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Types of Students – Not All Are Learners

By Vicki Wrona, PMP: I have trained thousands of professionals over the past 11 years and have observed a direct correlation between the different types of students and their success rate. My personal observation and the help of some past…
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Project Management:
The Ultimate Transferable Skill?

by Kathy Martucci, PMP: Face it, one of the reasons you like being a project manager is that, theoretically, you could be in the healthcare sector one week and in the finance sector the next.  But is it really that easy to wrap up your…
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Keeping Your Project On Time

By Bruce Beer, PMP Note: This is Part 1 of the Keeping Your Projects on Track series. Part 2 is Keeping Your Project Within Budget. You want to be seen as the latest wunderkind of your Company and to bring your new critical project…
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Don’t Make the Same Mistakes. Make New Ones!

By Vicki Wrona, PMP: Recently, a colleague made a statement that I love and thought I would explore that with you. She tells her teams, “Don’t make the same mistakes, make new ones.” This resonated with me for several reasons. First,…
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The Project Manager's Mirror

by Bill Flury At a local Pawn shop I saw something that was labeled “Project Manager’s Mirror.”  The manager said that it was quite old and had some remarkable powers. First, it could talk. Second, it always told the truth. This sounded…
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Undercover Boss:
Are You Really Aware?

by Vicki Wrona, PMP: At one point, Oprah interviewed two of the executives from an episode of the show Undercover Boss. These CEOs and Presidents posed as entry level employees to get a taste of their employees’ jobs and what working for…