EP 020: A deep dive on the importance of project management skills in consulting

Quick Wins interview with Ed Lively and Stephanie Cole of the International Institute for Learning (IIL), seasoned project managers discuss the importance of consultants need to have strong project management skills.

In this episode – Christie, Ed, and Stephanie have a roundtable discussion walking through key techniques along the phases of a typical project lifecycle – initiate, plan, execute, monitor/control, and close.  Episode also covers International Project Management Day coming up in November and how you can enhance your project management skills by attending an upcoming virtual conference.

Episode also covers International Project Management Day coming up in November and how you can enhance your project management skills by attending an upcoming virtual conference.

Learn more about project management:

International Institute for  Learning 

IPM Day 2017  |  Registration | A Virtual Tour

EP 008: Spotlight stealers, oil and gas, and travel stories with Sowm

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Sowm, a seasoned consultant sharing her career journey and experiences as a consultant in the oil and gas space. During this episode, Christie and Sowm give mentoring advice to a consultant that is seeking career guidance to figure out how to best manage a peer that constantly tries to take credit for his work or micromanage him in an attempt to create a business case to get promoted.

EP 001: Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s the MECE Muse Unplugged (Intro Episode)

Introductory episode of The MECE Muse Unplugged podcast show, a pop-up, bi-weekly podcast series designed to help new or aspiring consultants on their journey to greatness.

 

The MECE Muse Unplugged is a variety show sharing ideas on how to be a great consultant in the form of interviews, storytelling, career advice, and discussing trending topics that affect consultants.

In this episode, Christie shares thoughts on why she started the show, her own career journey, and provides context of the goals of the podcast show.