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5 Minutes Podcast with Ricardo Vargas

By Ricardo Viana Vargas

Since 2007, Ricardo Vargas publishes the 5 Minutes Podcast where he addresses in a quick and practical way the main topics on project, portfolio and risk management.

  1. 1.
    How to Manage Coupled Dependencies in Projects10/19/2020
    8:00
  2. 2.
    Bowtie Method to Evaluate Risks10/06/2020
    7:47
  3. 3.
    Review Your Metrics Because They Lose Value Over Time09/28/2020
    6:14
  4. 4.
    Spotify Model for Engineering Culture - Part 3/309/21/2020
    6:36
  5. 5.
    Spotify Model for Engineering Culture - Part 2/309/14/2020
    7:15
  6. 6.
    Spotify Model for Engineering Culture - Part 1/309/07/2020
    6:06
  7. 7.
    The Project is Complex Enough: Simplify Management08/31/2020
    5:23
  8. 8.
    Using the 7R’s to Plan and Deliver Change08/24/2020
    7:20
  1. 9.
    Why is it so Hard to Make Smart People Work Together?08/17/2020
    6:56
  2. 10.
    Why We Should Care about Psychological Safety08/10/2020
    4:32
  3. 11.
    Let’s be Mindful: What really is a Distinct Mindset?08/03/2020
    6:06
  4. 12.
    Understanding Scope Statement, Statement of Work and Requirements07/27/2020
    7:49
  5. 13.
    It is Possible to Innovate and Create Value Without Destroying What is Currently in Place07/20/2020
    5:01
  6. 14.
    Agility and Agile are Not Necessarily the Same Thing07/13/2020
    6:03
  7. 15.
    There is no Template for Life07/06/2020
    3:28
  8. 16.
    Stop Worrying About Things You Cannot Control06/29/2020
    8:45
  9. 17.
    Post Mortem Analysis06/22/2020
    4:35
  10. 18.
    Movement is Not Necessarily Progress06/15/2020
    4:41
  11. 19.
    Regaining Control: Leading Projects and Delivering Results in Turbulent Times06/08/2020
    8:01
  12. 20.
    Work in Progress (WIP): Your Worst Enemy When Trying to Get Things Done06/01/2020
    5:46
  13. 21.
    Unimaginable Examples on How the Current Crisis Accelerated Business and Digital Transformation05/25/2020
    7:20
  14. 22.
    Is It the End of Employment as We Know It?05/18/2020
    6:31
  15. 23.
    3 Critical Skills to Be Successful in Current Times05/11/2020
    5:59
  16. 24.
    Planning the Return to the Office during COVID-19 Times05/04/2020
    11:29
  17. 25.
    Managing Risks with ROAM04/27/2020
    5:25
  18. 26.
    How to Become Optimist if you are Surrounded by Pessimism04/20/2020
    8:41
  19. 27.
    Organizational and Personal Resilience: The Ability to Cope with Change04/03/2020
    5:53
  20. 28.
    Covid-19: Assessment and Action Plan03/08/2020
    8:24
  21. 29.
    Kill that Project: Why it is so hard to decide and act when things go wrong- Part 2 of 202/10/2020
    8:44
  22. 30.
    Kill that Project: Why it is so hard to decide and act when things go wrong - Part 1 of 202/03/2020
    7:45
  23. 31.
    The impacts of Organization and Social Structures on Stakeholder Management10/19/2019
    6:32
  24. 32.
    Cognitive Bias: The Dunning Kruger Effect and Impostor Syndrome - Part 3 of 309/16/2019
    6:53
  25. 33.
    Cognitive Bias: The Birthday Paradox - Part 2 of 309/09/2019
    6:58
  26. 34.
    Cognitive Bias: Understanding the Impact of Irrationality in our Decisions - Part 1 of 309/03/2019
    7:05
  27. 35.
    Using the ADKAR Method in Change Management07/24/2019
    6:21
  28. 36.
    What we can learn from honesty with the Caltech Honor Code07/12/2019
    5:54
  29. 37.
    Understanding the Futures Wheel Tool05/21/2019
    5:53
  30. 38.
    Is the Project Manager Responsible for All the Work in the Project?04/16/2019
    4:35
  31. 39.
    Why is the Fear of Change So Relevant?02/04/2019
    6:58
  32. 40.
    Welcome to 2019: Technology, Volatility and other trends around the corner of our lives01/18/2019
    8:05
  33. 41.
    5 Tips to plan and execute projects in chaotic environments: Understanding the concept of Antifragility12/07/2018
    6:28
  34. 42.
    People Manifesto: Revisiting our Concepts of Leadership, Collaboration, Culture and Self Interest11/05/2018
    8:14
  35. 43.
    Generalization x Detailing: The good, the bad and the ugly10/17/2018
    6:47
  36. 44.
    What is VUCA and Why it is so Relevant in Today's Work Environment09/19/2018
    9:35
  37. 45.
    Regardless of Everything: Self-Esteem and Self-Respect Determine your Success08/21/2018
    6:18
  38. 46.
    You Must Get Your Most Talented Employees out of their Cocoons08/14/2018
    7:09
  39. 47.
    Understanding Positive Psychology in Projects06/19/2018
    8:16
  40. 48.
    Urgency and Trend: Two Additional Dimensions in Risk Assessment05/30/2018
    5:25
  41. 49.
    I'm in Panic: My Project's End is Near05/20/2018
    5:57
  42. 50.
    Reflections on TED2018 in Vancouver05/11/2018
    8:14
  43. 51.
    What is Design for X (DfX)?03/12/2018
    4:48
  44. 52.
    Why Ethics Matter?03/05/2018
    5:03
  45. 53.
    The best way to read the PMBOK® Guide01/31/2018
    5:41
  46. 54.
    If you want to succeed with your projects you need to embrace diversity01/17/2018
    5:29
  47. 55.
    Programs, Projects, and Work Packages: A practical example01/08/2018
    5:50
  48. 56.
    3+1 Tips to Prepare yourself for 201801/02/2018
    8:02
  49. 57.
    The New PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition – Part 2 of 210/16/2017
    8:34
  50. 58.
    The New PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition – Part 1 of 210/11/2017
    6:50
  51. 59.
    Think about how to connect your strategy design with your ability to deliver – or pay the price10/04/2017
    7:01
  52. 60.
    Directly from TEDGLOBAL 2017 in Arusha – Tanzania08/30/2017
    6:24
  53. 61.
    Understanding the Impact of Different Currencies in your Project08/17/2017
    6:31
  54. 62.
    Decision Making Using the OODA Loop08/01/2017
    7:19
  55. 63.
    Does it Really Matter Where You Document the Assumptions and Constraints?07/11/2017
    5:53
  56. 64.
    All you need to Know to become an Expert in the “New” Methodology “GO HORSE” :)06/23/2017
    5:52
  57. 65.
    Understanding the Fear of the New (Neophobia)05/29/2017
    5:57
  58. 66.
    How to Bring Your Project Back on Track05/22/2017
    6:27
  59. 67.
    Does the Age Matter for a Project Manager?05/08/2017
    4:18
  60. 68.
    What Makes a “Great” Project Manager05/01/2017
    6:42
  61. 69.
    The 2017 PMI Pulse of the Profession® Report04/17/2017
    5:10
  62. 70.
    Retrospective 201601/11/2017
    5:19
  63. 71.
    Zaatari: The Desert that Became Home10/31/2016
    7:46
  64. 72.
    Operation Management x Project Management09/19/2016
    4:29
  65. 73.
    What is the difference between managing a risk and managing an issue?08/23/2016
    5:07
  66. 74.
    Project Charter by Project Phase08/09/2016
    5:01
  67. 75.
    The Role of Engineering in the Projects07/28/2016
    4:31
  68. 76.
    Statistics: A Key Tool for Project Success07/12/2016
    3:37
  69. 77.
    Understand the Role of Cognitive Bias in Communication07/04/2016
    6:47
  70. 78.
    Why You Must Be Proud of What You Do?06/27/2016
    5:47
  71. 79.
    DICE Framework06/20/2016
    5:15
  72. 80.
    Why should I care about Entropy? Part 2 of 206/13/2016
    5:35
  73. 81.
    Why should I care about Entropy? Part 1 of 206/07/2016
    6:10
  74. 82.
    What are the Environmental Factors and the Organizational Process Assets of the PMBOK® Guide?05/23/2016
    4:10
  75. 83.
    What are Capital Projects?05/16/2016
    4:59
  76. 84.
    Do you Report Sustainability Aspects of Your Project? – Part 2 of 205/09/2016
    5:06
  77. 85.
    Do you Report Sustainability Aspects of Your Project? – Part 1 of 205/03/2016
    7:55
  78. 86.
    All you need to know about the Business Case – Part 2 of 203/21/2016
    6:29
  79. 87.
    All you need to know about the Business Case – Part 1 of 203/15/2016
    5:51
  80. 88.
    The Civil and Criminal Liability of a Project Manager03/09/2016
    6:13
  81. 89.
    What is the Real Value of a Professional Certification?02/25/2016
    4:45
  82. 90.
    Trust Tree02/16/2016
    5:30
  83. 91.
    Networking, the right way02/08/2016
    5:34
  84. 92.
    World Economic Forum's Global Risk Report02/01/2016
    6:39
  85. 93.
    How to Convince without Power?01/26/2016
    7:05
  86. 94.
    LogFrame – A logical framework01/19/2016
    8:02
  87. 95.
    Retrospective 201501/14/2016
    7:08
  88. 96.
    Applying Neural Networks and Analogous Estimating to Determine the Project Budget10/13/2015
    6:48
  89. 97.
    Differences between Replanning and Reprogramming a Project09/23/2015
    6:08
  90. 98.
    Psychological Contract: The contract you do not need to sign09/08/2015
    5:03
  91. 99.
    International Career in Project Management08/19/2015
    7:48
  92. 100.
    Heat Maps08/10/2015
    3:36
  93. 101.
    7 Principles of Stakeholder Engagement07/20/2015
    6:38
  94. 102.
    Differentiating Mission and Vision07/04/2015
    3:39
  95. 103.
    Modeling and Optimizing Schedules with Line of Balance and Start-Finish Relationships06/01/2015
    8:08
  96. 104.
    Why is Change Management Important? Part 2 of 205/25/2015
    7:36
  97. 105.
    Why is Change Management Important? Part 1 of 205/20/2015
    7:26
  98. 106.
    Non-stakeholder Management04/13/2015
    5:47
  99. 107.
    The Strategic Execution Framework (SEF)03/25/2015
    4:37
  100. 108.
    What we can learn with the Abilene paradox03/16/2015
    4:32
  101. 109.
    Cost Estimating – Part 3 of 303/08/2015
    7:52
  102. 110.
    Cost Estimating – Part 2 of 303/02/2015
    6:28
  103. 111.
    Cost Estimating – Part 1 of 302/23/2015
    6:21
  104. 112.
    Do you know what is a Communication Filter or Noise?01/27/2015
    5:34
  105. 113.
    Retrospective 201401/01/2015
    5:43
  106. 114.
    Conflict Management and the Project Life Cycle12/29/2014
    3:10
  107. 115.
    Building Highly Effective Teams – Part 2 of 212/15/2014
    8:06
  108. 116.
    Building Highly Effective Teams – Part 1 of 212/09/2014
    7:03
  109. 117.
    Project Director, Manager, Coordinator or Leader: Who am I?11/16/2014
    4:30
  110. 118.
    The Danger of Multitasking in Projects11/11/2014
    5:08
  111. 119.
    Directly from the PMI Global Congress North America 2014 in Phoenix - USA10/29/2014
    6:23
  112. 120.
    The Responsibility Assignment Matrix – RACI10/22/2014
    5:30
  113. 121.
    Dealing with a Weak Sponsor/Sponsorship09/30/2014
    4:25
  114. 122.
    Understanding the relation between the Scope size and the associated Risks09/22/2014
    5:28
  115. 123.
    Understanding the Milestone Trend Analysis (MTA) – Part 2 of 209/08/2014
    6:31
  116. 124.
    Understanding the Milestone Trend Analysis (MTA) - Part 1 of 209/01/2014
    7:23
  117. 125.
    Identifying, Training and Living Together with the Pet Projects08/04/2014
    5:13
  118. 126.
    How to keep the Stakeholders informed about the Project Deliverables: The Secret of the Milestones07/27/2014
    3:53
  119. 127.
    Understanding the Early Closure of a Project07/22/2014
    3:53
  120. 128.
    How to Keep your Motivation as a Project Manager07/15/2014
    4:28
  121. 129.
    Understanding the Change Components and the Projects06/30/2014
    4:18
  122. 130.
    FIDIC Contracts: Scope, Risks and Procurement Processes06/23/2014
    6:51
  123. 131.
    Understanding the Effort Driven Task in a Project06/16/2014
    5:00
  124. 132.
    Career in Project Management - Part 5 of 5: Ethics, Relationship and Final Messages06/02/2014
    7:14
  125. 133.
    Career in Project Management - Part 4 of 5: Flexibility and Self Knowledge05/25/2014
    7:40
  126. 134.
    Career in Project Management - Part 3 of 5: Persistence and Dynamism05/19/2014
    7:07
  127. 135.
    Career in Project Management - Part 2 of 5: Focus and Planning05/12/2014
    7:26
  128. 136.
    Career in Project Management - Part 1 of 5: Opening, Experience and Study05/05/2014
    8:39
  129. 137.
    Where should I register the assumptions and restrictions?03/26/2014
    4:32
  130. 138.
    How to train your sponsor03/12/2014
    4:11
  131. 139.
    Management of Very Small Projects: 2 Practical Management Approaches03/04/2014
    3:51
  132. 140.
    Do you really know the meaning of the different tasks relationships? - Part 2 of 202/03/2014
    6:21
  133. 141.
    Do you really know the meaning of the different tasks relationships? - Part 1 of 201/27/2014
    5:12
  134. 142.
    Measuring the Physical Progress of the Project01/20/2014
    5:30
  135. 143.
    Lines of Balance - Part 2 of 201/13/2014
    5:23
  136. 144.
    Lines of Balance - Part 1 of 201/06/2014
    6:01
  137. 145.
    Perspective 201412/30/2013
    5:14
  138. 146.
    Retrospective 201312/24/2013
    5:01
  139. 147.
    Who will do the technical work of the project? Is it the Project Manager?12/04/2013
    4:21
  140. 148.
    There is No Good Deal with Those Who are Not Good: The Lack of Good Faith in Projects11/25/2013
    5:50
  141. 149.
    Cultural Differences: Why Awareness and Respect are Vital for the Project Success11/20/2013
    5:19
  142. 150.
    Directly from the PMO Symposium 2013 in San Diego - USA11/13/2013
    4:25
  143. 151.
    Dealing with Friction related to the Functional Hierarchy and the Project11/04/2013
    6:06
  144. 152.
    Directly from PMI Global Congress 2013 North America in New Orleans10/28/2013
    4:55
  145. 153.
    Understanding that Processes and Projects are not the same thing10/21/2013
    5:06
  146. 154.
    3 Factors that make an Information Technology Project different from the other Projects10/14/2013
    6:29
  147. 155.
    Ego, Vanity and Jealousy: The Project Manager's Drama10/07/2013
    6:31
  148. 156.
    Inside Triple-E: The World's Largest Ship09/30/2013
    5:25
  149. 157.
    The saving of the Costa Concordia09/24/2013
    6:48
  150. 158.
    Understanding the Project Closeout09/17/2013
    4:51
  151. 159.
    Workaround: The 2 Sides of the Same Coin08/05/2013
    3:30
  152. 160.
    The New Features of Microsoft Project 201307/29/2013
    5:27
  153. 161.
    Superman, Darth Vader or Poor Man? Who is Really the Project Manager?07/22/2013
    4:06
  154. 162.
    Understanding the Rolling Wave Planning07/15/2013
    5:46
  155. 163.
    Why is it so Complex to be Simple and Effective during the Project Selection?07/08/2013
    4:57
  156. 164.
    Directly from the PMI EF Disaster Recovery Workshop in Alexandria - USA07/01/2013
    6:17
  157. 165.
    How to do Stakeholder Analysis in Practice - Part 2 of 206/24/2013
    7:17
  158. 166.
    How to do Stakeholder Analysis in Practice - Part 1 of 206/17/2013
    7:40
  159. 167.
    3 Success Factors in the Procurement Process06/10/2013
    5:15
  160. 168.
    Understanding the Risk Attitude06/03/2013
    4:38
  161. 169.
    Do not think that the software is your Project Manager05/27/2013
    3:30
  162. 170.
    Why are we so afraid of failure?05/20/2013
    6:13
  163. 171.
    Why is it So Hard to Define Clear Criteria for Selecting Projects?05/13/2013
    5:03
  164. 172.
    Why it is worth using the 3-point estimates to determine the project duration?05/07/2013
    5:36
  165. 173.
    The new Scope, Time and Cost Planning Processes of the PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition04/29/2013
    4:53
  166. 174.
    Stakeholder Management - PMBOK 5th Edition - Part 2 of 204/22/2013
    5:29
  167. 175.
    Stakeholder Management - PMBOK 5th Edition - Part 1 of 204/15/2013
    6:20
  168. 176.
    Main Differences between the 4th and the 5th Edition of the PMBOK® Guide04/08/2013
    6:57
  169. 177.
    The New PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition04/01/2013
    5:40
  170. 178.
    Handling Similar Projects03/25/2013
    3:49
  171. 179.
    Software Development Projects: Are There Too Many Tribal Chiefs to Few Indians?03/18/2013
    4:02
  172. 180.
    Understanding the GTD: Weekly Review, Softwares and Tips - Part 3 of 303/11/2013
    8:12
  173. 181.
    Understanding the GTD: Processing, Projects / Contexts and Execution - Part 2 of 303/04/2013
    4:52
  174. 182.
    Understanding the GTD: Introduction, Collection and Processing - Part 1 of 302/25/2013
    6:35
  175. 183.
    The Importance of Proactivity in Negotiations02/18/2013
    4:20
  176. 184.
    Career Transition in Project Management02/11/2013
    7:19
  177. 185.
    The Power of Truth in Project Management02/04/2013
    4:01
  178. 186.
    There are something to be learned with the Tragedy in Santa Maria01/28/2013
    5:17
  179. 187.
    The WBS Dictionary01/21/2013
    3:31
  180. 188.
    Understanding the Difference Between Cost and Price01/14/2013
    3:48
  181. 189.
    A Different Podcast: Harry Potter Studios in London01/07/2013
    7:10
  182. 190.
    Perspectives 201312/31/2012
    8:18
  183. 191.
    Retrospective 201212/24/2012
    4:43
  184. 192.
    Managing Expectations12/17/2012
    4:08
  185. 193.
    Understanding the Coaching dimensions12/10/2012
    5:05
  186. 194.
    Getting to know the World of Megaprojects: Communications and Teams - Part 3 of 312/03/2012
    7:44
  187. 195.
    Getting to know the World of Megaprojects: The FEL Process - Part 2 of 311/26/2012
    8:10
  188. 196.
    Getting to know the World of Megaprojects: The Big Challenges - Part 1 of 311/19/2012
    6:21
  189. 197.
    Understanding the 3 Factors to improve the Project Team sizing11/12/2012
    5:39
  190. 198.
    The Success is a Danger11/05/2012
    5:19
  191. 199.
    Trying to Understand the Tragedy of Sandy Hurricane10/29/2012
    6:38
  192. 200.
    Directly from the PMI Global Congress 2012 - North America in Vancouver - Canada10/22/2012
    6:08

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