Today’s Virtual Working Summit Session

Penny Pullan

Penny Pullan: Summmit Introduction 12th September
and Summit Finale 19th September

Dr Penny Pullan is your Summit Host and the author of ‘Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Making the Best of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams’, published last month by Kogan Page internationally. Today she kicks off your summit.

Penny has worked across industry sectors from banking and finance, through to telecoms and pharmaceuticals. She enjoys making a difference with people grappling with tricky projects. Tricky means anything from risky, with ambiguous requirements, to having disinterested stakeholders, probably with a team dispersed around the world. If that’s your world, that’s where Penny is too.
Penny is a director of, Making Projects Work Ltd, and she has hosted Virtual Summits since 2010. She is also the co-editor of the book: ‘Business Analysis and Leadership: Influencing change‘ and ‘A Short Guide to Facilitating Risk Management’ co-authored with Ruth Murray-Webster. You can contact Penny on Twitter at @PennyPullan or by responding to the summit e-mails.

Penny’s Summit Finale lasts just under 21 minutes:


Penny’s intro lasts just less than five minutes:


Another player, sometimes more suitable for older computers:

Penny’s final session:

Penny’s introduction:

Would you like to listen again? Will you be missing any of this week’s sessions? No worries! You can upgrade to receive access to all the 2016 summit sessions and then listen again whenever suits you. Click here. You will also receive full transcriptions of each session, once our transcriber, Kathryn, has finished producing them and you’ll receive a copy of Penny’s book. Compared to the cost of any other conference, I’m sure you’ll agree that’s good value.

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