Why are project managers    more likely to become                            LINCHPINS
Dimitri Honlet (23)digital project manager     @twitdimi
have you read it?
our lizard brain preventsus from becoming alinchpin                            http://www.flickr.com/photos/gcwest/5275100...
resistancethe daemon isyour genius                       lizard brainthe resistance isafraid                    daemon    ...
we and our brains are   to blame for us not       being linchpins                                  already            http...
we’ve let ourselves get tooentrenched in the system...              (status quo)                              http://www.f...
...but sometimes failure is just      the rst step to success                 http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsmytaste/9064...
Bill Gates failed withTraf-O-Data,then created Microsoft        global empire                         http://www.microsoft...
it’s not always possible to win from the rst time
so sorry guys if this presentation sucks...
ideas are cheap...                     ... as long as you don’t                               execute them                ...
“   Real artists ship.    - @stevejobs                         http://www.flickr.com/photos/acaben/541326656
he made something...he is a linchpin...                       http://www.moreforbrands.nl/2010/11/04/the-social-network/
I strive to be alinchpin myself...                     one day                               http://www.flickr.com/photos/...
...but can project managersbe linchpins?                              http://www.flickr.com/photos/bearuk/564788081
YES THEY  CAN
Why do project managers have by defaultmore opportunities to become a linchpin?
#1   Providing unique interface                                  Project Manager             Designers                    ...
#2   Delivering unique creativity“        A project is a temporary endeavor,         having a de ned beginning and end,   ...
#3   Managing complex situations                                   creating a map...                                      ...
#4   Leading customers                         manage their                         expectations                          ...
#5   Inspiring staff                 Great! And I’m not                 even their boss...                                ...
#6         Providing deep domain knowlegde                                                                                ...
#7   Possessing unique talent                         everyone has talent,                         discovered or not...   ...
#7   Possessing unique talent“        Everybody is a genius.         But, if you judge a sh by         its ability to clim...
I promise tobelieve in itand go for it   (sign here)
I promise tobelieve in itand go for it   (sign here)
Thank you           @twitdimiInspired by:Content: Linchpin, Seth Godin         Corporate Geek.infoDesign: yiibu
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Why project managers have by default more opportunities to become linchpins in an organization. Based on my own experience, the book 'Linchpins' by Seth Godin and inspired by the presentation of Ciprian Rusen (Corporate Geek).

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  • About linchpins and project managers in organizations

    1. 1. Why are project managers more likely to become LINCHPINS
    2. 2. Dimitri Honlet (23)digital project manager @twitdimi
    3. 3. have you read it?
    4. 4. our lizard brain preventsus from becoming alinchpin http://www.flickr.com/photos/gcwest/5275100243/
    5. 5. resistancethe daemon isyour genius lizard brainthe resistance isafraid daemon http://www.sxc.hu/pic/l/m/mt/mtbrg/1045180_38459445.jpg
    6. 6. we and our brains are to blame for us not being linchpins already http://www.flickr.com/photos/frostnova/
    7. 7. we’ve let ourselves get tooentrenched in the system... (status quo) http://www.flickr.com/photos/wactout81
    8. 8. ...but sometimes failure is just the rst step to success http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsmytaste/90648278/
    9. 9. Bill Gates failed withTraf-O-Data,then created Microsoft global empire http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/images/press/2006/06-15gates_lg.jpg
    10. 10. it’s not always possible to win from the rst time
    11. 11. so sorry guys if this presentation sucks...
    12. 12. ideas are cheap... ... as long as you don’t execute them http://www.flickr.com/photos/salendron/5554106918
    13. 13. “ Real artists ship. - @stevejobs http://www.flickr.com/photos/acaben/541326656
    14. 14. he made something...he is a linchpin... http://www.moreforbrands.nl/2010/11/04/the-social-network/
    15. 15. I strive to be alinchpin myself... one day http://www.flickr.com/photos/sushanta/718258897
    16. 16. ...but can project managersbe linchpins? http://www.flickr.com/photos/bearuk/564788081
    17. 17. YES THEY CAN
    18. 18. Why do project managers have by defaultmore opportunities to become a linchpin?
    19. 19. #1 Providing unique interface Project Manager Designers Developers http://www.flickr.com/photos/chiperoni/4455125210/
    20. 20. #2 Delivering unique creativity“ A project is a temporary endeavor, having a de ned beginning and end, undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, usually to bring about bene cial change or added value. - @wikipedia http://www.flickr.com/photos/anap/2878165366
    21. 21. #3 Managing complex situations creating a map... http://www.flickr.com/photos/83665349@N00/5261561124
    22. 22. #4 Leading customers manage their expectations http://www.flickr.com/photos/origin415/3689388004/
    23. 23. #5 Inspiring staff Great! And I’m not even their boss... http://www.flickr.com/photos/sgmdigital/4895845446/
    24. 24. #6 Providing deep domain knowlegde done ongoing to doScrum is a process skeleton that contains sets of practicesand prede ned roles. - @wikipedia http://www.flickr.com/photos/quique_fs/5171770977/
    25. 25. #7 Possessing unique talent everyone has talent, discovered or not... http://www.flickr.com/photos/teliko82/1413284133
    26. 26. #7 Possessing unique talent“ Everybody is a genius. But, if you judge a sh by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid. - @einstein http://www.flickr.com/photos/42311564@N00/2925375600
    27. 27. I promise tobelieve in itand go for it (sign here)
    28. 28. I promise tobelieve in itand go for it (sign here)
    29. 29. Thank you @twitdimiInspired by:Content: Linchpin, Seth Godin Corporate Geek.infoDesign: yiibu

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