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Welcome to the Project Management Happy Hour!

PM Happy Hour is the place for frank and honest discussion about real world issues in project management. We do it in a way that’s not too dry, though it may get a bit salty from time to time.

Each episode, we will cover a problem faced in project management today, and share practical advice, real-life examples and the occasional project horror story.

Not only that, but every podcast is also an online class! Our host is a PMI Registered Education Provider, who has structured each podcast as an easy-to-listen-to lesson. To get credit, go to our web site at PMHappyHour.com, purchase your class, take the test (based on the content from our podcast) and you get your PDU certificate instantly!

Episodes & Posts

A03-PM Appetizer-Building Trust with “Trust Bricks”

In today’s short-format “Appetiser” episode, we have a tasty little nugget to share about building trust. Trust is essential for building effective working relationships with your team, sponsors and stakeholders. But how do you do it? In today’s show, we talk about a couple specific techniques you can use to build – or repair- trust. …

014-Condition RED! Breaking bad news to your stakeholders

Project issues! Everyone has something go wrong on their projects at some point. As much as we dread breaking the news, how we communicate critical project problems to our stakeholders can have a greater impact on our project and long term relationships than the problems themselves. In today’s episode we share our own horror stories …

About Your Hosts

Your Host – Kim Essendrup

Kim is a PMP certified project manager and PMI Registered Education Provider with over 20 years of experience managing projects, programs, and PMO’s, and the resulting emotional trauma. Partner at the  PPM consulting firm Kolme Group, LLC, he also has an unnatural fascination with PPM tool deployment and optimization.

Kim can be reached at: kim.essendrup@kolmegroup.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kim-essendrup-7b7a771/

 

Your Host – Kate Anderson

Kate Anderson is an Information Security professional who is a recovering Project Manager. Having spent 10 years in Tech driving difficult projects to closure, her current focus is in the M&A space. She lives in Chicago with her wife, dog, snake and yes, she loves the weather, even the winters.

Kate can be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kateimprovanderson/ for professional inquiry and the occasional shenanigan.

Welcome to the Project Management Happy Hour!

PM Happy Hour is the place for frank and honest discussion about real world issues in project management. We do it in a way that’s not too dry, though it may get a bit salty from time to time.

Each episode, we will cover a problem faced in project management today, and share practical advice, real-life examples and the occasional project horror story.

Not only that, but every podcast is also an online class! Our host is a PMI Registered Education Provider, who has structured each podcast as an easy-to-listen-to lesson. To get credit, go to our web site at PMHappyHour.com, purchase your class, take the test (based on the content from our podcast) and you get your PDU certificate instantly!