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Jul 13, 2017

So today I am really excited to introduce you to Lee Lambert – CEO of Lambert Consulting Group.

Lee Lambert has established the standard against which educators and practitioners in the field of Project Management are measured. He is one of the 5 founders of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Program.

You will find links to Lee’s website including his upcoming workshop schedule, and links to his LinkedIn and Twitter profiles in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/56

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.

Jul 7, 2017

So today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Sherri Thomas – best-selling author of The Bounce Back which won best career book of 2013 in The Indie Book Awards.

Sherri is also a Career Strategist, an International Speaker and President and Founder of Career Coaching 360 which helps professionals and executives reinvent themselves into an enriching and energizing career.

You will find links to Sherri’s books, website and LinkedIn profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/55.

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 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.

Jun 30, 2017

So today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Jamal Moustafaev from ThinkTank Consulting.

Jamal is an internationally acclaimed expert and speaker in the areas of project/portfolio management, scope definition, process improvement and corporate training. Jamal has done work for private-sector companies and government organisations in Canada, the US, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. 

Jamal’s book "Delivering Exceptional Project Results” has been adopted and endorsed by the Project Management Institute™ - PMI

You will find links to Jamal’s books, online courses and other resources plus his LinkedIn profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/54.

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 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.

Jun 23, 2017

Hello and thank you joining us on another episode.

So today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Jonathan Dison from Light Rock Consulting and benchwatch.com.

Jonathan wrote a book called The Consulting Economy and in this interview, we discuss employee vs. consultant/contractor when it comes to hiring project management experts.

Jonathan has kindly offered you a free download of his book at projectmanagementparadise.com/53

To connect with Jonathan and get a free copy of his book, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/53 for all the links you’ll need.

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.

 

Jun 20, 2017

This is a bonus episode where we are going listen back through just some of the key points from Episode 41 to 50.

And that was just a sample of some of the key points from Episode 41 to 50.

This coming Friday, 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.

Jun 16, 2017

In this episode, we are going listen back through just some of the key points from Episode 30 to 40.

The 2nd part of this 2 part series will be a bonus episode featuring highlights from Episode 41 to 50 and will be available next Tuesday.

Next Friday the 23rd of June, 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

Jun 9, 2017

So today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Richard Newton from Enixus in London.

Richard Newton wears many hats. Included amongst these are his work as a consultant, author, blogger, change leader, company director, and program manager. His most well-known project management book is The Project Manager: Mastering the Art of Delivery. He is also the author of the best-selling Dream It, Do It, Live It which applies project management principles to achieving personal dreams.

To connect with Richard and get information about his books and blog, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/50 for all the links you’ll need.

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 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.

Jun 1, 2017

This week's episode is a Case Study from one of Cora’s Clients. The client is Health & Social Care Northern Ireland (HSCNI).

In this interview, Cora’s Marketing Manager Richard Fitzpatrick talks to Pat Davis who is  Head of Programme & Project Management.

Pat will share with you how the introduction of  Cora’s Project Management software, ProjectVision has transformed the delivery of their programmes and projects.

For more details and video highlights from this interview, go to  projectmanagementparadise.com/49

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.

May 26, 2017

So today I am joined by none other than Naomi Caietti.

Naomi is a Project Management Consultant, Guest Speaker, Author, PPM Expert, and Managing Editor at NaomiCaietti.com.

In today’s discussion I am going to ask Naomi to share some insights about one of her specialist topics, The Self-Aware Project Manager.

To connect with Naomi and get information about her books, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/48 for all the links you’ll need.

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.

May 19, 2017

So today it is my pleasure to introduce you to John Chapman from the Touchstone Group based in London.

John is an expert in national & international projects, an Author, Speaker and Programme Director.

Today, John and I are going to discuss the impact social media is having on project management.

To connect with John and access his online resources and books, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/47 for all the links you’ll need.

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.

May 12, 2017

So today I have the pleasure of taking with Tony Llewellyn from Resolex.

Tony works with project teams and team leaders to help them learn how to manage project complexity and has written a book entitled “Performance Coaching on Complex Projects”. Tony also has some great resources at teamcoachingtoolkit.com

In this interview, Tony and I are going to discuss his 5 steps to creating an effective project team.

To connect with Tony and access his online resources that we discussed, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/46 for all the links you’ll need.

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.

May 5, 2017

So today it is my pleasure to have Elise Stevens on the show. Not only is Elise a Project Management expert, she also has her own podcast which you will find on her website at fixmyprojectchaos.com

Elise specialises in stakeholder engagement and that is our chosen topic for discussion today.

And that was my recent interview with Elise Stevens from fixmyprojectchaos.com

To connect with Elise and access her amazing resources and podcast, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/45 for all the links you’ll need.

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.

Apr 28, 2017

Today it is my pleasure to speak with Niall Murphy, President of the Ireland Chapter of PMI. In addition to being President, Niall is also a Software Development Senior Manager with Oracle and in this role, Niall defines, leads and delivers high priority programs for Oracle Corporation and manages a global team.

And that was my recent interview with Niall Murphy, President of the Ireland Chapter of PMI.

To connect with Niall, find out more about PMI and the Project Management National Conference in Dublin on the 4th of May, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/44

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.

Apr 21, 2017

So today I am delighted to speak with Andrew Dolvig and Noe Dorantes from Integrated Project Management Company based in Chicago. They are going to share with us, some useful insights about how their Strategic Realisation Model helps define, prioritise and execute projects that are critical to an organisation's strategic goals.

For more information about their company and their contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/43

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.

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.

Apr 13, 2017

Hello again and welcome back to another episode.

So today’s interview is all about Project Complexity

My guest to talk about this is Stephen Carver and I can assure you he is well worth listening to.

For links to Stephen’s LinkedIn Profile and the resources mentioned in the interview, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/42

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.

Apr 7, 2017

Hello again and welcome to another episode. Today it is my pleasure to talk to Gary Straw, author of Understanding Project Management.

For links to Gary’s LinkedIn Profile and his book, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/41

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.

Mar 30, 2017

Hello again and welcome to another episode. Today it is my pleasure to talk to Emma Sharrock, author of The Agile Project Manager.

In this interview, Emma shares some great insights about how to deal with the uncertainty of every changing requirements and other tips relating to Agile.
 
For links to Emma’s great website and blog in addition to her book and contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/40

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.

Mar 24, 2017

Welcome back, this week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Project Management Expert Susanne Madsen. In this episode, Susan and I discussed “Building Project Management Relationships and collecting feedback”

Susanne has written 2 books on Project Management and posts regularly to her excellent blog.

For links to Susanne’s great website and blog in addition to her books and contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/39

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.

Mar 17, 2017

Welcome back, this week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Johanna Rothman and we are going to talk about  “How to visualise your work so that you can say no”

Johanna has written 12 books on Project Management in addition to an excellent blog and some online workshops.

For links to Johanna’s great website and blog in addition to her books and contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/38

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.

Mar 10, 2017

Welcome back, this week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Gary Nelson and we are going to talk about  “Project Management for Kids, Project Vision and Project Timing”

Gary has written a number of books on Project Management for kids and for us grown-ups.

Gary also has a great blog at gazzasguides.com where he shares some great tips and advice from his project management experience. You can also listen back to some of his own podcast interviews.

For links to all Gary’s great resources, books and contact details, pop over to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/37

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.

Mar 3, 2017

This is Episode 36 of Project Management Paradise – “Techniques to help us learn from our projects” with Jonathan Norman

Jonathan worked in Business Book Publishing for 30 years and just recently moved into a new role as Knowledge Hub Manager at the Major Projects Association based in Oxford in the UK.

In this interview, Jonathan shares some project management insights from his publishing career and also gives us some tips on how we can learn from our projects.

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.

 

Feb 24, 2017

This is Episode 35 - “The importance of Training & Education for Effective Project Management” with Caitriona Gately

This week, I speak with Caitriona Gately who is head of training and development in Cora Systems, based in Carrick on Shannon in Ireland.

In this interview, you will hear how Caitriona uses various tools and techniques to ensure that training is delivered effectively and efficiently in accordance with client requirements especially when one of these clients has over 9000 users of Cora’s project management software in 51 countries.

For more details including how to contact Caitriona, pop over  to the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/35

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 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.

Feb 17, 2017

This is Episode 34  - “Fast Projects” with Fergus O’Connell.

This week, I am delighted to welcome back author, trainer and consultant, Fergus O’Connell.

Fergus was our guest back in Episode 1 which is still the most downloaded episode entitled “How to Manage the Impossible Project”.

Fergus has written many books on Project Management and today we are going to talk about his latest masterpiece entitled Fast Projects.

In our discussion, I ask Fergus to give us some insights from this book and the benefits that can be achieved from using this technique.

Fergus has kindly offered you a chance to win a signed copy of this great book so for more details check out the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/34

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 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.

Feb 10, 2017

This is episode 33  - “A Cora Client Case Study” with Joe Ryan from 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 100,000 people involved in the provision of these services.

Joe is the Head of Program for Health Service Improvement and shares with us how Cora’s solution is used to help manage one of the biggest change management programs in the history of the state.

For more details and a video of this interview, go to projectmanagementparadise.com/33

We’d also welcome on honest review about this podcast here on iTunes.

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 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.

Feb 3, 2017

This is Episode 32  - “Projects are People” with Dr Jim Lewis from the Lewis Institute

Dr Jim has written 12 books on Project Management, with his most popular now in its 5th edition entitled Project Planning, Scheduling and Control. You can win a signed copy of this great book with details about how to enter at the end of this episode.

Dr Jim has also delivered seminars in 30 countries to over 60,000 people, has a Doctorate in Psychology, a membership website with online courses and he even has his own app called Highly Effective Project Manager

You will find links to Dr Jim’s website, books and LinkedIn profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/32

Details on you can be in with a chance to win a copy of Dr Jim’s great book Project Planning, Scheduling and Control now in it’s 5th edition are also 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 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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