PM Point of View: "2014 Points of View"

“2014 Points of View” Diverse voices, common themes,” the year in review podcast shares the story of a profession on the cusp of change, as we heard opinions on what it takes to be a good PM, the role of critical thinking, quality, agile approaches and the role of project management in bringing change to our workplaces and our community at large.

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PM Point of View® (PM-POV) is a podcast series produced by Final Milestone Productions and PMIWDC. PM-POV allows our membership and the public at large to listen to brief and informative conversations with beltway area practioners and executives as they discuss various perspectives on project management-- its uses, its shortcomings, its changes, and its future. Listens can send comments and suggestions for topics and guests to: pm-pov@pmiwdc.org.

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About the Speakers

Mr. J. Kendall Lott

M Powered Strategies, Inc.
CEO and President

With over 20 years of experience in the federal government and as a consultant, Kendall Lott is the CEO/President of M Powered Strategies, Inc, a change management consulting firm in Washington DC that supports organizations in public service. His professional background includes government service as a Presidential Management Fellow and as a career civil servant at the Departments of Agriculture and Justice, as well as service as a Peace Corps Volunteer (Micronesia). His government consulting career has taken him for extensive tours in Jordan, India and Malaysia. His professional interests and experiences are in economic analysis of projects, business process reengineering and design, organizational change management, program design, and coaching.

A certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), he has served as a volunteer with Washington DC Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMIWDC) for over a decade, and was an active member of the board for 8 years. His volunteer roles include executive management, as he has been the COO and CEO of PMIWDC, the Executive Director of the Project Management Day of Service, the Chairman of the Board of the PM4Change non-profit organization, and the host and producer of the PM Point of View® podcast. He has won volunteer leadership awards with PMI at the regional and nation level. In 2017, he completed a thru-hike of the 2,189-mile Appalachian Trail.

Kendall is a Gallup certified StrengthFinders ® coach, and holds a Master of International Relations from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Indiana University, Bloomington.

With over 20 years of experience in the federal government and as a consultant, Kendall Lott is the CEO/President of M Powered Strategies, Inc, a change management consulting firm in Washington DC that supports organizations within the U.S. Government.  His professional background includes government service at the Departments of Agriculture and Justice, as well as service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Federated States of Micronesia.

A certified Project Management Professional, and a Gallup certified StrengthsFinder Coach, he has served as a volunteer with Washington DC Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMIWDC) for over a decade, and was an active member of the board for 8 years.  His volunteer roles include executive management as he has been the COO and CEO of PMIWDC, and the Executive Director of the Project Management Day of Service.  Most recently, he has been the creator and host of the PM Point of View Podcast®.  

Mr. Lott holds a Master of International Affairs from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Indiana University, Bloomington. 
 

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