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Apr 16, 2020

Check Out the Project Management Certificate Program at UC Irvine

This episode is sponsored by University of California Irvine Continuing Education, who has been developing adult learners for over half a century. UC Irvine has a Project Management Certification Program that is available to you anywhere around the world. UC Irvine’s program aligns with standards set out by Project Management Institute and satisfies the education requirements for the Project Management Professional certification. Spring registration is now open! Visit to learn more and reserve your seat. Thanks!


The Power of Character Strengths

The idea of strengths-based leadership is not new to you, right? You’ve likely been taught that you should focus on your strengths, and lead that way with your team members. We’ve talked about strengths from multiple angles, but today I want to share yet another.

Ruth Pearce is a friend--someone I dearly respect as a colleague. She’s a strong advocate not only for strengths in general, but specifically with character strengths, and how they apply to those of us who lead people and teams. Beyond all that, she’s just a wonderful person.

In this episode, you’ll hear Ruth talk about her book Be a Project Motivator. Learn more about Ruth at Take the free Character Strengths Assessment at 


Related Episodes

If you would like additional ways to earn free PDUs while learning about agile, check out these episodes:

  • Episode 252 with Marcus Buckingham, the father of the strengths movement
  • Episode 283 with Tom Rath, author of StrengthsFinder 2.0


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