Maureen R Johnson

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7 Ways To Identify Leaders Among Your Employees

Recognizing tomorrow’s leaders today is vital for your company’s long-term success. Here’s the only checklist you need.<p>An organization needs to put a structured plan in place for leadership continuity. For that to happen, it needs to zero in on individuals who have leadership potential.<p>This ongoing …

7 Ways Leaders Can Get Better Ideas

When was the last time you had a productive meeting at work? One without personal tangents, biases, or business partners advocating for their own …

Learn Ruby The Hard Way : Download Free Book

<b>“Learn Ruby The Hard Way”</b> is a translation of the original “Learn Python The Hard Way” to teaching Ruby, with the translation done by Rob Sobers. It …

Python as a First Programming Language for Everyone

Dr. Toby Donaldson<br>Assistant Professor<br>Simon Fraser University <br>tjd@sfu.ca<p>Abstract<p>In this paper, the Python programming language is introduced, and …

The Power Of AGILE Instructional Design Approach

<b>The AGILE Instructional Design Basic Principles</b><p>The term AGILE is becoming increasingly popular these days and for good reason. It offers a broad …

Making Sure They Do It the “Right Way”

In a Certified Scrum Product Owner class I was teaching recently we got to the part about how it was up to the teams to figure out the best way to …

The Underlying Psychology of Office Politics

All organizations are political – and to some degree, they always will be. The underlying reasons are psychological. First, work involves dealing with people. That means finding a compromise between what they want and what we want; and it’s often a zero-sum game. Second, humans are emotional …

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

5 Attributes of Effective Project Management

Winston Churchill once said, “Plans are of little importance, but <i>planning</i> is essential.” This paradox is especially true in project management. …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also many are too timid and insecure to assume a leadership role. But with the right attitude, an …

Career Development

Inviting over Imposing Agile

We are now at a crossroads in the Agile-adoption narrative. Early in the story, teams were the “bottom-up” vector for Agile spread. In the middle of …

Project Management