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Setting sponsor expectations

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format Have you ever gotten frustrated because your sponsor didn’t do what you were expecting them to do? I have. I used to get really frustrated that they seemed to not care as much about their own project as I [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transform Your Career With Your Own Powerful Personal Story

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format By: Hector Del Castillo, CPM, CPMM This discusses how you can supercharge your career by building your own powerful brand story. We are wired to remember stories. This is why storytelling is a powerful technique for building relationships. It [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whatever you do, don’t call it a PMO

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format What’s in a name? When it comes to PMOs, a lot! Have you been paying attention to the PMO space recently? I have. More and more organizations are moving away from the title PMO for the organization that facilitates the [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Help! My project team doesn’t respect me

In this podcast, Elise Stevens, project management expert and Director of Fix My Project Chaos, provides an insight into what to do when your team doesn’t respect you.       https://fixprojectchaos.podbean.com/mf/play/m9ny3g/Complete_Guest_Blog_PMO_.mp3   Points raised in this podcast: Signs that your team does not respect you – for example body language, terse emails, verbal [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dealing with difficult stakeholders

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format   What does it mean when you call someone a difficult stakeholder? No, back up. What does it mean to be a stakeholder and how do you engage them effectively? My definition of a stakeholder is anyone that can [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happiness: The Secret Sauce for Productivity

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format After nearly 50 years of being actively involved in the profession of project management in roles of individual contributor, project manager, functional manager and consultant it has consistently come to my attention that many of the people I encounter [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Secrets to Effective Decision Making 

Click the button below to download this post in a printable format. Download eBook Format “Jane," a senior exec working to build leadership throughout her team, looked up from her salad and confided. "Karin, the truth is I have so many things going on in any given day, I may not remember the exact decision [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments