What Gets Measured, Gets Done

The old adage goes, “What gets measured gets done.” Time and time again, it’s been proven right in both personal pursuits and around the office. When we look at project management specifically, metrics are an important part of monitoring and controlling throughout the lifecycle of a project. So how can we measure the performance of […]

The Hero PM as a Villain to Success

“If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself!” It’s an adage that’s been around as long as the work it describes.  While it’s great to have confidence in the work you complete, this declaration also serves as a barrier that stands in the way of collaboration and, in most cases, efficient […]

How Does Your Garden Grow?

We’re all a bit anxious to get outside after a long winter. One of my favorite things to do this time of year is work in my garden. It looks so sad after the long winter and I find it fun and relaxing bringing it all back to life. I can’t wait to get out […]

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 […]

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 […]

Are You ‘Project Manager’ Tough?

As I prepare for an upcoming leadership training, I decided to re-read a management book by author Jim Collins titled, “Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t.” Collins discusses how great companies triumph over time and how many good companies fail to make the transition to becoming great. While brushing up […]

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 […]

Using the Right Project Management Tools

Project management is multi-faceted. No two projects are ever going to be exactly alike, nor should we approach them that way.  As PM’s we are tasked with pulling our team and resources together toward a common goal. We use our knowledge and previous experience as a valuable tool in creating the best and most efficient […]

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 […]

FlexPro Visits SHARE Food Philly

PHILADELPHIA, PA — On Saturday, October 13th, the FlexPro team and family members attended a fall service day at the SHARE Food Philly program in Philadelphia, PA.  More than 20 volunteers filled the warehouse set up to provide relief to entire families and organizations in need around the Northeast, working with other groups joining in […]

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