Creating a Collaborative Project Team Environment – PMBOK 3.2

“Project teams are made up of individuals who wield diverse skills, knowledge, and experience. Project teams that work collaboratively can accomplish a shared objective more effectively and efficiently than individuals working on their own.” PMBOK 3.2, pg 28 This is one of my favorite sections. In 2013, I developed a PMI presentation called “Creating aContinue reading “Creating a Collaborative Project Team Environment – PMBOK 3.2”

The Principles of Being a Good Steward – PMBOK 3.1

“Stewards act responsibly to carry out activities with integrity, care, and trustworthiness while maintaining compliance with internal and external guidelines. They demonstrate a broad commitment to financial, social, and environmental impacts of the projects they support.” – PMBOK, pg 24. Stewardship can mean different things to different people. Essentially, someone trusts you with something, theyContinue reading “The Principles of Being a Good Steward – PMBOK 3.1”

Project242: Success is a Long Road and a Team Event

Project242 (P242) is my journey to bike 242 miles in 24 hours, across the state of Minnesota on gravel roads, in August, 2021 (the Day Across MN, or the DAMN). I’ve found many lessons experienced riding a bike can be applied to our careers. In these posts, I will share the correlations. I looked atContinue reading “Project242: Success is a Long Road and a Team Event”

Project242: Build Strength in Multiple Areas, Not Just a Few

Project242 (P242) is my journey to bike 242 miles in 24 hours, across the state of Minnesota on gravel roads, in August, 2021 (the Day Across MN, or the DAMN). I’ve found many lessons experienced riding a bike can be applied to our careers. In these posts, I will share the correlations. I checked my Garmin.Continue reading “Project242: Build Strength in Multiple Areas, Not Just a Few”

Is Your PMO Leadership A Solid “Safety Bar”?

“Our PMO is like riding a roller coaster where the safety bar meant to keep you from flying out works about 50% of the time…or less.” The advantage of presenting and being a panelist at conferences, especially those virtual ones where someone doesn’t need to speak up in a crowded room, is you hear thingsContinue reading “Is Your PMO Leadership A Solid “Safety Bar”?”