Project Management Podcast: Project Management for the Masses with Cesar Abeid, PMP
Summary: The weekly PM for the Masses Podcast focuses on helping the Project Manager or aspiring Project Manager take their life and career to new levels. The host, Cesar Abeid, interviews Project Managers and other professionals who are doing extraordinary work and as a result are seeing fantastic results that push both their personal and professional life forward. Cesar takes what is working for these professionals and breaks it down into actionable items you can implement right away in your job or in your personal life. You, Project Manager, already have the skills necessary for adding value and getting things done. The PM for the Masses Podcast will encourage you to use your knowledge set to take control of your career and your life. You, more than any other professional, have what it takes to do awesome things. Your life is a project. You are the manager.
Cesar Abeid and Karen Arnold of Automattic talk about the benefits of building a distributed/remote team and how to get started.
Cesar Abeid and Dr. Mik Kersten talk about the necessary shift from project to product thinking.
Cesar invites Farnoosh Brock back to the podcast today to talk about developing a serving mindset. This is the topic of her new book: The Serving Mindset: Stop Selling and Grow Your Business. Though primarily directed towards entrepreneurs, I found that this book has valuable lessons for Project Managers, or anyone who needs to inspire others to […]
Cesar invited Colin Ellis to be a guest on the show today. Colin D. Ellis is an award-winning international speaker, best-selling author and renowned project leadership and culture expert who works with organizations around the world to help them build teams that are fit for the future of work. Able to draw on more than […]
Cesar invited Jason Evanish join him on this episode. Jason is the CEO and founder of GetLighthouse.com which is software and a blog dedicated to helping people be awesome managers. They help managers in over 20 different countries around the world have better one on ones (1 on 1s), grow their team members, and be […]
Cesar & Traci invited Rick Morris, best-selling author, mentor, and evangelist for project management as well as an all-around great guy to join them on this episode. Rick’s appetite for knowledge and passion for the profession makes him an internationally sought-after speaker delivering keynote presentations for large conferences and PMI events around the world. He […]
Cesar & Traci invited Mr. Iain Fraser, Chairman of the global Board of Directors for the Project Management Institute in 2006 on to the show this week to discuss the state of project, programme and portfolio management in today’s organizations. Iain is an author, speaker, trainer, and professional director. His specialties include: Business Governance, Portfolio, Program & Project […]
Cesar & Traci thought about publishing this episode last week but, well… you know… maybe we procrastinated. In this episode, we discuss procrastination and some anti-procrastination strategies. Some of the topics we cover are: Is procrastination the same as laziness? 6 reasons why we procrastinate 7 strategies for overcoming our tendency to procrastinate If you […]
In this episode, Cesar & Traci talk with Dennis Hong of SocialSavvySage.com. Dennis offers simple, easy-to-use tips to overcome our basic communication styles especially through text communications. Some of the topics he covers are: What are the different communication styles that people might use? How can these styles lead to misunderstandings when two people with […]
In this episode, Cesar tells Traci that she sucks! Then they talk about 7 ways to lessen the sting of criticism and not take it personally. The 7 ways are: Stop worrying about what other people think. “No one can make your feel inferior without your permission.” Eleanor Roosevelt Agreement #2 in Don Miguel Ruiz’s […]
In this episode, Cesar and Traci interview Christopher Avery, PhD. He is a reformed management consultant. After a decade helping corporations help smart, ambitious professionals find ways to cope with lives they don’t want and think they can’t change, he realized coping skills are overrated. A better skill is knowing how to apply your innate […]
In this episode, Traci turns the tables on Cesar and interviews him! Cesar is a team lead for Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and a number of other products. Automattic employs more than 600 employees, all working remotely. We discuss: how Communication is oxygen the different technologies that he utilizes at Automattic how to set expectations […]
In this episode, Cesar and Traci explore the direction of upcoming podcast episodes. We are asking YOU, our listener, to give us your thoughts on the direction of the podcast. What is the biggest leadership or project management challenge that you are currently facing? Take a minute to let us know in the comments section. Here are comments […]
In the final episode of our series on Self-Leadership, Cesar and Traci discuss 4 steps to setting and achieving your goals and becoming the person you want to become. In episode 106, we talked about CREATING your purpose by intentionally deciding on the PERSON you want to be and become. Now, you can use these […]
In this episode from our series on Self-Leadership, Cesar and Traci talk about how you can CREATE your purpose and start off the year motivated and inspired. We believe that you don’t FIND your purpose, you CREATE it. However, society has asked us questions that are confusing. When we were growing up we were asked […]