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Andy Kaufman’s Best Project Management Advice: Risk Attitude, Stakes, & Relationships

Andy Kaufman's Best Project Management Advice: Risk Attitude, Stakes, & Relationships

What is Andy Kaufman’s best Project Management advice? His best tips, tools, and insight? In this video, Andy Kaufman tells me, among other things, about Risk Attitude, Stakes, Relationships, and more.

Three – Two – One

In this interview I ask Andy Kaufman for his best:

  • 3️⃣ Tips for Project Managers
  • 2️⃣ Project Management Tools
    Favorite thinking, planning, facilitation, or software tools to use on projects
  • 1️⃣ Thing that changed everything for him.
    Maybe this was in their thinking, attitudes to projects, career, the way they practice PM. Anything that made a big difference to them

We discuss what each means and any stories behind them.

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About Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman works with organizations around the world helping them improve their ability to lead and deliver. This includes working with leaders at the United Nations and other global clients to teach and coach on topics related to project management and leadership.

Andy started his career as a software developer and was promoted into management for all the wrong reasons! He is the author of three books and host of the acclaimed People and Projects Podcast, which provides free PDUs through interviews and insights for his global listeners.

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What we Discussed

  • 00:00 – Andy Kaufman of People and Projects Podcast
  • 00:38 – What are your three top tips for Project Managers?
  • 06:12 – Top Tip #2
  • 09:01 – The ‘no guy’
  • 10:46 – Top Tip #3
  • 12:59 – Risk vs Issue: Definition
  • 15:08 – Andy Kaufman’s two favorite Project Management tools
  • 15:58 – Tool #1
  • 19:15 – Tool #2
  • 22:27 – One thing that really changed everything for Andy Kaufman
  • 28:28 – Find out more from Andy Kaufman

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About the Author Mike Clayton

Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.

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