Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:29:09 GMT PM Nerd https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/294775/PM-Nerd Sharing new and unique ideas about learning and creativity for project managers. The more we learn, the more we share, the more we grow. Closing a Chapter https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/21897/Closing-a-Chapter Mon, 01 Aug 2016 20:45:02 GMT My intent with this blog was to share new learning resources and ideas with project managers. It started to focus more though on learning resources and when Degreed, published this, http://blog.degreed.com/infographic-the-learning-content-landscape/ I realized I did not need to blog about new ... Learn How Insincerity Can Help You Grow https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/19674/Learn-How-Insincerity-Can-Help-You-Grow Sun, 03 Apr 2016 17:39:04 GMT Do you mind if I share some of my current struggles and tribulations? Growing up, one of my dreams was to attend a liberal arts university, walk to class in my Birkenstock sandals with my canvas messenger bag, and study the great physicists and philosophers who walked the Earth before me. Instead I ... Love the Process, Not the Outcome https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/19585/Love-the-Process--Not-the-Outcome Fri, 25 Mar 2016 19:55:25 GMT Hello, I would like to re-introduce myself. My name is Kevin and it has been almost one month since my last post. The reason for my absence has been my struggle with the scope of this blog. Since the Open Learning Workshop I lead with the fantastic folks at the PMI Mike Hi Chapter, I have struggled ... Apply Your Learning in Smiles and Laughter https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/19072/Apply-Your-Learning-in-Smiles-and-Laughter Wed, 02 Mar 2016 23:50:21 GMT A couple weeks ago at an Open Learning workshop I facilitated for the PMI Mile Hi Chapter, we discussed how to apply all of the knowledge and skills learned from open learning resources. Most of what I have been preaching is about learning and sharing but application, especially for project managers... Thank You PMI Mile Hi For a Beautiful Conversation in the Rockies https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/18882/Thank-You-PMI-Mile-Hi-For-a-Beautiful-Conversation-in-the-Rockies Sun, 21 Feb 2016 18:51:13 GMT Yesterday I had the great privilege of leading a workshop for the Project Management Institute Mile Hi Chapter in Denver, Colorado on Open Learning. Humbled is the first word that comes to mind. Over 90 folks (80 in person and 14 online) attended the workshop at Regis University, a Jesuit University... Enjoying Open Learning with the PMI Pikes Peak Regional Chapter https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/18392/Enjoying-Open-Learning-with-the-PMI-Pikes-Peak-Regional-Chapter Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:38:51 GMT Yesterday I had the genuine pleasure of leading a workshop for my local Project Management Institute Chapter. Currently, I serve the Pikes Peak Regional Chapter as the Director of Academic Outreach. The primary goal is to reach out to local universities and form a strong working relationship. The se... Thank You For Reminding Me Why I Love Learning https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/17895/Thank-You-For-Reminding-Me-Why-I-Love-Learning Sun, 17 Jan 2016 06:34:57 GMT This past year was an amazing year and I just wanted to say thank you.  Thank you, ProjectManagement.com for giving me the opportunity to blog about learning and share my discoveries with such a fantastic community.  Thank you, Project Management Institute (PMI) for giving me th... Opening Up Our Professional Development https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/17370/Opening-Up-Our-Professional-Development- Tue, 05 Jan 2016 05:59:17 GMT Open learning resources provide anyone with an internet connection the opportunity to learn almost anything they desire without having to worry about a hefty price tag. So why aren’t companies using these resources to augment their professional development programs? If you want to improve y... Gamify Your Project Team's Communication Skills https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/16922/Gamify-Your-Project-Teams-Communication-Skills Sun, 27 Dec 2015 23:15:44 GMT A couple weeks ago, I shared an idea about how you could Expand Your Cultural Awareness with Google Treks. Thanks to Google Treks, you can travel to another country and virtually enjoy an amazing experience but what about the language? I would love to travel to Romania, Croatia, or Brazil to visit s... Academic Earth Created a Beautiful WBS https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/16749/Academic-Earth-Created-a-Beautiful-WBS Sat, 19 Dec 2015 23:06:26 GMT Academic Earth is one of my favorite Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) providers and in my opinion one of the most elegant. With Academic Earth, it is all about the learning. Academic Earth is a collection of free online college courses from the world’s top universities. Some courses are vi...