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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.

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.

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