relieving-march-madness

March Madness is here! But we aren’t talking about basketball this time. Whether it is budgets being adjusted, end of first quarter deadlines sneaking up (with perhaps the trajectory of not being met), team dynamic clashing, or lack of leadership throughout the project, project madness happens. Just about everyone has experienced some sort of imbalance…

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Salary-PMP-6-Book

Do you know that only just over half, 56%, of all project managers are certified according to Wrike.com? What’s holding you back from becoming PMP Certified? Whether you’re already in the project management field or looking to jump in, the importance of what a PMP Certification can do for your career shouldn’t be overlooked. Here…

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wonka-for-arrowhead

I didn’t find a golden ticket, but I did find a few golden nuggets while watching the original Willy Wonka movie. That’s something I can only do as an adult, because I must have watched it a least a hundred times as a child and I don’t remember ever reflecting on creativity in the workplace…

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project-management-traits-of-athletes

“Think of yourself as an athlete. I guarantee you it will change the way you walk, the way you work, and the decisions you make about leadership, teamwork, and success.” Professional basketball player turned author, Mariah Burton Nelson said it best. Leadership is the first thing to come to mind when thinking of characteristics that…

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Lessons from a Reformed Gen Y'er

Time Magazine dubbed us “The Me Me Me Generation” claiming that “Millennials are lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents.” In the beginning of my telecom career, I am loathe to admit I could have easily served as the poster child for these accusations. Simply put, I was a princess and felt that…

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creating-organizational-value

Executive Summary Establishing healthy and efficient Project Management within a company can be extremely difficult. It must meet the needs of the organization and the individuals within, and it must also be as valuable as the investment in running it. In 2007, Kris Reynolds, PMP, set out to create a PMO to provide the necessary…

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spring-break-you-new

Are you planning a Spring Break trip this year? Going with friends, family, or classmates? If so keep these 3 things in mind so that Spring Break won’t “break” you this year:   Cost Benefit Analysis Whether you are going to the lake with your family, a ski trip with some college friends, or on…

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