April 21, 2015
Mark Hehl with Solutions4Business joins host Craig Price to discuss conflict management. Not many people like conflict in the workplace and even fewer like getting involved when the conflict may not involve you. Mark and Craig discuss how conflict can be good for organizations, but they also discuss how planning ahead can eliminate many of the potential conflicts that could pop up on a project. They discuss the reasons for conflict, including people who just like pushing buttons and causing chaos (Craig calls them “social terrorists”) as well as separate departments having separate goals and never communicating them to each other. All of this talk will be showcased at the Southern New England Chapter of PMI Professional Development Day in Hartford CT this April 27th and 28th. If you’re in the Nutmeg state at the time, register at SNEC-PMI.org. Hope to see you there!
APP BONUS: Get Mark’s entire powerpoint presentation from the event! In order to be successful the project manager needs to understand and manage conflict. This session will arm the Project Manager with the skills to avoid conflict along with time tested methods to resolve conflicts within their projects. It will also explore the beneficial and negative effects of project conflict. Application of these strategies will result in enhanced project performance.
April 14, 2015
Geoff Akins Hannah (@BubbleGeoff on Twitter) joins host Craig Price to discuss performing for children. Kids are not Craig’s thing. For the most part they seem like small annoying adults with little accountability and an enabler or two trailing behind them. He likes individual kids but not children and certainly not in large groups. Thankfully there are people like Geoff who have no problems with kids and in-fact seeks them out as his market as a speaker. Known as the Bubble Master, Geoff invited Craig to a performance while touring through Texas. The two discussed Geoff’s start with developmentally challenged children, is there a Bubble Cabal as well as a slew of tips on how to interact, entertain and enlighten groups of children. He literally does hundreds of shows a years for thousands of kids and adults. If you want to understand performing for children better, this is the guy to talk to. Thankfully, he’s on the podcast so no need to figure out where in the country he might be today!
Geoff and his fantastic bubblemaking can be found at http://bubble-wonders.com
APP BONUS: Listen to the Bubble Wonders Show theme song “Anything is Possible!” by Jen Hannah.
Dr. Robert Weil (@SportsDocRadio on Twitter) joins host Craig Price to discuss sports medicine. With baseball season starting this week, the ice thawing across the northern territories and the flowers blooming, spring has officially sprung. With the warming weather that means more people leaving their winter lairs and heading outside to enjoy the fresh air. That also means schools are starting their sports schedule and people are doing many outdoor activities that can lead to injuries. Craig and Dr. Weil, a sports podiatrist, discuss youth sports, hydrating properly, concussions, PEDs and how important feet can be to avoiding and treating injuries. More and more of us are getting active and sports medicine becomes more and more important. If you are active in life, take a load off and listen to this podcast today!
Dr. Robert Weil, D.P.M. specializes in podiatric medicine, orthotics and sports medicine. He can be heard weekly at http://healthylife.net and you can learn more about him at his own site http://www.sportsdoctorradio.com/
Lou Sapienza (@LouSapienza on twitter) joins host Craig Price to talk about MIA retrieval. It’s not often that Craig has an opportunity to talk to someone who is trying to make a difference. He talks to people who have made a difference or are making a distance but when Craig was made aware of Lou Sapienza and his company North South Polar, Inc. he knew people needed to hear more. The two talk of Lou’s attempts to recover 3 men who had crashed in Greenland during World War II, what kinds of equipment and manpower are needed and how the government needs specialists like Lou to help them recover their lost soldiers. Take some time to listen to what Lou is doing and if you feel the need to help, please contact your US Representative or Senator to let them know you feel this is as an important mission as Craig and Lou do.
You can learn more about North South Polar, Inc at www.nspolar.us as well as The Fallen American Veterans Foundation at http://www.favf.us/
The Fallen American Veterans Foundation, Inc., (FAVF) is a non-profit private Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) created in the spirit and belief that every American service member (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard) who has fallen while in the overseas service of our country, and whose body remains unrecovered, be brought home. They are advocates for these fallen heroes, their families and friends, and for every service member that has served honorably overseas and in harm’s way.