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Who We Are:

Project Guru Press, a division of, is a boutique publishing company and a sister division of Project Guru Academy.

At Project Guru Press, our mission is simple: To publish content that helps people succeed in Projectland.

Who are these "project people" we speak of?  Glad you asked! These are our people. Project People. They are project leaders, sponsors, stakeholders, and anyone involved in managing or participating in projects. We especially cater to those new to the world of projects, who may not realize that Projectland is a different world from business-as-usual, with different roles and rules.


Put simply, if you're working on a project or have been given a project to lead, congratulations! You're a project person!


Our books are written by project people for project people.


To this end, our commitment is to produce content that meets our cornerstone standards of being:

1. Accessible

2. Practical

3. Fun

4. Innovative


PS: And did we say we love newbies?


We welcome you to explore our titles. We have many on the way, so check back often.



President, Project Guru Press

Jerry is passionate about publishing and promoting content to help project leaders and stakeholders of all levels of experience succeed in Projectland.


He is an internationally best-selling author whose work is frequently cited by top voices in the world of business. Legendary management guru Tom Peters (“In Search of Excellence”) often references Jerry’s bestselling book Napoleon on Project Management for its insights on simplicity and character. Pat Williams, Senior VP of the Orlando Magic, called Jerry’s book Managing the Gray Areas “a new path for leaders.” Noted author Judith E. Glaser touted Jerry’s book The Resource Management and Capacity Planning Handbook as “the first book dedicated to what is essentially the drivetrain of organizations—the effective use of its people toward its most important activities.”

Jerry led the editing team for the first edition of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Standards for Program and Portfolio Management and currently serves on the Advisory Council for the University of Richmond's Customer Experience program. Additionally, he served as a US Registered Expert with ANSI/ISO on the topics of Workforce Allocation, Employee Engagement, and Knowledge Management, representing the US in the international work groups creating the upcoming ISO Standards for those areas.


When he's not in Projectland, you can find him enjoying his family and writing techno-thriller fiction in Philadelphia.

Connect with Jerry on LinkedIn | Twitter | Blog 


Chief Executive Officer,

Dawn is a dynamic international speaker, award-winning consultant, chief gamification geek and founder of She coined the term Projectland®, and is sole inventor of ProjectFlo®, which makes learning PMI PMBOK Guide fast, easy and fun! She works with C-level leaders, business owners in growth mode, PMO Leaders and project managers at all levels. Her work in preparing young professionals in the YearUp program for internships at major companies has been featured in Morningstar, Yahoo! Finance and more.


In 2009, Dawn left a Fortune 50 company to start her first project management consulting and training company. In 2017, she launched to expand her unique approach to the digital realm. Through her signature programs, she enjoys helping high-integrity, ambitious professionals get to the next level in their career faster and with less stress. When she's not in Projectland®, you can probably find her with family in the Florida Keys, Hawaii, or Philadelphia.


Connect with Dawn on

LinkedIn | YouTube | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Blog

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