February 3, 2020

Believing in the “Power of Yet”

In our recent article “Learning to Unlearn,” Rose talked about how “unlearning can be helpful because while experience is a valuable resource, it can also limit us when we have preconceived notions of what may happen.” Rose points out that when tasked with a problem, our natural course of action is to rely on what we already […]

January 10, 2020

Learning to Unlearn

Happy New Year! I’m not a big resolution maker, but I do like to sit down and think about the year ahead and the things l hope to accomplish. At the start of the year, I like to reflect on the events of the past year, and then set new goals for myself –both personally […]

December 19, 2019

Project Management 101: Communication Structure

Have you ever stopped to look around at the rapidly-advancing life sciences industry?  Brilliant minds and new technology continue to churn out innovative treatments, products, and programs that positively impact the lives of patients.  With an eye on attacking major illnesses, the future is brighter than it’s ever been for the science behind medical care. When a […]

November 30, 2019

Never Too Late to Delegate

There’s an old expression that goes something like, “If you want it done right, do it yourself.” For people like me who tend to lean a little towards being a perfectionist, this adage rings quite true. Maybe you ask your spouse or kids to help with something, then just as quickly drop a quick, “Never […]

November 1, 2019

The Project Economy: The Evolution of Project Management

Recently, you may have seen that the Project Management Institute (PMI) has launched a new, updated logo. It has also launched a new concept called the “Project Economy.” As defined by PMI, “The Project Economy is one in which people have the skills and capabilities they need to turn ideas into reality. It is where […]

October 10, 2019

Networking for Project Success

It’s hard to believe we’re already at the end of the year. It’s usually around this time that we start thinking about goals and timelines for 2020. In reality, though, we need to be gearing up for the rest of 2019. Most organizations and companies “wake up” in September after a slowdown in August. October […]

September 10, 2019

Be Responsive!

At FlexPro, we have three core values:  PRODUCTIVE, PROFESSIONAL, and FLEXIBLE. Wrapped up in all three of those is great client service. It’s the foundation we’ve built our business on. I like to think of it from a customer’s perspective, which is something we can all relate to because we are all a “customer” somewhere […]

July 31, 2019

Time Off to Charge On

As I sit on the beach this week thinking about what I want to talk about in the newsletter (which by the way, will be short because I’m loving VACATION!), I realized how important it is to actually be able to take time off to recharge. According to the Huffington Post 40% of American workers […]

June 27, 2019

Productive at Our Core

In case you missed it, in addition to being National Vanilla Milkshake Day, June 20th was World Productivity Day. This lesser known day has been designated as a way to honor all aspects of productivity from organizations who have improved or are looking to improve their productivity to those companies that provide tools to help […]

June 21, 2019

Portfolio Management: A Lesson in Continuity

Within the world of project management, we speak endlessly about, well, projects – and rightfully so.  Whether you’re slowly managing a structured team by the book or flying by the seat of your pants on something a little more dynamic, there is plenty to cover.  Scope, risk, stakeholders, metrics, compliance are just a few of […]

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