IMPMO: In My Project Manager’s Opinion

Soft Skills Development – As an instructor of project management principles and best practices, I am regularly asked about the “softer” side of being a project manager: How do I handle X situation with a project team member? How do I get a key stakeholder more engaged in my project? How do I get my …

Conference, connecting, networking

What a Great Conference! Now What?!

I just attended a fantastic conference in Bethesda, Maryland this past week. The Power Conference was a refreshing and encouraging event focused on the business development and growth of women business owners. Kudos to the conference planners for putting together a great event. I will be attending again. These days as a solopreneur, I am …

healthcare, workers

How to Harness the Rapid Job Growth in the Healthcare Industry

Article originally featured in the Association for Talent Development (td.org) Healthcare Blog on April 7, 2016. The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs Reports showed a marked increase in job demand within the healthcare industry. More specifically, the report indicated an increase of 38,000 jobs over the month of February, with gains in ambulatory health …

Money, broke, expense, expensive

How Much Does it Cost?

When you go to the hospital for an emergency and have to receive specialized treatment, do you know at that time how much that treatment is actually going to cost you? Like most people, you’re thinking that as long as you have insurance, your medical needs are being met – until you receive a bill. …