I was coaching a project manager last week and we worked through several of the issues he is facing. He was probably hoping that there were some cool new Lean or Agile tools that he could use to deal with some seemingly really difficult problems. In fact I always hope the same thing – it […]Read More Why do the good project managers doubt themselves?
Rather than just rolling out various changes and reflecting on how they went, we want to continuously grow our teams and our own capability as well. I am happy to work with you to develop a capability in any of the areas I work in. This can be as simple as sharing the techniques I […]Read More Lifting organisational and individual capability
Action without reflection soon turns into panic, yet I don’t know anybody who has serious time to reflect each day at work. For example, I know of several teams who run small iterations on IT projects and still haven’t had time to sit down and think through how they plan their releases. So in addition […]Read More On reflection
Even when you have an understanding of what the organisation needs, it can be difficult to implement the right solution effectively while so many other things are going on. I specialise in supporting your team in effective implementation of a range of initiatives. Where projects are large and complex, I also recommend trusted partners who […]Read More Help with implementation of change and projects
Problems and opportunities probably abound in your environment. What you probably don’t have is the time to really investigate what they mean. By bringing in outside help you gain the benefit of having someone with both the time and the experience to help you understand the essence of the problem or opportunity rather than just […]Read More Investigating issues and opportunities
The innovative among us would love to run online forums in the areas that interest us. But the old and jaded among us have seen many communities (online forums, communities of practice, centres of excellence) rise up, hover for a moment and then disappear from sight. So I was interested to see the following link […]Read More (re) Launching an online forum
It’s a scary concept when you think about it, but advertisers and others are spending a lot of time and money to understand how we make choices. It’s scary for two reasons. The first is related to the evolution of predators and prey. Every ecosystem continually evolves as the prey learn to evade the predator […]Read More Modelling the choices we make