In recent post I did about the ROI debate between the PMP vs. MBA, I conclude the post by saying, “we need to keep our options open and broaden our understanding of what a lifelong career means and the education and skills, not just schooling or certifications that will be required to thrive in... Read More »
I read this article this morning on LinkedIn by Dave Kerpen in which he advocates the importance of developing your writing skills to be taken seriously in your career. It seems that it should go without saying that anyone in the field of project management should immediately acknowledge the obviousness of this notion. The same... Read More »
As a project management practitioner, writer, speaker, consultant and trainer I’m always trying to keep up with what’s going on in the PM industry and not just focused on the US, but globally. So it was with surprise that I found out about another PM certification called the APMP released by the APM. According to... Read More »
I listed my recent post titled “Is the PMP a better investment than the MBA?“, on various LinkedIn groups to see what other project management professional thought about that idea, and the responses were more diverse and larger in quantity than I expected. Here are the groups that I listed the post on and... Read More »
We’re honored to have this site featured in the PPM Community website. It is a site owned and managed by the Arras People, a well known project and program management consulting and recruitment group that outlines their mission statement on their about page: The Programme and Project Management Community is the online portal that... Read More »
Honored to be revisiting this topic twice this month: “The PMP Dilemma: Now that I have my PMP, how do I make practical use of it?!” PMP prep companies do a great job of teaching you the front-end “how” of passing, but not much to none on the back-end “where” and “why” to apply... Read More »
In the short term, I think it is if you’re a project manager. Though I received some considerable flak for my post on the possible end of the fad curve for the popularity of the PMP, there seems to be some indication that it may be a better investment than getting an MBA. Viewing it... Read More »
I read this very interesting post on the Harvard Business Review (HBR) blog where a writer named Alexandra Samuel proclaims how bringing a paper notebook to a meeting is “wasteful”: I knew right away, when you walked in here with a paper notebook — a paper notebook! — I realized that this meeting was not... Read More »
If there’s one big epiphany I’ve have learned over the years as a corporate “Salaryman“, is that a person’s frequency of use of corporate buzzwords and phrases is inversely proportional to what they actually know. In other words, the less a person knows the more they will pontificate buzzwords and phrases to masquerade the... Read More »
A webinar I gave for Gantthead.com (now called ProjectManagement.com) which I announced last year on this site, is now publicly available. Here’s a summary detail (you will receive 1 PDU for viewing! See detail below): Managing Agility: Embracing the Benefits of Agile Leadership Don Kim, Agile Project Leader, gantthead Contributor PMXPO 2012... Read More »
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