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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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, Monday.com, Basecamp, Retrospectives, Sprint Planning and and and … Businesses can sometimes forget their “brand soul essence” – why they are…

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How to pick a project task tool

I’ve worked in a few businesses who were looking to scale. Their reasons for having a Project Management Tool in place have varied from bizarre … wanting to see that their employees are getting through work and not spending all day on Facebook thinking that by implementing timesheets this will increase profitability eluding that a…

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speed up your projects

Technology is enabling businesses to respond to market needs quicker and more easily than ever before. There are amazing digital tools out there that could help you move projects over the finish line, a little faster. Here are three simple tips to get you accelerating off the starting block and across the finish line ……

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Inject some 007 into your projects

1. Self Awareness and self-assurance Gone are the days of traditional note-taking. Today’s project manager owns their projects with confidence. They prepare for meetings and facilitate sessions with poise getting contribution from the audience. 2. Courage to think creatively Digital programs and access to information is transforming the way we work. Visualisation programs enable Project…

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