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The Professional Services Pursuit
30 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Ep. 3 - Defusing Talent Pressure Points to Find Harmony Between Project Managers and Resource Managers w/ Peter Taylor
Host Brent Trimble and author of The Lazy Project Manager, Peter Taylor, get a moment to talk about the relationship between project managers and resource managers and the importance of taking a people-first approach to projects. The conversation includes:The inspiration behind Peter’s book; The natural tension between project managers and resource managers; How rapid digitalization is strengthening that tension and creating opportunity; The role authenticity plays in retention and “The War on Talent”; Peter’s favorite football analogy about building loyalty; The importance of a global view of resources and visibility into where there is strain; The top pressure points in services organizations with regards to people; Remembering that projects are all about people Learn more about Peter and his work at https://thelazyprojectmanager.com/
34 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Ep. 2 - The Challenges and Trends Shaping The Future of Services Delivery w/ Ray Grainger, Sean Crafts & Roger Neel
To kick off the first episode, host Matt Finch sits down with the founders of Mavenlink, Ray Grainger, Roger Neel, and Sean Crafts, to discuss some of the current challenges and future trends in the services industry! Their conversation includes:The powerful forces reshaping the services industryGetting the right talent at the right place at the right time in order to meet client needs The emerging employee-first culture The current subcontractor landscape The pitfalls of tribal knowledgeHow digital transformation and technology are evolving the industryThe role of Covid globalization and the appeal of a liquid workforce to both organizations and employeesThe importance of a centralized resource management functionApplying a supply chain methodology to your services business
13 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
Ep. 1 - Welcome to The Professional Services Pursuit
In the first episode of The Professional Services Pursuit, co-hosts Brent Trimble and Matt Finch welcome listeners to a brand new show aimed at giving professional services leaders a place to go to be inspired and tap into expert advice, trends and best practices in their pursuit of excellence. From agencies to IT services and every PS organization in between, every episode will provide the insights you need to drive a resource-first organization and do what you do best, only better.
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