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I really appreciated the book “The PMP® Exam, How to Pass on Your First Try” by Andy Crowe, PMP. There are several elements to it that I believe go a long way in helping one understand the global standard for project management (which is the PMBOK® Guide by Project Management Institute). Read the rest of this entry »

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Recently, I worked through “Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® Exam Prep (Eighth Edition)” book by Rita Mulcahy, PMP, et al. I used it for two purposes – to prepare for the certification exam and to improve in my practice of project management. I found it helpful on both counts. Read the rest of this entry »

Loved, loved, loved “Agile Project Management with Scrum” by Ken Schwaber.

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I learned about this book digging through PMI’s (Project Management Institute) website. At the time of my purchase, I didn’t know that Ken Schwaber is one of the fathers of scrum methodology. His authority on and command of the topic are apparent in reading the book. Scrum is a project management methodology that is helpful in complex, development-oriented projects, such as software product development. Read the rest of this entry »

This was my first read of any material by Jen Hatmaker. Interrupted was recommended to me by two other individuals, so I worked my way through it. Read the rest of this entry »

I recently finished a book that I won as a door prize. Actually, I chose this book amongst the options when my name was called.  The book is “Repurpose Your Career: A Practical Guide for Baby Boomers” by Marc Miller with Susan Lahey. I have heard Marc Miller speak on several occasions and have spoken to him once. I chose the book because I found his speeches helpful and was interested to see what additional wisdom he shared in his book.

Specifically, I like Read the rest of this entry »