Learn how this PMO has been successfully running a 260 million dollar portfolio of projects while working from home long before the pandemic. 

This episode is sponsored by the IMPACT Inner Circle Membership Program.

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers!

NOTE: For the very best experience, listen to this episode on your favorite podcast provider here.

Show Notes:

Hey there, IMPACT Driver!

Before we dive in, I wanted to let you know that the IMPACT Inner Circle Membership has undergone a big upgrade to make your learning and development super easy! If you want to access our hundreds of training and development resources, plus templates, tools, and guidance to help you make a bigger IMPACT in your organization, you can click the button below to learn more now!

OK, let’s dive into the episode!

We’re continuing our series of episodes on ways you can manage projects and your PMO more effectively during chaos and this week’s focus is on managing your teams. How do we take care of our people during this challenging time?

We received dozens of questions about working from home effectively and how to engage your team members when everyone (or mostly everyone) is working remotely. For some organizations, working remotely is “business as usual” and for others, they are finding new challenges adjusting to the distance from their teams and the inability to connect in-person on a regular basis.

When I think about people that do this well, one of my client’s CDW, comes to mind. The fantastic team at CDW that I’ve been working with has mastered the art of creating connections and keeping themselves and teams productive while working from their homes on a regular basis.

Today, you’ll meet PMO Director, Erick Means, from CDW. Erick and his team of 150 project managers responsible for 260 million dollars in services that generates a 2.5 billion dollar portfolio of product revenue for CDW. Erick is going to share their best tips and creative ideas for creating that work from home balance, keeping yourself and your teams productive, and adjusting and adapting to working from home.

Check out this week’s podcast episode to learn:

  • how to shift to working from home part- or full-time
  • how to find balance even when you’re a hard charger
  • ways to connect and engage with your team
  • creative ideas for team building
  • keeping your teams productive
  • the secrets to mastering working from home

If you love this podcast, please leave a rating and review on your favorite podcast player.

Thanks for taking the time to check out the podcast!

I welcome your feedback and insights! 

I’d love to know what you think and if you love it, please leave a rating and review in your favorite podcast player.

Click here to get notified when new episodes are released.

Fill out our one-minute survey if you have topics you would like to hear on the podcast in the future.

Please leave a comment below to share your thoughts.

See you online!

Warmly,