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2022 Volume 1 Number 22

The Future of Work Requires Anti-Racist Leadership

By James D. White & Krista White While phenomena dubbed “quiet quitting” or The Great Resignation feel disorienting and frustrating, they boil down to workers demanding to be treated with respect and human dignity. The pandemic, the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, and the ongoing reverberations of #MeToo have shone a harsh light

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2022 Volume 1 Number 22

WEATHERING THE STORM

An Anniversary Remembrance (A tribute to my mentor, Morton Silverstein, Former Head of News & Public Affairs Channel 2 CBS News) By d.b. Roderick While Hurricane Sandy affected a specific region of the United States, the lessons learned from natural disasters know no boundaries. Thus, I hope this update and reminiscences on the video series

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2022 Volume 1 Number 21

What is “Design Thinking” and Why Should I Care?

By John Coyle Design Thinking – is it one of those catch-all new buzzwords floating about like “synergy” (a while back) and more recently “innovation”? Perhaps not. The origins of Design Thinking (which is both a process and a mindset) have their origins at Stanford and were first coined by David Kelley – still the

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2022 Volume 1 Number 21

Matrix Management for Strategic Projects

By Dr. Harold Kerzner Introduction In the past 40-50 years, there has been a great deal of literature published discussing the pros and cons of matrix management as well as step-by-step instructions on how to make it work well. What many people failed to realize was that the growth of matrix management during this time

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2022 Volume 1 Number 20

Continuous Improvement for the Brain

By Stephen White Project managers understand that what gets measured, gets managed. Exciting new discoveries in the field of cognitive neuroscience reveal that it is possible to both measure and manage the brain’s health and performance. First, a word about measurement. Studies using a comprehensive measure of the brain’s upward potential, the BrainHealth Index, demonstrate

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2022 Volume 1 Number 20

Excel? …in your dreams! (Well, they are in mine!)

By Bob Umlas I think about Excel stuff probably over 8 hours a day! And there have actually been two times when I dreamed about an Excel trick I should try out! One of my dreams was in mid-2019, not long after Microsoft announced a new feature – “dynamic arrays”. This is a feature in

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2022 Volume 1 Number 20

Four Questions for Every Project Manager

By Catherine Stothart Project managers are usually naturally task-orientated – they like to get things done, they are used to working to plans and deadlines, and they expect to overcome problems along the way.  They have the right mindset.  Even so, they can sometimes struggle to stay motivated themselves or to motivate their teams. Motivation

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2022 Volume 1 Number 19

Project Management and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Recently, I conducted a webinar on PM 2.0/3.0: The Future of Project Management. During the Q&A session that followed, I was asked if PM 4.0 (which I am now researching and will be publishing shortly) would include a discussion of the role of artificial intelligence (AI) applied to project management. I was also recently

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2022 Volume 1 Number 19

Reaching New Heights in Project Management

By Alan Mallory Successful projects are a lot like mountaineering expeditions. To navigate the volatile and increasingly turbulent environments we operate in, project managers need to be diligent in continuously assessing project conditions, and able to adjust course when needed. Summiting the world’s highest peak was a monumental project. In addition to the physical and

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