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The Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is the Certification Most Likely to Get You a Job

By Brenda Fay

Research was done by Toni Bowers, Managing Editor of TechRepublic, and award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She found that the PMP is the most frequently desired certification according to Dice. So, if you … Read more

Happiness is… being a Project Manager

By Brenda Fay

There is a lot of research on happiness these days. One of the latest books to come out on the subject is by Shawn Achor – Before Happiness. Mr. Achor gives five strategies for being … Read more

Being Brave (and Project Management)

By Brenda Fay

This is my year to be brave. Sara Bareilles’ song “Brave” totally captures my intent: Say what you wanna sayAnd let the words fall outHonestly I wanna see you be brave I have a feeling … Read more

Lag, Lead or Laugh

By Brenda Fay

Last week I was in Newfoundland and Labrador giving a project management course. I asked the class, “Does anyone know what a lag or lead is?” One guy piped up, “Yes, a lag is what … Read more

Inspired

By Brenda Fay

On April 3, my company is starting up a program where senior executives will tell their stories. These leaders have inspired me by their generosity of spirit. The executives giving these sessions are all busy … Read more

The Sender-Receiver Model

By Brenda Fay

Why the Sender-Receiver Model is true: My mom said, “Honey, please go to the store and buy a bottle of milk. If they have eggs, get six.” I came back with six bottles of milk. … Read more

Have you been Asked yet Today?

By Brenda Fay

I had a conversation with a potential client the other day and they asked me question after question. Probably thinking I was getting irritated by it (if they knew me better they would know this … Read more

Is it Really a Project?

By Brenda Fay

I asked a colleague the other day how everything was going with his project. He told me that what he was working on was supposed to be a project, but really it was operations. The … Read more

Big Data and Project Estimates

By Brenda Fay

March Madness is due to hit in full force soon. I try to ignore this fact but my husband warns me every year when the season is approaching (so I can know why he is … Read more

Positive Questions

By Brenda Fay

Have you ever used affirmations? Have they given you results? I have read lots on the power of affirmations but must admit I have never really used them. However, when I saw “The Book of … Read more

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