What Type Of Motivation Moves Your Team?

If you’re a runner and had a race calendar planned out for 2020, it probably fell apart sometime mid March to early April. Races postponed, postponed again, or outright cancelled. It’s sad, but a reality we all face. The half marathon I’ve run every year since 2011 was initially postponed from May to August 29th.Continue reading “What Type Of Motivation Moves Your Team?”

How to Continue Loving (or at least liking) Your Job as WFH Continues

Sick of hearing about COVID? Yeah, me too. But unfortunately, it continues to consume our lives daily with increased cases and “doom and gloom” news articles. If you’re working from home now, chances are you will be for awhile. I talk to a number of team members, both those who love working from home (myselfContinue reading “How to Continue Loving (or at least liking) Your Job as WFH Continues”

Is Your PMO Counting the Right Things

When it comes to reporting and giving updates to management and senior leadership, there’s a story I think back to. During World War II, many bombers were getting hit by anti-aircraft guns. The Center for Naval Analyses officers wanted to add some protective armor to shield the planes. The question was, “where”? The planes couldn’tContinue reading “Is Your PMO Counting the Right Things”

The Future of Project Management?

In these pandemic times, I’ve found opportunities to do professional development. These include reading books, blogs, white papers and engaging in professional social media posts. Topics have been wide-ranging; from PMO creation & operation, to leadership, to creating your own personal “Code.” I’ve also joined a couple networking groups with diverse members from different industries.Continue reading “The Future of Project Management?”

Ramblings of a Volunteer Project & Program Manager

“Holy shit, what have I gotten myself into?!?!” I had literally joined my local Project Management Institute (PMI) chapter 72 hours ago and already I was on my second conference call talking about a registration system for PMI events. The person at the volunteer desk at the event I attended told me there wouldn’t beContinue reading “Ramblings of a Volunteer Project & Program Manager”