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Project Management Paradise

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This podcast delivers real project management insights from experts around the world.

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This podcast delivers real project management insights from experts around the world.

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Realistic Expectations

By Professor Purrazzo - Apr 21 2017
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It was great to hear the example that Mr Dorantes shared regarding the 25% productivity rate for an established and successful strategic plan. Really puts things into perspective about realistic expectations and how critical it is to focus on the most important and relevant projects within the plan.

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11 Ratings
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Realistic Expectations

By Professor Purrazzo - Apr 21 2017
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It was great to hear the example that Mr Dorantes shared regarding the 25% productivity rate for an established and successful strategic plan. Really puts things into perspective about realistic expectations and how critical it is to focus on the most important and relevant projects within the plan.

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Project Management Paradise

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This podcast delivers real project management insights from experts around the world.

Rank #1: 61: “Achieving high performance with Staff Accountability” with Shawn Rhodes

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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 18 2017

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Rank #2: 50: “Key characteristics of great Project Managers” with Richard Newton

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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 09 2017

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Rank #3: 31: “The importance of a well defined Project Scope” with Patrick Kennerson from Bulldog Consulting.

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This is Episode 31  - “The importance of a well-defined Project Scope” with Patrick Kennerson from Bulldog Consulting.

Patrick has a very interesting background in Project Management working in industries such as software, aerospace, nuclear and construction.

In this interview, Patrick shares some great insights regarding project scope, scope capture and change management.

You will find links to Patrick’s website and LinkedIn profile in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/31

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.

Jan 27 2017

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Rank #4: 30: “Critical differences between project success and Project Management Success” with Rich Maltzman from EarthPM.com

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This is episode 30  - "Critical differences between project success and Project Management Success" with Rich Maltzman from EarthPM.com.

Rich has over 26 years experience in Project Management and has spent the past number of years focusing on sustainability within Project Management.

Rich also  co-founded EarthPM in 2008, has written 2 books and blogs regularly at projectsatwork.com

You will find links to all the information and resources including Rich’s contact details in the show notes at projectmanagementparadise.com/30

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.

Jan 20 2017

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Rank #5: 27: “How to combine People and Process for better projects” with Donnie MacNicol

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This is episode 27  - “How to combine People and Process for better projects” with Donnie MacNicol.

In this week’s episode of Project Management Paradise, I speak with Donnie MacNicol.

Donnie is the founder of Team Animation and Author of “Project Leadership”

Donnie is one of the main contributors to the iMAPraxis Initiative and that is going to be the topic for discussion today.

To find out more about the iMAPraxis – click here.

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

We are taking a break next week for Christmas so season’s greetings to all and we look forward to providing more great interviews in 2017.

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.

Dec 23 2016

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Rank #6: 26: “3 things to look for in Project Management Software” with Derry Lynch from Cora Systems

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In this week's episode of Project Management Paradise I speak with Derry Lynch from Cora Systems.

Derry has served in a number of roles in Cora over the past 10 years and now heads up the industry solutions team within Cora.

In this interview, Derry shares some of his extensive experience and also highlights 3 things we should look for in Project Management Software.

You will find Derry’s contact details in the show notes at www.projectmanagementparadise.com/26

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.

Dec 16 2016

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Rank #7: Episode 94: “Project Management for NGOs” with Dr. John Lannon

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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.

Aug 24 2018

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Rank #8: Episode 105: “Managing Change in the Age of Disruption and Artificial Intelligence” with Dr. Mathew Donald

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Welcome back, today it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Dr. Mathew Donald. Mathew has been involved in organisational change since 1984, working with some of the world’s leading companies in Australia, Hong Kong, France and the United States and in industries as diverse as mining, cosmetics, petroleum and fast-moving consumer goods.

More recently, Mathew has been lecturing in university and is the author of a fascinating book entitled “Leading and Managing Change in the Age of Disruption and Artificial Intelligence”, which has just been published.

In this interview, Mathew and I are going to discuss “managing change in the Age of Disruption and Artificial Intelligence".

Jun 28 2019

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Rank #9: Episode 102: “Maximizing Brain Potential for Learning and Change” with Dr. Celine Mullins

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Today I am talking with Dr. Celine Mullins who is the CEO and the founder of Adaptas. We will be talking about maximizing the brain potential for learning and change.

Apr 04 2019

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Rank #10: 63: “Building the Hybrid PMO” with Jesse Fewell

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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.

Sep 01 2017

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Rank #11: Episode 99: “Issues Transforming Project and Portfolio Management Industry – Seminar”

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Today’s podcast is a live recording of a panel discussion on “the issues transforming the project and portfolio management industry”.

The recording is from a seminar which included guest speakers Sarah Malin, Head of Programme Management, CityFibre; Pat Beattie, Director, PwC; Joe Flynn, Senior Director – Client Engagement, Cora Systems; and was moderated by Caitriona Gately, host of the Project Management Paradise Podcast.

Our panel speakers discuss project management issues such as budgeting, the toughest parts in navigating change, dealing with “resisters” and “engagers” and the interpersonal skills needed to drive culture change in an organisation.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #12: Risk Management with Carl Pritchard

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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.

Sep 21 2018

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Rank #13: 54: “Portfolio Management is more than managing a portfolio of Projects” with Jamal Moustafaev

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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 30 2017

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Rank #14: 59: “Project Management Millennials” with Moira Alexander

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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.

Aug 04 2017

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Rank #15: 70: “Project Management for Humans” with Brett Harned

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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 13 2017

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Rank #16: Episode 101: “The Secrets to Better Social Networking” with Michael J. Hughes

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Today, we will be talking about the importance of networking as a business strategy. Everyone knows relationships are the key to success in business and in life. The question is – how do you do it? Well, helping us to do that today is Michael J. Hughes. Michael is known as North America's “networking guru” and he has spent almost 50 years in the business world as an entrepreneur, a business coach, a trainer, a professional speaker, and author. Michael is a specialist in utilizing networking as a business strategy and we are very delighted to have him here today.

Mar 07 2019

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Rank #17: 46: “5 steps to creating an effective Project Team” with Tony Llewellyn

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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 12 2017

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Rank #18: 45: “How to engage with difficult stake holders” with Elise Stevens

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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.

May 05 2017

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Rank #19: Episode 97: “Resistance to Change Management” with Gregg Brown

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Today, we are talking about resistance to change management and we will be speaking with Gregg Brown, a best-selling author, inspiring speaker and award-winning expert in the field of leadership, resilience, and change.

Nov 16 2018

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Rank #20: 71: “Visual Project Management” with Paul Williams

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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 20 2017

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