The Next 100 Years

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On 7 March 2016, the BMW Group celebrates its 100th anniversary. Our title is the motto that the official BMW site boldly shows to the world in the image above: it is whatever but a look at the rear view mirror.

What can we get instead, looking back at some lessons we can learn about management? This case is a great metaphor for whomever is interested in business strategy and governance, as well as in personal and professional improvement.

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Ma cos’è questo Coaching? (Coaching… what?)

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For Italian readers.

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Soft skills: what are we talking about?

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A short post about so called soft skills. People call “soft skill” what they want.

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ISO 21500. New course.

See Italia section (ITA only).


Self-Sabotage, Part II: a conversation and nine suggestions.

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By Ugo Micoli

I started a discussion in The Project Manager Network – #1 Group for Project Managers on LinkedIn.

I asked:

As a PM and a Leader, how do you manage Self-Sabotage in your Project Team members?

Here is a selection of the comments, keeping the central phrases as in the original messages. I think it can be of some interest for those who read my previous article on this subject. I close the article with nine tips I think may be useful.

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What is the top reason for unsuccessful Projects?

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Image source: LinkedIn

Ugo Micoli

Some time ago, Babak Golparian, Project Management Consultant & Coach, posted this question in the PM Link Group on LinkedIn.

There were 242 votes in the poll.

You can notice Unclear Scope won for just one vote: it’s mine.

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Four tips to control self-sabotage

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By Ugo Micoli

 

Self-sabotage is an obstacle we place between our goal and ourselves.

Sometimes, while we like to think and talk about how outer ciscumstances are making our effort difficult or impossible, a sincere glance at ourselves in front of a mirror could expose some simple facts: we do not want to win, and the goal, in general life or work, we are talking about to ourselves and other people in such enthusiastic way, is something we do not want to achieve.

Everything can help us in destroying our committment to results: distractions, disorganization, multitasking, “other priorities”. In such conditions, our real scope has become to fail.

Many may be the reasons but now the important thing is you have to stop that waste of time and risk soaring, immediately.

Here there are four simple tips you can use to eliminate self-sabotage.

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Lettera 01. MP newsletter

Reminder

Lettera 01 sent today to Micoli Partners’ Clients.

News about Micoli Partners activities regarding Top Management, Coaching, Project Management, Management Systems (including a brief reference to the sector Attrezzature per la Meccanica in Italy), Enterprise finance and startups.

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