Steering Without the Wheel

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Braden and Jim talk about the stark reality that every project manager comes to understand at some point in their career – that you really have zero direct control over the people and activities that you must orchestrate in order to successfully deliver your projects. Hence the title “Steering Without the Wheel”. The guys talk about various techniques Project Managers can use to bend people to their will. There are references to carrots and sticks, the mob and The Godfather movie, how to improve your personal relationships, PMs as therapists, Power, Influence, book recommendations and much more…

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Links to Book Recommendations:

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gray:

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey:

48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene:

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie:




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