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5 Ways to Stand Out as a Project Manager – Key #1: Connect With People

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so what does it mean this standouts me along our if you guys are talking back a
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people remember you
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fantastic so or
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set yourself apart so what does that mean if you set yourself apart when he
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gets
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schools
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cool was she has hit
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pay challenges places to work schools
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new skill sets fabulous what else recognition
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absolutely reputation
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money more clients fed us so today we’re going to talk about where those five
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keys
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lot of things that I’ve learned in my own career had
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that I found to be really effective cell bad news say is reality
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that’s it
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a nice visual you
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yeah nighttime on
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you know companies are spending money the way that that they issue they’re not
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hiring though at least you they’re taking risks the way that they use to
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you
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job opportunities aren’t necessarily is plentiful as they used to be
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there is silver lining however there is good news or something that you can do
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about this
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on if you take these five keys to heart you really start to practice then
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luba stress a fine yourself without a job
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the frustration at being in a job where you’re not using your talents you’re not
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making the money that you like to
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on you not find finding the clients that you want to
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and these things work for anyone in any economy at any time
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before you get started no passes around I have a couple a bucks at the end I’m
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gonna talk about my favorite books that talk about these keys
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and we’re gonna pass around on it may look like a top of a salad dish but
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actually a crystal ball chap
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use our imaginations iight
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this is the most important here just gonna start with the most important
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thing
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if you leave here today with nothing else this is the one key
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that if you get it right will determine your success in your career
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the ability to connect with people Harvard
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Business School did a study on what made this since most successful
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after school wasn’t grades I’m wasn’t
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you know how how well they brown as the professor it was
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how do they connect with others because
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anything that you do in life the cool things that you can do in life
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are gonna be 30 people through the help and support of other people
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so if you get good at this your careers guess or
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let people call this networking networking so hot right now and people
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think
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%uh and to them this you and people think
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although I I don’t like my job I’ve gotta go network
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and networking isn’t something you do really it’s something you live
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and it’s as easy as
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meeting new people and developing a relationship that you have
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not just me
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job before you need a job before you need a new client
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harvey mckay has
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awesome but how did your well before you’re thirsty has numerous
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its it’s fantastic it’s a love story is that he’s kinda learn throughout his
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life and that’s why the bus I’ll talk about at the end
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on exon exon book I would definitely pick it out then
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has chapters a real short easy to get frail lot a great lessons here but
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this is the concept here well before you thirsty before you
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you know you found out your company is on laying off folks
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do these kinds of things now what other things do that so much when I thought
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was just brilliant
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is when you connect with people it’s not about you at all
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when you meet new people it’s not about you networking is not going to an event
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in
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and feeling oh my gosh something’s gonna judge me
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have to be interests and I have to do all these things it’s not about you
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networking in connection with people speaking out the other person wants
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how can I help the other person and showing up
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completely differently you know instead of what do they have to give me
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we have a job that I might want it’s how can I help them
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connect with someone that maybe they don’t know that would be really
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beneficial for them to now
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have someone said some if you know I were to meet someone new and they start
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thinking
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what can I do to help care for her business help her grow her business
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and they have that attitude you better
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I would sash a tractor I’m
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I would think it’s only what can I do to help another person
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know they’re thinking about me they’re not thinking about them at all
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sense guys same
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and I think this is really important to be interests dead
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don’t worry about being interesting
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takes the pressure off young have to have a million stories
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is have to ask the other person about then
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find out dig into what it is that they me
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one thing that’s really helpful to you is task
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open-ended questions we just heard about this
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ask questions start with what’s and how
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how did you become a project manager how did you get into this why do you like
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doing this
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that’s a why question but 0k
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and forth mineral I’m ask questions and get the other person engaged because I
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will guarantee they will think that you are the most
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interesting person however that you’re brilliant because you care about them
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and help others get what they want friends
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before you ever ask for anything in return
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zig ziglar has this awesome quote that you can have anything you want in life
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as long as you help other people get what they want
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make sense I’m some great examples I’ve seen him this
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and him unsolicited recommendations on LinkedIn
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go through your connections and say who’s done a really good job whom I
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really liked working with
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and then just right up because we amazed by what that does
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amazed