Tag Archives: Project Management

PMI-PBA Business Analysis Common Features

For more PMI-PBA Business Analysis Certification Training see our 5-day course available both in classroom and online with virtual instructor-led training. PMI-PBA: Business Analysis for Project Managers and IT Analysts (PMI-PBA Certification) For more PMI-PBA Videos see: The Difference between PMI-PBA Business Analysis Certification and IIBA CBAP Certification Business Analysis Tools as found in PMI PBA … Continue reading PMI-PBA Business Analysis Common Features

Planned Value – A simple explanation for an Earned Value concept

One of my students regularly applies Project Management topics as a means to reinforce the lessons. Earned Value Management (EVM) is a simple and powerful tool, albeit seldom applied. EVM is most often applied to large, complex projects particularly with a technology focus.  An overview of EVM was published in the first edition of the … Continue reading Planned Value – A simple explanation for an Earned Value concept

Summer Slump for PMP Project Managers

Yesterday I attended a fantastic teleconference titled Summer Surge: 10 Strategies to Beat the ‘Summer Slump’ by my mentor Darren Hardy. The content got me to thinking more deeply about the term ‘Enterprise Environmental Factors’ related to Planning Human Relationship Management. For instructor-led PMP Certification training see our Project Management course schedule.   Darren’s presentation shared … Continue reading Summer Slump for PMP Project Managers

Multitasking Hurts Productivity … and your Stakeholders

During my recent webinar, Understand the Mind, I had the opportunity to live chat with participants. One of the more frequently asked questions that arose was “how do I prove this to my boss/spouse/team/sponsor/client/co-workers/etc.?” Other than reading a copy of Daniel J. Levitin’s The Organized Mind , or providing a copy to your team mates, there … Continue reading Multitasking Hurts Productivity … and your Stakeholders

Do you ProjectManagement.com? You should start today

Did you know that PMI acquired ProjectManagement.com in January 2014? ProjectManagement.com was formerly called Gantthead.com. ProjectManagement.com sponsored a booth at the 2014 PMI Global Congress in Phoenix, Arizona. Now that online access to Global Congress content has been closed by PMI.org (effective February 28, 2015), you may continue to participate in topic explorations and discussions … Continue reading Do you ProjectManagement.com? You should start today

PMXPO Project Management 2015 Virtual Global Congress – Recap

One long, fruitful day. 6.5 PDU’s. New insight into the direction of PMI and the world of project management. I attended Projectmanagement.com’s 2015 virtual Global Congress yesterday (April 30, 2015). Admittedly skepticism led to event attendance. Would sitting in front of a monitor for ten hours listening to virtual/remote delivery of project management content be … Continue reading PMXPO Project Management 2015 Virtual Global Congress – Recap

What, a tricky mind?

Or should I say, “what a tricky mind”! How did you first read the title? Following the first delivery of my “Understanding the Mind” webinar we received some great questions about demonstrating how the mind works. Allow me to clarify the word ‘works’. In this instance, it truly has multiple meanings – how it functions, how … Continue reading What, a tricky mind?

Mental Sprint and Recover by Steven Fullmer PMP

Mind you, I studied neurochemistry, but am not a practicing neuroscientist. I do however actively study leadership and productivity, and have done so for more than 30 years. During that time I have continually monitored advances in our understanding of brain science. Perhaps the most asked question during and after my Understanding the Mind webinar … Continue reading Mental Sprint and Recover by Steven Fullmer PMP