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Project Management Paradise

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Oct 19, 2018

Welcome back, today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Gregg Brown for our podcast interview. Gregg is a best-selling author, speaker and award-winning expert in the fields of leadership, resilience and change. He has over 25 years of experience speaking at international conferences and seminars as well as for Fortune 500 clients across an array of industries, including financial, insurance, retail, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Sep 21, 2018

Carl Pritchard is the founder of Pritchard Management Associates. He is a recognized lecturer, author, researcher, and instructor. He’s considered a leading authority on risk and communications management and presents on a variety of management topics, ranging from project essentials to the complexities of network diagramming and team motivation.

Aug 24, 2018

Dr. John Lannon lectures at the University of Limerick, Center for Project Management. John’s research is primarily focused in the field of international development, human rights promotion and protection, and humanitarian assistance. John has worked on some fascinating projects with international non-governmental organizations around the world. In this interview, John and I discuss project management for NGOs and working in challenging areas such as child trafficking, in often very volatile political and social environments.

Jul 26, 2018

 This podcast is a live recording of a panel discussion on the changing role of the PMO in life sciences. The recording is from the seminar which included guest speakers:

- Niamh Martyn - Global PMO Manager, Teleflex Medical

- Paul Moody - Director of Global Engineering Projects, Allergan Pharmaceuticals

- Joe Flynn - Senior Director of Client Engagement, Cora Systems

And the moderator was John McGrath, a project management professor and consultant.

Jul 1, 2018

Jackie Glynn is Head of the Portfolio Management Office at Three Ireland, and has over 20 years of experience in a variety of roles and industries, including heading up a PMO for UPC Ireland as well as working in multi-national originations like EDS and HP. She talks about the evolution of the PMO in this episode. 

Jun 1, 2018

Welcome back, today it is my pleasure to have Susan Tuttle back on the show.

Susan first featured here on the podcast back in Episode 22 and we spoke about amazing project management.

Susan runs her own training and consulting firm called Terrapin Agrada. Susan also has some online project management courses with over 2,000 delegates from over 100 countries. 

In this interview, Susan and I discuss the changes made to Prince2 in 2017 and her new book about these changes.

You will find links to Susan’s LinkedIn Profile, website, online course and new book in the shownotes at:

projectmanagementparadise.com/91

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 to our next episode with 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 4, 2018

Welcome back, today it is my pleasure to have Pat Lucey from Aspira on the show.

Aspira is an award-winning Enterprise IT and Project Management Professional Services firm of which Pat is a co-founder. Prior to that, Pat was a Project Manager with Motorola for 17 years and also worked with Siemens in Munich.

In this interview, Pat shares some of his Project Management experience in addition to discussing the impact of Brexit on the management and delivery of Projects in Ireland.

You will find links to Pat’s LinkedIn Profile and website in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/90

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 to our next episode with 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 6, 2018

Welcome back, today it is my pleasure to welcome Paul Pelletier to the show.

Paul is a corporate lawyer, project manager, author and international speaker. His work focuses on the domain of leadership skills to effectively manage workplace disrespect, workplace bullying, sexual harassment and conflicts.

You will find links to Paul’s LinkedIn Profile, his book and website in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/89

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 to our next episode with 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.

 

Feb 23, 2018

Welcome back, today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Margaret Meloni.

Margaret has over 18 years in Corporate America which included roles in Fortune 500 management.

Margaret creates project managers who have the skills & knowledge to navigate the art & science of project management.

You will find links to Margaret’s LinkedIn Profile and websites in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/87

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 to our next episode with 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.

Feb 9, 2018

So today, it is my pleasure to have Sara Gallagher on the show.

Sara is a Senior Consultant at The Persimmon Group. In this interview we are going to discuss Sara’s presentation at the PMI Global Conference last year entitled “You Can Trust Me: Communicating When Nobody Can See Your Face"

You will find a link to Sara’s LinkedIn Profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/86

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 to our next episode with 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.

Jan 26, 2018

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Jeff Kissinger.

Jeff is a Senior Project Manager at Grand Rapids Community College in Michigan. Jeff has over 25 years experience in Project Management and today we are going to discuss Project Management Prioritization.

You will find a link to Jeff’s LinkedIn Profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/85

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 episode schedule is changing to every 2 weeks and we also have some exciting panel discussions coming up.

Thanks again for listening and be sure to tune in again to our next episode with 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.

Jan 19, 2018

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Rob O’Donohue.

Rob is a Director at Dell IT with years of experience in Project, Programme and Portfolio Management.

Rob is also Director of Communications with the Ireland Chapter of PMI.

You will find a link to Rob’s LinkedIn Profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/84

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.

Jan 12, 2018

So today, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Martin Butler.

Martin is a Senior lecturer in Information Systems Management and Project Management at the University of Stellenbosch Business School in Bellville, South Africa.

In this interview Martin shares with us his insights on Project Management Education.

You will find a link to Martin’s LinkedIn Profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/83

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 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.

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 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 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 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.

 

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.

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 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.

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