Author Archives: Lindsay Scott

Lindsay is the founder of PMO Flashmob and a Director a PMO Learning - the sister company to PMO Flashmob. She's also the creator of London's first dedicated PMO Conference; Director of Arras People and PMO enthusiast

Get a Great PMO Role

Last week was Project Challenge and in this session – recorded at the show – we looked at the PMO role. Here’s the overview: What do you need to think about to get a great PMO role? In this session, Lindsay takes a look at the CV, the social media present, reading adverts, training & development, knowing what you’re selling ...

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PMO Scars, Challenges and Career Highlights

It was Project Challenge again this week – the Project Management Expo in London and once again we met new PMO professionals who had yet to experience the delights of PMO Flashmob! Each time we do the show we always think it’s a good idea to capture some of the thoughts of the visitors – for one, it helps us ...

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Coaching Skills for PMO Professionals

Coaching has often been identified as a key skill for PMO professionals. It’s long been mentioned in job advertisements as “coaching and mentoring skills” and more recently with the PMO supporting Agile delivery approaches, the term ‘coaching’ is heard more frequently. What does that actually mean? Coaching is surrounded in misconceptions and in this session, we’re debunking some myths whilst ...

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Know Your PMO’s Worth

We hear a lot about “how much value does the PMO bring to the business” or versions along those lines and I got thinking about the subject whilst listening to something which, on the surface of it, has no connection whatsoever. I was listening to the TED talk “Know Your Worth and Ask for It” from Casey Brown [Link to ...

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PMO CV: The Career History

A few weeks ago – in the PMO Flashmob Online – we had a segment on writing the career history of your PMO CV. We recorded it and here it is for you to have a look – it’s about 25 minutes long. We take a look at the different ways you can write the career history, plus there’s a ...

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The PMO: Helping Project Management Thrive

Check out the article where PMO Flashmob gets a mentioned amongst all the project management stuff in the latest Project Management campaign from Media Planet which went out in the Sunday Telegraph on the 9th September. Take a look at There’s Never Been a Better Time to Work in a PMO and Building a PMO Career. You need to login ...

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