I always loved those “join-the-dots” books as a child – even when they weren’t numbered – you just had to work them out for yourself, so anything could emerge! Just like working with teams really. I’ve recently had the privilege to work with a talented brand designer Aisling Griffin, at TreetopStudio.ie – and the new … Continue reading joining the dots #realize10years
Do you have a judging habit? One of the biggest things I’ve learned since completing my coach training and working with clients is being aware of judgement – whether of ourselves or others, and how it can often get in our way. We think of using our judgement as being a positive thing – we … Continue reading How ‘good’ is your judgement? #realize10years
Image by nattanan23 on Pixabay As it’s International Women’s Day on 8th March, I thought it would be worth exploring this topic, as one of my ten “themes” during my tenth year working in professional coaching. Many of my colleagues and coaching clients, and particularly business women I know tend to put themselves last when it … Continue reading Investing in You #iwd2019 #realize10years
The story got me thinking about another of my “top ten” themes… getting our ducks in a row. We often waste so much time waiting… waiting in line, waiting for an answer… for the right time, to feel ready.
The 10 Year Challenge has recently been the subject of many memes and online gags – but for most of us in business today, making it to ten years is a significant achievement and worthy of celebration! If anyone had told me 11 years ago that I’d have my own business, I’d have laughed in … Continue reading Ten Years to Realize – My Ten Year Challenge!
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