PMO Mob Yield

PMO Mob Yield is the area where we share some of the outcomes to the PMO Flashmob meetups.

It’s intended for both PMO Flashmob attendees and people interested in PMOs who have yet to join us.

We hope to see you at some of our future events.

 

How PMO Flashmob Got Started

We get asked a lot about how PMO Flashmob came to be. At the last PMO Conference in London, original co-founder Ralf Finchett returned from Australia and we grabbed a bit of time to have a chat. PMO Flashmob was created originally to get people together who work in PMO – to meet up after work to chat about the ...

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The PMO as a Facilitator

Back in April our Mini-Masterclass event was focused on facilitation skills – a skill every PMO professional should have. In this session we specifically focused on the planning side of facilitation. The planning is an incredibly important part of facilitation, as that’s where the thinking has to go into exactly how we will achieve the outcomes of the task. How ...

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Stand Up for PMO – Why You Should!

PMO Flashmob is in its fifth year and we’re always looking for new ways to bring everyone together to learn and share from each other. We’re having a go with the whole online/virtual thing (that’s free so that’s accessible). We also wanted to get people together for something longer than our usual two hour sessions in an evening. Give us ...

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Book Review: Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

Academic research tells us that project success correlates to emotional intelligence (not IQ) and consequently emotional intelligence is now recognised as a requisite skill for project managers. Anthony Mersino has written a book that provides advice on applying emotional intelligence specifically within the project management environment. The book starts with an introduction to emotional intelligence and Mersino’s emotional intelligence framework. ...

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Beware of PMO Pay-to-Work Training & Experience Schemes

The world of projects is an attractive arena in which to work. On professional networking sites we frequently see people asking how they can “break in” to projects, often with little or no experience or relevant skills. This creates an environment in which it is possible to “sell” to eager jobseekers with the promise of future reward. One worrying development ...

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Let It Simmer – A PMO Book Club Review

Following on from the PMO Book Club last month, in this post, PMO Flashmobber Juliet Doswell writes a review for one of her favourites. From the title alone I’m sure there are a fair few of you that are thinking this might be a worthwhile purchase 🙂 It’s Let it Simmer – Making Project, Portfolio and Program Management Practices Stick ...

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