Doing the Right Thing

John Furlong, one of the keynote speakers at the PMI Congress in Dallas, shared a story highlighting how his father taught him about the importance of honesty in what we do as professionals.  That resonated with me and got me to thinking about “doing the right...

Groupthink

Managing team dynamics is a critical success factor that every project manager needs to not only about but rather become skilled in. As part of managing this aspect of the project, I have often observed that one of the most dangerous behaviors that puts the project at...

Eric Jennett, PMP #1

We learned a few days ago that PMI Founder and PMI Fellow Eric Jenett passed away recently.  The news was shared with us during the PMI Congress in Dallas, which Eric had intended to attend but changed his plans at the last minute following doctor’s orders. This...

PMI Award

Dallas, Texas USA October 23, 2011 — The Project Management Institute, the world’s leading project management member association, announces that it has designated Philip R. Diab, MBA, PMP, as a Fellow of the Project Management Institute (PMI®) for his continued...

PMI Global Congress in Dallas is Here!

Last week I’d written a post with tips on how to take advantage of attending the PMI Global Congress.  Now that I’ve arrived in Dallas to be part of the event and meeting up with friends and colleagues I’m reminded of yet another very important...