Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Zero Tolerance for “Brilliant Jerks”

Catch Christa Kirby’s presentation “Cultivating an Agile Mindset: Creativity, Trust, and a Plastic Toothbrush Case” at this year’s Agile & Scrum Conference!  By Christa Kirby, MA, LCAT, PMP, CSM, CSPO  |  Vice President, Global Learning Innovation and Global Practice Director, Leadership – International Institute for Learning (IIL)  As we move into 2018, it feels as

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How to Brand Yourself on LinkedIn

By Sofia Zafeiri, Social Media Coordinator, IIL With approximately 467 million users in 200 countries, LinkedIn is undoubtedly the largest Professional Network on Social Media. Yet, there seems to be a significant number of users who ignore the very rules of this platform. Here are some tips that will help you maximize your presence and brand

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They’re Developing Project Leadership Skills One Boat at a Time

Image by Stephanie Aaronson By J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, GWCPM, SCPM | Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL Susan Crown is a philanthropist. A member of the billionaire Crown family, she has been donating impressive sums to various social and other causes for years. As she admits, her donations went to organizations with very

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Reinventing Yourself and Pursuing Your Passion!

By Judith W. Umlas, Sr. Vice President, Author, and Trainer – IIL Originally published on www.joanlunden.com.  Quite a few years ago, when I was a full-time professional in the television industry, I wrote an article called “How NOT to Talk to a Pregnant Businesswoman.” The urge to write it came from my intense frustration at the way

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Business Relationship Management (BRM)

By Elaine Lincoln, Ed.D., CBAP, PMI-PBA, BRMP Last summer I had the opportunity to attend a BRM Foundation course. I was excited to learn about this role, which is not really a new role, but a role that has in the past two years become “professionalized”, meaning by that, it has its own: Professional organization devoted

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