Book: The Project Management Minimalist

Introduction


The Project Management Minimalist, 2nd edition, has 122 succinct pages of PM guidance, including 35 PM tools with PM "Minimalist Squeeze" strategies for tightening up your PM, and more! And it's available in paperback or in 3 electronic formats (see Ebook Formats... below)

BONUS: You can build an entire PM class or performance improvement system for your organization by using this book and any [or all!] of the 10-items in the PM Minimalist Support System & Freebies collection. (Including "The PM Minimalist Mentor: Scripted Coaching Tools to Guide Your Project Team," free training videos, "Recipe for a Do-It-Yourself PM Basics Workshop," and more!


Watch the brief video overview of the book below, then download the sample pages & Table of Contents.


Overview of The Project Management Minimalist book from PM Minimalist.

Sample Pages & Table of Contents


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Ebook Formats Available


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The Project Management Minimalist, 2nd Edition: Three Electronic Formats Available
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Overview of the Book

"My purpose here is to cut through the jungle of broad PM theory and sometimes-arcane PM practices and help you acquire “just enough” PM discipline to get good results in your projects – without heaping on a bunch of burdensome PM stuff that can bury your projects in administrivia and smother the joy out of them." -- Michael Greer, in The Project Management Minimalist This tight little 123-page book includes:
  • Quick Start Checklist: The Absolute Least You Can Do! (Your single-page PM guide. Maybe all the PM you need!)
  • 10 Steps to Project Success, including (for each step):
    • Overview – An introduction to what’s going on in the Step.
    • Results – The end product of the Step.
    • Process – The specific actions to take to complete the Step.
    • The Minimalist Squeeze -- How to "squeeze" this step down until it's as lean & simple as possible.
    • Tool, Worksheet, Guidelines, Samples, etc. – Something you can use to help you complete the step and get top-quality results.
  • 10 Sets of Challenges to Inspire Teams, including (for each Challenge):
    • Quotations, war stories, examples, and a little philosophy that can inspire project managers and project team members.
    • Reflections for you to think about… as project manager or project leader.
    • Team Challenges – Questions and suggestions to challenge your teams to stretch and grow.
    • Project Manager Challenges – Specific actions you can take as project manager or team leader.
    • Learn More… – Books and audio references (with links) that can help you learn more about the topic of each particular set of Challenges.
  • Taking Care Of Yourself: Managing Your Priorities, Time, & Energy -- 14 specific "best practices" that will help you, as project manager, keep your edge and stay on top of things!
    • Back To Basics: Manage Your Energy
    • Leverage Your Signature Strengths
    • Manage Your Time
    • Understand And Manage Your Stress
  • New references and info, including:
    • PM Minimalist Values: A Framework for Rethinking PM
    • PM Minimalist Values Explained
    • The PM Minimalist Integration Guide: Adopting Project Management Minimalism in Your Organization
  • Hundreds of live links (just click and go!) to valuable online project management resources, including free video and audio resources that are custom-made to support PM Minimalism.
Click here for some sample pages, including the complete Table of Contents, for The Project Management Minimalist, 2nd Edition 

Bonus Support Materials


Check out the PM Minimalist Support System & Freebies page for info on these PM Minimalist extras (many are FREE!): 
  • The PM Minimalist Mentor (Coaching Guide/Meeting Guides/Tools)
  • Audio Podcast "Become a Project Management Minimalist" 
  • 8-Video Series "Become a Project Management Minimalist" 
  • Quiz/Exercises 
  • Recipe: Do-It-Yourself PM Basics Workshop
  • ... & lots more!