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Dec 29, 2017

So today we have a highlights episode where we have handpicked some of the great wisdom and insights shared from Episode 53 to 66.

The 2nd part of this 2 part series will feature highlights from Episode 67 to 80. 

On the 12th of January, we will be back to our regular format where we will feature another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems. 

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit http://www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Dec 22, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Ronan Keane, Global Project Manager with Cora Systems.

In this interview, Ronan shares with us, his experience in implementing Coras EPPM Software, ProjectVision in large organisations such as Analog and Allergan.

You will find a link to Ronan’s LinkedIn Profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/80

We’d also welcome an honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios. 

Dec 15, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to have John McGrath back on the show.

John was our guest back in Episode 7 where he shared some great insights about the single version of the truth.

John is a lecturer at Dublin Institute of Technology, a trainer and a much sought-after speaker on Project Management.

John has been a trusted advisor to over 200 global companies, government agencies, state enterprises, Engineers Ireland, the United Nations, the London and Rio Paralympics and the World Bank. 

You will find a link to John’s LinkedIn Profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/79

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems. 

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Dec 8, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to have Dr. Jim Lewis from the Lewis Institute back on the show.

I first spoke to Jim back in Episode 32 which was entitled “Projects are People”, a firm belief of his.

Jim has written 12 books on Project Management including one on Project Leadership which is our chosen topic for discussion today.

In January, Jim and his team are launching the Association for Leadership Excellence which you can hear about at the end of this episode.

You will find a link to Jim’s LinkedIn Profile and the Association for Leadership Excellence in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/78

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Dec 1, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Betty Chan from Purpose.

Betty is a Senior Project Manager at Purpose with a strong focus on process development. As a steady force on projects, she is the go-to person for making sure project goals are clear, promises are kept, and that step by step, everyone makes it happily to the finish line. 

Today, Betty and I are going to discuss how kindness pays off in Project Management.

You will find a link to Betty’s LinkedIn Profile, her recent presentation deck and website in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/77

We’d also welcome an honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Nov 24, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Dr. Trevor Clohessy

Trevor is a Digital Transformation Lecturer and Researcher at the National University of Ireland in Galway.

Trevor’s research on cloud-based digital transformation has been published in a number of academic and practitioner fora.

In this Interview, Trevor shares some fascinating insights and case studies from his research and recently published paper entitled “Enterprise Personal Analytics: Embracing the Potential, Avoiding the Pitfalls”

You will find a link to Trevor’s LinkedIn Profile, white paper and the IBM Social Dashboard in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/76

We’d also welcome an honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Nov 17, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Rob Llewellyn from robllewellyn.com.

Rob is an independent digital business transformation advisor who has been helping leaders of large organisations take commercial advantage of technology for over two decades. His breadth of knowledge and experience is demonstrated through his vast repository of free and premium online content and over 20 years of high profile international engagements.

In this interview, Rob and I discuss Digital Transformation vs Digital Change

You will find a link to Rob’s LinkedIn Profile, website which includes his courses and free resources in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/75

We’d also welcome an honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Nov 10, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Dan Phipps from Ghyston Software.

Ghyston develop stylish mobile apps, highly functional websites and complex ERP Systems.

Dan is a technical manager within Ghyston and his specialities include IT Leadership and Management, Mobile and Wireless Computing and Project Management. He is also a PRINCE2 Professional Practitioner and Certified ScrumMaster.

In this interview, Dan shares some insights on how to bridge the client-supplier divide.

You will find a link to Dan’s LinkedIn Profile and to Ghyston’s website in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/74

We’d also welcome an honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Nov 3, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Dee Morrissey.

Dee is a corporate educator with a long career in project and programme management.

Is this interview Dee shares some great insights about the evolving role of the Project Manager and 7 steps they can take to help them progress to the C suite.

You will find a link to Dee’s LinkedIn and other contact details in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/73

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Oct 27, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Claudio Perrone.

Claudio helps companies move fast, learn faster and thrive. He is the creator of PopcornFlow for Continuous Innovation & Change and that is our chosen topic for this interview.

You will find a link to Claudio’s website which is full of great information and resources in addition to links to his LinkedIn and other contact details in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/72

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Oct 20, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Paul Williams from thinkforachange.com

Paul has over two decades of proven successful project, program & portfolio management experience for information technology, innovation management and strategic business initiatives.

Paul is also a much sought-after speaker, trainer and executive coach. He is also the author of Visual Project Management and is going to share some insights from this book.

And that was my recent interview with Paul Williams from thinkforachange.com.

You will find a link to Paul’s website which is full of great information and resources in addition to links to his LinkedIn and other contact detail in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/71

We’d also welcome an honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Oct 13, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Brett Harned from Digital PM Consulting and founder of the Digital PM Summit.

Brett has been a project manager in the digital space for more than 15 years.

Brett also has a great blog about his adventures in project management at brettharned.com and recently published his first book entitled Project Management for Humans.

Today, Brett and I are going to discuss personal skills and intuition, addressing issues before they become problems, communicating like a pro and holding people accountable.

You will find a link to Brett’s website and book in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/70

We’d also welcome an honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Oct 6, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Chris Stricklin, Director of Training & Standards in AfterBurner.

Chris “Elroy” Stricklin is an award-winning leadership author, a highly sought after motivational keynote speaker and a Combat-Proven Senior Military leader retiring after 24 years, which culminated with CEO-Level leadership of a 7,000-person strong, $7B worldwide organization.

In this interview Chris shares his experience about leadership, managing effective teams including Red Teaming.

You will find a link to Chris’s LinkedIn and Twitter Profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/69

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

 

Oct 2, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to have Peter Taylor back on the show. Peter was our guest back in Episode 6 where we discussed how to be productively lazy.

Peter Taylor is the author of two best-selling books on 'Productive Laziness' - 'The Lazy Winner' and 'The Lazy Project Manager' as well as many other titles.

In the last 4 years he has focused on writing and lecturing with over 200 presentations around the world in over 25 countries and has been described as 'perhaps the most entertaining and inspiring speaker in the project management world today’.

Today, Peter shares some insights from his new book entitled “How to get fired at C-Level”

And that was my recent interview with Peter Taylor.

You will find a link to Peter’s LinkedIn Profile, Podcast and books in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/68

Peter will also speak at the PM Summit in Dublin, Ireland on October 5th and you will find more information about the summit in the show notes as well.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Sep 29, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to have Stephen Carver back on the show. Stephen was our guest back in Episode 42 where he shared some valuable insights about how to manage the 3 major types of project complexity.

Rated consistently as one of the top lecturers at Cranfield University School of Management, Stephen has a unique ability to enthuse others and create “buzz” around the subjects of Project & Programme Management

Stephen is an inspirationalist, a mentor and a practitioner and today he is going to share with us, some findings from recent research about resilience in a VUCA world.

You will find a link to Stephen’s LinkedIn Profile and YoutTube vidoes in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/67

There is also a link to information regarding the PM Summit in Dublin, Ireland on October 5th in the show notes.

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

 

Sep 22, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to have Joe Ryan back on the show. Joe was our guest back in Episode 33 and is Head of the Programme for Health Service Improvement in the Health Service Executive in Ireland.

The Health Service Executive also known as the HSE is the Government Agency that provides all public health and social care services in Ireland with over 120,000 people involved in the provision of these services.

Joe shares with us his experience in implementing a successful change management programme and how Cora’s solution plays a key part in the programme.

You will find a link to Joe’s LinkedIn and Twitter Profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/66

There is also a link to information regarding the PM Summit in Dublin, Ireland on October 5th in the show notes.

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Sep 15, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to John Seddon from Vanguard Consulting, an author of a number of books including The Vanguard Method and Freedom from Command and Control: Rethinking Management for Lean Service.

In this interview, John shares with us how command and control is failing us, his thoughts on leadership and an insight into The Vanguard Method, a method that has saved service organisations millions upon millions of dollars.

You will find a link to John’s website, books, online courses and other valuable resources in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/65

There is also a link to information regarding the PM Summit on October 5th in the show notes.

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Sep 8, 2017

So today, I am really excited to introduce you to world renowned author of Getting Things Done, David Allen.

Getting Things Done or GTD as it’s also known has been published in 30 languages and sold around 2 million copies with training in its principles franchised all over the world.

In this interview, David shares how GTD applies to Project Planning, productivity and forming good habits.

You will find a link to David’s website, podcast and other valuable resources in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/64

There is also a link to information regarding the PM Summit on October 5th in the show notes.

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast on iTunes and you will find a direct link to do this at projectmanagementparadise.com

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again next week for another great guest.

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Sep 1, 2017

So today, I am excited to introduce you to Jesse Fewell from Fewell Innovation.

Jesse Fewell is a writer, coach, and trainer in innovation and agile methods and has helped teams across the world deliver products faster with higher quality.

Jesse recently spoke at the PMO Conference in London about The Hybrid PMO and that is our topic for discussion today.

You will find a link to Jesse’s website, LinkedIn profile and other resources in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/63

There is also a link to information regarding the PM Summit on October 5th in the show notes.

Aug 25, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Matthew Snyder from CRB.

Matthew has over 25 years experience as a project engineer and project manager.  He is a passionate sustainability advocate and creative problem solver.

Today, Matthew and I are going to discuss project execution in a small PMO.

You will find a link to Matthew’s LinkedIn profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/6

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

 

Aug 18, 2017

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Shawn Rhodes from Shoshin Consulting.

Shawn is an international expert in creating high-performing organizations. Based in Tampa, Florida, Shawn is a TEDx speaker and his work studying organizations in more than two dozen countries has been published in news outlets around the world including TIME, CNN, NBC and INC.

His clients have included Deloitte, ConAgra, Serta-Sealy and dozens of similar businesses. Shawn is also a nationally-syndicated columnist with the Business Journals and author of the new book "Pivot Point: Turn On A Dime Without Sacrificing Results."

You will find links to Shawn’s LinkedIn profile, his website, online resources and his great book Pivot Point in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/61

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Aug 11, 2017

So today I am delighted to have back on the show, Mike Clayton from OnlinePMCourses.com

Mike was our guest back in Episode 14 where he shared some great insights on Risk Management

Mike has been working in Project Management since the early 90’s, from project delivery to training and more recently launched a whole suite of online courses.

To go with this episode, Mike has kindly offered a discount on his online course, Project Manager's Project Definition Kit.  Details on how you can avail of the discount and access the course are in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/60

You will find links to Mikes LinkedIn profile, his website, his online courses and books in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/60

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Aug 4, 2017

So today our special guest is Moira Alexander, founder of Lead Her Ship Group.

Moira is a Media Recognized Expert, a Digital Media/Business Content Strategist, a Project Manager and is if that wasn’t enough, Moria is the author of the Project Management Book "LEAD or LAG...“

Moira recently wrote a great article entitled ‘How millennials are changing project management’ which featured on TechRepublic.com and that is the topic of our discussion today.

You will find links to Moira’s LinkedIn profile, website, online resources and her book ‘Lead or Lag’ in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/59

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

Jul 27, 2017

Today, I have the pleasure of speaking with Phil Howe from Honeywell Building Solutions.

Honeywell Building Solutions is part of the Honeywell Corporation, a corporation with a turnover of 38Billion Dollars in 2015.

Phil has worked with Honeywell since he joined as an apprentice in 1983 and is now Project Management Excellence Leader for Europe.  Phil is an extremely experienced project manager and has been involved in some large scale projects including Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport and the new Wembley Stadium.

In this interview, Phil shares with us his experience and advice when it comes to choosing a PPM Software Solution and why Honeywell chose ProjectVision from Cora Systems out of a list of 25 possible solutions they looked at.

Phil also explains how ProjectVision which Honeywell now use in over 50 countries has reduced project deviation, improved governance and streamed lined systems to give a single version of the truth.

You will find more information about Honeywell and Phil’s details at projectmanagementparadise.com/58

Jul 21, 2017

So today I am joined by Dale Shermon from QinetiQ.

Dale is Head of Profession for Cost Engineering in QinetiQ and has presented training courses across the globe on a range of topics including the fundamentals of cost estimating, hardware estimating, software estimating, life cycle cost and Cost Estimating Relationships to name but a few.

You will find links to Dale’s LinkedIn profile, website, online resources and books in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/57

Our proud sponsor today is Cora Systems.

To find out more about Cora’s solutions, which are live in 51 countries around the world, visit http://www.corasystems.com where you can request a free demo, and discover first hand how Cora helps its clients gain control, governance and insight into their project portfolios.

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