BRINGING THE PMO TO THE STRATEGY TABLE BLOG & PODCAST

088: Difficult Stakeholders

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Today's topic...managing stakeholders! In my recent survey, many respondents listed managing stakeholders as one of the most challenging aspects of their day-to-day responsibilities. So how do you effectively engage your stakeholders, even the most difficult ones?You’ll learn some simple steps you can take immediately to manage your stakeholders more effectively, reduce the stakeholder-driven headaches on your project and PMO, and achieve greater IMPACT with the right stakeholder engagement strategy. Listen to this [...]

2021-03-05T10:56:36-05:00February 28th, 2021|PMO Practices|

087: Should Your PMO Have a Charter

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership In this episode, I'm continuing my series of debunking some of the biggest myths in PMOs.  We're talking about the PMO charter. Should you have a PMO charter or not? If not, how do you clarify the goals for your PMO to get that incredibly important stakeholder buy-in we all need to be successful?  We'll cover... to charter or not to charter how to effectively communicate the goals, priorities, services, capabilities, and [...]

2021-02-21T10:29:42-05:00February 21st, 2021|PMO Practices|

086: PMO Maturity Models

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership In this episode, we're talking all about PMO Maturity Models.  Should you focus on maturing your PMO according to a predefined maturity model or framework? Is there a maturity model framework out there that's best for you and for your PMO? Join me for this episode as I share an eye-opening perspective on the Maturity Model prescription and even debunk some myths that could be holding you back from making the IMPACT [...]

2021-02-14T14:21:49-05:00February 14th, 2021|PMO Practices|

085: PMO Types

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership There’s so much buzz out there about the type of PMO you should have and it can get super confusing. In this episode, I’m going to debunk the PMO Type myth, explain why typing your PMO is so dangerous, and what to do instead.   Power the Modern, Agile Enterprise  Wrike is a collaborative work management platform that enables teams to be insanely productive by transforming the way they plan, [...]

2021-02-07T17:47:19-05:00February 7th, 2021|PMO Practices|

084: When Leaders Take Communication for Granted with Skip Weisman

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Do you know the true cost leaders pay when they take communication for Granted?  This is such an important topic and I'm pleased to have Skip Weisman on this episode to shed light on this topic.  You'll learn how to determine the cost of a "soft" skill like communication in a work environment or company culture, what leaders can do to not take communication for granted along with what can happen if they [...]

2021-01-31T14:05:48-05:00January 31st, 2021|PMO Practices|

083: Why Project Management is All About Relationships with Annmarie Curley

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership I have to admit…when I was early in my career, I was pretty outcome-focused and sometimes didn’t take the time necessary to bring people with me through the change I was driving. Sure, I had plenty of friends and colleagues I enjoyed working with, however, if I was on a tough project or under tight deadlines, I definitely didn’t worry so much if the people were on board. This cost me a [...]

2021-01-24T14:42:38-05:00January 24th, 2021|PMO Practices|

082: Building Your Organization’s PM Competency with Allison Primack

Welcome to the PMO Strategies Podcast + Blog, where PMO leaders become IMPACT Drivers! PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership There’s an art to building a project management competency program inside your company. If you do it too soon, you could face resistance and may not have the right top down and bottom-up support. What you will hear in this podcast episode is not just how to do it well and what to do, but the art of perfecting the timing. It is probably not the first service you want to build [...]

2021-01-18T12:54:17-05:00January 17th, 2021|PMO Practices|

IMPACT AFTER HOURS: PMO 2021: How to help your PMO lose those COVID Kilos

Register for this LIVE webinar by filling out the form at the registration button below. In this fun and casual live stream Q&A session with industry thought-leaders, we'll tackle tough questions and challenges facing PMO leaders as they strive to earn (and keep) their seat at the table in their organizations. We’ll explore ways that you can turn your PMO into a lean, mean, IMPACT generating machine by losing what’s not working for your PMO and your stakeholders and doubling down on the health benefits a PMO can provide to help an organization deliver on strategy Join us for this [...]

2021-02-01T21:56:45-05:00January 14th, 2021|