HELPING YOU EMBRACE agile ways of working
DIGITAL PROJECTS: COACH
DIGITAL PROJECT COACH
I coach digital teams to master agile ways of working so they can meet project deadlines, be more efficient, and experience joy in the work they do!
WHAT I DO
I offer programs, 1-hour masterclasses & coaching sessions to digital teams that help them drive efficiencies in the workplace.
“Human interactions are complicated but they matter more than any other aspect of the work”
Hi, I am Alice
I live in a beach town called Hout Bay in Cape Town, South Africa. When I'm not behind the laptop, consulting or running a workshop you'll find me jogging up Chapman's Peak, a beautiful road that hugs our stunning coastline. Fueled by my Latin Hits playlist and stunning views, this workout ritual keeps me focused and work-ready!
Over the past twenty years, I’ve been privileged to work across teams: project managers, strategists, user experience experts, developers, designers, copywriters, client service, business development, finance, social media and analytics.
I’ve been part of the production of hundreds of digital projects ranging from ZAR 50k projects to ZAR 1million+. I bring a mixed bag of experience from Digital Operations to Digital Project Management to running scrum with project teams.
“Interactions should be easy, confident and warm.”
I’ve connected with incredible creatives, business owners and entrepreneurs. I have over 20 years working with digital teams. I never stop learning and I love enrolling in online courses, attending online webinars and participating in various scrum meet-ups.
"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" - Leonardo Da Vinci
Why I started this business ...
Tech Start Ups sometimes need a unicorn. Performing the role of a Scrum Master, Project Manager and sometimes even a Product Owner requires support especially when creating a work flow that will be able to scale.
There is no 1 x digital template to fit all digital projects, there is a unique context that accompanies a project or product, figuring out the WHY questions is not always easy to do alone.
Scrum Masters often get caught up in the methodology. Project Managers often feel they are glorified administrators. Some of these practices and/or tools used can become stale pretty fast. I will help you to step away from the robotic rituals and change things up to be more "agile" that will end up working better for your customers.
Some businesses find it hard to break out of the timesheet equals delivery mindset where the focus should be more on the project or product outcome and creating customer value metrics, let me help you do this.
The success of the product is directly linked to the successful uptake by your customers and this is a collective effort from all teams. Lets figure this out together so you can drive the right outcomes.
When the team is coming together, frequent closure is important. Teams like succeeding together. Let me help you make the delivery visible.
Working with digital gurus when you don't practice their craft yourself is tough. So how can you drive the project/product forward and communicate effectively with one another and work each other's strengths. It takes practice and continuous learning, this is where I can help you with tried and tested exercises to try in your own team sessions.
There are loads of courses and certifications out there to upskill oneself in digital project methodologies & agile methodologies but but very few focus on the skills needed to drive engagement from the team, this is where I come in and help Project Owners see the wood for the trees.
"If you want to fly, you have to give up the things that weigh you down." Anonymous
Work with me
10 week programs designed to transform the way you work! These are practical, hands-on and facilitated programs, working with your Team Leads to drive smarter ways-of-working.
A series of 1 hr masterclasses designed to inspire your digital teams on agile-ways-of-working. Combining customer value, an agile mindset, skillsets, and toolsets I inspire teams to consider fresh ways of working that make the experience of "doing" the work much more engaging.
Coaching with individuals or groups to accelerate confidence in rolling out digital practices and agile ways of working on digital projects.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life
Let's chat further so I can get a good idea what you are needing and how I can help. So schedule in a time and day to chat with me and let’s grab that cup of coffee.
The bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you refuse to take the turn. - Anonymous.
This masterclass was everything I expected and so much more. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!
Human Capital Executive, The Brave Group
Our Project Manager's enjoyed your 1 hour "masterclasses" so much they have motivated for another group of BA's to do it!
HR & Marketing, Lead2.tech
I love our monthly team coaching session with Alice, it's great to learn something new in a fresh and fun way!
Delivery Manager, DataOrbis
got some questions?
I work with companies who have a group of Digital Delivery Managers responsible for managing project work. These can be team leaders, project managers, project owners, account managers, brand managers, scrum masters.
These Delivery Managers facilitate work to be done and are part of a team (5 or more).
I love businesses with entrepreneurial spirit – so –
- Tech start ups with an investment backing. (Industries: agriculture, beauty, health, jewelry, travel, transport, daily improvement tools, marketing tools, subscription apps, food, beverages, events).
- Tech product businesses who require ongoing product development (Industries: agriculture, beauty, health, jewelry, travel, transport, daily improvement tools, marketing tools, subscription apps, food, beverages, events).
- Digital Advertising Agencies.
- Brandhouses with in-house our outsourced digital teams.
- Businesses with programs or projects to be implemented.
Yes, I work remotely with your digital team. I live in Cape Town, South Africa. I look forward to when we can travel again and ofcourse I'm open to working in beautiful destinations 🙂
I require payment upfront. For clients outside of South Africa, we can use PayPal.
I work across most time zones. We can figure out time slots together.
I live in South African which is time (UTC+2) – other countries working to the same if not similar time zones to South Africa – Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Equatorial Guinea, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and more.
For the 10 week Project Power Program, I charge $350-$450 per person. I do a minimum of 5 people per program.
For the 1 hour Masterclass sessions, I charge $35-$45 per person. I do a minimum of 5 people per masterclass. Once booked, the session needs to be used up within 1 x calendar month.
For the Digital Project coaching, the rate per hour depends on whether it is 1:1 coaching or team coaching you are after and how many hours or months you are wanting to secure.
I'm currently phasing this service out to focus my attention full time on the masterclasses and coaching but I am taking on a few smaller projects.