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Carl Pritchard

About: Carl Pritchard

Carl Pritchard, PMP®, PMI-RMP® is the author of seven project management texts, and co-produced “The Audio PMP Prep: Conversations on Passing the PMP® Exam” with Bruce Falk. He is the U.S. Correspondent for the British Project Management Magazine, “Project Manager Today” and serves on the board of directors for

All Articles and Webinars by Carl Pritchard

Winning Presentation Skills

Written on January 23, 2020, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Leadership category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: The winning project, the winning program, the winning career are often defined by the presentation skills of the manager involved. Winning presentation skills are not defined by…

Avoiding Death by PowerPoint (and other Presentation Arts)

Written on January 16, 2020, by

We CAN! We WILL!  With either of those word pairings, you can set yourself off on the right foot for your next presentation. But, with the wrong opening, you can kill it with equal levels of ease. We’ve all been there. It’s the presentation from Hades. The speaker seems a bit confused and ducks behind…

Webinar Recap: Communicating UP!

Written on May 24, 2019, by

  Communicating UP! Posted: 2/6/19 Presenter: Carl Pritchard Moderator: Kyle   Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Carl Pritchard’s Communicating UP! webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing…

Slam on the Breaks! – The Challenges of Communication and Three Steps to Overcome Them

Written on January 28, 2019, by

In addition to the dozens of other hats I wear, I occasionally serve as a technical manuscript editor for a major publisher. In reading the work of others, I’m reminded how profoundly we miscommunicate without realizing it. Some of you read the title for this article, recognizing the non-spellcheckable glaring typo in it.  Think about…

10 Traits Of Amazing Project Managers

Written on May 10, 2018, by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): >This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Leadership category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Project Managers can run the gamut from average to amazing. We all like to count ourselves amongst the latter, but are we? Carl Pritchard, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, takes us through…

Are You an AMAZING Project Manager?

Written on April 30, 2018, by

Imagine you’ve just finished an incredible meal at an incredible restaurant. The food was flawless. Everything was perfect. Your significant other was duly impressed. What would it take to make you cough up a 25% gratuity? Many of us wouldn’t even consider such a thing, but there comes a time when it seems appropriate. I…

The Three Most Common Risks in Project Management

Written on June 6, 2017, by

Projects hit the same risks over and over again: The requirements may not be adequately defined, causing re-work; The team members may not collaborate adequately, causing delays and cost overruns; and/or The client may prove mercurial, causing delays, cost overruns and re-work. As you look at those three risks, you probably have a reasonably high…

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