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The Everyday PM Podcast | "Project Management Coffee Chat - All About Post-Mortems"

Coffee chats, water cooler talk, quick huddles... As project managers, we thrive on these happenstance meetings as an opportunity to information gather. While I recommend these types of syncs are not utilized for decision-making, we can leverage this time as a chance to discuss pressing matters in a much more comfortable setting.

We are back for the second installment of Project Management Coffee Chat with Greg Christensen, Vice President of, who reached out to me with some follow-up questions about project management. To truly mimic the constraints of a coffee chat, I once again set a timer for 20 minutes, since we all know coffee breaks should not take any longer than that! Here's a preview of the questions we cover in this week's episode of The Everyday PM Podcast:

  1. What are pre- and post-mortems?

  2. What are the top five post-mortem outcomes that we must always document?

  3. Are hidden stakeholders more common to specific sectors or project types?

  4. What are some common, yet preventable, blind spots in project management?

  5. When and why does it make sense to save a project versus scrapping it?

Do you have any questions you'd like to bring to the Project Management Coffee House? Feel free to reach out to me and we'll find time to take a break together.

Enjoyed this new-themed episode with Greg? Want to learn more about Greg's experience and how project management software can help eliminate complexity from your project? Leave your thoughts and feedback in the comments section below! Make sure to follow Greg and me on LinkedIn for more.


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Worldwide Readiness Program Manager at Apple, Inc.

Program/Project management professional with 10 years of experience in product development, physical retail launches, health care, and tech industries.

Vice President of

Greg Christensen is a CMMS expert, business consultant, and mentor with 2 build-outs resulting in successful exits. Nearly 2 decades in the CMMS space, extensive facilities, maintenance, and building management experience, lead to a focus on project management.“I have a passion for working with people delivering successful outcomes using a client-centric approach to problem-solving. I find mentorship to be rewarding, in all of its various forms, and love building long-lasting relationships in constant pursuit of the elusive win-win."

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