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Project Management Paradise

This podcast delivers real project management insights from experts around the world. Powered by Cora Systems, providers of enterprise project and portfolio management solutions and services to government agencies and large-scale global organizations. Find out more at https://corasystems.com
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Dec 11, 2020

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Mary Abbajay. Mary is the president of Careerstone Group, LLC, a full-service organizational and leadership development consultancy that delivers talent and organizational development solutions to business and government.

Her work and advice have appeared in the New York TimesHarvard Business Review, ForbesThe Financial Times, and she is the author of the best-selling book, “Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss”.

In this interview, Mary and I are going to discuss "How to Manage Your Manager".

Bonus

Project Management Paradise is brought to you by Cora Systems. Learn why Cora Systems has been named as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2020 Hype Cycle for Project and Portfolio Management by downloading a complimentary copy of the Hype Cycle at corasystems.com/hype

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Nov 20, 2020

Today it's our pleasure to introduce you to Phil Jones. Phil’s background is in occupational psychology. He began working in the public sector consultancy space around 2004, advising on the British Government’s National Programme for IT.

He has specific expertise in organizational change – including healthcare, central government, local government, and with charities – in his role as Head of Business Consulting for Methods, the UK’s leading independent transformation partner for public services.

Bonus

Project Management Paradise is brought to you by Cora Systems. Learn why Cora Systems has been named as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2020 Hype Cycle for Project and Portfolio Management by downloading a complimentary copy of the Hype Cycle at corasystems.com/hype

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We’d really appreciate it if you could take a moment to leave a review via your podcast app or you can email your comments or guest suggestions to hello@projectmanagementparadise.com

Oct 19, 2020

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Jane Reilly. Jane is the Research & Development Manager at Cora Systems. She has over 10 years’ experience spanning academia and industry, designing, implementing and managing research projects within the general area of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Jane’s research has been published and presented across the globe at academic conferences.

Today, Jane is going to talk us through her vision of how Artificial Intelligence could be used to enhance the PPM industry, and how it can help to make our project managers more successful.

**Bonus**

Project Management Paradise is brought to you by Cora Systems. Learn why Cora Systems has been named as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2020 Hype Cycle for Project and Portfolio Management by downloading a complimentary copy of the Hype Cycle at corasystems.com/hype

**Feedback**

We’d really appreciate it if you could take a moment to leave a review via your podcast app or you can email your comments or guest suggestions to hello@projectmanagementparadise.com

 

Sep 18, 2020

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Stephen Carver. Stephen is rated as one of the top 3 lecturers at one of Europe’s leading MBA business schools, Cranfield University in the UK.

As well as lecturing, Stephen runs a successful project management company, drawing on his experience of working with corporations such as Goldman Sachs, Halliburton and Virgin. He’s a regular contributor on national radio and TV and his gift for storytelling is legendary.

In this bonus Project Management Paradise Podcast episode, which is a recording taken from a webinar, Stephen discusses “complexity in change management”.

Download Stephen's free Guidebook on the topic at corasystems.com/change-management

Aug 21, 2020

It’s our pleasure to introduce you to Laura Barnard. Laura is founder and CEO of PMO Strategies. She has been helping business leaders get the results they crave using the power of project management for over 20 years.

She spent 15 of those years as a PMO leader on the inside and the last 5 helping businesses accelerate their growth through her consulting practice. She also shares insights and stories in her own riveting podcast, the PMO Strategies Podcast.

In this interview, Laura and I are going to discuss "Why COVID-19 is a golden opportunity for project managers". This podcast is brought to you by Cora Systems. Every day $20 Billion worth of projects are powered by Cora. Find out more at corasystems.com

Jul 24, 2020

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Peter Kozodoy. Peter is CEO of Stradeso, Partner/Chief Strategy Officer of GEM Advertising, a TEDx speaker and the author of the new book “Honest to Greatness: How Today’s Greatest Leaders Use Brutal Honesty to Achieve Massive Success”.

Peter believes that now, more than ever, entrepreneurs and business leaders need to follow the principles of loyalty, authenticity, and honesty if they are going to succeed in a post-pandemic marketplace.

In this interview, Peter and I are going to discuss "How Leaders Can Use Brutal Honesty to Achieve Business Success”. This podcast is brought to you by Cora Systems. Find out how Cora can power best practice enterprise PPM in your organisation at corasystems.com

Jun 26, 2020

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Philip Martin. Philip is CEO of Cora Systems, a company he co-founded in 1999.

Drawing on 30 years' experience in the portfolio and project management industry, he has built a global client base across Europe, the Middle East and USA. He previously held positions with major US multinationals, including 3Com, Tellabs, DSC and Pulse Engineering.

In this bonus Project Management Paradise Podcast episode, which is a recording taken from a webinar, Philip Martin, the CEO and founder of Cora Systems, discusses : “Planning for Post Pandemic Success”.  During the session Philip highlights the importance of Portfolio Planning and you can download his Guidebook on the subject at corasystems.com/portfolio-planning-guide

May 29, 2020

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Stephen Carver. Stephen is rated as one of the top 3 lecturers at one of Europe’s leading MBA business schools, Cranfield University in the UK.

As well as lecturing, Stephen runs a successful project management company, drawing on his experience of working with corporations such as Goldman Sachs, Halliburton and Virgin. He’s a regular contributor on national radio and TV and his gift for storytelling is legendary.

In this bonus Project Management Paradise Podcast episode, which is a recording taken from a webinar, the project management guru Stephen Carver discusses “Future trends in the project management industry”.

Apr 30, 2020

In this bonus Project Management Paradise Podcast episode, which is a recording taken from a virtual conference on PPM innovation, the project management guru Oliver F. Lehmann discusses “Survival Hints in Project Management”.

Based in Munich, Germany, Oliver helps organisations and individuals identify and address weak spots, bring methods and structure into their projects, unify language and approaches, and achieve professional certification. During his 30-year career, he has worked with customers such as Airbus, DB Schenker, Honda, Microsoft, Olympus, Oracle, SAP, T-Systems, and many more. His books include “Situational Project Management: The Dynamics of Success and Failure” and of “Project Business Management”. Oliver is also an authority on artificial intelligence (AI).

Apr 2, 2020

Today it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Melissa Lamson. Melissa has 20+ years of experience as a speaker, facilitator, and executive coach. She has offered companies like 3M, LinkedIn, SAP, and Siemens the leadership tools and insights to build successful management and project teams in every corner of the world. Her book “The New Global Manager” breaks down the dynamics of managing diverse and dispersed teams by sharing models and strategies that directly deal with the complex nature of global business today.

Mar 6, 2020

Welcome back, today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Dr David Schramm. Known as “Dr. Dave” on campus and across the United States, he’s a family scholar at Utah State University, where he studies strong couple and family relationships, and translates his family findings into leadership lessons and improving work cultures. Dr. Dave has given over 500 presentations around the globe, including the United Nations and a recent TEDx talk in Florida. In 2019, he launched www.LifeJourneyOn.com, a digital platform to improve employees’ personal and family lives and boost productivity at work.

Feb 7, 2020

Welcome back, today it’s our pleasure to welcome back on the show Lee R. Lambert. Lee is one of the godfathers of the PPM industry. He’s one of only a few people worldwide to be made an honorary fellow of the PMI.

He’s also an author of the best-selling book Project Management: The Common Sense Approach, and he has led change management programs at some of the world’s leading corporations and institutions, including IBM, GE and the United States’ government’s Department of Energy.

In this interview, Lee is going to discuss “how to use PPM data to anticipate the future".

Jan 10, 2020

Today, it’s our pleasure to introduce you to Kieragh Nelson. Kieragh is Managing Director for Operate at PwC. She has over 20 years senior management experience, cultivating enhanced skills in Technology leadership, Operations leadership; 6 Sigma and Lean process improvement; Programme management and PMO and Business transformation. She also has experience in the UK and India for both core and outsourced complex businesses, across manufacturing, financial, professional services & utilities industries. In this bonus Project Management Paradise Podcast episode, which is a recording taken from an international conference on best-practice PPM, Kieragh discusses how PwC’s Operate PMO is helping to provide services across its firm.

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