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Many Slideshares for Your Reading Pleasure

I have posted several slideshares for your reading pleasure. You won’t get the pleasure of my humor, eye rolling and jokes. Nope, for that you would have had to hear me speak. In September, I spoke at AgileSoCal, and had … Continue reading

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Slides and Audio from Let’s Test Posted

I delivered a keynote at Let’s Test in Sweden last week, “Becoming a Kick-Ass Test Manager.” A lovely gentleman, Aleksis Tulonen, recorded the audio. Thank you, Aleksis! I attempted to marry the audio to the slides. I was not successful. … Continue reading

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Would You Take A Pledge to Not Speak at All-Male Panels at Tech Conferences?

I saw this post yesterday, A Simple Suggestion to Help Phase Out All-Male Panels at Tech Conferences. And, I wondered what I would do, if I was male. Let me provide a little more context. I had a conference call … Continue reading

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Book “Tour” for Manage Your Project Portfolio

Manage Your Project Portfolio is at the printer. If the planets align, and the printer doesn’t run out of paper, and if Murphy stays away from this project, the books will start shipping the week of Aug 10. YIPPEEE!!!!! I’m … Continue reading

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Better Speaking Naturally (Not Through Chemistry)

I work hard on my speaking skills–not just how I present myself on the platform, but also the content of what I say, and how I present that. I’ve almost converted to Keynote, but occasionally still use PowerPoint. For AYE, … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I had a great time in Israel (taught an open-enrollment project management workshop plus a one-day tips and tricks as an onsite), and met up with Israeli bloggers. It was wonderful meeting people with whom I’d corresponded.Now that I’m back … Continue reading

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Slow to Post This Week

I’m at the STAR West conference this week. I presented a tutorial, “Becoming a Great Test Manager,” and keynoted this morning, “Managing the Management Balancing Act.” Esther and I are facilitating two dialogues sessions, so the week is full. I … Continue reading

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