In My Judgement – Toughest Role

What is the toughest role to have in the PM world?

A view at PPM

Portfolio roll-up

Does your organization have a portfolio manager? In this episode of In My Judgement Bob and Haydn discuss what it takes to be a portfolio manager. They also touch on some distractions that can slow down your business and reduce organizational effectiveness.

Tell us what you think of portfolio management and how your organization deals with pet projects by leaving a comment in our LinkedIn group.

In My Judgement Episode – The Enough-ness factor

So what does enough-ness mean when it comes to managing project work? Do you have an enough-ness factor built into your project practices?


Work breakdown structure

Breaking down enough work

Have you struggled with breaking down the work that you do on a project? In this episode of In My Judgment the co-hosts discuss the best way to look at a work breakdown structures and how to identify enough work to track and manage.

Come and share your thoughts with us on the enough-ness factor on LinkedIn.

In My Judgement Episode – PM Super Hero

Have you ever asked yourself, “What would it take to be a project management super hero?”

The project superhero

Project Superhero

In this episode of In My Judgment Bob and Haydn share a great little story of a project management super hero. See if you agree with their assessment.

Also, consider this:

  • Are you ready to share what kind of help you need or where the project is at any given moment?
  • Are you taking advantage of opportunities to move the business (or the project) forward?

Tell us what makes a good project manager in your mind by sending an @reply to us on Twitter. Better yet, join us on LinkedIn and share you thoughts with the rest of the community.

In My Judgement – What is Team Building, Really

Have you ever gone too far with your team building?



Team with blueprint

Building a Team

Listen in and find out what Haydn and Bob think of team building for your projects. Tell us if you have ever gone too far with your team building. Or if you know of any managers that just don’t get it. Are they effective leaders or is it inappropriate? Let us… know by sending an @ reply to us on Twitter. Or join our LinkedIn group and share your thoughts with our community.


In My Judgement – BA reports to who?

So what is the role of the Project Manager and the Business Analyst?

BA reports to the stakeholder of the PM

Who should the BA report to?

In this latest episode of In My Judgement Bob and Haydn discuss where the Business Analyst (BA) should report. Tell us what you think, is it better for the BA to report to the PM or to the project sponsor?

Tell us what you think, who should the BA report to? Share your thoughts in our LinkedIn group.

In My Judgement Episode – Selling Project Benefits

As a PM can you go overboard selling the benefits of a project?


Communicating benefits

What does washing your hands have to do with benefits?


When working with a project team and the project sponsor how are you communicating the benefits? Are you using the right language or are you communicating the wrong message about the benefits? Tell us your thoughts by sending us a reply on Twitter.

Share your thoughts with us by joining our LinkedIn group.

In My Judgement Episode #3 – Agile Documentation

So how big does an agile document need to be? Do we need more discipline when it comes to agile projects?


Team working on creating agile documents

In this episode of In My Judgement Bob McGannon and Haydn Thomas share their thoughts on the agile document. Listen and tell us what you think.

Come share your thoughts with us in our Leading with Intelligent Disobedience LinkedIn Group.

In My Judgement Episode #2

When it comes to creating a project charter do you ever wonder why you are creating this document and the benefits behind the document.

benefits of a project charter

Who really creates the charter

In this episode of In My Judgement Bob and Haydn discuss the benefits of who should create the document and why. Listen and let us know what you think of the project charter, is it needed or redundant?

Be sure to leave a comment on our LinkedIn group site.

In My Judgement – Sponsorship

How important is sponsorship?

How often do you communicate with sponsors?

Project Management

Communication is key

In this episode of In My Judgement, Haydn and Bob discuss a construction project that ran over budget. They’ll touch on ownership and sponsorship as well as how often a project sponsor should be involved.

Let us know what you think by sharing your thoughts in the ‘Leading with Intelligent Disobedience’ Group on LinkedIn. Use this link to share your comments We look forward to read your thoughts.

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