I thought it would be helpful to create a resource page that you can always come to for all of tools I use and recommend. needs. I recommend bookmarking it for your reference. Enjoy!

Disclosure:  Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase.  Please understand that I have experience with all of these products, and I recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to buy something.  Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.



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The PMP Leak: 90-Min. Webinar
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All the dirty little secrets of this hidden certification are given LIFE in this virtual workshop. In this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • the EXACT requirements to receive your PMP certification
  • 5 SECRETS they don't tell you about your PMP application
  • how to frame your experience to get it approved byPMI
  • 20 things to do on the day of the exam
  • how & what to self-study
  • and more!
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The 4 Animals Assessment
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"You could show a little more empathy!"

"I wish you would just make a decision!"

Ever heard these things? Maybe someone said you're too social, or you're too much of a perfectionist! Why don't you find out EXACTLY how you lead, communicate and influence with THE MOST ACCURATE ASSESSMENT you've ever taken! I call it the 4 Animals. There are 4 Animals that run any workplace: a gorilla, a flamingo, a chameleon, and a turtle! It's true. And each of them does things differently!

What if you knew how each one operates, communicates, and works? What if you knew that your over-bearing personality can be used as a strength? Or the fact that you're indecisive means you're adaptable?

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After you purchase, you will receive:

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Consult in Jeans, Autographed, Paperback (2nd Edition)
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New emerging business author Chris Daniel strategically presents client stories that hit home with small professional service firms, mid-size government agencies, and large corporations that provide insights and advice you need to improve right away! Consult in Jeans is full of resources and opportunities to craft your own plan to : Answer the tough questions that are holding you back . . . then break out! Gain momentum in:

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The New Leader's 30-Day jumpstart Plan (eBook)

New leaders in the workplace are ill-prepared. I know, because I was one of them. From project managers to CEO, we've been dropped into leadership roles without knowing how to manage those first 30 days.


In this guide, Chris Daniel, the Consultant in Jeans, provides a day-by-day action plan for new leaders. It includes:

  • how to manage your time
  • how to manage your team
  • how to establish your communication
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Whether it's your first 30 days as a new leader, or you need a revamp - USE THIS BOOK TODAY!

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If you look at nothing else on this page, these are the five that you should know about. I find myself recommending these resources again and again, in emails and on podcasts. I use them because they make my life easier, and I’m confident you’ll agree too.

Podcasting/Recording Tools (Low/No Cost Tools)

CAD U37 USB Studio Condenser Recording Microphone

I just got this little puppy, and it has literally CHANGED THE GAME for my podcasting! The CAD U37 Mic is responsible for my voice being so much clearer than when I was using my earbuds. They were ok, but this is a GIGANTIC SHIFT. And you know me, I research cost-effective options that give the same or better result. Season 2 of my podcast was recorded using this mic, and I'll rant about it until I get another one. IT plugs right into my laptop and being recording. It's that simple! For the price ($46), it's awesome. Here's an Amazon link: http://amzn.to/1gmUeV3





Apple MacBook Air MJVG2LL/A 13.3-Inch Laptop

I've been a Mac guy since college, and I've always been in a position to need one - both corporately and personally. As a graphic designer, I designed logos. As an author, I write books and eBooks, as well as design product covers. Macs are beautiful for life. They sync with all my stuff in life: phone, calendar, reminders, movies, music . . . everything! This is the one I have. There's no cheap way around it, Macs cost what they cost . . . just like success. Price: $1,200. This investment is a little steep, and yes you an get a used one. However, my last Mac lasted my 11 years, and came with all the bells and whistles I needed. So do the new ones! It'll last you a decade. That's only $100/yr. Here's a link: http://amzn.to/1KmrEzc



Books that have Tremendously Impacted My Life & Business


Podcasts I follow for Insights

Below are a few of the podcasts I follow for insights, strategy and a leg up.


My Online Partners

Canva. You want to learn how I create those social media posts? Check out Canva (canva.com). It's been my secret in 2015. You don't need to be a professional designer - or have the budget for one - to use this online resource! Just create a free account, log in, drag and drop. You can even create free designs to download and share on social media. words, images, shapes, and templates are all FREE. There are some paid resources as well, but I haven't used a paid one yet!


Fiverr. Ok, here's one I've been keeping up my sleeve, fiverr.com. I had to duplicate myself, and didn't have the budget at first to do so. Fiverr is a FANTASTIC hub of freelances that do everything from podcast intros/outtros to product reviews and testimonials - all starting at $5! Click this link to start your $5 project.

A Little Bit More . . .

Based in the DC area, I travel to speak about 40 times/yr.  I have also been on a few local radio shows and in papers and magazines around the country. I’ve contributed to American Express Open Forum, as well as serve as a columnist for
The Project Post Gazette, now projectmanagement.com, a 10,000 subscriber newsletter.

I have spent 15 years in the consulting, professional development and publishing industries. I now devote my time to writing, consulting, and speaking.