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50 for Fifty Charities Oct 2019 Update

Thank you to everyone who provided me names of charities to support for the “50 for Fifty Charities” project. Please keep sending charity recommendations for donations! Here are the organizations we supported in October 2019: Meals on Wheels Wake County, NC – https://www.wakemow.org ALS Association Western PA Chapter – http://webwpawv.alsa.org Give Back Generation – http://www.givebackgen.org Moms Demand … Continue reading 50 for Fifty Charities Oct 2019 Update

Day in the Life of a Project Manager

What do Project Managers do all day?!? Almost every day in the life of a project manager is different. Every day can be a new adventure. However, there are some themes that emerge from the unpredictability. I generated a histogram chart to explain what occupies my time during one week for a non-project manager audience. … Continue reading Day in the Life of a Project Manager

50 for Fifty Charities Sept 2019 Update

Again, I was to thank everyone who has continued to provide me names of charities to support for the “50 for Fifty Charities” project. Please keep sending me charity recommendations for donations! Here are the five organizations we supported in September 2019: Birmingham Free Clinic (Pgh, PA) – http://www.birminghamfreeclinic.wordpress.com Orlando Serve Foundation – http://www.orlandoservefoundation.org NAMI (National Alliance on … Continue reading 50 for Fifty Charities Sept 2019 Update

PM Insights – July 2019 Briefing

Here is an example of my monthly PM Insights briefing. If you would like to sign up for my briefing, click here. Project Management Insights Four thoughts on #ProjectManagementInsights * The way in which we do project delivery is changing. The era of the big-bang transformation and delivery is dead. Rapid, hybrid solution delivery is ascendant … Continue reading PM Insights – July 2019 Briefing

50 for Fifty Charities August Update

Again, I was to thank everyone who has continued to provide me names of charities to support for the “50 for Fifty Charities” project. Please keep sending me charity recommendations for donations! Here are the five organizations we supported in August 2019: Kentucky Avenue School – http://www.kentuckyavenueschool.org McGuire Memorial – http://www.mcguirememorial.org Women’s Center Beaver County … Continue reading 50 for Fifty Charities August Update

50 for Fifty Charities July Update

Thank you everyone who has continued to provide me names of charities to support for the “50 for Fifty Charities” project. Please keep sending me recommendations for donations! Here are the ten organizations that we have donated to in the last couple of months: Tull Family Theater – http://www.thetullfamilytheater.org Rukmini Foundation – rukminifoundation.org City Bureau … Continue reading 50 for Fifty Charities July Update

Adoption of Design Thinking

In mid-April, I presented at the Design Thinking 2019 conference in Austin, Texas on “Translating Design Thinking into Effective Project Management”. My presentation was part of the “beginner track” and I shared the room with Andy Vitale (of Sun Trust) and Jason Gaikowski (of VMLY&R). The goal of my presentation was to help the audience … Continue reading Adoption of Design Thinking