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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!

Sep 14, 2022

Career Advice for Women (and Men)

Most days you can find me working with a group of leaders, helping them learn how to improve their ability to lead and deliver. This last Thursday I looked around the room that was filled with people in a project management exam prep program. Interestingly, all of the participants were...

Sep 8, 2022

Your Kids Are Project Managers

As I’ve often joked on this podcast, I don’t think I’ve ever heard of an 8-year-old child telling their parent, “Mommy, someday I want to be a project manager!” On the contrary, it’s something that they got into almost accidentally. They were good in their particular area of...

Sep 1, 2022

A New Way to Think

Over 300 episodes ago we were joined by Roger L. Martin to talk about ideas from his book The Opposable Mind. In the years since I have personally benefited from Roger’s insights in books such as The Design of Business and Creating Great Choices.

Roger joins us again in this episode to talk about...

Aug 2, 2022

Staying Motivated to Get Things Done

How do we stay motivated when we’re pursuing our goals? And what can we learn from motivational science to help us both at work and at home? We’re joined today by one of the most important voices in motivational science, Dr. Ayelet Fishbach. Ayelet is the author of a new book...

Jul 4, 2022

In The Trenches With Yasmina Khelifi

Every once in a while we have a type of episode that we call In the Trenches. It’s an episode that interviews someone who is actively working in a project leadership role, allowing us to benefit from the lessons they have been learning over the years.

I’m glad to welcome our...