal resolution to the identified root challenge addressed in the Motivation Statement? 2. What benefits / added value does the solution promise? 3. Who / What benefits from the solution? 8© 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 9. Project What do you want to accomplish? 1. What concretely do you want to achieve? 2. What are your project objectives? 3. What does „project success“ mean to you? 9© 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 10. Do you know your MVP? 10© 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 11. The MVP of your project
  • 12. Your personal MVP
  • 13. FACTS 1.  Our brains work better when they are "happy." 2.  There are concrete things we can do to make our brains "happier.” 3.  When our brains are at "happy" that positivity will ripple out to others and can raise the productivity.
  • 14. Your personal MVP
  • 15. The MVP of your project team
  • 16. Your MVP‘s for Project Success
  • 17. Igniting the Spirit of Success within you, your team and your community © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 17 PASSION comes from feeling like you are a part of something that you believe in, something bigger than yourself.
  • 18. BUT 18© 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 19. For passion to survive, it needs STRUCTURE. A WHY without the HOW’s, passion without structure, has a very high probability of failure. 19© 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 20. Building Structure
  • 21. © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 21 Leadership – Happiness – Project Success 2. Create a strategy through principle centered leadership
  • 22. Vision Colla- boration Performance Learning Results Leadership Principles for Project Success Getting from Vision to Results 22 Why? What? © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved How?
  • 23. Vision Colla- boration Performance Learning Results Leadership Principles for Project Success Getting from Vision to Results 23© 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved How?
  • 24. Vision Colla- boration Performance Learning Results Leadership Principles for Project Success Getting from Vision to Results 24 Why? What? © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved How?
  • 25. Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 1: Build a Common and Inspiring Project Vision 25 Build Vision V C P L R © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 26. 26 Build Vision 2 - Motivation 3 - Vision 4 - Project Objective(s) 1 - Analyze Playing Field © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 1: Build a Common and Inspiring Project Vision
  • 27. 27 Nurture Collaboration Build Vision . V C P L R Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 2: Nurture Collaboration © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 28. 28 Nurture Collabo- ration 2 – Roles & Responsibilites 3 – Team Evolution 4 - Teamwork 1 – Team = Project‘s Heart & Soul © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 2: Nurture Collaboration
  • 29. 29 Promote Performance V C P L R Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 3: Promote Team Performance © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 30. 30 Promote Performa nce 2 – Create right environment 3 – Foster solution and results orientation 4 – Empower your team 6 – Let it happen 7 – Celebrate Performance 1 – Be a role model © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 3: Promote Team Performance
  • 31. 31 Nurture Collaboration Build Vision Cultivate Learning Promote Performance V C P L R Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 4: Cultivate Team Learning © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 32. 32 Cultivate Learning 2 – Project Reviews 3 – Training 5 – Encourage mistakes, celebrate failure and learn 1 – Team Sync © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 4: Cultivate Team Learning
  • 33. 33 Ensure Results Promote Performance V C P L R Leadership Principles for Project Success Principle 5: Ensure that You and Your Team Deliver Results © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved
  • 34. Vision Colla- boration Performance Learning Results Leadership Principles for Project Success Getting from Vision to Results 34 Why? What? © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved How?
  • 35. Principle centered leadership helps build the necessary structure for success
  • 36. © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 36 3. Resolve issues and align your priorities Leadership – Happiness – Project Success
  • 37. Reflect © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 37
  • 38. ©  2013  by  Thomas  Juli,  all  rights  reserved   38   Use your MVP‘s as a compass.
  • 39. ©  2013  by  Thomas  Juli,  all  rights  reserved   39   Leadership is about leading
  • 40. © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 40
  • 41. Leadership Happiness Project Success YOU Conclusion
  • 42. On a personal note: My own MVP‘s
  • 43. My Motivation Empowering people and organizations through leadership
  • 44. © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 44 My Vision Thus, growing ideas into projects for success Empowering people and organizations through leadership
  • 45. My Project Seminar: „Leadership, Happiness and Project Success“ © 2013 by Thomas Juli, all rights reserved 45 Why? Because YOU matter What? 2-3 days retreat for 5-20 or more people Who? Individuals who are sincerely interested in finding new and transforming ways to project success What you will learn: 1.  Find a clear focus of what you really want to achieve 2.  Create a strategy through principle centered leadership 3.  Resolve issues and align your priorities Bring your own ideas or projects with you or invite the community to grow new ideas into projects for success
  • 46. My Contact Information Email: tj@thomasjuli.com Web: www.ThomasJuli.com www.motivate2b.com/blog Twitter: thomasjuli, i_sparks ners