Rank #1: CAPM Certification Part 1 of 2
Nov 08 2010
Rank #2: The Power of Positive Feedback
Sep 26 2011
Rank #3: The relationship between the client, project management and contractors
Mar 15 2010
Rank #4: 7 Principles of Stakeholder Engagement
Jul 20 2015
Rank #5: How to Convince without Power?
In this episode, Ricardo commented on the types of power and how each one of them can be used in our professional and personal relationships.
Jan 26 2016
Rank #6: What is Possible to Learn in Risk Management from the Tragedy in Japan
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the earthquake and tsunami occurred in Japan with regards to project risk management. He explains that any given risk has a probability greater than zero and less than 100%. Ricardo mentions that this earthquake was above any risk evaluation that had been established so far, and cites the atomic power plant in Fukushima as an example, which had very high and strong walls but have been nonetheless destroyed by the tsunami.
Mar 22 2011
Rank #7: The Strategic Execution Framework (SEF)
In this episode, Ricardo comments on the Strategic Execution Framework® (SEF) directly from Stanford University. He highlights the simplicity and clarity of this framework created by IPS Learning and the Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD). Get to know more about the SEF at http://ipslearning.us/content/strategic-execution-framework
Mar 25 2015
Rank #8: Lines of Balance - Part 1 of 2
Jan 06 2014
Rank #9: PMI Career Framework
Sep 01 2010
Rank #10: FIDIC Contracts: Scope, Risks and Procurement Processes
Jun 23 2014
Rank #11: When is the best time to do the Project Kick off Meeting?
Nov 28 2011
Rank #12: Software Development Projects: Are There Too Many Tribal Chiefs to Few Indians?
Link for the cited article (Brazilian Portuguese): http://rvarg.as/5l
Mar 18 2013
Rank #13: Managing Expectations
Dec 17 2012
Rank #14: Understanding the Rolling Wave Planning
Jul 15 2013
Rank #15: Trying to Understand the Tragedy of Sandy Hurricane
Oct 29 2012
Rank #16: LogFrame – A logical framework
In this episode, Ricardo talks about the Logical Framework (LogFrame), interesting tool created by USAID, a United States government agency focused on humanitarian projects. More at https://usaidlearninglab.org/learning-guide/logical-framework
Jan 19 2016
Rank #17: Regardless of Everything: Self-Esteem and Self-Respect Determine your Success
About a year ago, Ricardo was approached by a young project manager whose appearance did not reveal his age. Physically he seemed much younger than his real age (28 years). A few days later he received an email from this young man talking about the challenges he had for appearing so young. A year later Ricardo decided to record this episode to respond to the email and also to reflect the importance of self-esteem and self-respect in a world that is now dominated by bullying.
Aug 21 2018
Rank #18: Identifying the Project Vital Signs
Jun 20 2011
Rank #19: What is Program Management?
Apr 23 2012
Rank #20: 3+1 Tips to Prepare yourself for 2018
Ricardo starts 2018 sharing some tips on how to prepare yourself for the year that is coming. He approaches the need to stay tuned with the technology advancements, as also the attitude and behavior related to the decision making, the amplification of your knowledge base, and finally, the management of our fears when facing the unknown.
Jan 02 2018