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3 Tips To Get Started With Project Goals

There are two type of Project Managers, the task focussed Project Manager and the goal focussed one. Which one are you? Why Focus on Project Goals? Goal focussed Project Managers are focused on the outcomes of the project and it is always a challenge to get started with a new way of working, so here […]

Number 1 Tip For Being a More Efficient Project Manager

Are you one of those Project Managers who is constantly looking for more ways to become more efficient and remove the clutter of unnecessary tasks from your life as a Project Manager? The Spinning Plate Syndrome It’s quite a common place with Project Managers that they experience the “Spinning Plate Syndrome”, you know like the […]

What Would I Do Different (if started my Projects from Scratch)

As an experienced Project Professional I am often asked “what I would do differently if I was starting over to ensure that I always delivered my projects on time”. The One Thing One thing that really bugs me is how we have become obsessed with Project Management software, tools and methodologies and most Project Managers […]

Make 2017 Your Best Every Year

2017 and the new year is just around the corner and every year round about now I hear so many people expressing in shock “It’s only two weeks to Christmas, I just don’t know where the year has gone”. Well guess what? It happens every year at the same time, Christmas I mean. Every year […]

What To do When We Lose Our Heroes (Take Action)

It’s always sad when our heroes pass on to greater things and the real question is what can we take away from their death. As we come to the close of 2016 I’ve heard the news that one of my musical heroes has passed away, the legendary Greg Lake. Greg was in the original line […]

How successful is your project? (A short quiz)

Are you a Career Project Manager that has suffered the ‘ups and downs’ of Project Success? One minute your project is a roaring success the next minute it’s falling behind and over budget. Well if you said yes, then you’re in the company of thousands of others in the same predicament, and you’re also probably […]

Are you living your dream life (most people aren’t)

Are you living the life, you love, want and deserve, your Dream Life? One of the constant discussions that I have with friends and clients alike is around work-life balance, or as I prefer to call it, life-work balance. In fact, I’d rather call it something different like Life! You see I keep reminding them, […]

Work Life Balance Myths: Myth #3 – Your can’t change your futrure

In the first article in the series, we introduced the idea that work life balance is seen as something of a “holy Grail”  and that working longer and longer hours just to keep your head above the water, is keeping everyone happy except yourself.In the second article, we explored how most people believe that they […]