Books and Publications

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Books and Audio-books

"The Blind Men and the Elephant: Mastering Project Work", How to Transform Fuzzy Responsibilities into Meaningful Results (Berrett-Koehler 2003)

"Positively MAD (Making a Difference)" (2005 Berrett-Koehler)

German Language:Locating Leadership Anew: Perspectives for Business Leaders in the 21st Century" (Gabler, 2007)

This Isn't a Cookbook: Elements of Project Style highlights the important principles of project style that can help a project leader cope with their real world projects. This little book is subtitled "The Elements of Project Style" in homage to William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White's [authors of The Elements of Style] understanding that we don't need to understand all the rules, just the more troublesome ones.

"Even if we could somehow catalogue all the rules," the book's introduction continues, "we'd probably only create a cadre of rule rememberers, who could quote the chapter and verse without really understanding the underlying principles. Let's instead highlight the important principles of style that, when combined with specific context, can help a project leader and their projects survive."

Those attending the Mastering Projects Workshop receive a copy of This Isn't A Cookbook. Contact us to order your copy of This Isn't A Cookbook: The Elements of Project Style.

Audio-books and Pod-casts

"Taming Wicked Projects" (Multi-Media Publications 2006)

White-papers and Online articles

Projects at Work

Other Items

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Mastering Projects Project Development Workbook

The Recipe for Doing the Impossible

Mirroring Local Customs

Deep Thoughts

Some of our colleagues describe us as "deep thinkers." They tell us that some people don't want or need ruminations on the basic themes. They advised us, "Leave off the thoughts or you'll chase folks away." We didn't listen. But we care about you, who visit our site. We stow our thoughts here, at the bottom of the web site, where those not interested in our thoughts won't accidentally stumble over them. You may need our diving helmet to descend to some of these depths. We hope you'll enjoy the adventure!

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