So I was having a “bad” day. So what, I hear you say – we all have them! And “bad” is relative…it doesn’t happen me too often, so it feels somewhat unfamiliar to me – usually I have a pretty positive and resilient mindset. I was experiencing a lot of sadness, frustration and regret, and … Continue reading The rainbow of emotions
Many of us are not great at giving or receiving feedback and there can be a fear of causing conflict. What's the impact of this on your project or team?
Following from my previous post... here are another four things to consider about taking the next steps in your Project or Programme Management career... Companies or Products you admire: Are there products or services that you think would be amazing to be part of? Many people have a dream of working for say Facebook or Google, … Continue reading Taking your #ProjectManagement career to the next level; Part 2 of 2
Many of us jump into solution mode without really knowing what problem we're trying to solve ... if you'd like to learn how to help your team members learn to listen better - get in touch!
Many people I've met in project management and other roles have said, "I didn't really plan to be doing this, I just fell into it" - like it was a great big hole in the road, and perhaps they feel a bit stuck or don't know how to move on with their career! Most people … Continue reading Taking your #ProjectManagement career to the next level – Part 1 of 2
If you're a #projectmanager who's struggling with conflict, a lack of commitment and cohesion in your project team - come and talk with me about how your team can connect, communicate and collaborate more effectively to consistently deliver their best results #howto#communication #projectteams #resilience
I originally wrote this back in 2010 and thought I’d reshare it with a couple of minor edits… still as valid today as ever!
“Agile approaches” in business and organisational change achieve the right outcome, at the right time, in the right way, for project teams. But some organisations, and some people, just don’t get it.
For many of us, thinking in an agile way is just natural, and we apply this thinking to our lives on a daily basis, to help us get the most from every day. Given the challenges that many of us are currently experiencing, more than ever, we now need to be able to cope with difficult times and make the changes we need to succeed. Read any of the self help books on personal success and you will read many of the same concepts presented and experienced in different ways. These books all focus on success, whatever that means for each of us, whether it’s fame, fortune, feeling fulfilled or simply surviving. Ultimately they are about maximising our…
View original post 855 more words
I love working with teams providing coaching and training to help them realize their full potential. Recently I was asked to work with a rapidly expanding team of medical professionals in Safetynet - Safetynet Primary Care is a medical charity delivering quality care to those marginalized in society without access to healthcare, including homeless people, … Continue reading Team Coaching bears fruit – Client Case Study
I’ve been re-reading Simon Sinek’s “Start with Why” … and thought I’d share a bit about why I do what I do – I think my work is all about finding and honing your super power to achieve success and fulfilment in what you do; whether that’s supporting you and your team to deliver change … Continue reading Unleash your Project Manager’s Superpower
We are also pretty good at beating ourselves up – perhaps not to the same extent, but not exactly showing ourselves any love, kindness or gratitude. That inner critic keeps us firmly in what we believe is “our place”.