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5 Areas to Check NOW as a PMO Leader to Finish Strong by Year End leadership pmo project management May 11, 2022

Spring is in the air! Leaves are green, gardens are planted, and the smell of fresh cut grass is all around. The yellow haze of pollen is behind us and May flowers are on the way. Before you know it, you’ll be in your driveway shoveling snow! 

Wait, what? What happened to summer and...

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Project Management Spring Cleaning pmo project management May 10, 2022

Now that spring is here, it's the perfect time to deep clean our homes to keep ourselves and families healthy, organized and happy. Spring cleaning is not merely tidying things up, but rather a concerted and deliberate effort to go from room to room and tackle jobs that may not have gotten done...

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Ask These 4 Questions at Your Next Project Debrief career pm pmo project management May 02, 2022

The Blue Angels airshow is an example of aviation precision and excellence. Despite what appears to be flawless execution, mistakes occur during every show. Even the smallest mistake could be disastrous when you are flying three feet apart at hundreds of miles per hour. 

That’s why the...

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Project Management 911 pm pmo project delivery project management Apr 25, 2022

A crowd gathered around the man lying on the floor in the terminal at the airport, who hadwalked out of a store and collapsed. A few good Samaritans immediately started tending to him, one of whom yelled into the crowd, “Somebody call 911!” No one moved. Frustrated, and with more...

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Understanding Your Organization's Project Management Journey pmo project management Apr 18, 2022

Your child is a teenager now and anxious to drive. This is both an exciting and scary time. It’s exciting because you look forward to sending them on last minute trips to the grocery store and them being able to drive themselves to school. It’s scary because, well, they’re...

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A Quick Way to Rebalance Your Resource Portfolio hiring pmo resource management Feb 15, 2022

Financial advisors recommend holding a certain percentage of stocks vs. bonds based upon where you are in your financial life. If you are in your mid-20s and just starting out in your career, they may recommend an 80/20 split favoring stocks. Closer to retirement? Perhaps a 50/50 split is more...

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The Complete Guide To Setting Up A Project Management Office joe pusz pmo Feb 04, 2022

Project management is a critical process in any business, and setting up a project management office helps to build consistency leading to successful outcomes. In order to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget, many businesses set up a project management office (PMO). But what...

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The PMO Leader Conundrum joe pusz leadership pmo pmo joe project management Sep 17, 2021

When we think about the PMO Leader we often focus only on the PMO and often ignore the Leadership.  The PMO is surely important as a function.  It has a significant place in the organization and when run well it should help to drive organizations forward.  How often though are they...

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Are you swatting flies with a hammer? joe pusz pmo project management Jul 08, 2021
 
I'm a big fan of baseball.  I enjoy watching kids, college teams and of course the professionals.  I played up into college and had dreams of one day becoming a professional in MLB but that didn't happen so now I'm PMO Joe!  

As PMO Joe I find myself relating non-PM...

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