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 […]

April 27, 2016

FlexPro Joins For Pete’s Sake at Ballpark Charity Walk

On Sunday, April 24th, the FlexPro team was thrilled to take part in the 6th Annual For Pete’s Sake Walk at Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia.  The event, hosted by For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation, saw over 1,500 registered walkers move through the turnstiles into the home of the Philadelphia Phillies for a […]

April 7, 2016

FlexPro Focus – Paula Carpenter

Project managers in the life sciences industry face new challenges in the office on a daily basis.  With each new endeavor comes the need for skillful forecasting, strong communication, and a deep understanding of time management.  And that’s just in the office. Many working professionals understand that their career is just a small piece of […]

March 30, 2016

Karma Anyone?

  If you’re inclined to believe in karma like I do, you can probably think of a few examples where you know it played a part. While I don’t think any of us deliberately wish harm on others, it can be a little satisfying when we see someone get a dose of their own medicine. […]

March 23, 2016

Three Sides to Every Story: The PMI Talent Triangle

Take a moment and make a mental list of the qualities most critical to a successful project manager.  Whether you have held a full-time role at some point in your career or have spent time on a long-term project team, a few common attributes are likely to grace the page. Is planning at the top? […]

March 2, 2016

Ready, Steady, Go: Project Management for Startups

Take a moment to remember the excitement of a game-changing idea.  A new proposal for the office, a home improvement design for your personal life, or the establishment of a plan for a long-term goal.  The thrill of potential for positive change is nearly as infectious and intense as the achievement itself. For most of […]

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