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Larry’s Short List Professional Networking

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Larry’s Short List Professional Networking

Over the last few weeks I have been working to expand my professional network, a pool of contacts from which I could draw leads, referrals, ideas for my current job search. Lately I have been exploring social networking events, and I thought this list of local events might be useful to others exploring work in the Seattle area. PMI Puget Sound Chapter The Puget Sound Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) is part of an international nonprofit professional organization dedicated to advancing project management excellence through professionalism.  PMI is the leading worldwide project management association, and the Puget Sound Chapter is among the largest in...

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Predecessor Activities in Vegas

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Predecessor Activities in Vegas

The three main kinds of predecessors are finish-to-start (FS), start-to-start (SS) and finish-to-finish (FF). There is a fourth type of relationship called start-to-finish (SF), but it is akin to my cousin Vinnie who we don’t talk about. For more information check out “the book,” page 138. It’ll tell you all you need to know.       The most common kind of predecessor is the finish-to-start. It’s called finish-to-start because the first activity finish leads into the second activity’s start. For example, when I entered the casino I had to first gamble before I could win money. (I like to think...

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