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Dirty Consultant Tricks – Hiding the Crystal Ball

October 3, 2012 by


Nearly four years ago we began the TAPUniversity Blog.  It’s been based on a mix of our training and consulting delivery.  The first topic was a top 10 things to do for contractors or consultants (or not do).  After a round of consulting assignments, in pharmaceutical and insurance, with other consultants alongside me, I observed […]

Effective Virtual Teams – 2011

January 14, 2011 by


TAPUniversity has shared and learned with over 310 professionals concerning virtual teams since August of 2005. Those professionals completed an in-depth survey of best practices for virtual teams. As we prepare for 2011 we want to know what your opinion is regarding what makes for effective and ineffective virtual teams. The results from previous students […]

TAPUniversity’s Blog is Back to Full Speed!

January 13, 2011 by


The load time of our blog was unacceptable.  Thanks to the kind direction on the support forum, the root cause was discovered and correct.  We’re blazing fast again. Freaky Fast. Also we have confirmed over 240 PMP® Exam postings from over 300 Project Management Postings and have cross-index the “Management Nexus” postings among agile, […]

2010 in review

January 2, 2011 by


The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats. About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was […]

Consulting Pulse: Time Management – Covey’s 4 quadrants

December 14, 2009 by


Great conversation Friday with a long term colleague regarding process improvements, Lean Six Sigma, etc.  He reminded me of one of Stephen Covey’s (7 Habit’s Fame) key time management principles of the quadrant theory – that is four places we spend time on arranged by Urgency and Importance. Consulting services in 2009 found a good […]

Anniversary of TAPUniversity’s Blog

September 11, 2009 by


It was one year ago today that TAPUniversity’s blog was launched. Thank you to all those who have followed, read, and commented on our postings. Readership has grown steadily every month, and as of today we have 175 total postings. As we begin our second year of postings, we’ll be increasing the number of postings […]

TAPUniversity Fall Subscription Offer and More Ways to Connect!

September 9, 2009 by


David Kohrell will be sharing about Effective Virtual Teams at the PMI Minnesota Chapter during their PDD on Friday, October 2, 2009 and about Professional and Social Networking for Results at the PMI North American Leadership Conference in Orlando on Thursday, October 8, 2009.  If you’re at either event please stop by and say hello.  […]