List Articles

  1. Exploring the Menu-Driven Approach to Project Management in Professional Services

  2. Elements of Target Operating Model (TOM) and Communication and Cultural Change Considerations

  3. Understanding the Target Operating Model (TOM) and Addressing Communication and Cultural Change Issues


  5. Navigating Toward Peak Performance: Lessons from High-Performance Rowing Teams for Organizational Change


  7. Corporate Coaching v Mentoring

  8. The Air Traffic Control Approach To Project Management (Full Series)

  9. Part 10 Reflection and Continuous Improvement: The Final Review in Project Management

  10. Part 9 Final Approach: Hand-Over, Arrival, and Project Closure

  11. Part 8 Ensuring a Smooth Landing: The Importance of Training in Project Management

  12. Part 7 Mastering the Delivery Phase in Project Management

  13. Part 6 Navigating the Procurement Process in Project Management

  14. Part 5 Take-Off and Direction: Transitioning from Planning to Execution in Project Management

  15. Part 4 Securing the Final Clearances: The Crucial Phase of Project Approval

  16. Part 3 Navigating the Project Skyway: Mastering Flight Planning in Project Management

  17. Part 2 Fueling Your Project’s Journey: The Art of Securing Permission to Taxi

  18. The Air Traffic Control Approach to Project Management: A New Perspective

  19. AI, HR, and Performance Management

  20. The True Measure of Training: Outcomes, Not Entertainment

  21. The Challenge of Making Data-Driven Decisions

  22. Are Meetings Really Bad – All Of Them?

  23. The Essential Balance: Product Over Process in Enhancing Productivity

  24. A Blueprint for Boards and Project Leadership

  25. Productivity Isn’t Just About Being Streamline

  26. Product promotion and pricing

  27. Psychological safety in a group discussion

  28. A thinking environment

  29. Creating the Right Environment, Agenda, and Briefing for Successful Facilitation and Workshops

  30. Simplicity v Truth

  31. Marketing and Comms – Think, Do, Feel, Be

  32. Marketing and Comms – Story Telling

  33. Marketing and Comms – SWOT and PESTLE

  34. Marketing and Comms – Reach, Act, Convert, and Engage

  35. Marketing and Comms – Kotler’s 5 Product Levels

  36. Marketing and Comms – Social Media Marketing

  37. Marketing and Comms – Content Marketing Model

  38. Marketing and Comms – Customer-Based Brand Equity

  39. Marketing and Comms – Marketing Funnel

  40. Marketing and Comms – Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning

  41. Marketing and Comms – The AIDA model

  42. Marketing and Comms – The 4Ps of Marketing

  43. Dumpster Fires – Ideas That Go Horribly Wrong

  44. Coaching The Team, To Deliver The Success.

  45. Coaching Teams Series – Unveiling Team Dynamics: Drawing Lessons from Cycling Team Sky’s Rules of the Bus

  46. Coaching Teams Series – Navigating Team Conflict: Understanding Kraybill Conflict Styles and Resolution

  47. Coaching Teams Series – Building High-Performance Teams: Understanding the Influence of Habits, Routines, Rules, and Cultural Web

  48. Coaching Teams Series – Harnessing Memetics, Culture, and Spiral Dynamics: Keys to High-Performing Teams

  49. Coaching Teams Series – Fostering Effective Team Dynamics: Understanding Leader-Member Exchange (LMX)

  50. Coaching Teams Series – Maximizing Team Performance: Understanding the Impact of the Allen Curve

  51. Coaching Teams Series – Unlocking Team Potential: Understanding the Impact of the Dunbar Number on Teams

  52. Coaching Teams Series – Understanding DISC Personality Types: Impact on Team Dynamics and Performance

  53. Coaching Teams Series – Elevating Team Dynamics: Understanding SCARF and Its Impact on Team Performance

  54. Coaching Teams Series – Unleashing Team Potential: Understanding Flow and Its Impact on Team Performance

  55. Coaching Teams Series – Transformative Leadership: Key Lessons from “Turn the Ship Around”

  56. Coaching Teams Series – Overcoming Obstacles to Team Success: Exploring the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

  57. Coaching Teams Series – Mastering Team Coaching: Unveiling Peter Hawkins’ Five Cs of Coaching

  58. Coaching Teams Series – Elevating Team Performance: Insights from Peter Hawkins’ Systemic Approach

  59. Coaching Teams Series – Maximizing Team Effectiveness: Leveraging Belbin Team Roles in Team Coaching

  60. Coaching Teams Series – Navigating Team Dynamics: Understanding the Tuckman Model in Team Coaching

  61. Some thoughts on testing, test plans and test cases

  62. Leveraging Consultants Effectively: A Guide to Maximizing Value

  63. Getting the benefits from a workshop and making them sustainable.

  64. Agency and Complexity

  65. Product, Customer & Channel Review

  66. Navigating Leadership and Transparency During Tough Times: Insights from Jersey Recovery College Workshops


  68. The Power of Team Meetings: Collaboration, Communication, and Success

  69. Habits v Values

  70. The Essential Role of Leadership in Fostering Success: 6 Questions to Determine Successful Leadership

  71. Mastering the 5 Stages of Selling: A Guide to Effective Sales Strategies

  72. Navigating Performance Measurement in Projects and Programs: Striking a Balance

  73. Rethinking Success: People v Processes and Goals v Habits

  74. Embracing Agile Development: Striking a Balance Between Flexibility and Structure

  75. Resilience v Antifragility

  76. Documentation and getting the balance right.

  77. Which hat have you agreed to wear?

  78. The perils of pricing innovation and the dangers of fixed-price promises

  79. A Balanced Approach towards a reliance on Process for Success

  80. Business Plans And Planning

  81. Navigating the “What” and “How” in Agile User Stories: A Guide for Complex Domains

  82. Transformation Of Agile User Stories Into Executable Code In A Built Application

  83. The Proof of Concept > The Prototype > The Minimal Viable Product


  85. Creating the capacity for change – Got some spare time? (Good!)

  86. Embracing a Coaching Approach in Management: A Pathway to Enhanced Performance and Well-Being

  87. The Cookbook Analogy: Balancing Style and Substance in Business and Life

  88. Rethinking Data for Strategic Decision-Making and Implementation

  89. Why projects fail and 7 questions to help diagnose and fix



  92. Transforming Project Management: The Tim Rogers Approach to PMO Excellence

  93. Mr Bates vs The Post Office – could Project Assurance help?

  94. Mr. Bates vs The Post Office – Lessons for your project

  95. Organisational Health: 1. Politics 2. Conflict 3. Morale 4. Productivity 5. Staff Turnover

  96. 1 Day Per Week PM

  97. 90 Day Coaching Programme

  98. Identifying and marketing to your customer avatar

  99. Lessons Learned Report

  100. BRD FRD TRD… WTF?

  101. The McKinsey 7S Model for IT Change

  102. The Bridges Transition Model

  103. The Burke-Litwin Model of Organizational Performance & Change

  104. Purpose of a 100-Day Plan for New Appointments or New Teams

  105. Proactive Technology Implementation in Business Design

  106. Dashboards Versus Delivery: Are You Weighing the Pig or Feeding the Pig?

  107. Maximizing Project Visibility with a Comprehensive PMO Dashboard

  108. Project Assurance, Quality, and Technical Assurance in Project Management

  109. Information Governance (IG) and Records Management (RM)

  110. ADKAR: A Goal-Oriented Change Management Model

  111. STEPPA Coaching Model by McLeod (2003)

  112. Optimizing Dashboard Reporting for Diverse Audiences

  113. Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC)

  114. Hawkins (2012) CLEAR coaching model


  116. The Art of Influence: How Managers and Leaders Can Persuade and Inspire

  117. The benefits of a MicroProject

  118. The value of great management: why being a manager is something to be proud of

  119. Blog no. 4: best practices for successful post-acquisition integration

  120. Blog no. 3: benefits of a clear target operating model and programme management office

  121. Blog no. 2: risks of failure to properly integrate

  122. Blog no. 1: typical post-acquisition integration tasks to align businesses

  123. Why you should consider using a project manager only 1-2 days per week

  124. There are several pros and cons to consider when comparing the use of a day-rate consultant/project manager to busy in-house staff or an 18-month fixed-term contractor.

  125. Pricing models can make or break a project. Selecting the right model can lead to a successful outcome, while choosing the wrong one can be disastrous.

  126. The most common models or tools used in strategy formulation

  127. Do you really want to do a rebrand or change your culture?

  128. What gets measured gets done – but what and how should we measure?

  129. Some thoughts on risk and risk management.

  130. Some thoughts on stakeholders and stakeholder management.

  131. Mergers and business integration

  132. Four elements that shape us, and others

  133. Want a simple 7 step method to managing projects?

  134. Design Authority Pros and Cons

  135. Different projects types and different roles

  136. What should be included in Project Management?

  137. The Pros and Cons of having a methodology

  138. Mediation, facilitation and team building

  139. Why you need project assurance to look at your contract (and not just a lawyer)

  140. Project Doctor and Project Rescue

  141. Don’t worry about your competitors, worry about your customers.

  142. Projects and Pizza Delivery

  143. Reverse engineering risk

  144. What is the role and value of Project Assurance and how can it safeguard your people, process, project and product.

  145. Replacing RACI with observations from racing

  146. Documenting and Delivering your Project

  147. Some simple steps will ensure you have clarity and control over project and change communications.

  148. The existential who am I and what is my product?

  149. Getting your ideas clear, concise and communicated.

  150. The best advice I’ve had, and the best advice I can give.

  151. Reflections On Coaching Call – Start-Ups And First Clients

  152. What makes a good ‘run-book’ for a successful technology go-live

  153. What makes a good User Acceptance Test, for a successful go-live?

  154. Things to think about at project close or hand-over

  155. When stakeholders don’t do detail

  156. 7 Ways to influence (and resist)

  157. Are you de-scoping to achieve delivery?

  158. Coaching the person rather than the problem