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Welcome to the People and Projects Podcast where you'll find interviews and insights on how to deliver projects and lead teams!

Feb 24, 2017

What I Learned This Week

We continue our series of short videos talking about an idea or observation that was learned this week. In American football, a quarterback sometimes needs to make an audible. Back in the huddle, they called a play, but now that they see how the defense has lined up, they see an opportunity to...

Feb 17, 2017

What Makes A Hit Song? Or Idea?

Why does one artist pull down a Grammy and another go without notice? Why do some products skyrocket in popularity when better ones never make it to production? Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic magazine and a weekly news analyst for NPR's "Here and Now." Derek chases down...

Feb 8, 2017

Constraints are.... Good?

Timeframes. Budgets. Staffing. Project managers constantly face confounding constraints on their journey to deliver a project. Constraints limit our options. They seem to make it more difficult to deliver. And they might be exactly what we need, according to author Scott Sonenshein. Scott is...

Feb 4, 2017

Work...Without Stress?

There are many satisfying aspects of jobs that require us to lead teams and deliver projects. Yet they are careers that often include elevated amounts of stress. Or is it pressure? Our guests today will talk about the difference! Nick Petrie and Derek Roger are authors of the new book Work Without...