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Jan 5, 2018

So today we have the 2nd part of our 2 part highlights series from the 2nd half of 2017. This episode features more handpicked wisdom and insights shared 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 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 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 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.

 

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 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.

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 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 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

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.

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.

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