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Where do Your Lessons Come From?

I’m really lucky that my clients lend me their teams to work with and our conversations are far reaching where the subject matter depends on what’s going on for them at the time.

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All Present and Correct…

A few weeks ago we were discussing the play in work and that often we forget we can play and have fun when running a business. And I asked how many people are regularly working extra hours, why and the value it’s adding especially if it’s become the norm?

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Best laid plans… Or is it curb your enthusiasm?

You’ve spent ages with pen, paper, post it notes, white boards etc. and planned it all out but then when it comes to the implementation and the communication things stall… every day stuff gets in the way.

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Reviewing, Refreshing and Revitalising…

I don’t know about you but there’s always a feeling of a new year in September, of course it goes back to being at school when the year started in September but its a feeling that doesn’t go away for me or many people that I talk to

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Have You Listened to Yourself Recently?

One of the things I hear people say all too often is “I need to…” and when I ask how that makes them feel there’s often a look of confusion followed by a slightly embarrassed look

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Where’s the play in work?

There are times when, like today the sun is shining and I simply want to play hooky… and you know what I can often structure my day so that I can and work say in the evening or at the weekend.

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What’s the brick wall you can’t see around?

One of my mentors often talks about the wall that people have and can’t see around and that got me thinking… why are we so good at building those brick walls, brick by brick, course by course?

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Lessons from future leaders…

In the last few weeks I’ve seen lots of posts from proud parents sharing the great news about their children passing their degrees with photos of the graduation ceremonies.

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Is yours a STARR performance?

Last week I participated in a Young Enterprise day, always great events and learning for the business advisors and the students. The group were mostly A level students and it was interesting to see how natural leaders came forward and how others who were less natural leaders stepped up to the plate. .

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Making decisions just one little one at a time…

So having discussed how AGILE project management could be adapted easily for any situation and used in all sizes of businesses it got me thinking. Project management is all about decision making – what to prioritise, what to do and how to do it.

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