Episode 40

April 27, 2023

(Part 1) How To Achieve More Successful Outcomes from Implementation Projects w/ Shane Anastasi

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Welcome to part 1 of a two part episode with author, speaker, entrepreneur, and professional services strategic advisor, Shane Anastasi. Shane is currently the CEO and founder of PS Principles and joins us to discuss the biggest challenges professional services teams face and his key philosophies for being a better project leader and driving better client outcomes.

Other topics also discussed in this episode include:

  • The downfalls of traditional PMI training and the importance of defining professional services within your organization
  • Moving away from order taking to celebrating services and its impact
  • How to become more consulting oriented towards customers and improve the customers desired long-term outcomes
  • Embracing the idea of proactive escalations instead of reactive escalations
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Banoo Behboodi

Vice President, Advisory Services

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

Managing Director, Marketing Service & Agency Vertical + VP, Advisory Services

Brent Trimble is a 15+ year agency leadership veteran who has led agency growth and operation initiatives. As Mavenlink’s Agency Managing Director & VP of Advisory Services, 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 Mavenlink Brent held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, independent agencies and consulting firms.