Starve the Doubts

Project Management for You with Cesar Abeid

October 27, 2014
Starve the Doubts
Project Management for You with Cesar Abeid
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Starve the Doubts
Project Management for You with Cesar Abeid
Oct 27, 2014
Jared Easley
Show Notes
Cesar Abeid In today’s episode, Starve the Doubts host Jared Easley is joined by Albert Hathazi of www.alberthathazi.com and the host of the awesome comedy podcast From The Hip, as they interview Cesar Abeid, the host of two very successful and award winning podcast, the Construction Industry podcast and the PM for the Masses podcast. He is a speaker, dancer, family man, and he loves beautifully built cathedrals. This is actually a reunion of the three podcasters, being the second time Jared and Albert are interviewing Cesar. Back in Starve the Doubts episode 115, Cesar talked about the power of being intentional, effective project management, and networking. In this episode, you will learn more about starting a project and setting up a Kickstarter campaign to help you with your project management in turning ideas into reality. Plus Albert showing off his antics and again doing his voice impersonations of Elvis Presley, John Lennon, a yogi, cooking show host Evon Lentil, Christopher Walken, and Arnold Schwarzenegger! In this episode, you’ll learn about: Cesar’s YouTube video (with his daughter) gone viral His speaking experience Project management for turning an idea into a reality How project management changed Cesar’s life Running a Kickstarter campaign to publish a book What compelled him to write a book Why Kickstarter? The rewards you get for supporting Cesar’s Kickstarter campaign Getting creative with your Kickstarter campaign and getting six figures Steps to get your project started The number one ingredient for success Items mentioned: How Cesar ended up doing a video with his daughter Laura singing Love Is An Open Door , going viral, and being featured on a documentary done by ABC News. Getting good feedback from his presentation at a conference in Texas Project Management: Taking ideas and turning them into a reality a systematic approach of taking something abstract and going through a project management process resulting to a tangible product On writing his book: Running a Kickstarter campaign to be able to publish his book What compelled him to write a book What readers can learn about project management and its benefits Why Kickstarter? Lets you gather your own resources. Bringing other people into the equation during the early stages A way for people to back the project and validate your idea You get the funds, you create a buzz and get people excited around your project, your ideas get validated The rewards you will get for supporting Cesar’s Kickstarter campaign: eBook version signed hardcover copy of the book (shipping included) signed hardcover, eBook, audio book version + 3 eBooks written by his publishing coach Patrick Snow; your name listed as a supporter in the book and a personal Thank You card from Cesar 1-hour Skype call with Cesar Cesar speaking at your event + 15 copies of the book to give away to your audience Cesar thinking of adding a scholarship pledge to his Kickstarter rewards Getting creative with your Kickstarter campaign How to turn your idea into a project: Sit down and write things down - Mindmapping Brainstorming Things you need to get done one thing at a time Grouping things and mapping them out Taking things off your brain to give you peace of mind and an objective mindset To learn more about the campaign, visit www.projectmanagementforyou.com Cesar’s final thoughts for the listeners: “You know you want to do something. You see other people doing it and you know you can do it too. Guess what? You can. If I can do this, you can too!” “Think about what you want to do. Write it down and get started.”