Monthly Archives: April 2015

People are ‘buggy’

Full length portrait of business woman walking like zombie

Whether you are running a one man project, a £100m programme or running your own business, you will have to interact with people. Whether it is to buy something, market what you are doing, gather the requirements or deliver the

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Posted in Leadership, People skills

Breaking news…..DON’T READ IT! (time bandits alert)

time concept

Of all the resources we have at our disposal time is the most precious. Where as paper, metal and other physical resources can get recycled, money gets recycled through the economy and even people get recycled through different jobs and

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Posted in Planning, Tools

Building a project management capability

Talent Expertise Genius Skills Professional Concept

If you stick a mile of motorway in the centre of a city it might be great for the short while your on it, but getting on and off will be a nightmare. The motorway’s job is to move traffic

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Posted in Change, Project culture, Training, Uncategorized

The productivity triangle

Productivity question

Whether you are a project manager or an entrepreneur you are used to having to juggle things to get them done. And you want to make sure you deliver stuff to the right quality, so you are used to balancing

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Don’t believe bullshit baffles brains

Puzzled Confused Lost Signpost Showing Puzzling Problem

Nobody likes to feel or seem stupid. But when somebody describes a detailed technical solution or gives a complex business explanation of a problem it sometimes just washes right over you and there is a temptation to nod wisely in

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Posted in Communications, Leadership