September Reston Book Club Meeting - The 10X Rule
The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone
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CACI 1st floor Conference Room
11955 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA, 20190
Free meeting for Chapter members.
Preregistration, reading the book before the meeting, and bringing a copy (e-book okay) of the book to the meeting is required.
Purchase the book through Amazon here
An E-book version is fine if you can find one. It may also be available from your local library.
About the Book Club Meeting
The PMIWDC Reston Book Club is a forum for talking about books that touch on the widely varied challenges of project and program management. Our meeting on The 10X Rule will take place on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. We will meet in the first floor meeting room in the offices of CACI from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.
Read more about the format of the book club in "About the Book Club" below.
About the Book
The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone (2011) Current price is $14.81 for the hardback edition on Amazon. The book may also be available from your local library.
The 10 X Rule unveils the principle of "Massive Action," allowing you to blast through risk-aversion. It also demonstrates why people get stuck and to make the 10X Rule a discipline. Extreme success is by definition outside the realm of normal action. Instead of behaving like everybody else and settling for average results, take Massive Action with The 10 X Rule, removes chance from your business equation.
5 PDUs for Certified PMs
About the Book Club:
The Reston Book Club is a forum for talking about books that touch on the widely varied challenges of project and program management. There is no Book Club membership. Any PMIWDC member can sign up to join our conversations. There are just three key requirements: preregistration, reading the book before the meeting, and bringing a copy of the book to the meeting. Note that you should sign up early as we limit the discussion to fifteen people so that everyone has a chance to share their opinion.
Come to the Book Club with an open mind and prepare to have your understanding adjusted as you hear about the book through the voices of your professional peers.
Studying project management and related topics through books is recognized and rewarded by PMI in PDUs, roughly on the basis of one hour of study equals one PDU. Continued certification as a PMP requires the accumulation of these valuable credits and we are pleased to offer this opportunity to obtain both the important training and the educational credit associated with it.
Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.Sociological
Managing diverse teams: effects of culture, generation, gender, etc., on management / communication needsTeam Building
Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.
Hard SkillsResource Problem Solving
"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraintsTools
Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)
About the Agile Meetup
This is the kickoff event for a regular monthly meetup on the topic of Agile PM. We will be discussing pragmatic solutions to real project problems. No hype. No dogma. Just real PMs talking about the Agile movement and how it will impact their projects, as well as their careers.