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The project doesn’t start at charter

When asked, many project managers will say that the beginning of the project is when the charter is written. Historically, this is the case, from their perspective. But that’s why we have so many disconnects between our leadership that is devising these great strategies and the project delivery processes. Months and sometimes years before a [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Project Management Day of Service (PMDoS®) 2017

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format Board of Directors of Project Management for Change: Laura Barnard, Mike Hannan, Kendall Lott, Marcus Parker; Ms. Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National Community Service; nonprofit participants On January 16, 2017, Martin Luther [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Be More Strategic”

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format Have you ever been told that you need to be more strategic? Did you think to yourself, “Geez, I thought I was being strategic!” What the heck does it mean to be strategic, anyway, and how do you know [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Champion Your Passion

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format Have you found yourself sitting at your desk, or in deep thought at the water cooler or in the meeting conference room (while you are listening to someone’s rhetoric or a bunch of colleagues vehemently debating on an issue) asking [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Win Well When Winning Feels Impossible

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format Laura and I were doing a Winning Well workshop with the United Nations, when one of the participants, "Pete," looked at us sincerely and said, "I hear you, and all these tools sound good, and I'm going to use them. [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Telling the PMO Story

Download our FREE PMO Proposal Template Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format Whether you are trying to make the case for the PMO for the first time or giving an update on the progress of the PMO, it’s extremely important that you tell a compelling [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If You Want to Be a Leader, Stop Doing

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format Do you feel like you can’t ever catch up? Do you feel like you have countless meetings on your calendar and that leaving on time is an oh so distant memory? Maybe it’s because you are doing instead of leading. [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Soft Skills That Translate To Hard Dollars

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format Is there one single soft skill that is the most important?  That question is like asking if there is one size Air Handling Unit, or one concrete design mix that is the best or most important.  It all relates to [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment