November 2019
Driving Effective Project Management
Learn about Effective Project Management

Wednesday, November 20th, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Project management focuses almost exclusively on tracking schedule, to the dangerous exclusion of metrics that are almost always the cause of project failure. A project is analogous to an automotive engine, more so than is apparent. Learn how lessons learned driving a classic sports car can teach us much about effective project management.  Click Here to Register
This breakout session focuses on the four Key Value Areas of Evidence-Based Management. In this session, i t will demonstrate how metrics in each of these areas will help you rapidly and consistently deliver value to your clients over time.
"Building the Relationship and Negotiating Agreement" 
Wednesday, November 13th,
5:30 - 8:00 PM
We will discuss the importance of getting to know each other in the mentoring partnership, exploring each other’s experiences, talking about other helping relationships you’ve benefited from in the past, and building trust.
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Featured Article
by Belle Beth Cooper / Fast Company, courtesy of Flipboard

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.

On many occasions, I find myself convinced that there is a certain way to do things, only to find out that actually that’s the completely wrong way to think about it. For example, I always found it fairly understandable that we can multitask. Well, according to the latest research studies, it’s literally impossible for our brains to handle two tasks at the same time. Read more
Recent Events

On October 16th, Mark A. Pfister, CEO of M. A. Pfister Strategy Group gave an inspiring presentation, sharing insights on how emotional intelligence and mindfulness enhance our value as project managers. In addition, he emphasized that project managers and leaders must be able to embrace change and stay current in their area of expertise if they want to be viewed as trusted guides for change within their organization. Read more

On October 30th, our President, Frank Bacchus; the VP of Membership, Jim Litsas and the Program Manager of Special projects, Jennifer Rufa invited the PMINYC Volunteers to an appreciation event. This awesome networking event was at The Tailor Public House where the volunteers had an opportunity to network and mingle . Read more
Growth Opportunities
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Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, network, take on new challenges, further develop your leadership skills, and know you’ve helped PMINYC. Finding volunteer opportunities on the website is easy:  click here to check the latest openings. If you don’t see exactly what you are interested in, write us at  to discuss other options.
Mentoring Corner

Do you have what it takes to be a Mentor? PMINYC is looking for a few good mentors!

If you have your PMP or PgMP certification and have an hour each month to share your life lessons with an early career project manager, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply at  our web page
or e mail us at  
Community | Education | Enrichment
PMI Credential Study Groups

 Do you know about PMI Study Groups? If you are gearing up to take the PMP exam, sign up now for the PMP Study Group program to prepare for the exam.

Check the PMP Study Group Homepage to read more about the program and see the latest schedule or click here to sign up.

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 Member Orientation
(refresher for continuing members)
Tuesday, December 3rd, 8:00pm

How can you get the most value from your membership? This free webinar will review chapter programs and ways that membership can help you meet your objectives. Read more and Register
Upcoming PMINYC and Area Chapter Events
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November 19th Meeting
Presenting to C-Suite
November 13th Meeting
 Mind the Gap: Managing Motivation in Your Organization

PMINYC Toastmasters
International Club
Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month from 6-8 pm.

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