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April Newsletter – Do you walk the talk?

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Read Here are a couple of things you might have missed out on: When an Argument Gets Too Heated, Here’s What to Say How to hire a rock star project manager The Great Delivery Debate Want more influence? Stop focusing on you From the Archives What is management and what is project management? Watch Check out…

Have you learned to learn?

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I often talk about learning and growth and moving forward in my articles and writing but the reason I do this is because the human brain is an ever evolving organ, it’s our engine and if we don’t continually service it, it seizes up and dies. We are designed to continually grow and transform our…

How to Engage Difficult Stakeholders

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Sometimes, from the very beginning of a workshop, it is evident that the delegates have a common problem with a big powerful stakeholder. As we start to delve into their influencing objectives, “his” name keeps being mentioned. On a recent occasion when this happened, I noticed was that his name was being used as a…

February Newsletter – Back yourself

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Read Here are a couple of things you might have missed out on in January: Why Everyone Needs a Business Analyst on the Project Strategy and Tactics = PMO Success 9 Productivity Tips from People Who Write About Productivity When Hard Work Is not Enough From the Archives What is Six Sigma? How can it Benefit…

Juggling too many projects?

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I have so many projects running in parallel at the moment I’ve almost lost count. How many projects is too many projects? Studies show that swapping between different activities can be inefficient because your mind has to move from one topic to the other and this can take time. I myself can vouch for this.…

Structure Trouble – Part 2

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If you have missed part 1 of this story, yesterday I was talking about a conversation I was observing about the best way to structure a program of work. In this conversation a number of individuals had differing views on how to best structure the teams on the program. I discussed yesterday some of my…

Structure Trouble – Part 1

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In our January newsletter I told you I would start to share more regularly my own experiences and observations from not just my past but real time experiences from the projects am currently involved in or that I see in organisations around me right now. Here’s my first article. Let me know what you think…

January Newsletter – New year, new ways of working

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Read Here are a couple of things you might have missed out on in December: Project management is still key streamlining tool Want motivation? Keep progress visible Is There Anything Wrong with an Alpha Project Manager Keep It Simple, SMBs From the Archives The Project Team Doesn’t Really Know What The Client Needs Watch Check out…