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Digital Disruption: Why the jobs of today are not the jobs of tomorrow and what to do to prepare by Cody Martin

Change, disruption, evolution, transformation. These are all great buzz words that I’m sure you have heard thrown around in your…

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Posted in: Entrepreneurial Leadership, Industry Happenings, Leadership, Project Management Tips, The Interpersonal Coach

Collaboration Redefined by Phil Ventresca, MBA

After reading, “Smart Collaboration” by Heidi K. Gardner (and being challenged to think about the concepts she discussed by a…

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Project Management as One Meta-Practice: Creativity Codified

As an engineer, project manager, and consultant (for a few decades), I truly have never seen a project (especially sizeable…

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Project Management Firefighting: A Few Disctinctions

Over the years and certainly in the PM business, Fire Fighting has certainly gotten a bad rap. Deservedly so, if…

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When Cultures Clash; Written by Phil Ventresca, M.B.A.

When Cultures Clash Written by Phil Ventresca, M.B.A.   Global organizations, multi-nationals and domestic alike, all share a common thread;…

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Minimally Invasive Process Improvement; written by: Phil Ventresca, M.B.A.

Process, according to Webster, is defined as a natural phenomenon marked by gradual changes that lead toward a particular result:…

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Being of Service Written by Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP

There are not many organizations today that don’t espouse service to be a key element of their culture. Although there…

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Moral Compass Presentation; Written and Delivered by Phil Ventresca, MBA

I am honored to be speaking to the VT chapter of Upward Bound kids in June about the Moral compass….

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Feedback Session Best Practices; written by Phil Ventresca, MBA with contributions by Frank Ferrante

Overview The feedback session is often a misunderstood descriptor, and is unfortunately quite often leveraged as an “event” rather than…

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