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Peter Taylor

About: Peter Taylor

Peter Taylor is the author of two best-selling books on ‘Productive Laziness’ – ‘The Lazy Winner’ and ‘The Lazy Project Manager’. In the last 4 years he has focused on writing and lecturing with over 200 presentations around the world in over 20 countries and with new books out including ‘The Lazy Project Manager and the Project from Hell’, ‘Strategies for Project Sponsorship’, ‘Leading Successful PMOs’, and ‘The Project Manager Who Smiled’. He has been described as ‘perhaps the most entertaining and inspiring speaker in the project management world today’ and he also acts as an independent consultant working with some of the major organizations in the world coaching executive sponsors, PMO leaders and project managers. His mission is to teach as many people as possible that it is achievable to ‘work smarter and not harder’ and to still gain success in the battle of the work/life balance. More information can be found at – and through his free podcasts in iTunes.

  • Keynote Presentations and Lectures
  • Master of Ceremonies
  • Inspirational Workshops
  • Coaching
  • Authoring

All Articles and Webinars by Peter Taylor

The Lazy Project Manager – Celebrating 5 Years of ‘Productive Laziness’

Written on September 24, 2014, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description  ‘Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something’ Learn about the art of productive laziness with The…

The PMO as the Project Sponsor

Written on October 22, 2013, by

Is it possible that in an organization with weak or limited project sponsor capability, the project management office (PMO) could act as a sponsor for smaller projects? It is surely better to do this rather than not use sponsors at all. If a particular project is in direct support of the organization’s project practices (e.g.,…

The Keys to the Lazy Project Manager – What is “Productive Laziness”?

Written on January 9, 2013, by , , and

Gareth, Gary and Jeff would like to thank author, Peter Taylor, for sharing his material and writing this article with us, which is adapted from material previously released by Peter (see for more details). ‘Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.’ Robert…

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