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.
What Motivates You?
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes The book Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations by Dan Ariely has the following description: “Dan Ariely reveals fascinating new insights into motivation—showing that... Read More»

Listen, Challenge, and Commit
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Andrew Grove, the former CEO of Intel, has been labeled “the person most responsible for the amazing growth in the power and the innovative potential of... Read More»

Going Agile
By Alan Zucker
Many organizations try to catapult into agility. Striving to instantaneously transform their traditional practices and culture. Unfortunately, this strategy is usually painful and often fails. The Scrum Guide states, “Scrum... Read More»

Challenge Directly
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Radical Candor, written by Kim Scott, delves into two important aspects of communicating with your team. Care personally and challenge directly are discussed in depth throughout... Read More»

Care Personally
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Radical Candor, written by Kim Scott, delves into two important aspects of communicating with your team. Care personally and challenge directly are discussed in depth throughout... Read More»

Highlights - Creating an Environment for Successful Projects
By Randy Englund
Organizations that get better results from its projects make consistent and continuing efforts to nourish the environment for selecting and executing projects. The process can start with a survey to... Read More»

Highlights - The Complete Project Manager Integrates People, Organizational, and Technical Skills
By Randy Englund
Abstract Success in any environment largely depends upon completing successful projects, and successful projects get done by skilled project managers and teams, supported by effective project sponsors. That depends upon... Read More»

Level 5 Leaders
By Chris Cook, PMP
“Level 5 leaders look out the window to apportion credit to factors outside themselves when things end up well (and if they cannot find a specific person or event to... Read More»

Tighten It Up!
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Summer baseball tends to drag on and on. The dog days of summer never apply more appropriately than to baseball in August. In one particular game,... Read More»

Lead From the Back
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes When envisioning a leader, the person at the front of the line carrying the big stick is what comes to mind. Pointing in different directions with... Read More»




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