Stay on track for project success

Stay on track for project success

You are driving for hours to an important meeting; the conversations and decisions today could have you popping champagne in celebration of your dream coming true.  You have done everything you can to be ready for this moment. You have planned the route you will take,...
Square Peg, Round Hole

Square Peg, Round Hole

Do you expect to see a Michelin star Chef sweating it out in the local take-away cafe or would you ask a first-year apprentice electrician to manage the wiring of a new 20 storey commercial building – your answer is probably NO because their skills and experience...
Planning with Purpose

Planning with Purpose

Have you ever planned an overseas holiday or house renovation? If you have done either there is no doubt you were able to describe what you wanted the end result to look and feel like and went about getting it done. You knew who was going to do what, how much things...
Great teachers, forever grateful

Great teachers, forever grateful

I didn’t take a traditional education path to learn how to be a project manager or even thought this is what I would end up doing when I left school at 15. I have always been curious, a problem solver, wanted to have a go at new things at work or put my hand up to...
Kick start the year with a project health check

Kick start the year with a project health check

Welcome back from a well-deserved break. You are ready to jump back into the ups and downs of project management. If you are one of the unfortunate project teams that didn’t get to take time off because of a major system upgrade, make sure you book time out in the...
Umbrella, take it or leave it

Umbrella, take it or leave it

When you look out of your bedroom window in the morning to see dark stormy clouds – do you think I better remember my umbrella or it won’t rain today? Are you risk aware or cross your fingers type of project manager? The word risk can do one of two things for a...