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A Trip Around The World in 18 Hours careers mark burnett pmo professional development project management Nov 08, 2022

On Monday, October 17, 2022, at 9:00 am Perth (UTC +8), two Jamaican Project Managers started the journey of a trip around the world in 18 hours! This quest started with excitement, curiosity, and...

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Simplifying Decision Making jason orloske productivity professional development Oct 19, 2022

"Can you make a decision on this?"

This question can strike terror in the hearts of many!  Does the decision need to be made today?  Will it cause irreparable harm to the project and...

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Project Talk: How to Prioritize Projects pmo professional development project management ruffin veal iii Dec 06, 2021

Welcome to our initial edition of the ProjectTalk newsletter. Monthly we will be focusing on subjects of interest to the professional project management community. We shall present insights and...

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PMBOK 3.7 Tailoring Your Approach jason orloske pmo professional development project management Oct 20, 2021

"Design the project development approach based on the context of the project, its objectives, stakeholders, governance, and the environment using "just enough" process to achieve the desired...

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Leadership Behaviors – PMBOK 3.6 jason orloske pmo professional development project management Oct 14, 2021

"Demonstrate and adapt leadership behaviors to support individual and team needs." PMBOK, pg. 40

Leadership is one of the most critical skills a project professional needs for success. In most...

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Be a Holistic, Systems Thinker – PMBOK 3.5 jason orloske pmo professional development project management Oct 12, 2021

"Recognize, evaluate, and respond to the dynamic circumstances within and surrounding the project in a holistic way to positively affect project performance." PMBOK, pg. 37

I don't know how many...

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How to Manage Life Projects Like a Project Manager fola alabi pmo professional development project management Oct 11, 2021

Learn the art of creating harmony in personal and professional life, using these five proven project management tools and processes.

One Japanese concept I am fascinated with is the concept of ...

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Focus on Delivering Value – PMBOK 3.4 jason orloske pmo professional development project management Sep 29, 2021

"Continually evaluate and adjust project alignment to business objectives and intended benefits and value." PMBOK pg. 34

This is my favorite principle out of the 12. When I first started my career,...

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The Principles of Being a Good Steward - PMBOK 3.1 jason orloske leadership professional development project management Sep 08, 2021

"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...

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Change Your Lighting, Change Your Influence chris kopp professional development project management strategy Aug 16, 2021

Warning: I’m going classic “7 Habits” here...

Stephen Covey talked about a Circle of Concern and a Circle of Influence. The larger Circle of Concern is everything that worries...

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Why am I excited about PMI announcing their Citizen Development Partner Program? matt hubbard pmo professional development Jul 05, 2021

PMI’s announcement of their Citizen Development Partner Program is music to my ears!


If a reputable organization, such as PMI, is ready to endorse low-code/no-code (LCNC) technology platforms...

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3 Reasons to not "Phone It In"​ When You Are a Remote Worker careers chris kopp communication pmo professional development project management Jun 21, 2021

I remember watching The Jetsons as a kid and thinking how cool it would be if we could video call like them. Jane, Judy, or Elroy would pop up on a desktop screen and talk to George like they were...

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3 Ways to Keep Your Presentations from Going Off-Road chris kopp pmo professional development May 17, 2021

There’s no telling how many presentations we sit through in our careers. Some good, some not so good. What exactly is it that separates the good from the bad? Is it slick graphics, a good...

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Traits Shared by Effective Project Professionals jason orloske pmo professional development project management strategy May 10, 2021

Every project manager knows they need to execute on projects within the constraints of time, cost, scope, and quality. They also know to be successful requires meeting project requirements...

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The Single Greatest Quality a Project Manager Must Possess chris kopp professional development project management Apr 21, 2021

There are all kinds of skills, qualities, and talents you must possess to be a successful project manager. You need to be able to see the big picture, break it down into smaller pieces, and...

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