February 24, 2016

Spring Training for Project Management

If you’re a baseball fan like I am, you know what this time of year means. At my house February 17th is circled on the calendar as the day that the Phillies pitchers and catchers reported in Clearwater, Florida. It’s an exciting time of changes and new beginnings for the team, especially when their past […]

February 17, 2016

Making the Leap: Tackling the Move to Consulting

Traditions and customs in the American workplace exist for any number of reasons.  Cost-efficiency, privacy, leadership style, and personal preference shaped office norms that went largely unchanged for the last half-century.  Business was good and the old adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” led to the same job arrangement we touch on each […]

February 10, 2016

Project Management Heads to Hollywood

When the word “Hollywood” is tossed around the office, it’s only natural to assume productivity is being interrupted by celebrity gossip or tales of a recent trip to the West Coast.  Just a picture of the famous hillside sign inspires visions of the red carpet, star sightings, and a luxurious social community.  Often the setting […]

February 3, 2016

Making a Performance Review Work for You

From the first moment we set out in the world to develop our social skills, one of the first lessons learned is to not let another’s opinion of you shape the way you live.  The only feelings that matter regarding your personality are your own – a mindset that fosters individuality, creative growth, and independence. […]

January 27, 2016

A Different Drummer

We’ve all heard the expression he or she ,”marches to the beat of a different drummer”.  Generally we recognize these people as those who think or behave in a way that’s different from those around them. We all know someone like this – the odd duck – the one who views or interprets things uniquely. […]

January 20, 2016

Project Management When the Sky is Falling

When a project team embarks on a long-term venture, the plan is collaboratively designed and agreed upon, timelines are firmly set, and expectations are clearly stated. From the moment the project kicks off, a group of cross-functional experts guides it smoothly to the finish line while working as an unbreakable unit to power through obstacles […]

January 14, 2016

New Year, Same Successful Project Manager

Just a few weeks into the New Year, the pace at the office is back to its frenetic norm.  The first month is traditionally filled with the final stages of year-long planning, new hire integration, and even a little bit of catching up from lost time due to the extended holiday. The start of 2016 […]

December 30, 2015

Enjoy the Moment

As 2015 comes to a close and 2016 is a blank canvas stretched before us, it’s inevitable that we look back on the past year and reflect on what life brought our way. Did I keep my resolutions? Did I accomplish the goals I set for myself? Did I take time to stop and enjoy […]

December 16, 2015

Life Is Good!

Recently, Rose and I attended the PA Conference for Women, along with four other amazing women on our FlexPro management team, where more than 8,000 women gathered and listened to various motivational speakers. In light of the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, it was inspiring to hear from positive people who aren’t letting the evil […]

November 11, 2015

Holiday Chaos: How to Win Project Management at Year-End

  The next two months will hold a great amount of holiday cheer, valuable family time, and memories that will last a lifetime.  No matter what you choose to celebrate, extra moments spent at home over November and December are sure to be special. So, what does that mean for life at the office? Life […]

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