Peter Taylor

The PMO Game Changer: A Value-Driven Project Resource Management

GRAB YOUR FREE EBOOK HERE 1. What is a Value-Driven Project Resource Management? GRAB YOUR FREE EBOOK HERE Project resource management by PMO has changed significantly in the last 20 years. It is no more a mere spreadsheet for allocating resources to the projects and plug the holes. It has evolved into a highly value-driven resource management solution. A [...]

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One Year on Terra Firma

It was (and I still can’t quite believe this) one year ago that I last stepped off a plane after a visit to Geneva and Zurich to deliver a series of presentations and workshops for CERN and PMI Switzerland. At approximately (this is flying after all, and Heathrow) 5:25pm GMT I walked off a plane without a clue as to what was about to happen (and I expect not alone in that either). Beyond some rise in the Covid-19 news and more than the usual number of passengers and airport staff wearing masks, all was normal. But it wasn’t normal [...]

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Now is the time to invest in learning and so I offer you six ways to develop your personal or team skills

Elizabeth Harrin Providing education and mentorship to project managers – Author, Trainer, Speaker The 3 critical skills you need to manage multiple projects and leave the office on time! Here is what you’ll learn: ​The 5 things that make managing multiple projects different to just leading one projectMy favourite method for managing my time across multiple projectsThe best way to sequence your projectsThe one thing that’s killing your comms and what do about it.Book your VIP option place here [...]

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How to Better Assign Content Writing Opportunities

If your project is in need of copy for a newsletter, blog, or social post, your first instinct may be to simply email or direct message someone from your content team with the request. But while content needs may feel like one-off tasks, this approach is a great way to get subpar results and watch things fall through the cracks. So how can project managers assign content writing in the most effective, results-driven way? Read on for our guide to getting your content right. Selecting Your Topics First, you need to know your content needs. [...]

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Ask an Expert

I have noticed on Linkedin, over the last few weeks, a number of posts by ‘experts’ in the area of PMOs These individuals are promoting courses, presentations, qualifications in some cases, or are making some bold declaration about the past, present and future of PMOs but (and here is the really scary part) if you take a closer look at their career (as declared on their LinkedIn profile) they don’t seem to have ever actually run a PMO Odd Now one definition of an ‘expert’ is ‘a person who is very knowledgeable about or [...]

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3 Ways Most People Will Fail at Remote Work in 2021 (And How to Avoid Them!)

Last March, most non-essential workers traded in their office spaces for the comfort of their own homes. For some, it has been a frustrating, cramped few months, while for others, it has created a more productive and flexible workflow. Regardless, as Forbes Magazine recently reported, remote work is not something we can leave behind in 2020. Companies like Dropbox and Okta have announced remote work will be an option for the foreseeable future, and possibly even the default for new hires going forward. Amazon, Microsoft, and most other big [...]

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Creating a Common Collective for Distributed Teams

We have all experienced an amazing transformation in the last year, one which has, in many ways, accelerated changes that we already beginning to happen, in the way we work, where we work and how we work as part of a team. The following is a guest article from my friends at CROOW. Creating a Common Collective for Distributed Teams Work looks different these days. With the rise of remote work, advancements in communication and collaboration technologies, and team members dispersed in different locations, the overall scope of project [...]

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An Audience with Rick and Peter (2)

By popular demand (well one person asked us) Rick and Peter are back with a second ‘An Audience with Rick and Peter’ free webinar on Tuesday 15th December at 5pm GMT/12pm ET This time we will be talking ‘Speaking in Project Management’ – covering presentation tips and how to get started as a speaker in the project management world Book your place  RIGHT HERE Fuente: The Lazy Project Manager (An Audience with Rick and Peter [...]

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Six (yes 6) Ways to Hear The Lazy Project Manager Speak

Check these out – 6 (yes six!) chances to hear Pete Why Stakeholders regularly Ignore your Project Reports and how to Fix that – Wed, 18 Nov 2020 17:00 GMT https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/why-stakeholders-regularly-ignore-your-project-reports-and-how-to-fix-that-tickets-127335713547 By Invitation Only: AI in Project Management ‘a deeper discussion’ – Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:00 GMT – message me for details if you lead a lead of 25 or more The Project Management Software Selection Struggle – Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:00 GMT [...]

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Project Business Management talks to Peter Taylor – The Lazy Project Manager

Project Business Management talks to Peter Taylor – The Lazy Project Manager – this is the #ONE you do not want to miss Date: 28.09.2020Time: 5:00 PM (CEST)*Place: Online (ZOOM)Registration: https://lnkd.in/etcDyPQDetails: https://lnkd.in/e3utEZU Hosts:Oliver F. Lehmann, MSc, ACE, PMPMartin Berneburg, PMP, PSM * my time [...]

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