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Work To Live Or Live To Work, Which One Are You?

Are you a Freedom Seeker, and  work to live, a Profit Seeker, living to work, or maybe you’re a Job Seeker, seeking fulfilment, happiness and job satisfaction.”The really big question are you achieving any of those or just kidding yourselves?”Most Business Executives, and that means Business Owners and Manager/Directors that I speak with fall into […]

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 […]

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 […]

Success and Achievement: Why you should never pursue success and achievement as a goal

Are you one of those people who strive for success and achievement, yet the goal that you crave, always seems to elude you?You are, great because you’re in good company.Most people that I meet are striving to achieve goals in one way or another.The big myth though, is that pursuing achievement or success as a […]

3 Big Success and Achievement Sapping Mistakes – Mistake #1: Letting the past dictate your future

In the first article in this series we looked at the big success and achievement myth. That myth was that the pursuit of success as a goal is achievable. Success and achievement are such abstract and undefinable concepts that pursuing them as an outcome is too vague and woolly for the mind to grab hold […]

3 Success Tips That Project Managers Can Learn From Luke Skywalker and Star Wars

​ Many years ago in a galaxy far, far away, operation Death Star was launched; the young intrepid Project Manager Luke was summoned before the Project Board, headed up by the Sponsor Leia. He had been allocated a team in the form of Hans a senior supplier, a senior user Cieu Baka (he was from […]

Achieving Goals: The Big Issue That Stop You From Achieving Your Goals – Part 3

​ Are you one of those people who starts each year with a clear plan of the goals you want to achieve, and then towards the end of the year you start looking at what you’ve actually achieved? It’s quite painful when you realize that the year hasn’t been quite as successful as you had […]