#007 Dump the Data Dump

  You need to stop data dumping, let’s start right there. You are used to walking into the testing center and hearing your test proctor say,    “Everyone take out your blank piece of paper and write down everything you don’t want to forget.”   ❌STOP RELYING ON THAT❌   Our goal is not to…

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#006 What a Designer Learned From Passing the PMP Last Week

I love talking to my old students when they pass their Project Manager Exams. There’s just something great hearing that what you teach allows others to live the life they wanted.   However…   That’s the problem, people don’t envision themselves at that ending with their certification in hand and their resume thickened.   After…

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#005 The Reason Purpose and Community Results In Success

  This was the final episode in our LAUNCH Sequence, don’t worry this isn’t my last podcast EVER.   I wanted to take a moment though and talk to you about something that is crucially important and even evident in our business: purpose.   What you and I do helps us to live a life…

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#004 How to Reduce Your Study Time By 40%

I hear THIS all the time, “I don’t know if I have enough time”   Now, there’s a lot of big claims out there about how to pass the exam in as little as 7 days, it’s possible believe me…just not the way they do it.   There’s two big problems people run into when…

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#003 The Most Important Question for the PMP

Let’s look back at that title, what is the most important question for the PMP Exam?   Is it related to Change?   OR    Maybe it’s related to Executing?   While these are both INCREDIBLY Important…   The question you need to ask yourself is: What is it going to feel like if you…

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#002 Why Most People Will Fail Through Their PMP Exam

There’s two real reasons people will fail on the exam: following the wrong path and not having any support.   No seriously.   If you really wanted to learn how to cook, you wouldn’t just pick up a cook book and call it good. Some people can, sure. Yet, if you really wanted to become…

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#001 Why I Struggled When I Took the PMP

  There were 3 Secrets that helped me to prepare for the PMP Exam. If I hadn’t utilized these tricks then I’m honestly not sure what I would’ve done, I was under a time crunch and had no idea how I was going to make the deadline my potential employer gave to me.   It’s…

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#000 Welcome to the PMP Exam Success Secrets Podcast!!

I’m super excited for you to be here. Why? Well because if you are here, listening to this podcast and reading these show notes then you are someone who is ready to start making a change in their life!! Whether that change is to simply get more flexibility in the hours you work, more job…

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Earned Value Management Calculator

In the previous “earned value management” article, we walked you through the calculations and interpretations for several EVM metrics. Now, we will give you an easy way to calculate all your EVM measures by simply entering four numbers into our earned value management calculator. Let’s get started.. First, we’ll use the same example from our…

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Earned Value Management

Earned value management (EVM) is a methodology that integrates scope, schedule, and cost to answer the question, “Has the plan been effective in delivering the desired results?” Using EVM, cost, schedule, and scope performance is evaluated against baselines. The schedule and scope are converted into monetary terms. The three performance dimensions that are monitored using EVM…

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