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This is the audio incarnation of Ken Burrell's Pragmatic PMO video channel, perfect for listening on your commute. To start with, this will be the home to soundtracks from an existing video series (so please don't be surprised by the use of the word "video" on an audio-only podcast!). In due course and if people want it, it may also include podcast-specific content.
 
Talking Feet is a podcast brought to you by the Walking Heads team, aimed at exploring our series of audio walking tours and expanding on stories in arts, culture, history and society in Scotland with relevant experts. This podcast is produced by Inner Ear.
 
It is now almost universally accepted that our criminal justice system is broken. Anyone who has experienced its inner workings has a story to tell; from the accused to victims of crime, lawyers to probation officers, witnesses to judges. A decade of unparalleled cuts has completely reshaped our idea of criminal justice, an idea that was once envied globally. In Un:Just, we provide a space to tell the stories of that broken system. Visit thejusticegap.com https://soundcloud.com/ed-starkey-17 ...
 
The man who played internet Super Hero Captain Badass is back! Steven Presley is an Actor, writer, DJ and creator of the absurd, and now he is hosting a podcast about Pop Culture with a humorous out-of-the-box approach you will likely see everywhere else-- but what the heck give them a listen anyway. He and his panelists pull no punches unless they are trying to kiss someone's specific ass for their own gains. Steven Presley has been featured on Attack of the Show, Current TV, Tech TV SXSW C ...
 
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Special guest Chris Trew is a comedy person based in New Orleans, where he helped “start a comedy scene from scratch” (Vulture). He's performed in over 60 comedy and music festivals across North America and has been seen on NBA.com, Comedy Central, and GQ Magazine. Oh, and he's the father of the internationally known Air Sex Competition! We will as…
 
In this interview, Susie Palmer-Trew relates the consequences of making assumptions, and reminds us to encourage people to challenge and test the assumptions we make - especially the small ones. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's interview series "Successes and Scars Shared", in wh…
 
In this interview, Martin Robbie describes what it is like to manage a real emergency situation, and what he learned from doing it. He reminds us to prioritise and balance the needs of disparate stakeholders, and to use the right amount of communication to keep people informed but on task. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.l…
 
In this episode, Evelyn Webber (https://www.linkedin.com/in/evelyn-webber-5963ba12/) talks about how she handled an office move that went wrong. She reminds us of the importance of contingency planning, developing and maintaining a network of contacts, and having the tenacity to find and deliver a solution. This interview is also available as a vid…
 
Murder Or Medicine? YESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told through vintage newspaper accounts from the golden age of yellow journalism... Bosson’s Bitter Whiskey And Bananas Episode 436 comes from a request by True Crime Historian patron Marlene Resch, who wanted to hear a story from her home Lane County, Oregon…
 
As the MCU continues to elevate Disney Plus through the pandemic we react to the first 3 episodes of Falcon and Winter Soldier. Meanwhile, at the gradually re-opening box office, Godzilla vs. King Kong is the first thing resembling a bonafide smash hit Movie Theaters have seen since February of 2020. So maybe streaming can co-exist with cinemas?…
 
YESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told through vintage newspaper accounts from the golden age of yellow journalism... The Montgomery Grocer Murder Mystery Episode 433 follows the investigation of a robbery gone south down South, and while the family battles over the will, police arrest many different suspects, b…
 
In this episode, John McIntyre warns us to be careful when using averages to work out project durations (and explains how they are more useful at project level than task level). He also advises us to consider segmenting stakeholders using whatever criteria are useful to the project in hand, and reminds us that using averages to calculate durations …
 
In this interview, Eileen Roden warns project managers against planning in isolation and trying to provide all the technical answers; instead planning should be a collaborative process, and use the knowledge of the team. She also talks about the value of understanding where your project fits into the business strategy so that you can optimise what …
 
In this interview, David Evans recommends us to understands the needs of project stakeholders, and be prepared to adapt our project approach to suit those needs. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's interview series "Scary Scars Shared". In these interviews, Ken asks Real Project Man…
 
In this interview, Ben Archer reminds us not to over-promise, and to minimise cost and complexity by minimising the number of project phases. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's interview series "Scary Scars Shared". In these interviews, Ken asks Real Project Managers to share in ar…
 
In this interview, Louise Worsley tells us of her experience with powerful negative stakeholders, and advises us on how to use them to help improve the quality of both risk management and the solution. She also reminds us to make sure what you're doing against remains aligned with the business case. This interview is also available as a video at ht…
 
Chris Cassidy of Geek News Now joins Steven Presley to discuss The Snyder Cut. Here is some of the latest following its release. According to new data, Zack Snyder’s Justice League beat out The Falcon and the Winter Soldier in opening ratings. The two superhero stories, which launched respectively on HBO Max and Disney+ before the weekend of March …
 
The Deadly Trout Creek Land Squabble Episode 281 is dedicated to listener and patron Kimberlee Anderson, who shares a hometown with the defendants in this case. Although first reports said that Mrs. Alice Harris was a widow, it turns out she was a divorcee whose ex-husband was of THE Harris family of Harrisville, Utah. This story seems like it coul…
 
Remastered episode from the True Crime Historian vault YESTERDAY'S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism The Cayuga Ouija Board Murder Episode 94 takes place in 1930, when the famed diorama artist Henri Marchand created a set of spectacular dioramas for a Buff…
 
In this interview, Zoe O'Toole tells us how she went into a hostile, change-fatigued environment with no project portfolio overview and implemented project and portfolio reporting. She shares how she gained trust and improved communication, and reminds us to listen and understand before making recommendations for change. This interview is also avai…
 
Warning Spoilers!!! 33 years later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall return to Zamunda! When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in America. By the way, in 2021 he still not doing too bad coming on the heels of his first Emmy win for hosting SNL and the highly acclaimed nod as Blaxploitation i…
 
YESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told through vintage newspaper accounts from the golden age of yellow journalism... Remastered From The True Crime Historian Vault The Pearce Insanity Plot Episode 289 is a scandalous story that shook two Midwestern cities in the late 1930s when a woman came forward with a bizar…
 
In this interview, Richard Humphrey tells us how what he thought was a sensible and pragmatic suggestion was summarily dismissed. He reminds us to pay attention to stakeholders' environment, and reminds us that incremental change is often better received and longer lasting than step change. This interview is also available as a video at https://www…
 
YESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told through vintage newspaper accounts from the golden age of yellow journalism... Josephine Terranova’s Revenge Episode 297 is a sad story about a young immigrant woman so abused by her relatives that when the truth is revealed to her newlywed husband, he breaks off the union.…
 
In this episode, Paul Lomax gives us an example of the dangers in taking instructions and information at face value, and encourages us to communicate well and frequently to keep everyone on the same page. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's interview series "Scary Scars Shared". In …
 
In this episode, Nick Hopkins tells us about the difficulties of running projects in organisations that believe their people are empowered, but in reality decisions are funnelled trough a small group of people. He also tells us about running projects the deliver changes the stakeholders don't want, and how to work around resistant stakeholders. Thi…
 
Returning guest Justin Kirchhoff is an award-winning director and director of photography whose been shooting broadcast, commercial and corporate spots professionally for over a decade. Clients include HBO, Logitech, Verizon Wireless, A+ Federal Credit Union, Sweetwater Living, Grooveshark, LHP Hospital Group, Fuddruckers, Ducati, BarkBox, Tally, K…
 
Special Guest: Kenyon Salo is one of the top keynote speakers and trainers in the fields of inspiration, leadership, and adventure. He's also a real-life action star! One of only five members on the Denver Broncos Thunderstorm Skydive Team, he is seen each week during game season flying into the Denver Broncos Stadium at 60+mph, ending with a soft …
 
YESTERDAY’S NEWS A reading from America’s historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism. The Sad Death of Ocey Snead Episode 51 is about the tragic death of an apparently widowed young woman named Ocey Snead, short for Oceania, who was found drugged and drowned in a nearly empty house in East Orange, New Jersey. Three elderly sisters, …
 
In this interview, Jack Saward (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jack-saward-0278a888/) tells us what happens when we take passed-on information at face value, and recommends that instead we go direct to the information source wherever possible. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's interv…
 
In this episode, Kim Fitzpatrick recommends us to clearly articulate the purpose of our projects, especially when the benefits are not obvious. She also suggests we should understand the skills of the people we work with to get the best from them. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's…
 
In this episode, Adam Al-Shemmeri talks about how incremental delivery can increase flexibility - even in construction! He also talks about running projects when the sponsor's freedom to make decisions is limited - and how he worked around it. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's int…
 
In this episode, Mark Ferguson talks to us about the importance of understanding the business case for your project and understanding how it fits into the organisational governance context. He also warns us against underestimating the importance of stakeholder engagement, and taking what you are told at face value. This interview is also available …
 
In this episode, Nicole Reilly warns us what can happen if you make the wrong assumptions and don't use operational subject matter experts. She also tells us about how good and consistent communication to stakeholders helps to manage their expectations and increase adoption. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars Th…
 
In this interview, Martin Dowsett (https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin-dowsett-a0143225/) tells us how he uses checklists to make sure small but important things don't get forgotten. He also tells us how he brought a project that was over budget back on track, and how he created and used a set of guiding principles to keep it there. This interview i…
 
Encore Edition Remastered from the True Crime Historian Vault Seven Dead at Taliesin In Episode 46, we relive a somewhat famous crime involving the noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright and the night that his apparently crazed butler -- yes, the butler did it! -- slaughtered seven people at Wright’s Wisconsin rural home he named Taliesen after the anc…
 
In this interview, Jack Saward tells us what happens when we take passed-on information at face value, and recommends that instead we go direct to the information source wherever possible. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's interview series "Scary Scars Shared". In these interviews…
 
In this episode, Real Project Manager Shreekant Patel tells us about how he creates and uses templates for repeatable tasks, and gets to know his stakeholders. He also tells us about his challenges with IT application testing, and how investing intelligently in infrastructure and test data can help. This interview is also available as a video at ht…
 
In this episode, Ken Burrell of Pragmatic PMO introduces the Successes and Scars Shared interview series. In these interviews, Ken asks Real Project Managers to share in around ten minutes what they learned from their most successful and their challenging project management experiences. If you’re new here, you might want to consider subscribing to …
 
Remastered from the True Crime Historian Archives SERIAL KILLER CLIPS A special edition of YESTERDAY’S NEWS exploring America’s most prolific villains. The Heinous Crimes of Earle Nelson For Episode 52, we go north of the border into Canada on the trail of the sinister killer known as “The Dark Strangler.” He killed at least 18 women in a half-doze…
 
In the fifth episode of 'Witness', Jens-Ulrich Poppen discusses the case for changes to the jury system in response to a coronavirus-affected criminal justice system in 'slow motion' as well as the pros and cons of being judged by a jury of one's peers with his guests - retired High Court Judge Sir Richard Henriques QC, BBC legal commentator Joshua…
 
In this episode, Bekka Prideaux talks about how she handled a stakeholder who didn't do what he said he would. She reminds us to make effective use of the people and the tools available to us to deliver the project. This interview is also available as a video at http://bit.ly/ScaryScars This is one of Pragmatic PMO's interview series "Scary Scars S…
 
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