RISK1 – Setting the Stage for Risk Management

RISK1 – Setting the Stage for Risk Management

First in a multi-part series

I received a compelling request from a project manager (Eniitan) recently with high expectations.  “Carl, could you walk me through the WHOLE risk process with some decent…

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How to Pass the PMI® Certification Exams (PMP®, PMI-RMP®, etc)

How to Pass the PMI® Certification Exams

This may sound trite, but I’m going to suggest ways to pass the PMI® Certification exams (yes, exams, plural) in under 1000 words.  Wow…I had better get going.  Only 960 words left!

1)  …

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Has the PMP® Lost Its Lustre? (Hint: The Short Answer is “No!”)

Has the PMP® Lost Its Lustre?  (Hint: The Short Answer is “No!”)

I get this question a lot about the credential.  Is it still worth pursuing?  Should I bother to keep up my PDUs?  The answer is not just “yes,”…

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PMBOK Guide Fifth (5) Edition – And for the PMP Exam?

What’s Changing in the Way I Teach PMP® Exam Prep

Carl Pritchard, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, EVP
Once every four years, I have a flurry of business. Clients old and new suddenly decide two things—(1) they want to hurry up and…

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How the Grinch Stole Your Project!

Special thanks to Deanna Burghart of ProjectConnections.com for her editorial contributions

The Project Grinch…

Every good PMP likes their process a lot.

But the Grinch (who lives just above process) did not.

He hated the process, he hated the forms,…

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ISO 21500 Shrugged?

ISO 21500 Shrugged?

Carl Pritchard

Labor Day 2012.  This should have been a banner holiday for project management.  At long last, the confluence of the Project Management Institute and the International Project Management Association were to have come to a…

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Confusing Boondoggles and Real Opportunities

I write this sitting on a comfortable chair, feet propped up, staring out at an endless ocean of…well…ocean!  I’m currently about 70 miles out of Bermuda aboard the Enchantment of the Seas Royal Caribbean liner on the Seminars at Sea…

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I Want a Risk Brand!! Really? Me Too!

I’ve been presenting workshops and presentations on risk branding for half a decade now, but never got around to sharing the step-by-step process it takes to really drive us in the right direction to create a lasting, powerful risk brand. …

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The Inconvenience of the Convenience Society

The Inconvenience of our Convenience Society
By Carl Pritchard

We are now living in the era of convenience, and it’s damned inconvenient.  Instant responses, instant messages, rapid service, and quick turnaround are the hallmarks of our information age society. …

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Blood from the Brainstorming Turnip

Blood from the  Brainstorming Turnip

By Carl Pritchard

I recently received an e-mail from a client asking for ways to ensure positive outputs and higher energy from his upcoming brainstorming session.  I suggested there are some ways to…

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