Manage This

The podcast by project managers for project managers.

  • Episode 26

    Episode 26 — Lean Six Sigma

    31 Minutes

    The cast of Manage This discusses the Lean Six Sigma certification and why it is so beneficial for those aspiring to lower waste, and increase predictability. They teach us the importance of identifying the right things to measure and monitor.

  • Episode 25

    Episode 25 — Alpha Project Managers

    31 Minutes

    What do the top 2% of project managers know that everyone else does not? Hear the team discuss Andy Crowe's research project and what sets top project managers apart when it comes to attitude, focus and prioritization, communication, approach and more.

  • Episode 24

    Episode 24 — Holiday Gifts for the PM

    32 Minutes

    Andy Crowe and Bill Yates discuss the Project Management tools and apps that they suggest for your holiday stockings. Tune in now to hear their recommendations on scheduling, planning, reporting, instant messaging, issue tracking, and more!

  • Episode 23

    Episode 23 — Managing the Unexpected with Dr. Ruth Middleton House

    34 Minutes

    Dr. Ruth Middleton House joins Andy and the crew to discuss what you can do as a project manager when an unexpected change negatively impacts your project. You can't control the situation, but you can control how you respond to it.

  • Episode 22

    Episode 22 – Papergate

    30 Minutes

    Andy Crowe and Bill Yates discuss PMI's new "brain dump" policy for those sitting for their certification exam. They also discuss test taking strategies and other tips for students preparing for their exam.

  • Episode 21

    Episode 21 – PMI Standards and Role Delineation Study

    45 Minutes

    Eric Norman joins the team to discuss the process of how the PMI Standards are developed and maintained. Eric also goes into detail on the value of role delineation studies and the distinction between project management and program management.

  • Episode 20

    Episode 20 – Scary Project Stories

    34 Minutes

    From wolf rats to sleeping monsters, this episode is filled with scary stories you won't believe. Even the most experienced project managers face risks on their projects. Listen if you dare!

  • Episode 19

    Episode 19 — Advice for Someone Just Starting in Project Management

    32 Minutes

    The team describes step-by-step how to claim your FREE Podcast PDUs. Andy and Bill share how they were first introduced to Project Management and give advice to those new to the industry.

  • Episode 18

    Episode 18 — Thor, The Norse God of Project Management

    35 Minutes

    Want to learn more about aligning your team for success, finding the critical instrument, setting the tone and more? Listen to hear Thor, the president of Afterburner, discuss his experience in leading a team of more than 70 elite military professionals.

  • Episode 17

    Episode 17 — Negotiation Tips From Ellen Smith

    42 Minutes

    Ellen Smith shares how to become a master negotiator. Tune in now to hear Ellen answer these questions and more: Is a win/win even possible? How do I manage my emotions? What are some strategies of persuasion?