Leading and motivating teams to accomplish objectives while staying aligned within a shared process is challenging. To help you address this challenge, Host Kevin Pannell, PMP, and his guests share their industry-leading best practices that will save you time and provide actionable lessons to help you progress in your personal and professional life. Visit show website.
Don't Just Rinse and Repeat Your Projects | Foundations Friday 87

Sharing lessons I learned while reading Jack Kelly's book Band of Giants. More specifically, George Washington learned NOT to fight by watching the rigid British Military and then went on to adapt and stay dynamic as a leader while fighting for America's independence.Check out Kelly's book at your local library or purchase it at

The Definitive Guide to Start Training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - Part 2 | KEV Talks #25

I'm importing episodes 8-25 of the You-Jitsu Podcast, which was discontinued last week. In this Part 2 of 2 this episode compilation, I walk the listener further into the Jiu-Jitsu journey.In this episode:Importance of practicing stand upGiving White Belts some winsHow BJJ will call your bluffWhat makes a Blue Belt?Listener feedback - Focus on FundamentalsDifferences between Wrestling, Submission Grappling, and BJJWhat if you miss the BJJ class?That there are levels to BJJBeing anxious in BJJ is OKExercises to improve your BJJImportance of a solid base in BJJTop 3 escapes White Belts should know4 Supplements for older grapplersDealing with spazzy training partnersImportance of getting position before submissionMoves to practice outside of the BJJ gym

5 Ways to Embrace the Concept of Extreme Ownership | Foundations Friday 86

I talk about how "Extreme Ownership" has become very popular over the past eight years thanks to the incredible book by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin of the same name and the outstanding teachings from the Echelon Front organization. In the episode, I also share how extreme ownership has existed for over 1,000 years and was practiced by Marcus Aurelius, according to Ryan Holiday of "The Daily Stoic." the five barriers we have to accept ownership and the five ways to embrace owning up to mistakes.

The Definitive Guide to Start Training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - Part 1 | KEV Talks #24

I'm importing episodes 1-7 of the You-Jitsu Podcast, which will be discontinued next week. In this Part 1 of 2 episode compilation, I walk the curious through signing up for and attending a trial BJJ class and then share tips for when you sign up and start training regularly.Time Stamps:00:02:02 - Do the Intro Class00:03:27 - BJJ Intro Class Prep00:05:00- So, You Signed Up for BJJ?00:10:31 - Breathe00:13:19 - Frame00:15:00 - Survive00:15:56 - No Free Grips

How to Improve from Suffering with Viktor Frankl's Tragic Optimism Approach | Foundations Friday 85

Man's Search for Meaning is the most influential book I've read. We learn about Frankl's loss and suffering, but more impactfully, about how he maintained optimism and hope during his agony in the Nazi concentration camps.In this episode, I share quotes from his book on the value of suffering and three key ways we can all use tragic optimism within our lives.