The Sensible Project Manager Podcast provides an insider’s edge to project management. The Sensible Project Manager shares his experiences from over 15 years as a PM. You will benefit by learning how he approaches project management in a practical way.
By expanding each of the episodes below you will see a description of the content of the podcast.
SensiblePM 001 - Four guiding principles for The Sensible Project Manager
In this episode of the Sensible Project Manager Podcast, the SensiblePM shares four guiding principles that help him be a successful project manager. In the SensiblePM 101 tip, he talks about the difference between work and duration.
In this episode of the Sensible Project Manager Podcast, the SensiblePM discusses the Value of Project Management. In the SensiblePM 101 tip, he talks about task dependencies, predecessors and successors.
SensiblePM 004 – 5 Ways to Improve Project Communications
In this episode of the Sensible Project Manager Podcast, the SensiblePM shares 5 ways to improve communications on a project. By following these 5 guidelines, you will improve your communication skills both personally and as a project manager.
SensiblePM 006 – Robert Kelly Discusses Project Management and Social Media
In this episode of the Sensible Project Manager Podcast, the SensiblePM interviews Robert Kelly who discusses project management, social media and his role in creating #PMChat on Twitter. He also shares important personal development tips for project managers.
Being Agile in a Waterfall World was the topic of the 11th hangout of the Sensible Project Manager Hangout Community on Google+. Joseph Flahiff of Whitewater Projects was the guest in this discussion about how agile can be used in a traditional project management environment.
SensiblePM 008 – What Project Management Mean to Me
Three participants of the first #PMFlashBlog share their blog posts about “What Project Management Means to Me”. Mark Phillipy, Francis Hooke, and Robert Kelly discuss their points of view on #PMHangout, the weekly hangout held in the Sensible Project Manager Hangout Community on Google+.
SensiblePM 009 – Strategies for Project Sponsorship
Two authors of the book “Strategies for Project Sponsorship”, Vicki James and Ron Rosenhead, joined Mark Phillipy to discuss project sponsorship on the 21st #PMHangout. These hangouts are held weekly and are sponsored by the Sensible Project Manager Hangout Community on Google+.
SensiblePM 010 – Project Management Tools for Great Business Results
Francis Hooke joined Mark Phillipy to talk about how project management impacts the bottom line of a business. Francis shared a case study where he used project management tools to help a new company produce great business results.
On this episode of the Sensible Project Manager Podcast, I was pleased to be joined by five thought leaders in the project management community who took the “Project Management Challenge”. Each panelist approached the challenge using their favorite project management methodology or framework.
SensiblePM 012 – Cultural Neuroscience: Cultural Intelligence for Global Project Managers
Samad Aidane shares his research about Cultural Neuroscience on this episode of the Sensible Project Manager Podcast. Through today’s science he helps global project managers understand how to increase their cultural intelligence and improve their ability to communicate throughout the world.
SensiblePM 014 – North America PMFlashBlog Project Management Around the World
Project Management Around the World North American style is the topic of this podcast. In this episode, Cheri Essner, Rich Malztman, and Mark Phillipy share their posts and discuss trends they are seeing in their part of North America.
SensiblePM 015 – Europe PMFlashBlog Project Management Around the World
Project Management Around the World European style is the topic of this podcast. In this episode, Lindsay Scott, and Angel Berniz share their posts and discuss trends they are seeing in their part of Europe.
SensiblePM 016 – Frank Saladis gives back to the Project Management Community
Giving back to the Project Management Community is an important aspect of our responsibility as professional project managers. Frank Saladis exemplifies one who continues to contribute to the project management discipline. In this interview with Frank we learn about many of those contributions which hopefully will encourage all of us to follow his example.
The Project Management Institute (PMI) has seven certifications for project managers and one for business analysts. Cornelius Fichtner and Kevin Reilly join Mark to discuss these certifications and end up providing details about each certification.
SensiblePM 020 - Being Agile in a Waterfall World - The Book
Many organizations today are implementing Agile into their development processes which often means that agile and traditional project management methodologies live side by side. In this episode Joseph Flahiff discusses his newly published book “Being Agile in a Waterfall World”.
SPM 021 - Networking to Promote your Project Management Career
Effective networking can increase your ability to deliver your project as well as further your project management career. In this episode, I discuss what networking is and share suggestions on how to promote your career by building relationships with others in the field.
SPM 022 - 7 Ways a Good Project Team is like a Good Marriage
As I reflect on my marriage with my beautiful bride, it occurs to me that like a marriage, a project team requires work and ongoing care. During this episode, I share seven ways a good project team is like a good marriage.
Michel Dion recently published a book called Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers: Achieve better results in a dynamic world. Michel joined me on #PMHangout41 to discuss leadership concepts as presented in his book.
SPM 024 - Meet Aspiring Project Manager Jared Coffin
This is the first in what is anticipated will be a long running series where the Sensible Project Manager mentors an aspiring project manager. Today you will meet Jared Coffin, who we will get to know during the coming months as he shares his journey into project management.
SPM 025 - Personal Growth & Development with Jared Coffin and Naomi Caietti
Naomi Caietti shares the first step for Jared Coffin in his personal growth and development plan. Listen as we learn the foundational behaviors project managers and program managers should focus on to improve their skills.
SPM 027 - Setting Personal Goals of an Aspiring Project Manager
Setting personal goals to become a project manager is an important step to realizing your aspiration to enter into the project management field. During this episode, Naomi Caietti and the Sensible Project Manager helps Jared Coffin, the Aspiring Project Manager, work on his goals to do just that…become a project manager.
SPM 029 - Project Communications with Elizabeth Harrin
Good communication skills are critical for any successful project manager. Aspiring Project Manager, Jared Coffin, wants to improve his communication skills and receives excellent guidance from Elizabeth Harrin.
SPM 030 - Building Trust as a Project Manager with Susanne Madsen
It is critical for a Project Manager to build trust with their team and other shareholders. In this episode Susanne Madsen coaches Jared Coffin about building trust as Jared continues his preparations for becoming a project manager.