1 The &-&-&-paradox
1.1 More with less
1.2 Monitoring things closely and giving plenty of space
1.3 Recognizing uncertainty and making a commitment
1.4 A project model as a support tool
1.5 Agile thinking and working
1.6 What does the &-&-&-paradox mean for project managers?

2 Your Agile inspirator, the TomTom 
2.1 What you can learn from your TomTom GPS navigation system
2.2 The TomTom and Agile leadership
2.3 The TomTom and stakeholder management
2.4 Scenario creator

3 First time right: The V-model and the critical parameter 
3.1 Introduction to the V-model: design, realization, verification
3.2 Understanding the impact of issues
3.3 Early feedback with Design for X
3.4 Early feedback with Agile development
3.5 The V-model and your own behavior

4 The factor 10 
4.1 Smart leadership and behavior is the factor 10
4.2 Flip-thinking and the power of action
4.3 Stephen Covey’s treasury
4.4 Situational leadership
4.5 The project manager’s factor 10

5 The plan part I: project breakdown 
5.1 The ten steps of making a plan
5.2 Step 1: Project charter
5.3 Step 2: Project strategy and phasing
5.4 Steps 3.1 and 3.2: Product breakdown structure
5.5 Building a roller coaster
5.6 Steps 3.3 to 3.5: Product Flow Diagram and DfX
5.7 Step 3.6: Work breakdown structure

6 The plan part II: sketch with the team and detailed plan 
6.1 Step 4: Size & effort estimation
6.2 The rational and psychological sides of hour estimates
6.3 Steps 5 to 8: Drawing up the sketch with the team
6.4 Step 9: Tips & tricks for the detailed plan
6.5 Step 10: Project management plan and go

7 The project motivator 
7.1 Deci and Ryan’s self-determination theory
7.2 You reap what you sow
7.3 The (temporary) project organization and the project board
7.4 Why the start requires perseverance
7.5 Directing creativity

8 Heartbeat 
8.1 Progress through rhythm, cadence and trance
8.2 Projecting your plan onto the heartbeat
8.3 Heartbeat at different levels
8.4 EOS and OKR

9 The blind check 
9.1 Beware of the blind check
9.2 Tackling the blind check with review and inspection techniques
9.3 Tackling the blind check with DfX and Agile project management
9.4 Testing on the right side of the V-model

10 The Final Countdown 
10.1 Summarizing the path to the execution phase
10.2 Heartbeat in practice
10.3 Change management
10.4 Providing insight into status and remaining path
10.5 Making uncertainties plannable

Appendix 1: Examples of the application of the project model
Appendix 2: The complete project manager toolkit
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