Covid-19 restart – leading through uncertainty

2020-05-21T10:00:32+01:00

Focusing your team after a seismic event In this blog we asked Keith Moffitt of TiB to give insights into how team leaders can manage their team during these anxious times. With the people slowly getting back to work there is a new level of uncertainty and anxiety. What will [...]

Covid-19 restart – leading through uncertainty2020-05-21T10:00:32+01:00

Covid-19 motivation to improve

2020-05-11T11:08:01+01:00

There are small stirrings in the Covid-19 lockdown. There are small stirrings in the Covid-19 lockdown. The end is not in sight. It’s likely circumstances won’t change until the middle to end of next year. This is a medium-term disruption which will force changes but can make us more efficient. The driver for [...]

Covid-19 motivation to improve2020-05-11T11:08:01+01:00

Covid-19 Prepare for the restart with better work habits

2020-05-04T14:17:40+01:00

Time for some new habits   We talked in the last blog about preparing for the Covid-19 restart by finding those work habits we can do without. If you are forensic about this you will find time, become more effective, reduce waste and all projects will become easier. Covid-19 disruption is the pattern [...]

Covid-19 Prepare for the restart with better work habits2020-05-04T14:17:40+01:00

Covid-19 Prepare for the restart: Which work habits do you need to stop doing?

2020-04-27T10:20:37+01:00

A three step approach to your new beginning   BEFORE YOU READ THIS BLOG WRITE THE NAME OF ONE PROJECT YOU ARE INVOLVED WITH ON A PIECE OF PAPER. APPLY ALL THESE IDEAS TO THAT PROJECT. THIS WILL MEAN YOU WILL HAVE SOME PRACTICAL ACTIONS TO TAKE. Time now to evaluate [...]

Covid-19 Prepare for the restart: Which work habits do you need to stop doing?2020-04-27T10:20:37+01:00

Covid-19 Prepare for the restart: Time to break the old habits and create new BETTER habits

2020-04-20T13:59:53+01:00

Covid -19 has disrupted all projects. We have been forced into new ways of living and working. Our behaviours rapidly changed Many old habits are no longer practiced in favour of new habits. Things need not be the same again. Prepare for the restart by examining your work habits and think your habits better. [...]

Covid-19 Prepare for the restart: Time to break the old habits and create new BETTER habits2020-04-20T13:59:53+01:00

Think Your Projects Plans Better: A NASA Triumph

2020-04-20T11:26:26+01:00

Think Project Plans BETTER All projects start with a plan, don’t they? OK, let’s cast aside all those projects we’ve been involved in where the ‘plan’ was doodled on a scrap of paper. Hopefully we are all working to a well-formed plan or plans in our projects. Brilliant plans are a delight to [...]

Think Your Projects Plans Better: A NASA Triumph2020-04-20T11:26:26+01:00

Get The Best Out Of Your Project Team Members

2020-04-09T17:10:20+01:00

Treating the practitioners as experts   The company I worked for decided to roll out Six Sigma. The thinking was a concern that there was too much waste in the processes. The countermeasure was Six Sigma. But the thinking was very flawed – what about the causes of waste? Has a countermeasure been applied [...]

Get The Best Out Of Your Project Team Members2020-04-09T17:10:20+01:00

How To Improve Project Understanding

2020-04-09T17:15:18+01:00

Cross cultural teams need to firstly build cross cultural understanding Is that a British 'Yes'? A few years ago, I had a great time delivering a new build factory project in Germany. The initial phases of the project were delivered by a UK based team under my leadership, but once the project was [...]

How To Improve Project Understanding2020-04-09T17:15:18+01:00

Develop A Project Team Who Think Plans Better

2020-05-21T15:39:46+01:00

What we look for in a project team that thinks plans better They know their starting point? A while back a cyclist, lost in the countryside, came across an old fella leaning on a farm gate. This local must surely be able to point the way to the rider’s destination. When he asked [...]

Develop A Project Team Who Think Plans Better2020-05-21T15:39:46+01:00