Individualization:
           Everyone Has it!
            Or, Do they?


3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships &...
Copyright ©MMX Optimo, Inc.
                         All rights reserved worldwide.

No part of this training document may...
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Jennifer Whitt, PMP
•Founder: PDUs2Go.com




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Jennifer Whitt, PMP

Individualization: Everyone has it! Or, Do they?
      3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships...
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Agenda


• How do you view people?
• Why do we view people this way?
• How to get the both of best worlds?
• 3 Best Practi...
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How Do You View People?




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How Do You View People?




Commodity View of the               Personal View of the World
• Resources =                  ...
Commodity View
PROs
•No emotional ties
•Black & white decisions for the
project
•Get things done
•Scalable


CONs
•Treat p...
Personal View
PROs
•Small & Personable
•Touchy - Feely
•Everyone goes to lunch together
•Everyone knows everyone
•Know the...
How Can We Get the Best of Both Worlds?




                 While some search around for the perfect team
               ...
3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams




1. Know Your Strengths




                         ...
3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams




2. Figure Out What Every Person Does Best




      ...
3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams




3. One Size Does Not Fit All




                   ...
Top 3 Next Steps


Know & Develop Your Strengths

Engage & Study Your Mentors

Build & Nurture Your Key Business Relations...
Clifton’s Strength Finder® 2.0


                     http://www.strengthsfinder.com




Clifton’s Strength Finder 2.0 is ...
Optimize Your Thinking®

http://www.OptimizeYourThinking.com




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http://www.thediscpersonalitytest.com




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https://www.skillsone.com




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Mentors




          38
Reverse Mentors




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David Nour




Build & Nurture Relationships
                 David Ryback,
                 Ph.D.




 Success Journals f...
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Questions,
Comments
 & Aha’s!



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Call:
 
   
    404.815.4644

Email:

   JWhitt@Optimo-Inc.com

Connect:       Jennifer Whitt




                        ...
Resources




www.PDUs2Go.com




                    http://blog.PDUs2Go.com
                                            ...
Top 3 Next Steps


Know & Develop Your Strengths

Engage & Study Your Mentors

Build & Nurture Your Key Business Relations...
3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams




1. Know Your Strengths




2. Figure Out What Every ...
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How Do You View People?




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Individualization:
           Everyone Has it!
            Or, Do they?


3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships &...
Wishing
      YOU
Continued Success!
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  1. 1. Individualization: Everyone Has it! Or, Do they? 3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams Jennifer Whitt, PMP
  2. 2. Copyright ©MMX Optimo, Inc. All rights reserved worldwide. No part of this training document may be published, broadcast, rewritten, reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or with any information storage and retrieval system, without specific prior written permission from Optimo Inc. Use of this training material and associated assessment, logs, reports, templates and worksheets is subject to licensing restrictions, including without limitation, the following: • Individual owner is considered the user of this license and may use these materials for performance improvement and professional development purposes only. • User is prohibited from distributing, transmitting or publishing these materials to others, including persons in the user’s business or organization. • Separate licenses are required for every person who uses these materials in a single business or organization. 2
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  4. 4. Jennifer Whitt, PMP •Founder: PDUs2Go.com 4
  5. 5. Jennifer Whitt, PMP Individualization: Everyone has it! Or, Do they? 3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams Jennifer Whitt is the author of Optimize Your Thinking® : How to Unlock Your Performance Potential, the associated Thinking Journal® and the complementary Though Master® Series. For almost twenty years, she has tackled the challenges that come with leading teams and managing multimillion-dollar projects. Drawing from her extensive experience and working with a highly qualified team of experts, Jennifer refined her techniques into proven principles that project managers can apply to any project. Jennifer is Founder of PDUs2Go.com and President of Optimo, Inc., a consulting firm specializing project management and leadership development. 5
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  8. 8. Agenda • How do you view people? • Why do we view people this way? • How to get the both of best worlds? • 3 Best Practices • Next Steps • Resources 8
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  10. 10. How Do You View People? 23
  11. 11. How Do You View People? Commodity View of the Personal View of the World • Resources = • Resources = Personal Commodities • One on One • Functional Groups • Individuals strengths • Commodities just to get and weaknesses 23
  12. 12. Commodity View PROs •No emotional ties •Black & white decisions for the project •Get things done •Scalable CONs •Treat people like a commodity •Run over people •People disengage •People not committed
  13. 13. Personal View PROs •Small & Personable •Touchy - Feely •Everyone goes to lunch together •Everyone knows everyone •Know their strengths & weaknesses CONs •People feel like they can get away with things •Run behind and it’s “ok” •Not Scalable
  14. 14. How Can We Get the Best of Both Worlds? While some search around for the perfect team “structure” or “process”, you know instinctively that the secret to great teams is casting by individual strengths so that everyone can do a lot of what they do well. Strengths Finder 2.0 20
  15. 15. 3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams 1. Know Your Strengths 33
  16. 16. 3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams 2. Figure Out What Every Person Does Best 34
  17. 17. 3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams 3. One Size Does Not Fit All 35
  18. 18. Top 3 Next Steps Know & Develop Your Strengths Engage & Study Your Mentors Build & Nurture Your Key Business Relationships 36
  19. 19. Clifton’s Strength Finder® 2.0 http://www.strengthsfinder.com Clifton’s Strength Finder 2.0 is a Registered Trademark of The Gallop Organization, Washington DC. 15
  20. 20. Optimize Your Thinking® http://www.OptimizeYourThinking.com 16
  21. 21. http://www.thediscpersonalitytest.com 17
  22. 22. https://www.skillsone.com 18
  23. 23. Mentors 38
  24. 24. Reverse Mentors 39
  25. 25. David Nour Build & Nurture Relationships David Ryback, Ph.D. Success Journals for PMPs!
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  30. 30. Questions, Comments & Aha’s! 42
  31. 31. Call: 404.815.4644 Email: JWhitt@Optimo-Inc.com Connect: Jennifer Whitt 44
  32. 32. Resources www.PDUs2Go.com http://blog.PDUs2Go.com 3
  33. 33. Top 3 Next Steps Know & Develop Your Strengths Engage & Study Your Mentors Build & Nurture Your Key Business Relationships 36
  34. 34. 3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams 1. Know Your Strengths 2. Figure Out What Every Person Does Best 3. One Size Does Not Fit All 33
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  36. 36. How Do You View People? 23
  37. 37. Individualization: Everyone Has it! Or, Do they? 3 Best Practices to Build Better Relationships & Productive Teams Jennifer Whitt, PMP
  38. 38. Wishing YOU Continued Success!

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