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Ask Cadence Ep 74: 19 Techniques Part 7

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/19Tec07.mp3 In part 7 of our special, "19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you," Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman join Pete Wright to discuss problem solving and managing progress of critical tasks. After 7 weeks of discussion on our 19 Techniques, we share some reflections on managing the people side [...]

By |December 21st, 2009|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 74: 19 Techniques Part 7

Plowman joins 2010 PMI Professional Awards Program Member Advisory Group (MAG)

Cadence COO Connie Plowman has accepted a position on the 2010 PMI Professional Awards Program Member Advisory Group (MAG) this week, joining the ranks of project management professionals supporting the PMI global awards and recognition programs. For more than a decade, Plowman has worked diligently to help build the profession of project management. With PMI [...]

By |December 17th, 2009|A Step Ahead, Public Relations|Comments Off on Plowman joins 2010 PMI Professional Awards Program Member Advisory Group (MAG)

50 Ways to keep your PM skills sharp – Online Now!

By |December 15th, 2009|Webinar|Comments Off on 50 Ways to keep your PM skills sharp – Online Now!

Ask Cadence Ep 73: 19 Techniques Part 6

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/19Tec06.mp3 In part 6 of our special, "19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you," Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman join Pete Wright to discuss how project managers can manage difficult people on their teams. Through rapport-building exercises social activities, communication study, and functional management involvement, you'll have a suite of [...]

By |December 14th, 2009|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 73: 19 Techniques Part 6

The Best Leaders

Today's Quote: "The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with winning people." Each day, I receive a motivational quote from Walk The Talk (www.walkthetalk.com) and today's quote really hit home with me. Whether you are a project leader, corporate leader, or volunteer leader, surrounding yourself with great people is [...]

By |December 10th, 2009|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on The Best Leaders

Capabilities/Maturity Model (CMM)

The goal desired by most organizations is to develop project management competencies. The Cadence solution helps clients grow to full maturity - the optimal state of management. Through coaching, mentoring and consulting services, Cadence aids in the application of project management skills to specific project challenges. Cadence uses the Capabilities/Maturity Model as a guide for [...]

By |December 9th, 2009|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on Capabilities/Maturity Model (CMM)

Ask Cadence Ep 72: 19 Techniques Part 5

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/19Tec05.mp3 In part 5 of our special, "19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you," Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman join Pete Wright to discuss the importance of using facts and data in supporting positions on projects, how you can encourage critical thinking in your team, and what you need to [...]

By |December 7th, 2009|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 72: 19 Techniques Part 5

Ask Cadence Ep 71: 19 Techniques Part 4

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/19Tec04.mp3 In part 4 of our special, "19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you," Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman join Pete Wright to discuss task definition, specifically around critical impact tasks, and how to manage these tasks in a way that encourages action and progress.

By |November 30th, 2009|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 71: 19 Techniques Part 4

Ask Cadence Ep 70: 19 Techniques Part 3

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/askcadence/19Tec03.mp3 In part 3 of our special, "19 Techniques for managing people who do not report to you," Jay Christensen and Rod Sharman join Pete Wright to discuss issues and concerns, with special focus on how to manage resolution of issues in a visible way.

By |November 23rd, 2009|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|Comments Off on Ask Cadence Ep 70: 19 Techniques Part 3

Connie Plowman at the Engineering Employment Expo

Cadence COO Connie Plowman took to the stage at the Portland Engineering Employment Symposia on November 12 to illustrate all the potential opportunities for credentials in the field of project management. For those who missed it, we offer the presentation in full below!

By |November 17th, 2009|A Step Ahead|Comments Off on Connie Plowman at the Engineering Employment Expo
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