(subtitle) "Loops & Hoops & Waterfalls: What's a PM Minimalist to Do?"

A quick Google search on the term "project management models" will produce lots of hits ("about 35 million results!") One item in Google's list of suggestions is labeled "Images for Project Management Models." Click on this and you'll see -- Yikes!!! -- HUNDREDS of lovely LOOPS AND HOOPS AND WATERFALLS masquerading as "the one true PM Life Cycle!" It would appear that there are as many of these things as there are consultants and certification bodies to sell them!

Quick cut to your office. You're minding your own business, practicing a Minimalist approach to your PM, when suddenly your boss (or worse yet -- a "born again PMP") shows up at your door and says, "Hey... why aren't we using the [insert "PM Approach du jour] approach for our projects?"

You quietly grimace... your heart rate and blood pressure both increase a little... and then you try to figure out how to respond to this intrusion.

This little video is designed to help you meet this challenge.

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Michael Greer's PM Resources

PM Minimalist

This is a collection of videos for PM (project management) Newbies. These were all created by Michael Greer, The Project Management Minimalist. Greer wrote the book, "The Project Management Minimalist: Just Enough PM to Rock Your Projects!" (You can learn…


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This is a collection of videos for PM (project management) Newbies. These were all created by Michael Greer, The Project Management Minimalist. Greer wrote the book, "The Project Management Minimalist: Just Enough PM to Rock Your Projects!" (You can learn lots more about Greer & get free articles, tools, and links to more PM stuff at Greer's website, Michael Greer's PM Resources.)

Project Management (PM) Minimalism is the practice of doing “just enough” PM to get the job done, and no more. PM Minimalism may be applied to any project in any industry or professional practice. You must decide what “just enough” PM is for your particular project, in your unique organization.

"The Project Management Minimalist: Just Enough PM to Rock Your Projects!" provides lean, simple, and professional-level PM tools and guidelines to help you make this decision and run a Minimalist project.

The video series, "Become a Project Management Minimalist," provides an introduction to PM Minimalism. Enjoy!

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