Project Practitioners

A practical view of common issues, and how to deal with them as well as tips and techniques from the field in the world of project, program, and portfolio management.
The People Within: Part 2 of 3
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes As I begin my journey into the ownership of a small business, one book that was recommended to me was “The E Myth: Revisited” by Michael... Read More»

The People Within: Part 1 of 3
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes As I begin my journey into the ownership of a small business, one book that was recommended to me was “The E Myth: Revisited” by Michael... Read More»

Failed Agile Sprints
By Alan Zucker
Agile teams using the Scrum framework commit to delivering value in each development sprint. Sprints are generally 2-weeks long, and the goal is to create working software that can be... Read More»

Gratitude Is The Answer
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Last week, I wrote about comparison being the thief of joy. You start to look around and compare your current status with others. You have it... Read More»

Comparison Is a Trap
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Theodore Roosevelt Social media provides a bevy of ways to compare yourself at any level. You go on a vacation... Read More»

Give Thanks
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes My sister was in town for the Thanksgiving holiday. We rarely see each other as we live 2,000 miles apart, so her presence is always welcomed.... Read More»

Engage Your Stakeholders
By Alan Zucker
Managers and project managers are often told that "engaging stakeholders" is critical to success. However, they rarely receive guidance on what it means or how to “engage stakeholders.” It is... Read More»

Ask, Or It is No
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes The answer is always no unless you ask. Typically, the worse way anyone can respond to a question is ‘no.’ Future tripping is obsessing and worrying... Read More»

Shift Your Mindset
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Give a (wo)man a fish, he/she eats for a day. Teach him/her to fish, he/she eats for a lifetime. The mindset shift that comes from perspective... Read More»

Expectations Are The Enemy
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Do you want to guarantee disappoint? Start to expect things. Expect people to act a certain way. Expect teams to produce a certain quantity. Expect plans... Read More»




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