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How to Deal with Tough Times - Ruth Pearce

The Mark Struczewski Podcast

Ruth Pearce is a Strengths-based group coach, trainer, speaker, author, project manager and is the VIA Institute on Character Product and Practice Development Consultant. Join Ruth and Mark as they discuss coaching people through tough times, getting up early, working from home, and networking when working from home Get productivity tips that I only share with email subscribers. Become a Mark Struczewski Insider and get the top 5 productivity tips for free. ABOUT Mark ‘Ski’ Struczewski (“Mister Productivity”) works with executives to help them gain control of their time by taming distractions so they can experience less overwhelm, feel a sense of freedom, and enjoy their lives. In addition to being a productivity coach, Mark is a speaker, host of The Mark Struczewski Podcast, and an author. His strategies have guided CEOs/Executive Directors, business owners, business corporate specialists, and entrepreneurs to get back control of their time. You can find out more about how to connect with Mark and his mission to create confident leaders at misterproductivity.com. If you’re looking to take your productivity to the next level or if you are interested in bringing me in to speak at your event, visit MarkStruczewski.com. Follow me: LinkedIn Snapchat If you love the show, share it with a friend on Apple Podcasts.

30mins

22 Apr 2021

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PPP 286 | The Power of Character Strengths for Leading Teams and Projects, with Ruth Pearce

People and Projects Podcast: Project Management Podcast

Check Out the Project Management Certificate Program at UC Irvine This episode is sponsored by University of California Irvine Continuing Education, who has been developing adult learners for over half a century. UC Irvine has a Project Management Certification Program that is available to you anywhere around the world. UC Irvine’s program aligns with standards set out by Project Management Institute and satisfies the education requirements for the Project Management Professional certification. Spring registration is now open! Visit ce.uci.edu/PeopleAndProjects to learn more and reserve your seat. Thanks!   The Power of Character Strengths The idea of strengths-based leadership is not new to you, right? You’ve likely been taught that you should focus on your strengths, and lead that way with your team members. We’ve talked about strengths from multiple angles, but today I want to share yet another. Ruth Pearce is a friend--someone I dearly respect as a colleague. She’s a strong advocate not only for strengths in general, but specifically with character strengths, and how they apply to those of us who lead people and teams. Beyond all that, she’s just a wonderful person. In this episode, you’ll hear Ruth talk about her book Be a Project Motivator. Learn more about Ruth at projectmotivator.com/. Take the free Character Strengths Assessment at https://www.viacharacter.org/survey/account/register    Related Episodes If you would like additional ways to earn free PDUs while learning about agile, check out these episodes: Episode 252 with Marcus Buckingham, the father of the strengths movement Episode 283 with Tom Rath, author of StrengthsFinder 2.0   Let's Stay In Touch! I hear from listeners almost every day and I love it! How about you and I connect on LinkedIn? Go to https://PeopleAndProjectsPodcast.com/LinkedIn and send me an invite! Also, all of our workshops and keynotes are available in a virtual format. Concerned about travel with the coronavirus pandemic? We can help you invest in your team without requiring travel. Learn more at https://i-leadonline.com/keynotes. Thanks! Thank you for joining me for this episode of The People and Projects Podcast! Talent Triangle: Leadership Eurasia by AlekSound Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5991-eurasia License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Inspiring Advertising by Rafael Krux Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5515-inspiring-advertising- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

56mins

16 Apr 2020

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020 - Motivation with Ruth Pearce

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“Focus some attention on your people and knowing those people, and understanding what their core strengths are because those are their drivers. Those are the things that really motivate them to show up and get stuff done.” If you lead projects, you’ve likely had battles with motivation in project management—whether it’s to find motivation to complete your own work, or to mobilize an entire team to meet a goal successfully. You may have won a battle here and there, but sometimes it can feel like the topic of motivation can become an all-out war. But by instilling some basic values and using some helpful tools to help you figure out what motivates people, you can win that war before it even starts. On this episode, Brett interviews Ruth Pearce, who is an accomplished project manager and coach, and the author of Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management. In conversation, they cover: Strengths-based project management The strengths that PMs possess Techniques used to motivate team members (and yourself) How to you keep your team motivated in the face of tight deadlines or other challenges How to build influence Quick tips and tactics to keep people motivated Resources mentioned in this episode Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management VIA Character strengths survey (this is a free link for our listeners) Ruth Pearce’s website (includes a blog and other valuable resources) Article on ProjectManagement.com: Team building for success - from the Project Manager up!  Article on ProjectManagement.com: Shifting Change: Insider Tips from Project Leaders PMWorld 360 E-zine See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

30 Sep 2019

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345: How to Conduct Effective Meetings - Ruth Pearce

The Mark Struczewski Podcast

Get free access to Mark's "5 Strategies for Controlling Social Media" Video or go to MarkStruczewski.com. Ruth Pearce is a project motivator, author, speaker, and coach. She also conducts research into the role of the project manager and their strengths. Her passion is studying and experimenting to understand what makes teams tick. She created her book Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-based Project Management to give project managers the kickstart they need to transform their teams and projects. Ken Blanchard said of her book, “Read Be a Project Motivator and watch your project teams thrive.” On this episode with Ruth Pearce: Challenges of projector managers How to REALLY hold effective meetings The different kinds of meetings The power of having a single purpose Where you can find Ruth: projectmotivator.com Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management (affiliate link) LinkedIn Twitter VIA Character Strengths Assessment What did you think of this episode? I want to know. Go to MarkStruczewski.com/ruth and leave a comment. If you’re looking to take your productivity to the next level or if you are interested in bringing me in to speak at your event, visit MarkStruczewski.com. Join The Mark Struczewski Podcast Facebook Group. Follow me on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. If you love the show, share it with a friend on Apple Podcasts.

46mins

8 May 2019

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Podcast Episode #162: Ruth Pearce – How to spot character strengths in your project team

Futureproof Your Career

Podcast Episode #162: Ruth Pearce – How to spot the character strengths in your project team Have you thought about your strengths lately? Not your skills and talents, but the key character strengths within your personality. If you’re a project manager there’s a good chance you’re prudent and persevering, which means you like to have […]

29mins

10 Apr 2019

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Podcast Episode #162: Ruth Pearce – How to spot character strengths in your project team

Futureproof Your Career

Podcast Episode #162: Ruth Pearce – How to spot the character strengths in your project team Have you thought about your strengths lately? Not your skills and talents, but the key character strengths within your personality. If you’re a project manager there’s a good chance you’re prudent and persevering, which means you like to have […]

29mins

10 Apr 2019

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E26 Ruth Pearce from Project Motivator and Michael Donnelly from Silicon Valley Bank

Project Management Office Hours

E26 Ruth Pearce from Project Motivator and Michael Donnelly from Silicon Valley Bank In this episode of Project Management Office Hours Joe Pusz, PMO Joe, and his guests Ruth Pearce and Michael Donnelly discuss using Strengths Based Project Management, progressing from good to great project management, building successful PMOs, and Ruth’s book, “Being a Project Motivator, Unlock the […]The post E26 Ruth Pearce from Project Motivator and Michael Donnelly from Silicon Valley Bank appeared first on Business RadioX ®.

54mins

27 Mar 2019

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E26 - Ruth Pearce from Project Motivator and Michael Donnelly from Silicon Valley Bank

Project Management Office Hours

In this episode of Project Management Office Hours Joe Pusz, PMO Joe, and his guests Ruth Pearce and Michael Donnelly discuss using Strengths Based Project Management, progressing from good to great project management, building successful PMOs, and Ruth's book, "Being a Project Motivator, Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management." Ruth and Michael have great chemistry and the discussion flows easily between them as we get insights, tips, techniques, and tools. This is a can't miss episode to learn Why you need to be more than a technically competent project manager. Ruth shares with us the essence of her book, that building effective teams and leading successful projects is made easier utilizing Character and Strength-based Project Management. Ruth guides us in practical application such as how to observe the 24 character strengths within your team and how to engage your team. The natural powers of observation allow us to share character strengths and help our teams connect and grow through appreciation. Michael shares his story and career path which has led him to his current PMO leadership role. Along his journey he has had many successes and he provided several examples which PMO leaders can easily adopt. Are you a Partner of Choice within your organization? Listen to Michael's powerful story on his courageous leadership to engage his stakeholders. He also shares barriers he has encountered and how to overcome these challenges.Tune in for upcoming shows with Project Management leaders and also Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcast, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher, Spreaker or your favorite podcast platform! Our next show will be April 4th with Judy Umlas and Jason Kwolek.

54mins

25 Mar 2019

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meets Ruth Pearce, The Project Motivator

The Sunday Lunch Project Manager

In this episode I have a chat with Ruth Pearce, The Project Motivator. You can get a copy of here latest book here: Amazon : Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management For more information about Ruth take a look at the following links: Website: www.projectmotivator.com Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruth-pearce-projectmotivator/ Email: ruthpearce@projectmotivator.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/projmotivator To find out more about our sponsor visit www.blackchili.com Ruth Pearce has launched her audiobook of Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management , get your copy below. if you don't have audible click the audible signup link first To get your copy of Project Management: The Sketches, a FREE kindle copy of When I Were a Project Manager or a paperback version click the relevant link below. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sundaylunchpm/message

1hr 9mins

28 Feb 2019

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Landmark Women: Ruth Pearce

National Museum of Australia – Audio on demand program

Date recorded: 15 November 2013. Ruth speaks about her diverse and challenging international life as an Australian diplomat that included postings as Australian ambassador to the Solomon Islands, Russia along with accreditation to 12 former Soviet republics, the Philippines and Poland.

1hr 7mins

4 Dec 2013