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Increasing Productivity in the Workplace

Increasing Productivity in the Workplace

Gerald J. Leonard 

I offer a unique approach to accomplishing more productivity in the workplace. As an accomplished musician, creativity, innovation, and peak performance are part of my world. I leverage these very principles to give your business the edge needed to succeed in a highly competitive workplace. I'm the author of Culture Is The Bass: 7 Principles for Developing A Culture That Works and the upcoming book, Workplace Jazz: How to IMPROVISE – 9 Steps to Creating High-Performing Agile Project Teams.

I'm the CEO of Principles of Execution (PofE), a Certified Minority Business Enterprise, Strategic Project Portfolio Management, and Culture Change consulting and coaching practice with over 20+ years experiencing working with large Federal and State Governments and Multi-National Corporations.

WHAT I DO: I help CIOs, VPs, Directors, and Managers of Project Management build, engage, and sustain a more mature project practice. I help them create productive project teams that can accomplish more every day through my consulting, coaching, and online assessments.

HOW I DO IT: I show you how to leverage the PPM 360 Maturity Model and build a culture of strategy execution in a way that enables a seamless cultural shift and generate stakeholder buy-in by providing expert guidance on improving efficient and effective project oversight.

WHY IT WORKS: Anyone can CLAIM authority online. The PPM 360 Assessment shines a light on your complex project portfolio management processes and can help you identify and prioritize which methods to implement first. It will show you which processes will bring immediate value and quick wins to your organization and your executive management team.

WHAT MAKES ME DIFFERENT:
I offer a unique approach to accomplishing more productivity in the workplace. As an accomplished musician, creativity, innovation, and peak performance are part of my world. I provide an insightful and unique way of combining my experience and expertise as a professional bassist and a certified Portfolio Management Professional consultant.

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Photo by Joe del Tufo, Moonloop Photography.

SERVICES I PROVIDE:
💡 PPM 360 Online Maturity Assessments
💡 1-on-1 PMO Leadership Coaching & Consulting
💡 PM Productivity Hacks, Demystifying Project Portfolio Management and Creating A Culture of Execution Online Courses

WHERE YOU'VE SEEN ME:
🎥 PM World 360
🎥 CIO.com Magazine
🎥 Entrepreneur.com
🎥 Project Manager Today
🎥 The TechRepublic
🎥 Voted #44 on the 130 Top Project Management Influencers List

RESULTS:
👍🏼 Help reduced time of project development by 40%, and enabled clients Dashboard to track development and delivery metrics in a way that simply would not have been possible before.

I attended Central State University in Ohio where I received my Bachelor in Music degree and later earned a Masters in Music for classical bass from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. After graduation, I moved to New York City where I worked as a professional bassist and studied with the late David Walters, distinguished professor of double bass at both the Juilliard and Manhattan schools of music.

During the last 20+ years, I've worked as an IT Project Management consultant and earned the PfMP, PMP, MCSE, MCTS, CQIA, COBIT Foundation, and ITIL foundation certifications increasing productivity in the workplace for his clients. I've also acquired certifications in Project Management and Business Intelligence from the University of California, Berkeley, Theory of Constraints Portfolio Management Technical Expert from the Goldratt Institute, Hoshin Kanri Strategic Planning, Executive Leadership Certification from Cornell University and The Wharton School: Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program.

In my leisure time, I love to play golf and travel internationally.

 

Gerald's Media One Sheet 2019-20

Gerald Leonard's One Sheet

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