Lonnie Pacelli

Biography

Lonnie Pacelli is an internationally recognized author and president of Leading on the Edge International. Lonnie has over 25 years of leadership experience as an executive, project manager, developer, tester, analyst, trainer, consultant, and business owner. During his 11 years at Accenture he gained leadership expertise consulting with many Fortune 500 companies including Motorola, Hughes Electronics, and Northrop-Grumman. Throughout his nine years at Microsoft he built his leadership expertise through development of some of Microsoft’s internal systems and led their Corporate Procurement group, managed their Corporate Planning group, and led company-wide initiatives on Continuous Fiscal Improvement and Training Process Optimization. At Leading on the Edge International Lonnie consults with companies such as Microsoft, AT&T, Corning, and Key Bank on leadership, project management, executive coaching, and business strategy development and implementation. He is an engaging and entertaining keynote speaker and consistently receives rave reviews from his audiences. His practical, no-nonsense, experience-based approach to solving tough problems has helped leaders, project managers and teams consistently deliver results.

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Books

Six-Word Lessons for Dads with Autistic Kids - 100 Lessons to Help Fathers and their Children Create Strong Bonds
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
“Man-speak” lessons on raising an autistic child! Six-Word Lessons for Dads with Autistic Kids gives fathers 100 short, simple and practical lessons on how to create strong bonds with their children when autism is in the picture. Written by a father of an adult autistic son, Six-Word Lessons for Dads with Autistic Kids gives you straight-up advice that you can put to work right away.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 14 Tips to Unify Your Team to Drive Results
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Get 14 concise and easy to understand tips to help you unify your teams to drive better results. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 27 Tips to Conquer the Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Get 27 concise and easy to understand tips to help you conquer the seven deadly sins of leadership. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 31 Tips to be a Best-in-Class Project Sponsor
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management
Get 31 concise and easy to understand tips to help you become a best-in-class project sponsor who consistently drives projects to success. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 16 Tips to Become a Best-in-Class Mentor
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching
Get 16 concise and easy to understand tips to help you be a best-in-class mentor who grows great mentorees. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 17 Tips for Better Team Building Offsites
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Get 17 concise and easy to understand tips to help you design and conduct more effective team building offsites. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 18 Tips To Jump From Self-Importance To Being Someone Who Matters
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Get 18 concise and easy to understand tips to help you make the leap from being self-important to being someone who matters. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 17 Tips to Help You Find True Work/Life Balance
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Get 17 concise and easy to understand tips to help you achieve your quest to find true work/life balance. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 19 Tips For Leading Those Who Don’t Have To Follow You
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Get 19 concise and easy to understand tips to help you lead those who don’t have to follow you. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 15 Tips to Keep Your Business on Track
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Get 15 concise and easy to understand tips to help you get and keep your business on track. Use the handy self-assessment questions to help you identify where you need to improve and put in place the change needed to be a more effective leader.
Straight Talk Leadership Seminars - 30 Tips to a More Fulfilling Dinner Time with your Family
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Series: Straight Talk Leadership Seminars. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
In this mini-seminar I outline 30 tips to enhance your dinner time experience and use the dinner table as a place to connect with your family. Some tips may resonate with you, some may not be applicable at all. Pick and choose the most impactful tips and improve your dinner time experience with your family.
Seek First to Understand your Recipient - Strategies to Make you a Better Communicator
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Series: Project Management Screw-Ups. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / meetings & presentations
Think back to some great communicators like Reagan, Martin Luther King Jr., or John F. Kennedy. What made them great communicators? It wasn’t that they were great orators, had flashy teeth, sported perfect hair, or demonstrated a flawless writing style. They had courage, conviction, wisdom, clarity, and credibility; five attributes that build the foundation of all great communicators.
Be a Killer Sponsor! Ten Attributes of a Best-in-Class Sponsor
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Series: Project Management Screw-Ups. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management
Have you ever managed a project where the project sponsor was disengaged, unrealistic or overly demanding? Or ever tried to get by without a project sponsor only to have the project go down in flames. Every experienced project manager has at some point in his or her career encountered an onerous project sponsor, which either made a project more difficult to execute or caused it to fail altogether.
Crush Those Risks and Issues! - Drive Project Success Through Effective Risk and Issue Management
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Series: Project Management Screw-Ups. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Project risk and issue management is one of the most lethal but easily overlooked aspects of successful project management. Risks and issues derail your plan and cause you to divert focus away from project activities. But, there’s simply no avoiding them. If you’ve got a project you’re going to have risks and issues.
Set That Direction! Create a Compelling Direction that Will Make Others Want to Follow You
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Series: Project Management Screw-Ups. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
So many times organizations get wrapped up in terminology and process that the resulting direction statement becomes a mass of gobbledygook which no one understands or follows. Direction statements need to clearly direct, inspire, and align a team to deliver, not get stuffed in a drawer never to see light of day again. Get Set That Direction! to create a practical, useful and compelling direction.
The Team Didn’t Gel - Getting Teams to Work Together and Deliver Results
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Series: Project Management Screw-Ups. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
When project teams work in perfect harmony it's like music to the project manager's ears. Each project team member knows what they need to contribute to the project, knows when they have to perform, understands what other project team members are doing on the project, and knows what it takes to be successful. Get this ebook see how to get your project teams to gel and deliver results.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: I’m Too Busy to Plan! Strike the Balance Between Planning and Doing
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This eBook is for anyone who would like some nuggets to help become a more effective planner. If you spend either too little or too much time planning, this eBook can help you right-size your planning activities and get more things done day in and day out. Get through the planning process quickly and get into focused, deliberate, and meaningful action without wasting any time.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: Can You Make a 2a.m. Meeting? Managing Virtual Teams to Success
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Many leaders have been successful when leading their own organization but have experienced difficulty when attempting to lead those outside of their organization. The difference is that great leaders are able to lead virtual teams because the team members want to follow him because he is credible and the team respects him. Build a more effective virtual team by reading this eBook.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: Back Yourself with the Best - Advisory Boards That Help You Plan for Success
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
It doesn’t matter whether you run a small business, an organization inside of a large organization, or chair a non-profit committee; gleaning the wisdom of others on a regular basis will help give you ideas to make your job easier and deliver better results. If you want some quick tips on how to develop an effective advisory board, this eBook can help deliver value with a great advisory board.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: Winning the Battle and the War - Execution Techniques which Drive Success
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
You can be an outstanding communicator and a charismatic salesman, but if you can’t deliver the results then you will fall in the “marginal leader” category. If you want some quick tips on how to execute for success, this eBook can help you move up the curve to being a great leader. Learn some practical execution techniques in this eBook and deliver results fast.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: The Perfect Brainstorm - Getting the Most out of Brainstorming Sessions
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Get some great guiding principles on planning and executing brainstorming sessions. Regardless of the purpose, well-executed brainstorming sessions can yield some tremendous nuggets and generate passion and excitement among your team. If you want some quick tips on how to plan and execute a brainstorming session, this eBook can help you get off on the right foot and generate great ideas.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: Pave That Dirt Road! Set a Direction Your Team Will Follow
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This eBook is for anyone who wants to develop a direction that will inspire a team into action. A leader is more apt to fail with an ill-defined or non-existent direction statement. If your plans are lackluster and don't motivate your team to action, this eBook can help you develop a direction that will align your team and get them moving in the right direction fast.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: Don’t Throw in the Towel, Throw Down the Gauntlet! Challenge Your Team to Achieve Great Performance
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Many times we as leaders either underestimate what teams can deliver or have unrealistic expectations about what a team is able to do. Team members either plod along to meet the lower expectations or throw their hands up in despair because of unrealistic expectations. If you want to challenge your team to achieve great performance, this eBook can move you from good to great performance fast.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: From Good to Good-Enough - Get More Done by Knowing When to Stop
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This insightful productivity eBook is for anyone who wants to be more effective at getting things done. If you tend to be a perfectionist or are prone to “polishing the apple” too much on your tasks, this productivity eBook can help you meet the expectations of your customer and make the most of your resources.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: If You Build It, They Will Succeed: Team Building Tips for Winning Teams
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
It would be great if we could just sprinkle pixie dust on our teams to get them to work well together. Unless you live in fantasy land this just doesn’t happen. Teams need help in working well together and require the right blend of team-building, problem solving, and having fun together to make the leap from a marginal team to a high-performance team. Get better teamwork results in this eBook.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: Know When to Say When: Finding True Work/Life Balance
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
The key to achieving better work/life balance is to not increase the amount of stress in your life by putting more into the “life” side of the equation; it’s moderating both sides of the scales to reduce your overall stress level. If you want to get better work/life balance without increasing your overall stress level, this eBook can give you practical tips to get better work/life balance.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: The Leadership Greenhouse: How Great Leaders Grow Great Leaders
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
You can be a great leader and can possess many of the most valued attributes which make leaders great. However, if you aren’t taking responsibility to grow future leaders for your organization then you’re simply not fulfilling one of your responsibilities as a leader, which is to keep the leadership pipeline full of great future leaders. Grow great leaders today with this leadership eBook.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: We Must Stop Meeting Like This! Meetings That Deliver Results
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This eBook is great reading for anyone who has to plan and manage meetings. Running meetings isn’t brain surgery; it just takes a bit of planning, some structure during and after the meeting, and an awareness of what is actually happening during the meeting. If you want to improve your meeting management skills, this eBook will help you put some techniques in place drive meeting results.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: I Suck at This! Leverage Others to Get the Job Done Better
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Get tried-and-true pointers on which functions to leverage to third parties and how to go about leveraging them in a very practical and straightforward manner. If you’re frustrated because you’ve got too much to do and you’re not sure how to go about getting others to help you, this eBook can help you put a leveraging strategy in place, better utilize your skills, and drive results quickly.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: Check Out My New Typewriter! Ease into the Technology Age
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Well-implemented technology can be a massive time saver and enable you to deliver exponentially greater value back to your business. Poorly thought out technology can not only be frustrating and bothersome, it can significantly hamper (or kill) your business. If you want to get savvier on how technology can help you be more effective, this eBook can help you boost your technology savvy.
The Leadership Made Simple Series: Why Don’t They Respect Me? Six Tried and True Techniques to Get Teams to Want to Follow You
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Ever had difficulty getting a team to follow or respect you? This eBook is for anyone who wants to be a leader that people will follow because they want to, not because they have to. If you've had difficulty getting a team to march to your drumbeat, this eBook can help you put some techniques in place which will help solidify your reputation as a great people leader.
The Leadership Made Simple Series - Planning, Process and People Leadership
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Series: Leadership Made Simple. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
The Leadership Made Simple Series - Planning, Process and People Leadership introduces the series and provides an in-depth discussion of the planning, process, and people attributes that every great leader must possess. Drop any one of these attributes and a leader goes from being great to being just marginal. Get a concise definition of what a well-rounded leader looks like.
Why Don't They Follow Me? 12 Easy Lessons to Boost Your Leadership Skills
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
So your manager just promoted you to group team leader, Or you’ve just been elected PTA President, Or you’re the new task force leader who has to solve a thorny issue. After the euphoria has worn off reality sets in and you think, "What have I gotten myself into???" If this is you then you need Why Don’t They Follow Me? Get 12 easy lessons to be a better leader regardless of experience.
Six Word Lessons For Project Managers - 100 Lessons to Make You a Better Project Manager
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Series: Six-Word Lessons. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Leading on the Edge/Projectmanagementadvisor.com. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Get 100 project management wisdom nuggets with a practical explanation of how to apply each nugget in your day-to-day job as a project manager. Rather than pore through pages and pages of contents, Six-Word Lessons for Project Managers gives them to you in easy to understand six word lessons to help you boost those project management skills. A lifetime of wisdom in less than two hours of reading!

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