What do Dungeons and Dragons; the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum; and the creation of the Good Samaritan Medal all have in common? Our guest this week, Micheal Singer Dobson! He is an internationally known project management consultant, author, and lecturer. He’s the author of twenty books on various aspects of project management, office politics, organizational dynamics, and personal growth. A popular seminar leader and keynote speaker, Dobson brings a practical real-world background, good humor, and a dynamic personal style to make his topics come alive. Please take a pause in your day to listen to this week's show.
Michael Dobson’s career path includes Dungeons and Dragons; the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum; and the creation of the Good Samaritan Medal.
Michael talks about how he started with a deck of skills that included writing, theater, and project management played that hand in a variety of different settings: as a marketing director; a writer; a teacher and the go-to guy for managing complex projects and de-coding office politics.
Recently, he’s been sharing his perspectives on how to imagine problems differently in a series called Side Wise Thinking. He talks about the power of being unrealistic; being chutzpahdik (that’s the adjective form of chutzpah) and how career paths go up and down but always forward.Download Transcript