I’d like to share a story about my dear friend Pam. Pam’s a project manager. She’s 37 years old. She’s extremely successful. She went to a very prestigious school–Get It Done University. You may have heard of it. Pam takes her bourbon neat and golfs on the weekend to unwind. She doesn’t care about power. […]
I will never forget my 9th grade year. It was the 1980’s. I lived in a small town in Oklahoma where football and wrestling reigned and cowboys with larger than life belt buckles and tobacco-packed lips walked the halls of the school. The thing about Oklahoma is that literally everyone in Oklahoma has a favorite football […]
I loved this book and keep going back to it over and over again. The author is personable, clear in delivery, and wise beyond words.
I wish I had read this book way before I actually read it. I regularly refer to this book. Project management is bursting with give and take and you need to be able to understand both sides of the negotiating table and recognize your next move at all times. Negotiation is about people and understanding motivations. Project Management is about the same. These two art forms are a perfect match!
The 4-Hour Workweek (New York, NY: Harmony, 2009)
I took very detailed notes while reading this book. I loved the author’s style and his ability to bring me into his world so creatively. I have recommended this book on multiple occasions and will continue to do so until I am blue in the face.
A fun way to earn .5 PDU.
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Guest Post – The Program Manager’s Blog Have you ever thought about using mind maps for self growth? In this article, Michael Stratton shares seven mind maps that you can use right now for personal and professional self growth. Enjoy! http://www.the-program-manager.com/guest-post/7-mind-maps-for-self-growth/
ProjectManagement.com Webinar and Q & A Here is a projectmanagement.com webinar I presented to 1,500 participants on the “why” I use mind mapping so heavily as a project management tool. You may view it on demand at any time. http://www.projectmanagement.com/videos/292420/The-Effective-Project-Manager Below is an excerpt of the Q & A Interview with Rebecca Braglio, PMI (for […]
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