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February 19, 2019
Culture Improvement Painting Your Cultural Portrait

Painting Your Organization’s Cultural Portrait | Culture Improvement

SERIES: Your Organizational Culture Portrait Part 2 of 3 “Corporate culture is the only sustainable competitive advantage that is completely within the control of the entrepreneur. […]
January 2, 2019
Organizational Culture Portrait

Discovering the ‘Who’ of Your Organization | Organizational Culture

SERIES: Your Organizational Culture Portrait Part 1 of 3 “I came to see, in my time at IBM, that culture isn’t just one aspect of the […]
November 20, 2018
Optimization - Watch that ROI

Return on Investment | Process Optimization

“Companies that do not leverage information technology as a key part of their business strategy may ultimately cease to exist.” – IBM: Calculating ROI for Process […]
November 7, 2018

Change Management | 5 Essentials of Change Leadership

“Only one-quarter of employers are sustaining gains from change management initiatives.” – Willis Towers Watson: Survey of Mid-size Organizations, 2013 Sustainable cultural or technological change is […]
October 25, 2018

Culture is Critical | How to make work culture a part of leadership decisions.

“67% of U.S. workers are disengaged. Worldwide that number rises to 85%.” – The Employee App: State of the American Workplace Report – Gallup: State of […]
August 21, 2018
Project Portfolio Management Backlog

Project Governance | How to Monitor Performance Throughout a Project’s Lifecycle

“When projects aren’t governed well, poor project performance leads to organizations wasting an average of $122 million for every $1 billion spent.” – Pulse of the […]
October 26, 2017

Ruthless Prioritization in Project Environments

In resource-constrained project environments where everything is a priority, nothing can truly be a priority. A key responsibility of senior leadership is to provide ruthless prioritization […]
October 2, 2017

PLD Meetup – “Use Your PMO to Improve Risk Management”

Farwell’s Professional Leadership Development (PLD) Meetup for area project management leaders convened on Friday, September 29th, 2017, and featured a presentation from Shawn Belling. Shawn’s presentation […]
April 14, 2017

PLD Meetup – “Leading High-Performing and Engaged Dispersed Teams”

Farwell’s Professional Leadership Development (PLD) Meetup for area project management leaders convened on Friday, April 7th, 2017, and featured a presentation from Rachel Breitbach, Organizational Change […]
January 17, 2017

PLD Meetup – “Applying the 7 Habits to Your PMO”

“If you want to make minor changes in your life, work on your behavior. But if you want to make significant, quantum breakthroughs, work on your […]
September 26, 2016

PLD Meetup – “PM Role in Integrating Change”

“Change is inevitable, suffering is optional.” – C. Carey Yang, PhD. — Farwell’s Professional Leadership Development (PLD) Meetup for area project management leaders convened last Friday, […]
April 20, 2016

Five Ways to Use Project Management to Your Advantage

Below are five easy ways to use project management principles to your advantage in your current role or organization: Identify and define the work: This part […]
April 11, 2016

PLD Meetup – “Project Quality Assurance”

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden — Farwell’s Professional Leadership Development […]
February 5, 2016

Follow the Change Leader

The term change management is used so frequently that its meaning has either become expansive and vague or extremely specific, depending on the audience. If you […]
January 22, 2016

PLD Meetup – “Stop the Drama”

“When you argue with reality, you lose, but only 100% of the time.” – Byron Katie, Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life […]
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