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Matt Glei

Matt Glei

Matt Glei is Managing Partner of Know-how Consulting in Honolulu, Hawaii. This consultancy provides performance coaching in areas such as collaboration, knowledge management, intellectual property, virtual teams, as well as program, project and risk management. Matt also has long experience in product development, managing project portfolios and strategic planning.

Matt has spent his 30-year career in high technology and medical product development and operations, managing at companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Nellcor, and Hoana Medical. His background includes significant periods in Research & Development, Operations as well as Marketing. His career includes five-person start-ups, all the way to 350 M$ high-volume businesses with thousands of employees. As different as these company situations appear, the fundamental performance problems remain the same.

Matt is one of the co-founders of ProjectConnections.com.


Yes, Virginia, You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!
By Matt Glei
First, I PASSED the PMP Certification Exam: It was a thorough, 4-hour test, with 200 questions that covered all the knowledge areas and PM processes. All the practice tests taken... Read More»

Project Management Survival Tools - Part C (Planning Iterations)
By Matt Glei
As a project manager, you face many challenges in a project. Each of us can use all the help we can get. For this 3rd post on this subject, I'd... Read More»

Project Management Survival Tools - Part B (Use Cases)
By Matt Glei
Good use of tools can still save your life (as a project manager)! As a project manager, you face many challenges in a project. Each of us can use all... Read More»

Can an Old Project Manager become a PMP®?
By Matt Glei
First, a little background: I have been functioning as a professional project manager for 30 years. In that time I’ve worked primarily in the medical device field developing new patient... Read More»

Project Cognitive Dissonance
By Matt Glei
Dealing with Cognitive Dissonance Cognitive dissonance is an uncomfortable feeling caused by holding two contradictory ideas simultaneously. Project managers often experience this feeling in the course of everyday life because... Read More»

Project Management Survival Tools - Part A
By Matt Glei
Tools can save your life (as a project manager)! But one tool cannot do everything you will want to do to manage the project --there is no “Swiss Army Knife”... Read More»

Strategic & Business Planning: a Project Manager’s Role
By Matt Glei
When your company does “strategic” planning or yearly budget planning, do they come to you and want you to estimate the expense budget, the capital budget, the headcount and schedule... Read More»

Managing Complex Project Changes
By Matt Glei
I am new to ProjectConnections.com blogging. I am Managing Partner of Know-how Consulting in Honolulu, Hawaii. I provide performance coaching in areas such as collaboration, knowledge management, intellectual property, virtual... Read More»




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