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The Key to More Work
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes In construction or any similar industry, the winter is slow. The weather gets cold. The ground freezes. People do not want to be outside or physically... Read More»

What’s the [Complete] Big Idea?
By Randy Englund
A person embracing a more complete project manager mindset integrates key people, organizational, and technical skills. Success in any environment largely depends upon completing successful projects, and successful projects get... Read More»

It Is The People
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes When people say they hate their job or their project, what they mean is they hate the people they have to deal with on said job... Read More»

Who Else is Pretending?
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Pretending to work while at work. Life’s ultimate quandary. You have eight hours between those four walls and only two hours of work. How do you... Read More»

Back to the Future of PM
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Technology has inundated our lives to the point of the thought of leaving your phone elsewhere is paralyzing. You must be connected at all times just... Read More»

Let The Bird Fly
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Delegation is a must as a project manager. Doing everything required for a project’s success is impossible. You must rely on others to complete tasks. The... Read More»

CYA - Cover Your Ass
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Last week, the topic was getting stuff done. In the end, that is the focal point of project management. Getting projects completed under budget, on time,... Read More»

GSD - Get Stuff Done
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes An office door closes. Multiple people gather around a wooden table with notebooks and pens in front of them ready to talk about the project. An... Read More»

Don't Be the Smartest Fundamentalist
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes Jiu jitsu can be a rough activity. You will get injured. The severity is not yet determined. Most of my injuries have been slight aches and... Read More»

The Best Ability Is...
By Chris Cook, PMP
READ TIME: 5 minutes In sports, being and staying healthy can be the difference in finding yourself on the field/court and riding the pine. If you show up and stay... Read More»

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