Another MPS Consultant Certified in Change Management

Congratulations to consultant Katerina Triantos, who is now a certified Change Management Practitioner. Katerina was initially drawn to Change Management due to a fascination with the psychology of organizations, their departments and staff; understanding where they’re coming from – the current state of their work-processes and life – and crafting how to help them get to their future, desired state.

With technology playing an…

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MPS President on the Nonprofit Show

A recent episode of The Nonprofit Show – the nation’s daily live streaming broadcast where the Nonprofit Community comes together for problem-solving, innovation, and change – features MPS President & CEO, Kendall Lott, along with some of his colleagues from Project Management for Change.

Kendall helped found PM for Change in 2015 to provide structure and support for Project Management Day of Service (PMDoS), an event that he had…

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“MPS Consultants Assist Music Nonprofit” by Melissa Farzin

During the pandemic, MPS has been extra busy delivering consulting services to nonprofits all over the country. We recently completed a project for a Chicago-based music collective, CHAI Collaborative Ensemble, dedicated to honoring history, advocating for new works, and engaging with communities through performances of vocal and instrumental chamber music.

The pandemic has been challenging for many of us, but can you imagine how hard it…

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“MPS Labor Generating Services & Onboarding Process” by Thomas Marzol

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Professional Services have a strikingly high turnover rate. In fact, over the past five years, the average rate was 63.5% per year. This presents a particular challenge for small businesses: How to recruit and retain talented consultants at a competitive market rate. MPS has implemented a number of programs and practices to address this challenge, and we invite you to read an analysis of our…

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“Part 3: A Reflection on My EMS Experience” by Rizwan Oskoui

Hello again, dear readers! This is the end of the series and, as many literary journeys go, this one is going to end on a slightly sentimental note. I’ve been part of Executive Management Service (EMS) Cohort #1 since September 2020; it’s only fitting that I wrap up this experience with a reflection on my personal trek. Grab your caffeine source of choice, a biscuit, and a chair.

For starters, I really just applied to the program on a…

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“Part 2: Ode to Maslow” by Rizwan Oskoui

Welcome back, dear readers! Have I sold you on the value of professional mindfulness yet? (See Part 1: Translating Soft Skills in the Time of Covid.) If you’re not quite there, you’re in luck. I’ve got another installment.

You may need a bit of background for this one, so let’s get down to basics. Every business class I’ve ever taken has referred to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as a core concept, a way of understanding what drives…

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