How is your project “gees”?

Does your project show spirit?

“Gees” is a South African slang word for “spirit”. A project team exuding “spirit” is sure to succeed.  Peopleware, a book based on research findings of more than 500 failed projects talks about the importance of jelled teams: A sign of a jelled team is the obvious enjoyment that people take in their work. Jelled…

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Beware of agility rigidity

avoid agility rigidity in projects

Are projects inside your business suffering from agility rigidity? Doing and being agile in organisations can feel overwhelming. Scrum, kanban, stand ups, burn down charts, Fibonacci story points, user stories, epics, Jira, Asana, Trello, Active Collab,, Basecamp, Retrospectives, Sprint Planning and and and … Businesses can sometimes forget their “brand soul essence” – why they are…

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An underwater project making waves

When I ask my project power pupils what project success means to them, the answers that come back are consistently around delivering on time and on budget. I take them through an exercise that challenges them to think a little broader. By the end of the 1-hour masterclass, project success takes on a completely new meaning.  Until…

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