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Perseverance and Passion - Using GRIT to drive project teams to new heights (C193-210222-EWB)


February 22, 2021 | 7:00 PM EST - 8:00 PM EST
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Perseverance and Passion - Using GRIT to drive project teams to new heights

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Feb 22, 2021 7:00 - 8:00 PM, Monday Meeting Agenda
Registration closes February 18, 2021 8:00 PM

It has been demonstrated that IQ, intelligence and talent are not the prime determination of outstanding achievement. Perseverance and passion (GRIT) is the true secret to success. This program examines GRIT and provides the Project Manager with time tested methodologies to drive oneself and project teams to peak performance.

Learning Objective:

The audience will be exposed to the following: 

  • Why being smart is not enough
  • What GRIT is and what it is not
  • Why GRIT determines success more than anything else
  • A story of a Gritty Project Manager
  • Measuring GRIT
  • GRIT and the Project Manager
    • Enhancing GRIT
    • Employing GRIT to drive outstanding project performance

SPEAKER - Mark Hehl, MBA, SIX SIGMA Black Belt, Certified LEAN Practitioner

Mark Hehl is an international consultant, project manager and public speaker. He is the author of the book Amusing Confessions of an International Consultant which chronicles his experiences at various worldwide locations.  His efforts have helped companies successfully set up and improve operations in various countries including India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Taiwan, Korea, The Philippines, France, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, The Dominican Republic, The USA and Ecuador.  These GRIT projects have resulted in significant reductions in operating costs along with improved schedule performance, service levels and quality. In recognition of his contributions, the Timex suppliers in China honored him with the award of the Chinese name: Ho Man Kai.  

Mr. Hehl holds a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology and a MS Degree in Management and Behavioral Science from the Polytechnic Institute of New York. He has taught management, behavioral science and international business courses at Harper College. Mark is a frequent keynote speaker and presenter at various worldwide locations. He has conducted multiple webinars for Industry Week. Mark is a frequent guest on National Public Radio and is listed in the United Who’s Who Executive Directory


Monday February 22, 2020


7:00 - 8:00 P.M.


 Virtual Event


 PMILOC Members Free & Guests/Other PMI Members - 10 CDN +13% HST

Program Number

(C193-210222-EWB) - (Technical - 1 PDUs, Activity Type: Organization Meetings can be claimed for attending this presentation).


If you have questions or comments on the event please contact the Chapter, by email at [email protected].


$0.00 PMI Lakeshore Chapter Member

$10.00 Guests, PMI & Non PMILOC Members