List Articles


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

  3. The benefits of a MicroProject

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

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

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

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

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

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

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

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

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

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

  15. Some thoughts on risk and risk management.

  16. Some thoughts on stakeholders and stakeholder management.

  17. Mergers and business integration

  18. Four elements that shape us, and others

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

  20. Design Authority Pros and Cons

  21. Different projects types and different roles

  22. What should be included in Project Management?

  23. The Pros and Cons of having a methodology

  24. Mediation, facilitation and team building

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

  26. Project Doctor and Project Rescue

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

  28. Projects and Pizza Delivery

  29. Reverse engineering risk

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

  31. Replacing RACI with observations from racing

  32. Documenting and Delivering your Project

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

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

  35. Getting your ideas clear, concise and communicated.

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

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

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

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

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

  41. When stakeholders don’t do detail

  42. 7 Ways to influence (and resist)

  43. Are you de-scoping to achieve delivery?