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Looking for ways to be more productive, inspire your team, better plan your projects? This podcast is for anyone who is working on the trenches and now needs to become a better manager. My ultimate objective is to help you regain control of your project and deliver better results. Let's hit the ground running!

Looking for ways to be more productive, inspire your team, better plan your projects? This podcast is for anyone who is working on the trenches and now needs to become a better manager. My ultimate objective is to help you regain control of your project and deliver better results. Let's hit the ground running!
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Looking for ways to be more productive, inspire your team, better plan your projects? This podcast is for anyone who is working on the trenches and now needs to become a better manager. My ultimate objective is to help you regain control of your project and deliver better results. Let's hit the ground running!

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Episodes

SWP 060: The Art of Reframing

9/10/2019
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How to reframe difficult situations? Reframing is changing an experience by putting another frame around it. As a manager, you will need to lead through difficult situations. You can use reframing as a tool to help you overcome difficulties and overcame obstacles. IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: 0:501:583:405:506:3011:25 THE ONE THING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EPISODE: LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS EPISODE Contact me!Practical Management Tips

Duration:00:13:05

SWP 059: When Not to Delegate

9/3/2019
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When should you not delegate? There are situations when delegating will makes things worst. Most of the time you will be the one who will be making the call if something needs to be delegated and should know if you are getting results. IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: 0:581:305:207:259:1913:00 THE ONE THING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EPISODE: LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS EPISODE https://rodrigocaetano.com/podcastContact me!Practical Management Tips

Duration:00:14:15

SWP 058: Guess What? Plans Change…

8/27/2019
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How to deal with strategic changes in your project? The world has changed, but your plan is still the same. That’s what normally happens when you came with your first strategic plan. In this episode, I’m going to discuss how to keep your plan relevant, when things in the real world change. IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: 1:20’4:30’7:20’8:40’9:45’11:17’13:34’15:50’ THE ONE THING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EPISODE: LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS...

Duration:00:16:44

SWP 057: Limit Your Availability and Get More Done

8/20/2019
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How can you limit your availability to get more work done? If you are tired of being interrupted at work, learn 8 ways you can limit your availability to take control of your deliverables. IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: 0:40’1:50’4:50’5:20’7:15’9:17’11:40’13:45’13:45’15:50’17:20’podcast@strategciwhat.com THE ONE THING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EPISODE: LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS EPISODE https://rodrigocaetano.com/podcast/Contact me!Practical Management Tips

Duration:00:19:48

SWP 056: Stop Treating NDAs like Used Napkins

8/13/2019
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Do you think these corporate confidentiality contracts can really bite you? Yes, they can and you should be aware of the implication of signing them. NDAs, employment contracts, general confidentiality agreements, you name it. Read and understand everything first, before signing them. IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: 1:15’2:50’3:40’7:20’9:45’11:40’14:10’17:35’18:00’ THE ONE THING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EPISODE: LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS...

Duration:00:21:34

SWP 055: How to See the Big Picture

8/6/2019
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How to see the big picture when things are going down the drain? Learn how you can recover when one of your most important projects is going down the drain and you are spinning your wheels. IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: 0:443:305:158:1511:0013:5019:0020:30 THE ONE THING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EPISODE: LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS EPISODE https://rodrigocaetano.com/podcast/Contact me!Practical Management Tips

Duration:00:23:02

SWP 054: Working While Mourning

8/1/2019
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How to work with someone who is grieving? In this episode, I reflect about how to help someone in your team who is grieving and is coping with loss. IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: 3:365:296:569:0611:0311:46 THE ONE THING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EPISODE: LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS EPISODE rodrigocaetano.com/podcastContact me!Practical Management Tips

Duration:00:14:46

SWP 053: Are You on Your Element?

1/24/2019
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At work, do you feel more like fish outside the water? Or do you feel you are someone who is fully engaged on what you are working on? In this episode, I’ll share a story about someone who inspired me how to deal with situations where you don’t feel you are in the right place. In This Episode You will Learn: 0:572:556:047:027:26 The One Thing to Take Away from This Episode: Links & Tools from This Episode: rodrigocaetano.com/podcastContact me!Practical Management Tips

Duration:00:10:35

SWP 052: Broken Things Never Fix Themselves

11/15/2018
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Do you think problems can solve themselves? In this episode I share a story from my development days about an intermittent problem though me a great lesson. There are different ways you can deal with problems in your organization. One way is just to disregard them, thinking they will solve themselves. In reality, the most difficult problems, commonly related to cross-organization integrations are the ones that are neglected and have a huge effect on your deliverables. Do you want to...

Duration:00:17:01

SWP 051: No One Misses Dinosaurs

11/8/2018
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If you are managing change, listen to this episode. Some people are afraid of changing things. I know... In this episode, I share a story that happened early on in my career. This was a big lesson about building something new and completely changing how people worked. We often forget the impact we bring when we build something new. When you build something that really works, people will never miss the old system or approach. Keep listening... In This Episode You will...

Duration:00:10:38

SWP 050: Celebrating The 50 Episode Milestone

11/1/2018
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Can you believe we’ve reached our 50th episode? In this episode, I have a special guest. This person always wanted to know more about my work. So, we put some questions together and let her do the interview. Let’s celebrate! 50 episodes is a big milestones and I’m super excited about what’s coming next. It’s been really fun to be with you in this journey. In This Episode You will Learn: 0:477:359:0413:00 The One Thing to Take Away from This Episode: It’s really great to be producing...

Duration:00:16:43

SWP 049: More Pressure Doesn't Mean Better Results

8/30/2018
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Do you think pressuring people will get more done in your project? When something doesn’t get done, you may think that pressuring people may help you get more results. You may think this is a good way to get things done. However, there are better ways to deal with this problem. In this episode I’ll share my advice on how to deal with this situation… References: 5 Mistakes When Setting Goals Series https://rodrigocaetano.com/goal-series

Duration:00:09:46

SWP 048: Build the Best Transition Plan Ever

8/23/2018
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What’s the best way to create a transition plan? In this episode, I’ll share my experience undergoing transitions and provide my advice on how to minimize issues during the management changes.

Duration:00:17:58

SWP 047: Are Rushed Decisions Causing You Problems?

8/16/2018
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Are you rushing through decisions and causing your own problems? Decision making in management – In this episode, learn how to deal with pressure and make decisions that will have a positive impact in your team.

Duration:00:13:00

SWP 046: Feeling Like a Broken Record? Learn how to be listened.

8/9/2018
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How can you stop sounding like a broken record? You’ve probably been to that situation where you are trying to avoid a major issue, but now one is listening to you. It seems everyone is focussed on their own issues and don’t realize that if they don’t act immediately, they will be dealing with a big fire down the road. Yes, it’s frustrating to not be listened. However, there are a few things you can do to get a different result. In this episode, I’ll discuss alternatives and what to do...

Duration:00:11:15

Introducing Strategic What Podcast

8/7/2018
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From a virtual location around the globe, here is my new advice podcast. Strategic What?! I’m Rodrigo Caetano. I’m a technology strategist and advisor. I care deeply about how you manage your team… Because the way you lead will affect not only your life, but the lives of everyone who report to you and who are around you: you family, your friends and work colleagues. If you do it well, you will inspire not only your team, but everyone who interacts with you. I’ve been on your shoes,...

Duration:00:02:10

SWP 045: Learn How to Drop the Ball

8/2/2018
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What’s the most important skill you need to learn as a manager? The biggest misconception people have as new managers is that they need to learn new ways to do everything they are asked to. In this episode, you’ll learn that dropping the ball is as important as doing everything people throw at you.

Duration:00:10:54

SWP 044: How to Avoid "Over-Exceling" in Project Management

7/26/2018
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What to do when your project spreadsheets are getting too complicated? Learn what to do when you are managing and things start to get complicated. In this episode, I’ll share my approach to dealing with Excel spreadsheet in projects. References: https://www.wrike.com/https://www.scoro.com/https://www.proworkflow.com/ Subscribe to my newsletter at rodrigocaetano.com

Duration:00:19:25

SWP 043: Got Promoted? Now What?

7/19/2018
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What to do when you are promoted? You did a great job and got promoted. The celebration is over and you are now back to your cubicle realizing what you got into. In this episode, I share with you my strategy on how to start in a new position after being promoted.

Duration:00:21:01

SWP 042: Stuck in the Trenches

7/12/2018
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What to do when you feel stuck in the trenches working for a manager who doesn’t want to grow? You are an innovator. You enjoy your job. You wan to grow. However, you’ve been working for a manager who makes you feel stuck in the trenches doing the hard work without perspective of growth. Listen to this podcast to learn a strategy on how to dig yourself out of the trenches and grow on your career.

Duration:00:16:28