August 31, 2016

Taking Flight by Letting Go

Even though I still can’t believe it, my husband and I dropped our youngest son at college last weekend. As Evan begins his freshman year at Villanova University and embarks on this new adventure, I can’t help but worry  (just like I did when we dropped his older brother at Pitt. two years ago) that […]

August 24, 2016

PMO Part 2: When It’s Time to Make the Move

The case for how a Project Management Office can benefit business seems relatively open and shut.  After all, who wouldn’t want to add experience, stability, and consistency to a cluttered, chaotic situation? Earlier this month, we outlined why a PMO could be right for any company as an upgrade over a portfolio of projects that […]

August 3, 2016

Step Into the Project Management Office

Whether you’ve spent your days building a small company or grinding away among the ranks of a large corporation, you know projects can pile up without warning.  A firm’s level of organization can make or break long-term success as the workload intensifies. While the old adage ‘everyone has their own way of doing things’ can […]

July 27, 2016

Keeping Cool When the Heat is On

The dog days of summer take on a new meaning when even my dog wants no part of going out in this heat. Another day of 90+ degrees, at least here in the Philadelphia area, is leaving many of us feeling a little wilted and worn out. I know my motivation to go for a […]

June 29, 2016

The Stakes Are High

Stakeholder – noun: “A person or group that has an investment, share, or interest in something, as a business or industry. In other words, it’s someone with a vested interest in what you are doing. In project management, we stress the importance of “Stakeholder Management”. In reality, it’s simply keeping the right people informed and engaged […]

June 17, 2016

Remote Control: Project Management in the Tech Age

When picturing a team meeting in the world of project management, it’s easy to default to a group of employees gathered around a conference table in a well-lit room, guided by what’s displayed on the projector.  Key decisions, scheduling changes, and metric discussions have traditionally occurred in-person. Fortunately for project managers everywhere, technology has changed […]

June 1, 2016

FlexPro at the Ballpark

On May 22, 2016, the FlexPro team gathered around the baseball diamond for the second time in as many months to celebrate a successful start to the year with family and friends.  The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, AAA affiliate to the Philadelphia Phillies, hosted The FlexPro Group for lunch and the first game of a doubleheader. […]

May 25, 2016

Pushing Past Your Fear

A number of years ago, there was a TV show called Fear Factor in which the contestants competed against each other by performing scary, dangerous and often disgusting stunts. In order to win they first had to get through the designated stunt (not everyone did), then they were graded on how well they performed it […]

May 5, 2016

PM Building Blocks: Success in Five Phases

To every individual, the word project takes on a different meaning.  For some, it can conjure memories of art-and-crafts early in their academic career.  Others may be reminded of small group collaboration later in their pursuit of an advanced degree.  And finally, to those making changes in their personal lives with home improvement, event planning, […]

April 27, 2016

Support Equals Success

As 2016 begins to hit its full stride, we are able to evaluate how far we’ve come since the calendar flipped months ago. So how are your New Year’s Resolutions going? Have you stuck to your diet? Are you continuing your exercise program? These, of course, are a couple of  the most popular goals we […]

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