Bill Yates

Bill Yates is the Executive Vice President of Velociteach, responsible for Live Training, Licensing, Operations, Mobile Learning, and Curriculum Development. Bill joined Velociteach in 2005 as an instructor and course developer and served as Director of Training for 8 years. He is one of the key architects of InSite, Velociteach’s revolutionary Mobile Learning system. Bill holds the Project Management Professional, Program Management Professional, and Agile Certified Practitioner credentials from the Project Management Institute. Learn more about The Project Management Professional (PMP)* Certification here and here. Online courses that feature Bill are also available: Project Stories: LakePoint and Project Stories: MRAP Vehicles.


Strength and Warmth: Balancing Your Leadership Style

A great leader knows that balancing your leadership style is the difference between warmth and strength. If it’s time for you to conduct an honest assessment of your leadership style to connect better with your…

My Project is Like a Three-Ringed Circus

Sometimes a project can feel like a three-ringed circus. You are managing the schedule, the budget, and the requirements, and at the same time, you’ve got to consider the stakeholders, team members, and the organization….

Productivity Tip – Try The Pomodoro Technique

144 times a day. According to a 2023 survey from, Americans check their phones an average of 144 times a day. Our phones top the list of the noisy & bedazzling things that divert…

Trust Colin Powell – Problems Will Look Better in the Morning

I was stuck.  The partially completed Sudoku puzzle was mocking me.  It was not to be solved, and my brain was fried.  So, I gave in and put the puzzle down for the night.  Head…