© 2020 Practical PM

Customized Solutions For Your Needs

  Our solutions always answer the question, What's In It For Me?

Supporting you in

implementing solutions

Introducing best practices

to compare with your process

Introducing best practices

to provide a foundation 

Coaching

Consulting

 Training 

Keeping It SPICEY

Our SPICEY approach to needs analysis and
solution design helps ensure we meet your needs

Success Metrics

Our needs analysis process includes a conversation on how we define success as it is always easier to manage what we measure.  Key Performance Indicators

help track progress.

Planning & Implementation

 

To ensure we meet your needs we tailor every solution by collaborating with you during planning & implementation. 

 

Follow up sessions help

ensure new behaviors

are adapted.

Industry Experience: 

 
We share best practices from over

30 years’ experience in industry including finance, engineering,

healthcare, insurance, technology manufacturing,

and government.

Customization:

 

Duration: Half or Full Days

Schedule: Days  or Weekly  

Format:   Virtual or In-House 

Content:  Flexible & Modular

 

Follow Up Sessions
help ensure success

Emotional Intelligence:

 

30+ years of mindfulness practice

and MBTI certification enables Heidi

to create a feeling of trust and camaraderie which is the foundation for successful change.

Your Satisfaction is Our Delight

Feedback is a gift and we welcome

your honest feedback any time. 

We build beneficial relationships with

a combination of deep listening, humor and respect. 

Value Proposition

Practical PM has over 30 years of experience helping people enhance communication, ncrease efficiency and embrace continuous improvement. 
We strives to help leaders implement
practical solutions to challenges while
embracing continuous improvement
and adapting to change.

MISSION

Have as much fun as possible while being a catalyst for positive change.

Note:  Fun is defined as exceeding client expectations by meeting success

metrics while continually learning and helping others do the same.

STYLE
Create an atmosphere of trust and camaraderie.  Listen deeply, respect all opinions and value differences.  In the spirit of continuous improvement: 

model giving, receiving and embracing feedback.

SERVICE

Enable teams to move from individual positions to shared interests

which allows creative problem-solving potential to be unleashed

and goals achieved with less stress and more ease. 

Team

Heidi Spinella
Founder and Principal

Heidi is a compassionate coach, skilled facilitator, and passionate educator who enables leaders to implement practical solutions to real work issues while embracing continuous improvement.

Partnering with leading educational institutions, Heidi has facilitated more than 550 management seminars throughout North America and Europe.

Heidi spent over a decade as a database consultant in health care, education, government, manufacturing, insurance, engineering and financial services primarily involved with business process re-engineering and automation projects. 

Heidi authored and presented the Massachusetts Commonwealth Medicine and UMass Medical School's

Project Management Certification program.

With over 30 years of mindfulness practice Heidi listens deeply which creates an atmosphere of trust and camaraderie.   Heidi believes as we move from individual positions to shared interests, enormous problem-solving potential is unleashed.  

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

MBTI® Facilitator myersbriggs.org
PMP® PMI.org

Mindfulness Practitioner Shambhala.org
MS       Environmental Science

BS        Nutrition 

Julia Spinella
Instructional Designer

As an Instructional Designer/Project Manager for Practical PM, Julia is passionate about continuous growth and learning.  For Practical PM Julia has designed over twenty five micro learning sessions, participant guides and slide decks.

 

She leverages the ADDIE model to design and develop learning curriculum. Julia aims to ensure that Practical PM clients walk away from training with a rewarding learning experience and tangible resources to bring to the workplace.

 

Julia has experience working in the fields of team building, consulting, higher education, healthcare.  Julia has served as a member of a Global Solutions Team for an international training, coaching, consulting firm where she developed soft skill training programs for corporate clients with a focus on communication, leadership, sales skills.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

ATD            Instructional Design Cert. 

EdEx          Science of Happiness

MA            Organizational Psychology

BA             Organizational Development