Vision to Value

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Grand Prize

A free presentation by Todd C. Williams

Select any of Todd C. Williams' internationally acclaimed presentations that he regularly gives for companies or professional organizations with a list price and $2,750 and he will do the presentation for free. These include talks on:

  • Defining strategies for project success
  • Leading projects
  • Improving project performance, and
  • Improving best practices analyzing case studies on failure
. A partial list of presentations may be found in the Keynotes & Presentations section of the eCameron Website.

If you prefer, the winner can apply a $1,500 credit on any of eCameron's other services (products excluded) in lieu of the presentation.

Value: $2,750 (travel and expenses not included and will be billed separately.)

In addition, you have TWO chances to win the following:

First Prize Ribbon

First Prize

A signed copy of Rescue the Problem Project

Image of Rescue The Problem Project

A free, signed copy of Rescue The Problem Project, A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project Failure. This is book focuses on the people aspect of project failure and a great resource for keeping projects out of trouble. Keep it for yourself or share it at the office!

Rescue the Problem Project:

  • Helps everyone in the project understand the root causes. Then, by correcting these problems at their source:
    • Recovered projects become successful projects.
    • The organization avoids repeating the failure.
  • Defines a recovery process to facilitate the required negotiation.
  • Is objective, thorough, and methodical.
  • Provides a holistic approach.
  • Defines the recovery manager as a mediator.

4.7 out if 5 stars from 38 review on Amazon!

Value: $32.50

Second Prize Ribbon

Second Prize

A full Watermelon Project Stress ball Set

A complete Watermelon Project watermelon set. This is seven watermelon slices to remind your team to be transparent and avoid projects that are "green on the outside and red on the inside." The seven clever slogans are: Image of Seven Watermelon slices

  • Got Roadblocks?
  • Are You Being Transparent?
  • What's In Your Way
  • What Do You Need From Me?
  • Things Aren't Going As Well As You Think
  • Please Come See Me
  • WFT? (Where's the fire?)

Value: $24.95

Third Prize Ribbon

Third Prize

Two Red Project Dice

Image Red Project Dice

Two "Red Project Dice"

What? Dice? Yes. A great way to break the stress in those contentious team or stakeholder meetings where people want more than can be delivered. After people argue for a while, you can pull out one of these dice and roll it. Once the laughter dies down, people realize these are the only options:

  • Shave Scope
  • Cancel It
  • More Money
  • Chop Quality
  • Delay Deployment
    • Value: $10.00

The Winners!!

  • April 30, 2015 Winners:
    • Book: Robbin T. of Newport Beach, CA
    • Watermelon Slice Stress Kit: Lorraine B. of Chaska, MN
    • Dice: Arun Y. of Clifton, NJ
    • September 30, 2015 Winners:
      • Book: TBA
      • Watermelon Slice Stress Kit: TBA
      • Dice: TBA
      • October 31, 2015 Grand Prize:
        • Presentation: TBA

        • Contest Rules:

          1. The random drawing for main contest winners will be held on April 30, 2015 and September 30, 2015.
          2. The random drawing for the Grand Prize drawing will be October 31, 2015.
          3. Winners will be drawn randomly from all entrants.
          4. All winners will be notified via email. Non-valid emails will be rejected and a new winner will be drawn.
          5. Winners names will be posted on this webpage within one week of the drawing. (Only names and cities will be posted.)
          6. The Grand Prize does not include costs for reasonable travel and associated expenses. Costs for reasonable travel and associated expenses will be the responsibility of the winning party to pay.
          7. Participants may enter manually by sending their name, company, phone number, and email address to eCameron, Inc., 833 NW 24th Ave, Camas, WA 98607 USA
          8. Only one entry per person.
          9. No purchase is necessary to win.
          10. This is a game of chance contest and will follow the laws of the State of Washington, USA
          11. This offer is not valid in areas where random drawings of chance are not legal.
          12. Odds of wining are dependant on the numbers of entrants.
          13. By entering this contest you give PMCHats and eCameron the right to email or call the entrant for product promotion. The list will NOT be sold or provided to any other entity for use.
          14. Employees, relatives, and associates for eCameron and PMChats are not eligible to win.