News for November 2011

November Issue of PM Minimalist Update Is Now Available

I just emailed my latest PM Minimalist Update to subscribers.  It’s loaded with articles, links, and more. Check it out here:

Subscribe today & get a Bonus zip file containing 15 PM articles or tools in PDFform (88-pages total!) plus a 37-minute PM podcast!

View Previous Issues of the PM Minimalist Update Online:

Edited: November 30th, 2011

Get The PM Minimalist “To Go” for Your New Tablet Computer

Are you the proud owner of a new tablet computer or e-reader(I just got my first one a few days ago… and I love it!) 

I’m happy to tell you that The Project Management Minimalist (the complete book and tool collection) is available for under $10 from Amazon for your KindleBarnes & Noble for your NOOK, or PDF (which all e-readers can read) from my website.


Edited: November 30th, 2011

Two New Videos: Quick Tours of This Website & My PM FREEBIES Website

I recently released a couple of new videos that provide quick (5 minute) tours of this website (Michael Greer’s PM Resources) and my Project Management FREEBIES site. There are plenty of useful PM resources at both sites. These videos will help you find what you’re looking for. Enjoy!

Thumbnail: Michael Greer's PM Resources website

Go to video "Website Tour: Michael Greer's PM (Project Management) Resources"


Thumbnail: Link to "Website Tour Project Management FREEBIES Website"

Go to "Website Tour Project Management FREEBIES Website"


Edited: November 28th, 2011

Let’s Connect on Google Plus!

Are you using Google Plus? Click here and let’s connect, person to person!

Michael Greer on Google Plus


The PM Resources Page on Google Plus!
Or you can simply add my PM Resources page to one of your Circles and see my blog updates and other announcements in your Stream.

Michael Greer’s PM Resources
on Google+


For more about Google Plus, check out my recent blog post:

And here are two good introductions to Google Plus:

Edited: November 28th, 2011

Stacy Pearson’s One Simple Thing: The Project Debrief Session

photo: Stacy Pearson

Stacy Pearson

(The following article is part of our One Simple Thing…to Improve Projects series. It was contributed by Stacy Pearson.  Stacy is a volunteer, mom, and project manager.  She is also the founder of The Blogunteer – a blog that is dedicated to inspiring volunteerism by highlighting the many organizations already out there making a difference and individuals who give their time. You can follow Stacy Pearson on Twitter at


At the end of a project, many of us just want to be done. We may already have a new thing to move onto, we may be happy that some project frustrations will go away, or we may just look forward to an end of project celebration. (more…)

Edited: November 21st, 2011

Kelly Kazimer’s One Simple Thing: Time Diamonds!

Photo: Kelly Kazimer

Kelly Kazimer

(The following article is part of our One Simple Thing…to Improve Projects series. It was contributed by Kelly Kazimer.  Kelly is a certified Project Management Professional and thought leader in social project management at Upstart Industries, creator of Vantage: The Social Approach to Project Management.  You can follow Kelly on Twitter at @klkaz  & learn more about Vantage  (@projectvantage) at


In a recent blog post, Michael Greer posed a very interesting question: “What is one simple thing that can improve projects and/or project management?”  He just had to include that one, small, troublesome word: simple. If he had only omitted it, then this would be a far simpler article to write.


Edited: November 17th, 2011

One Simple Thing…

to Improve Projects & Project Management

I’m a PM Minimalist and I’m on a quest!  I’m looking for answers to this question: 

What’s one simple thing that can improve projects and/or project management?

Edited: November 4th, 2011

5 Google Plus Features That Will Immediately Benefit Your Project Team


Projects move forward through communications among team members. And to achieve maximum impact, project communications should be timely (immediate, if possible!), well-targeted to the specific team members who need the info, and universally retrievable from wherever team members happen to be located physically.

Google’s amazing new web space, Google Plus, can provide your team with a free, easy-to-use, communications infrastructure that meets all three of these criteria.


Edited: November 1st, 2011