The Art of Running a Meeting

Let’s face it, meetings get a bad rap. They can be time wasters, run too long, lack focus, and be poorly run. Sometimes when we step into that conference room, all starts well, but before long we feel like we are wandering down a gloomy rabbit hole of unrelatedness that makes us pine for our...Read More >

The Triple Threat…I mean Constraint

In sports, you will often hear coaches or commentators talking about players as being a "triple threat." Here in the Bluegrass state, that is typically concerning basketball, meaning that a player can shoot, drive, and rebound. Being a triple threat in the sports world is a good thing, but what...Read More >

The Personality of Your Project

You know how there are Type A and Type B personalities associated with people? The Type As are the more rigid, highly-organized, time-sensitive people, while the Bs are more relaxed go-with-the-flow types. What if I told you that projects had personalities, too? If the project process is highly...Read More >

All We Need is Love

Love’s been on my mind a lot lately. And I know this is supposed to be a blog about project management and professional development, but let’s face it. It’s hard to think about work with so many tragedies unfolding all around us. Hurricanes. Floods. Earthquakes. Mass shootings. Death....Read More >

What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger

Submitted by Amanda White, PMP® Maybe you’ve heard that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. If you haven’t, read my story. I have been a project manager for a government-contracted, non-profit for more than seven years. At the end of 2015, our program manager accepted another position...Read More >