Episode 3

OCTOBER 12, 2021

Defusing Talent Pressure Points to Find Harmony Between Project Managers and Resource Managers w/ Peter Taylor

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Host Brent Trimble and author of The Lazy Project Manager, Peter Taylor, get a moment to talk about the relationship between project managers and resource managers and the importance of taking a people-first approach to projects. The conversation includes:

  • The inspiration behind Peter’s book
  • The natural tension between project managers and resource managers
  • How rapid digitalization is strengthening that tension and creating opportunity
  • The role authenticity plays in retention and “The War on Talent”
  • Peter’s favorite football analogy about building loyalty
  • The importance of a global view of resources and visibility into where there is strain
  • The top pressure points in services organizations with regards to people
  • Remembering that projects are all about people
  • Learn more about Peter and his work
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Banoo Behboodi

Vice President, Success Engineering

Banoo Behboodi is a 20+ year software and services leader with extensive experience executing change initiatives with oversight of Customer Success, Professional Services and Delivery and Consulting functions. Banoo’s earlier experiences with AT&T Mobility, Coca-Cola Company and Ernst & Young leading key transformational and compliance projects, provided the foundation needed to be an effective leader and a change agent with a customer first mindset. Banoo is passionate about driving continuous improvement through sharing best practices and empowering resources through technology and analytics to optimize performance and job satisfaction while driving business outcomes.


Brent Trimble

Vice President, Value Engineering

Brent Trimble is a 15+ year agency leadership veteran who has led agency growth and operation initiatives. As Kantata's VP of Value Engineering and the Managing Director of Marketing Service & Agency Vertical, he specializes in mapping and improving agency workflows. Deploying market understanding and best practices, Brent helps agencies refine processes and staffing dynamics. He isolates key metric improvements resulting in faster revenue recognition and ultimately models performance impact. Before joining Kantata Brent held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, independent agencies and consulting firms.