5 Things I Learned at the 2018 PMI Global Conference

Sometimes being a project manager can be a lonely job, and so it’s nice to get together with other practitioners and just geek out for a few days as I did at the 2018 PMI Global Conference in L.A. last weekend where I was invited to speak on People Change Management. (You can download my presentation here).

I also learned from other project managers from all over the world and wanted to share 5 great insights and fun tips I walked away with. Please check out these amazing speakers who are all giving back to the PM community!

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Advice for a Freshly Minted PMP

A few days ago, I got an email from a project manager who had just successfully passed his PMP exam, and while I answered his mail I had to think back to countless students in my classes who asked me about the same predicament over the past few years.

It always touches me to see the sincere desire project managers have to make a positive difference for their companies and the obstacles that often stand in their way. Therefore, I want to share the ensuing e-mail exchange with you in the hopes that some of you may find some useful advice here:

An excerpt of the email I received:

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