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Great Practices

Great Practices

Hosted by: Chris Kopp and Jhansi Vijayarajan

It’s hard to say when something is a “Best Practice”. It’s much easier to know when something is a “Great Practice” and that’s what this Podcast is all about. Interviews with PMO and Project Management Leaders, who,...

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E12 Developing Talent Within Your PMO With Troy Felder

In this episode of Great Practices, listen in as Troy Felder, Regional Senior HR Business Partner for McKesson, provides a great definition of Talent Development, discusses the 3 Es of how people grow, explains how to...
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E11 How to Communicate with Executives featuring Rob Milstead

In this episode of Great Practices, listen in as well-versed IT Leader Rob Milstead talks about how much time you should spend preparing for meetings with Executives, a framework that will make every meeting...
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E10 Friend or Foe? A salesperson’s View of a PMO with Sal DeMarco

In this episdoe of Great Practices, find out what the typical day of a salesperson looks like, the best time for a project manager to get involved in a project, what project managers do that help (or hurt) a deal, and...
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E09 Ch-ch-ch-Changes and How to Manage Them with Your PMO with Larry Mohl

In this episode of Great Practices, we’ll be talking with Larry Mohl, Founder and Chief Transformation Officer of Rali, a company that helps shift mindsets and behaviors around initiatives that matter. Since your PMO...
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E08 Getting a New Outlook on Email Management for Your PMO with Debbie Kirtland

In this episode of Great Practices, we’ll learn about some of the Worst Practices people have done over the years when it comes to managing their email. Warning: You may be guilty of one or two yourself! We’ll uncover...
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E07 Is Your PMO Sitting at the Adult Table?

Is your PMO stuck in the 90s? It may be if all you do is provide Templates and Processes and focus exclusively on IT projects. In this episode of Great Practices, Paul Williams will be discussing the Next Generation...
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E06 4 Steps to Define Service Offerings for Your PMO

In this episode of Great Practices, we’ll learn about a 4-step process to determine the services your PMO will offer, talk about the different types of PMOs, how to map people to the various roles needed to make a PMO...
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E05 Keeping Your Virtual Meetings Real with Henry Liebling

Virtual Meetings are here to stay, and that’s not a bad thing if they’re done in the right way. Henry Liebling, owner of lessdriving.org and author of the book “Skills Training for Online Virtual Meetings: How to...
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E04 Focus on Peoples Strengths with Ruth Pearce

Are employee’s weaknesses the best place to spend your time as a project manager? Ruth Pearce doesn’t think so. Listen in as Ruth Pearce, owner of Alle, LLC and author of the book “Be a Project Motivator: Unlock the...
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E03 Keep Your PMO Engine Running Smoothly Using Great Information with Bryan Garner

Does everyone come to you with every-single-little-question about your projects? Find out what you may be doing to encourage this bad habit as Bryan Garner, Director of Content Strategy with White Deer Group,...
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E02 Setting Up a PMO with Mike Frenette

Where do you begin when it comes to starting a PMO? Well, you can start with this episode! Listen in as Mike Frenette, head of the IT PMO at a water utility based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, discusses how they created...
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E01 Reports and Dashboards with Joe Sisto

The debate is as old as “Microsoft or Apple” and “Coke or Pepsi”. What’s better? Reports or Dashboards? Listen in as Joe Sisto, PMO Director of Randstad North America extols the virtues of one and questions the value...
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