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5 Minutes Podcast is a Ricardo Vargas creation that intends to present and debate the main news and themes in the project management field, in a practical and easy way.

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5 Minutes Podcast is a Ricardo Vargas creation that intends to present and debate the main news and themes in the project management field, in a practical and easy way.

    Kill that Project: Why it is so hard to decide and act when things go wrong- Part 2 of 2

    Kill that Project: Why it is so hard to decide and act when things go wrong- Part 2 of 2

    In the second episode of the series, Ricardo discusses the 5-step approach he takes when he needs to decide and act to eliminate a project that is bound to fail.

    • 8 min
    Kill that Project: Why it is so hard to decide and act when things go wrong - Part 1 of 2

    Kill that Project: Why it is so hard to decide and act when things go wrong - Part 1 of 2

    In this episode, Ricardo discusses four aspects that make the work of deciding and acting to cancel the project a real nightmare. It shows how fear, ego and inertia play an extremely negative role in decision making.

    • 7 min
    The impacts of Organization and Social Structures on Stakeholder Management

    The impacts of Organization and Social Structures on Stakeholder Management

    When leading transformation projects and massive changes within an organization structure, you need to be mindful about the changes that will happen on the social structure that is entwined with it and that is based on people's personal and cognitive values, not on formal roles.

    • 6 min
    Cognitive Bias: The Dunning Kruger Effect and Impostor Syndrome - Part 3 of 3

    Cognitive Bias: The Dunning Kruger Effect and Impostor Syndrome - Part 3 of 3

    In the third and final episode of the cognitive bias series, Ricardo discusses two types of opposed behaviours: the Dunning Kruger effect and the Impostor Syndrome. Both are related to the actual competence x competence that we think we have. At Dunning Kruger, we find ourselves more competent than we are. In impostor syndrome, we have a hard time admitting the real competence we have. Both generate a loss of connection with reality that hinders and alters our decision making and perception of reality.

    • 6 min
    Cognitive Bias: The Birthday Paradox - Part 2 of 3

    Cognitive Bias: The Birthday Paradox - Part 2 of 3

    In the second episode of a 3-episode series, Ricardo provides the example of the birthday paradox, a simple probability exercise that demonstrated that the perceived probability of matching birthdays in a group tends to be much lower than what it is in reality.

    • 6 min
    Cognitive Bias: Understanding the Impact of Irrationality in our Decisions - Part 1 of 3

    Cognitive Bias: Understanding the Impact of Irrationality in our Decisions - Part 1 of 3

    In the first episode of a 3-episode series, Ricardo discusses the main concepts of cognitive bias and why we often suffer from poor decisions that are made according to irrational criteria, disregarding knowledge and analytical thinking to make decisions.

    • 7 min

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