Resumes, I’ve seen a few… Over the last many years, I would often stand on stage at speaking engagements in the D.C. area and say, “If you’ve been in the job market in the last 15 years, I’ve seen your resume!” I was speaking to project and program managers and PMO leaders, but this applies […]

What does it mean to be a project sponsor? What is expected of me? Why can’t they just do the project without getting me involved? Here’s the deal. If you are the sponsor for a project, you are the most important, number one factor in determining success or failure of the project. Yep, that’s right. […]

What do you think when you see someone that is successful? Do you think… I want to be like that! I could be like that if… GOOD For them! They aren’t that great They didn’t get there on their own Their motivations are not pure

I was making breakfast this morning and put a bowl in the sink and noticed a handful of other dirty dishes in the sink. I dislike dirty dishes in the sink, but I dislike doing dishes more. I considered doing them, but then thought about all of the other things I needed to do today […]

                            Business leaders: Have you ever wondered the real value of the Project Management profession? Project managers: Are you a project manager who knows darn well your value and wishes others would see just how valuable you are? Are you sick of having your entire career called the accidental profession? Everyone: Do you wish there was a […]

No, seriously, they aren’t. Don’t believe me? Know anyone that has gotten married, had kids, changed jobs, tried a new hairstyle, remodeled their kitchen, bought new clothes, read a new book, taken a class, rearranged their furniture in their house, or any of millions of other large or small changes? How many of those have […]

Does it seem like the “business side” of your company speaks a different language? Are you the business side and sick of not being heard, or feeling misunderstood? We all (or at least most of us) have positive intent when it come to getting the job done, but we seem to have stars that just […]