PMIWDC Member's Only Fairview Park Book Club Meeting

PMIWDC Member's Only Fairview Park Book Club Meeting

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

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About the Book Club Meeting

The PMIWDC Book Club is a forum for talking about books that touch on the widely varied challenges of project and program management. Our meeting on ​"Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek" will take place on February 22nd, 2016 - the same evening as the Chapter dinner meeting - and will be at the same time as PM Tools. We will be meeting in Salon 3 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm.

Read more about the format of the book club in "About the Book Club" below.

About the Book

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t
by Simon Sinek

Leaders eat last : why some teams pull together and others don't is the much anticipated sequel to the global best seller, start with why by Simon Sinek. This book talks about how great leaders sacrifice their own comfort for the good of those in their care. With the help of numerous intriguing examples, the author attempts to prove that the best organisations foster trust and cooperation. As the author points out, this book is not a management theory, but it actually a biological one. Individuals thrive only when they feel safe among a group. Leaders eat last: why some teams pull together and others don't was published by penguin uk in 2014, and is available as a paperback. Key features: lucid language and simple, real -life examples make leaders eat last: why some teams pull together and others don't. An interesting book.

Event Location

Fairview Park Marriott - Salon 3
3111 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA, 22042

Agenda and Cost:
5:00pm - 6:00pm: Open book discussion
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.
You can purchase Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t through Amazon.
Special Instructions
PDU's Available:
Based on the amount of time you will spend in self-directed study of negotiation – we estimate up to six hours of reading, which converts to up to 6 PDUs for qualified PMPs who are under the 30 PDU limit for their current three year certification cycle. Please note that these PDUs will need to be reported as Category C: Self-Directed Learning. For full details on PDU reporting refer to the PMP Handbook.
PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Monthly Book Club

The Monthly 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. Anyone 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.

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