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The Fatal 'Disease of Me'
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes “Pat Riley, the famous coach and manager who led the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat to multiple championships, says that great teams tend to follow... Read More»

The PM Passion Paradox
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes “Dogs, god bless them, are passionate. As numerous squirrels, birds, boxes, blankets, and toys can tell you, they do not accomplish most of what they set... Read More»

The 70x10 Rule of Project Management
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 4 minutes “It's not the amount that counts, it’s the plan that counts” – Jim Rohn Recently, an email caught my eye from one of my many subscriptions.... Read More»

Let It Come to You
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes “Don’t mistake activity for achievement.” – John Wooden The experience of writing a book can be painful at times. You sit in front of the computer... Read More»

Jungle vs. Farm: What's Your Environment?
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Amal Easton, a Renzo Gracie black belt and owner of Easton Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, recently appeared on a podcast to discuss his martial arts journey. While... Read More»

Stages of Learning: The Jeet Kune Do Way
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes One month ago, I wrote an article discussing the endless cycle of being a newbie in an everchanging world. If you strive to get better, learning... Read More»

The Style of No Style
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes “All styles require adjustment, partiality, denials, condemnation, and a lot of self-justification. The solutions they purport to provide are the very cause of the problem because... Read More»

The Accidental Project Manager
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes “As a player, you really don’t understand everything that’s important. So when I started coaching, I went over that one situation in my mind – where... Read More»

You Are a Newbie...Forever
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Excerpt from Kevin Kelly’s book “The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future:” Existence is chiefly maintenance. Everything is falling apart slowly.... Read More»

Mothers, Musicians, and Marshmallows
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes In his book The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance, Steven Kotler talks about the leaps and bounds extreme sports athletes have... Read More»




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