Negotiation: A Lifelong Skill!

Project “Buy a New Truck.” Let me tell you, this project has been going on for months. With the supply chain woes, new vehicles are in short supply, which makes used vehicles in short supply, also. Because I’m a picky used buyer, I have very specific criteria a vehicle must meet before I even clickContinue reading “Negotiation: A Lifelong Skill!”

Enabling Change – PMBOK 3.12

“Prepare those impacted for the adoption and sustainment of new and different behaviors and processes required for the transition from the current state to the intended future state created by the project outcomes.” PMBOK pg. 58 “What’s OCM?” “Organizational Change Management.” “Is that an actual job?” “Yep. They tell us what’s gonna happen, do someContinue reading “Enabling Change – PMBOK 3.12”

Project Management Trends in 2022

The project management industry continues to evolve. Traditional responsibilities of a project professional continue to be blurred. In our hybrid reality of remote teams and short-staffed companies, new challenges and opportunities will arise. Below are my thoughts on eight 2022 trends based on what I’ve experienced, talking to others, and reading insights and articles fromContinue reading “Project Management Trends in 2022”

Adaptability and Resiliency – PMBOK 3.11

“Build adaptability and resiliency into the organization’s and project team’s approaches to help the project accommodate change, recover from setbacks, and advance the work of the project.” PMBOK pg. 55 In my 20+ project management career, I can truly think of only ONE project that went to plan and had no issues. It was aContinue reading “Adaptability and Resiliency – PMBOK 3.11”