Posts Tagged: professional

I Am Woman! Hear Me…?

The thought behind this trend is that if women could only speak more like men, we would increase our odds of achieving success in male-dominated environments. But not everyone agrees – an interesting counter argument has risen that begs the question: should women talk more like men at work, or should men talk more like… Read more »

Unprofessional?

It isn’t often that this happens, but sometimes I do have the debate with other people as to what constitutes “professional” behavior or “professional” outfits or a “professional, high-quality communication product.” On its face, the debate may appear to center on substance. That is, the content of a particular document, photograph or video. But in my view, it’s… Read more »

Is the Invisible Problem More Likely in IT?

We all understand how important it is to maintain frequent, open, and direct communications among IT project team members. In fact, one of the biggest challenges that managers face is in establishing and keeping these lines open. Challenges often arise because, it seems, many IT professionals tend to be introverted – shy about speaking up,… Read more »

Leading Edge: How to out pace your competition

Transitions happen in every organization. Consequently, the results include co-workers and leadership leaving to join new offices on a regular basis. Some call it staff turn-overs or others view it as “staying power” if you decide to not move on. Sometimes when people leave to take on new opportunities, it is because they out pace… Read more »

The Agile PrepCast for the PMI-ACP Exam

Looking to become PMI-ACP® Certified? Then the easily accessible PMI-ACP® Prep Video Workshop, The Agile PrepCast™ is just what you need. SILVERADO – The Agile PrepCast™ was released and aimed towards helping those who have the goal of obtaining their PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. The certification is offered by The Project Management Institute… Read more »

All about the PMBOK Guide

The PMBOK® Guide, or “A guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge” resulted from the concept of a small group of people who wanted to form an organization for promoting the discipline of project management. Edward Engman, J. Gordon Davis, James Snyder, Eric Jenett, and Susan Gallagher founded the Project Management Institute (PMI®) in… Read more »

The 12 Most Popular PMP Exam Preparation Tools

If you are about to start studying for your Project Management Professional (PMP) exam, you’ll want to make sure your toolkit is bursting with things to help you on the journey to becoming a PMP. There are so many options to consider when looking at the study materials on the market that it can be… Read more »