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Conference Presentation

Lessons From The Queen’s Gambit: How to Put PS Unpredictability in Check

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Professional services leaders often find themselves caught in familiar traps – facing showstopping skills gaps, burned-out resources, unexpected project delays, and erratic performance against projections. The operative question shouldn’t be how to overcome these challenges; it should be how can these challenges be prevented. Kimble Applications co-founder Mark Robinson and Charles Gustine, Kimble’s Head of Product Marketing, did what most of us have been doing over the past year – bingeing shows on Netflix – and in The Queen’s Gambit, they found a framework that can help PS leaders avoid short-sighted decisions and get better at playing the long-game. And that framework is hundreds of years old. Chess has exploded in popularity, and for good reason. When played well, it is all about strategy, planning, vision, and a balance between aggressive and defensive maneuvering. In this session, Mark and Charles will hop on the chess bandwagon and outline the moves PS decision-makers can use to avoid traps and exploit advantages like a grandmaster.

Presented By:

Mark Robinson

Co-Founder, Kimble Applications

Publish Date: May 7, 2021

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