Category Archives: Business Tips

So you want to become a facilitator

Facilitation is a skill that goes undetected when done well and is in your face when not. If I had to choose one business skill above all others it would be facilitation The definition of facilitation beings a process of … Continue reading

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This is our top priority

How many times is this statement made resulting in some people scurrying around dropping what they planned to work on, distracted and diverted in the rush to be visible on a top priority project. By contrast how many people just … Continue reading

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High Performance Team Leadership

Leading Teams to High Performance One of the toughest Leadership challenges is how to convert a collection of individuals into a team that is both capable and committed to achieving their goals. So how can the leader excite teams, shifting … Continue reading

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The Project Management Players

The Project Players Six key players need to work together to secure project success. In summary these players are: The Business Leaders, the most senior leaders, who are responsible for creating the right environment within which projects and teamworking can … Continue reading

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The Story of Conflict

“friends may come and go but enemies accumulate” In a conflict scenario and want to resolve it? The best start point is often yourself. Why? because in many conflict scenarios all the parties involved have some level of contribution to … Continue reading

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Active Project Sponsorship

 ” Do not walk behind me, I may not lead. Do not walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my guide” What a rare species it is – a truly active Sponsor … Continue reading

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A Trainer’s Perspective

Having delivered workshops and training across multiple venues across multiple countries the one thing I learnt to dread was the first time I visited a venue, “was it viable, equipped, big enough?” So when I run workshops and training sessions … Continue reading

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Managing Your Project Stakeholders

“Unless businesses truly engage their stakeholders, they are paying one set of employees to initiate change and another to resist it.” Stakeholders, those people who will be affected by or can influence your project, hold your project success in their hands. … Continue reading

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