In this podcast Ricardo makes a retrospective of project management in the world in 2009. He presentes the 5 highlights of the year in project, including Portfolio Management, Crisis Management and the government participation and bailout to projects.
- Retrospective 2014
- December 31st, 2014
In this podcast, Ricardo makes his retrospective of 2014. Two of the points highlighted by Ricardo, among others, are the growing popularity of project management and the availability of various types of software to help the project manager, from the (...)
- Identifying, Training and Living Together with the Pet Projects
- August 4th, 2014
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about a type of project that is often special to certain people within the organization, but does not show real benefits and offer significant value. He gives tips on how to handle this kind of pet projects in a (...)
- Career in Project Management - Part 5 of 5: Ethics, Relationship and Final Messages
- June 2nd, 2014
In this last episode of the series of 5 podcasts on career, Ricardo closes the 10 dimensions of career in project management subject, now addressing the ethics and relationship dimensions. He also gives his final messages about this series.
- Career in Project Management - Part 4 of 5: Flexibility and Self Knowledge
- May 25th, 2014
In this fourth episode of the series of 5 podcasts on career, Ricardo continues talking about the 10 dimensions of career in project management, now addressing the flexibility and self knowledge dimensions. He says that we need to be flexible to (...)
- Career in Project Management - Part 3 of 5: Persistence and Dynamism
- May 19th, 2014
In this third episode of the series of 5 podcasts on career, Ricardo continues talking about the 10 dimensions of career in project management, now addressing the persistence and dynamism dimensions. He says that these two dimensions are crucial to (...)
- Career in Project Management - Part 2 of 5: Focus and Planning
- May 12th, 2014
In this second episode of the podcasts series on career, Ricardo continues talking about the 10 dimensions of career in project management, now addressing the focus and planning dimensions. He explains how to focus and how to plan realistically your (...)
- Career in Project Management - Part 1 of 5: Opening, Experience and Study
- May 5th, 2014
In this podcast, Ricardo begins a special series of five episodes on career in project management. In this series, he will address the perspectives of those who are at the beginning, going through a transition or are looking to expand their horizons. (...)
- Perspective 2014
- December 30th, 2013
In this podcast, the last one of 2013, Ricardo talks about his perspectives for next year, in the world of project management. He highlights that the project manager's technical ability is becoming something already established and the professional (...)
- Retrospective 2013
- December 24th, 2013
In this podcast, Ricardo makes his retrospective of 2013. Again, a year with mixed feelings. A good year for some, a tough one for others. One of the points highlighted by Ricardo was the dangerous excess of expectation, from companies, governments (...)
- Superman, Darth Vader or Poor Man? Who is Really the Project Manager?
- July 22nd, 2013
In this podcast, Ricardo gives his opinion about a topic discussed on social networks all the time: who is the project manager? Ricardo addresses three possibilities, would the project manager be a superman, an evil being or a poor man?
- Why is so complex to be Simple and Effective during the Project Selection?
- July 8th, 2013
In this podcast, in the traditional time of the year where companies are planning their projects for the next year, or years, Ricardo talks about the three factors that complicate the way that we should approach the process of selecting projects in a (...)
- Why is it So Hard to Define Clear Criteria for Selecting Projects?
- May 13th, 2013
In this podcast, Ricardo lists the three main reasons why it is so difficult to establish criteria for selecting projects in a Portfolio Management. They are: the lack of clarity in the strategic objectives, the difficulty in measuring intangibles (...)
- Career Transition in Project Management
- February 11th, 2013
In this podcast, Ricardo gives tips for those who are wanting to change careers toward Project Management. He talks a bit about his own career and shows how we must be willing to break new ground, expanding our career options.
- The Power of Truth in Project Management
- February 4th, 2013
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the power of truth. He stresses that the project manager should speak the truth even if the project status is critical.
- Retrospective 2012
- December 24th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo makes a retrospective of 2012. A year with mixed feelings. Unlike other years, where skill and expertise were highlighted, Ricardo comments on the noticeable lack of great leaders. In the next podcast, he will speak about the (...)
- Understanding the Coaching dimensions
- December 10th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo shares some ideas on coaching and comments about the coaching four dimensions or stages. He starts showing that coaching should be based on building trust in relationships within and outside the organization and not in the (...)
- Trying to Understand the Tragedy of Sandy Hurricane
- October 29th, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo discusses the effects of Hurricane Sandy, that caused tremendous destruction on the east coast of the United States, from the point of view of Risk Management.
- Directly from the PMI Global Congress 2012 - North America in Vancouver - Canada
- October 22nd, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the PMI Global Congress which took place in Vancouver, Canada. He makes a brief summary of his perceptions of the key topics of the event, such as Portfolio Management, which is the new challenge of the coming (...)
- Developing your Business Model as Project Manager
- September 10th, 2012
In this special podcast, Ricardo talks about the book "Business Model You" and the Business Model Canvas. Both inspired him to create the Project Manager's Business Model that he comments in this podcast. There is also be a special video on the site, (...)
- Project Management as a Life Skill
- September 3rd, 2012
In this podcast, Ricardo invites us to think in the Project Management concepts as skills for the personal and professional lifes of any person, not just project managers. Much of what is discussed in project management and many of its tools may be (...)
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