Different bits of the Bible get different profile within church, let alone in the public consciousness, so I reckon Nehemiah could be an unknown quantity to most people but its 13 chapters are really worth exploring. It provided the backdrop for a powerful and relevant series at Conversations last year.
This morning I saw Emma Langman tweeting the talk that was being given at from a Business Breakfast in Bristol about the example modelled by Nehemiah from a project management point of view. I really liked that angle so captured it using Storify.
Credit to Aidan for the talk and Emma for posting it. Today I’m just nicking other people’s content 🙂
Nehemiah on Project Management
Spotted Emma Langman tweeting a talk given by someone called Aidan at a Business Breakfast in Bristol, thought they were worth capturing.
Storified by Benjamin Welby · Fri, May 18 2012 05:10:47
I am at #BusinessBreakfast in #Bristol by #Christchurch. Topic is "Nehemiah the Project Manager: Fulfilling God’s Purposes at Work" #cbbbEmma Langman
The speaker, Aidan is talking about his experience of living his faith while at work; including going through #redundancy.Emma Langman
Like Nehemiah, Aidan enjoys building stone walls (in latter’s case, in the #Mendips). He’s talking abt modelling Nehemiah’s #PM skills #cbbbEmma Langman
#projectmanagement includes: Concept, Initiation, Delivery and Close-out… Which is what Nehemiah did #cbbbEmma Langman
Nehemiah was the Cup-Bearer for the King (which was a high status job, altho’ was still a captive). Fantastic #riskmanagement when he (1/2)Emma Langman
…Approaches the King of #Babylon for the resources he needs. Great example of #ResourceManagement! 🙂 #cbbbEmma Langman
Nehemiah did 3 days’ scoping out of the walls at night, to be inconspicuous, before engaging people in the project. Good plan! #cbbbEmma Langman
Nehemiah collected together all the materials and resources, and engaged people in a clear vision and purpose of the project #cbbb #PMEmma Langman
Nehemiah was also hot on #benefitsrealisation. His attention to detail makes Prince2 look a bit fluffy 😉 #cbbbEmma Langman
Nehemiah beautifully manages the negative stakeholders (neighbouring governors) who tried to derail the project with slander etc #cbbbEmma Langman