The Keys to Our Success – new book by David Barrett and Derek Vigar published by Multi-Media Publications


26 May 2013 – Oshawa, Ontario, Canada – Project managers are keen to learn from the best. So, David Barrett and Derek Vigar asked 25 of North America’s top experts in the field a straightforward question: “What is your best piece of advice for success in project management?

the-keys-to-our-successThe result is a new project management book, The Keys to Our Success: Lessons Learned from 25 of our Best Project Managers, published by Multi-Media Publications and available from Amazon and all leading book retailers. This book is a collection of the best stories, lessons, and takeaways that they gathered. 25 different industry leaders make compelling cases for why their “key” will help influence your project success:

  • The seven bullets of highly effective project managers
  • Why leadership must be taken, not given
  • The importance of becoming project “business-savvy”
  • Ways to generate meaningful client ownership
  • How great project managers make it fun
    …and 20 other differentiators that have helped these industry leaders stand out.

If you’re interested in what’s really important to differentiate and take the next step in your project management career, then this book is a fantastic opportunity to connect with trusted mentors, read honest advice from people who have been there, and strive to incorporate these keys to success into your practice.

david-barrettDAVID BARRETT is the founder and now Managing Director of ProjectWorld, ProjectSummit and BusinessAnalystWorld. He is the Program Director of the Masters Certificate in Project Management and The Masters Certificate in Business Analysis offered through the Schulich Executive Education Centre, Schulich School of Business and in partnership with nine other universities across Canada. He is the founder of ProjectTimes.com and BusinessAnalystTimes.com. He recently launched the new Canadian Leadership Summit. David is also a keynote and dinner speaker on various PM, BA and Networking topics. He is also the Director of PMPeople.com, a web site connecting project managers with Charities and Not-for-Profit organizations.

derek-vigarDEREK VIGAR is an Award-Winning Professor with the George Brown College School of Management. He leads the Project Management Specialization Stream and has taught over 5,000 students. His students would tell you that he is a dynamic speaker, passionate mentor, and deserving of a 97% teacher effectiveness rating, which is one of the college’s best. Last September he was recognized from 3,500 employees to receive the College Achievement Award in Innovation, largely for his efforts in facilitating partnerships, field education and innovative learning for his students so that they graduate with real applied project experiences.  He also is an active freelance project manager, having provided project management leadership to more than 40 different organizations. He’s built a successful practice by being that compelling hands-on professional who invigorates projects with expertise, experiences and of course a little fun along the way.

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The Keys to Our Success: Lessons Learned from 25 of our Best Project Managers;  by David Barrett and Derek Vigar; published by Multi-Media Publications, April 2013, 348 pages, soft cover, ISBN 9781554891627; List price = $29.95, e-Book $12.95; For more information, go to


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