MPS Develops PMP Bootcamp

By Maggie Harney

Project management is a capability of M Powered Strategies (MPS) where many of our consultants possess expertise that they apply in the federal consulting and IT spaces. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification involves intensive studying and preparation for a four-hour-long exam containing 180 questions.

The Project Management Institute notes, “PMP certification validates that…


“Audit Ready”: The Benefits of Internal Audit

Read or download MPS Consultant Amanda Higley’s full white paper, “The Benefits of Incorporating Internal Auditing Consultants into Information Technology and Cybersecurity,” below.



Hey CEOs: Physical Presence Doesn’t Equal Ambition

Kendall Lott, owner and CEO of M Powered Strategies challenges the idea that “five days in the office is proof that employees are ambitious and productive” in his latest article, Hey CEOs: Physical Presence Doesn’t Equal Ambition. Check it out here:


Execution Management Services: An Educational Journey

 “The act of turning conversation into something visual, so everyone can understand a client space, is a little bit like magic. The final product is truly beautiful to behold.”

“Shani’s Change Management course helped open up a whole world for me!”

These are the reactions of MPS consultants to their experience in the first cohort of our Execution Management Services (EMS) program. Of the group who started the program in August…


CEO Kendall Lott Reaches a 16-year Milestone

Congratulations to our intrepid leader, President, and CEO, Kendall Lott, for completing 16 exhilarating, difficult, adventurous, risk-taking, and ultimately successful years with MPS. He came onboard as a consultant in 2005, when there were about 6 other staff and the company was called M Squared Strategies. After taking over the company in 2008, Kendall has overseen almost 13 years of growth, including an expansion of services and clientele,…


Sarah Smith’s Solution: Remote Work

For working mothers in this COVID-19 World, working remotely is the best thing that could have happened. I was in a sheer panic when the pandemic hit: schools and daycare were closed, yet schooling was to carry on for my then 7-year-old son.  How could I monitor his education, be there for my family, and still earn a living?  Something had to give and I was afraid it was my job.  

But then Julianna, MPS’ Operations Program…