240: How to Influence Numerous Stakeholders, with Andy Kaufman
Published April 11, 2016
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    Andy Kaufman:
    Host of the People and Projects podcast

    Quotes
    If we’re honest here, there are some stakeholders that we don’t even want to involve … Even for the difficult people, we have to find a way to involve them. It helps manage their expectations, and it helps manage our expectations.
    —Andy Kaufman

    Hope is not a good strategy. Hope is a wonderful thing for mankind, but it’s a terrible thing for projects.
    —Andy Kaufman

    If I don’t sufficiently think through who I’m impacting, or who could impact us, I’m not going to manage their expectations.
    —Andy Kaufman

    I mistake keeping someone informed for keeping them satisfied.
    —Andy Kaufman

    Listen to the other person’s story so well that you can say it as well as them.
    —Donny Ebenstein
    Resources

    Book: Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader* by Herminia Ibarra
    Book: I Hear You* by Donny Ebenstein

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    Check out Andy’s online management courses "Essentials of Project Management" and "Advanced Project Management"
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