This spring I was asked by a student, Derek Mulvey, at Steven's Institute in Hoboken (Howe School of Technology Management) to participate in several interviews about an IT project I had led for a brokerage firm in NYC. The student needed a large project from the real world to analyze and report on as a case-study for his [...]
Met "Joey Pants" (Joe Pantoliano, Sopranos & film star -- Risky Business & many others!) yesterday at the BEA signing autographs for his new book "ASYLUM" which looks great! Asylum <=Joe Pantoliano's new book I've been a big fan of Joe Pantoliano since "Risky Business." He talked to me about two of his earlier movies: "Eddie And The Cruisers" and the [...]
Great new book for trainers: “The Book of Road-Tested Activities” (proven successful activities from more than 100 instructors)
One of the training activities I developed for my PMP class was selected to be part of a new book filled with hands-on activities trainers can model from and use in the classroom: "The Book of Road-Tested Activities." This very creative and valuable book was compiled and edited by renowned training expert Elaine Biech, and published jointly by Pfeiffer (an imprint [...]
My book, "The Project Management Answer Book," is now available as an eBook (2 vendors, both at discounts off the hardcopy price) as follows: 1) Kindle Edition (Amazon) - http://www.amazon.com/Project-Management-Answer-Book-ebook/dp/B004W48V88/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1303694752&sr=8-2 2) Google Books: https://market.android.com/details?id=book-NzqjyrngYpEC
This webinar was recorded live recently for the PM Lessons Learned group and is now a free downloadable podcast. You will hear: My interview with Henry Will, founder & president of PM Lessons Learned Walk through some of the most critical pitfalls from the "Top 10 Pitfall Lists" in my book: ~The Project Management Answer Book~ Learn to [...]
A PM I met this week had a concern that she might not be eligible for her PMP because she hadn't done PM work in the last 2 years. The False Rumor: Is that you can't apply for your PMP exam if you haven't been employed doing project work the last 3 years. The True Fact: [...]
Here’s a very entertaining podcast – Cornelius Fichtner interviews 7 PMs (including me!) and asks “One more question”
This is a very fun podcast to listen to, "Episode #178: One More Question" at: http://www.project-management-podcast.com/index.php/episodes/389-episode-176-one-more-question Here is how host Cornelius Fichtner describes this episode: "Did you notice that in the past few months, if you listened all the way to the end of some of our interviews - and I mean, really ALL the way to the [...]
If you like learning about what goes on behind the scenes of a book, you'll like my latest interview with Elizabeth Harrin: http://talkingwork.com/?p=902 NOTE - Elizabeth Harrin is the author of "Social Media For Project Managers" and her award-winning blog: A Girl’s Guide To Project Management: www.PM4Girls.com.
For PMs interested in Agile Management, 3 recommended events coming up this month: 1) Agile NYC Users Group, http://www.incrementor.com/agilenyc, March 17th, Speaker: Jutta Eckstein, "Agile Software Development In The Large," Location: The Ladders, 205 Hudson St. 2) PMI NYC Agile Workshop, March 21st, Led by: Gene Gendel, contact: ChapterMeeting@PMINYC.org, Location: Microsoft, 1290 6th Ave (for members of PMI NYC) 3) NYC [...]
My interview on change control with Elizabeth Harrin was just published in Elizabeth's "Money Files" blog for Gantthead.com. http://www.gantthead.com/blog/The-Money-Files/2835/ Elizabeth Harrin is the author of 2 books: Project Management In The Real World and her latest, Social Media For Project Managers, and her award-winning blog: "A Girl's Guide To Project Management" at www.PM4Girls.com.