Monthly Archives: September 2014

Using Evernote in Project Management


Does technology suck the productivity out of your day? With smart phones, tablets, ultra-books and laptops it’s hard to even use the toilet without some app or other sending you a reminder or giving you a ‘poke’. The technology magpie

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No one learns anything when they’re bored or unconscious….


So how do you get the interest and engagement when training project managers? No matter what the subject matter you will have a diverse audience and they will have different learning requirements. Instructional design research tells us that individual’s differ

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Posted in People skills, Personal development, Training, Uncategorized

Projects – Plan for Success


It’s likely that most of us have heard the phrase “poor planning = poor performance” or “fail to plan – plan to fail” and other variations on the same theme. What it all boils down to is that the success

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Learn to translate (what your team are saying) in 20 seconds!

Language school

Learning to decipher stuff back in the day used to be easy. For example, pirates had a map with a bloody huge X on it! It doesn’t get much easier than that. But figuring out what your project team or

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Posted in Communications, Leadership, People skills, Team building