Category Archives: Mindset

Project Management: it is not for WIMPS!

A conversation with Traci Duez on the importance of developing the courage to lead. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Traci Duez, President and founder of Break Free Consulting, who shares with us her insights on why courage is the backbone of leadership and how values secure the backbone in place. Traci…

Tangible Tips for Handling the Endless Stress in Project Management

Dr. Steve Flannes shares his insights on the five stress management techniques that have proven successful with project managers. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Dr. Steve Flannes about his tangible tips for handling the endless stress in Project Management. Dr. Flannes describes why Project management is inherently stressful due to matrix…

A conversation with Dr. Harold Kerzner

Dr. Harold Kerzner shares his insights from his four presentations at Pink Elephant’s 15th Annual International IT Management Conference & Exhibition. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to join fifteen of today’s dynamic and engaging thought leaders in Project Management. Today, I have the pleasure to…

A Sixth Sense for Project Management with Tres Roeder

A conversation with Tres Roeder, president and founder of Roeder Consulting. In this conversation, I had the pleasure to chat with Tres Roader, President and Founder of Roeder Consulting, about what it takes to achieve real and meaningful change and project success. Tres reveals why successful project managers need more than great technical skills. They…

Understanding Politics, Conflict, and Influence in Projects

In this interview, I have the pleasure to speak to Bernardo Tirado about Politics, Conflict, and Influence in projects. Bernardo brings a fresh and unique perspective to this very important topic in project management, combining his background as an Industrial Psychology practitioner and a Project Management Executive. Bernardo has extensive experience in building global shared…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 3

This is part 3 of my interview with Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Make sure to listen to Part 1 and Part 2 where Doug shares his great…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 2

This is part 2 of interview with Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Make sure to listen to Part 1 and Part 3 where Doug shares his great insights…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 1

I had the distinct pleasure to speak to Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Few years ago, I read this paragraph in one of Doug’s articles: When teams heed…

No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects – The Neal Whitten Interview

I had the distinct pleasure to speak to Mr. Neal Whitten, one of my great Project Management teachers. Few years ago, I attended Neal’s popular and outstanding seminar “Neal Whitten’s No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects” and read his two popular books: Neal Whitten’s No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects and Neal Whitten’s Let’s Talk! More No-Nonsense…

It takes a village to fail a project

In my previous 2 posts, I wrote that failure is in the eye of the beholder and there is no failure, only feedback. In this post, I propose that we need to take responsibility for our part when our project fails, but only for our own contributions to the outcome. We should never shoulder the…

Category Archives: Mindset

Project Management: it is not for WIMPS!

A conversation with Traci Duez on the importance of developing the courage to lead. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Traci Duez, President and founder of Break Free Consulting, who shares with us her insights on why courage is the backbone of leadership and how values secure the backbone in place. Traci…

Tangible Tips for Handling the Endless Stress in Project Management

Dr. Steve Flannes shares his insights on the five stress management techniques that have proven successful with project managers. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Dr. Steve Flannes about his tangible tips for handling the endless stress in Project Management. Dr. Flannes describes why Project management is inherently stressful due to matrix…

A conversation with Dr. Harold Kerzner

Dr. Harold Kerzner shares his insights from his four presentations at Pink Elephant’s 15th Annual International IT Management Conference & Exhibition. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to join fifteen of today’s dynamic and engaging thought leaders in Project Management. Today, I have the pleasure to…

A Sixth Sense for Project Management with Tres Roeder

A conversation with Tres Roeder, president and founder of Roeder Consulting. In this conversation, I had the pleasure to chat with Tres Roader, President and Founder of Roeder Consulting, about what it takes to achieve real and meaningful change and project success. Tres reveals why successful project managers need more than great technical skills. They…

Understanding Politics, Conflict, and Influence in Projects

In this interview, I have the pleasure to speak to Bernardo Tirado about Politics, Conflict, and Influence in projects. Bernardo brings a fresh and unique perspective to this very important topic in project management, combining his background as an Industrial Psychology practitioner and a Project Management Executive. Bernardo has extensive experience in building global shared…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 3

This is part 3 of my interview with Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Make sure to listen to Part 1 and Part 2 where Doug shares his great…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 2

This is part 2 of interview with Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Make sure to listen to Part 1 and Part 3 where Doug shares his great insights…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 1

I had the distinct pleasure to speak to Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Few years ago, I read this paragraph in one of Doug’s articles: When teams heed…

No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects – The Neal Whitten Interview

I had the distinct pleasure to speak to Mr. Neal Whitten, one of my great Project Management teachers. Few years ago, I attended Neal’s popular and outstanding seminar “Neal Whitten’s No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects” and read his two popular books: Neal Whitten’s No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects and Neal Whitten’s Let’s Talk! More No-Nonsense…

It takes a village to fail a project

In my previous 2 posts, I wrote that failure is in the eye of the beholder and there is no failure, only feedback. In this post, I propose that we need to take responsibility for our part when our project fails, but only for our own contributions to the outcome. We should never shoulder the…

Category Archives: Mindset

Project Management: it is not for WIMPS!

A conversation with Traci Duez on the importance of developing the courage to lead. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Traci Duez, President and founder of Break Free Consulting, who shares with us her insights on why courage is the backbone of leadership and how values secure the backbone in place. Traci…

Tangible Tips for Handling the Endless Stress in Project Management

Dr. Steve Flannes shares his insights on the five stress management techniques that have proven successful with project managers. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Dr. Steve Flannes about his tangible tips for handling the endless stress in Project Management. Dr. Flannes describes why Project management is inherently stressful due to matrix…

A conversation with Dr. Harold Kerzner

Dr. Harold Kerzner shares his insights from his four presentations at Pink Elephant’s 15th Annual International IT Management Conference & Exhibition. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to join fifteen of today’s dynamic and engaging thought leaders in Project Management. Today, I have the pleasure to…

A Sixth Sense for Project Management with Tres Roeder

A conversation with Tres Roeder, president and founder of Roeder Consulting. In this conversation, I had the pleasure to chat with Tres Roader, President and Founder of Roeder Consulting, about what it takes to achieve real and meaningful change and project success. Tres reveals why successful project managers need more than great technical skills. They…

Understanding Politics, Conflict, and Influence in Projects

In this interview, I have the pleasure to speak to Bernardo Tirado about Politics, Conflict, and Influence in projects. Bernardo brings a fresh and unique perspective to this very important topic in project management, combining his background as an Industrial Psychology practitioner and a Project Management Executive. Bernardo has extensive experience in building global shared…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 3

This is part 3 of my interview with Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Make sure to listen to Part 1 and Part 2 where Doug shares his great…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 2

This is part 2 of interview with Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Make sure to listen to Part 1 and Part 3 where Doug shares his great insights…

Self-Mastery: An Interview with Doug DeCarlo – Part 1

I had the distinct pleasure to speak to Mr. Doug DeCarlo, author of the landmark book, eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility and one of my great Project Management teachers. Few years ago, I read this paragraph in one of Doug’s articles: When teams heed…

No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects – The Neal Whitten Interview

I had the distinct pleasure to speak to Mr. Neal Whitten, one of my great Project Management teachers. Few years ago, I attended Neal’s popular and outstanding seminar “Neal Whitten’s No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects” and read his two popular books: Neal Whitten’s No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects and Neal Whitten’s Let’s Talk! More No-Nonsense…

It takes a village to fail a project

In my previous 2 posts, I wrote that failure is in the eye of the beholder and there is no failure, only feedback. In this post, I propose that we need to take responsibility for our part when our project fails, but only for our own contributions to the outcome. We should never shoulder the…