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Top 10 Trainer’s Tips For PMs Giving Presentations

How many times have you attended presentations where the presenter knew the content, but the slides were too busy, or there were technical glitches which distracted the audience? I have given hundreds of classes and presentations, and also taught many Train The Trainer classes.  And I've put my best 10 tips into an article: "Top 10 Trainer's Tips For PMs Giving [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 June 21st, 2011|knowledge, podcasts|0 Comments

Big change coming to the PMP test: How can my book help you?

Per PMI's Announcement there are significant changes coming to the PMP exam effective Aug. 31st, especially that there will no longer be a separate section on Ethics.  Instead, Ethics  & Social Responsibility questions will be interspersed throughout the 5 Process Group sections (making the test harder!)  HOW MY BOOK CAN HELP YOU WITH THIS CHANGE:  My book,  "The Project Management Answer Book" offers  an extensive chapter on Ethics (much [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 June 15th, 2011|knowledge, podcasts|0 Comments

“Mob Rules” vs. “The Project Management Answer Book” – a quick and biased comparison

I see there's a new book out called "Mob Rules: What The Mafia Can Teach The Legitimate  Businessman," by Louis Ferrante. But The Project Management Answer Book, came first, and uses Vito Corleone and Tony Soprano to help give examples of several key concepts. A few key comparisons: - Only "Mob Rules" was written by a former member of the Gambino crime [...]

By | 2011-06-13T07:39:59+00:00 June 13th, 2011|knowledge|1 Comment

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:40+00:00 May 2nd, 2011|knowledge|0 Comments

Behind the scenes at The Project Management Answer Book (with British author Elizabeth Harrin)

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.

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:41+00:00 March 3rd, 2011|knowledge|0 Comments