Project Management

The Change Curve and the Mistakes Managers Make When Using it

By |2020-09-07T07:27:26+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The change curve is a commonly used tool in change management and is often misunderstood or overused. In this blog we explore the curve in more detail, it’s strengths and limitations , and how you can use it to understand and support people through change journeys. All of us experience change and upheaval [...]

Three Steps to Building a Successful Change Delivery Team

By |2020-06-09T10:02:38+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

It’s true that it’s crucially important to plan, develop a vision and create strategies for change. We find that people don't necessarily need a great deal of help imagining the future and figuring out roughly how they're going to get there. What they struggle with is the capacity to actually deliver that change. The [...]

Delivering Change Successfully

By |2020-06-08T20:48:28+00:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Delivering Change Successfully - Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them You put the effort into the planning, creating a vision and devising a strategy, but the change you’re aiming for just isn’t happening. Sound familiar? We’re not surprised. According to the Project Management Institute 70% of projects don’t fully meet all their goals. [...]

Getting the Best out of Your Team

By |2020-06-08T12:13:27+00:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

How do you get the best out of your team during turbulent times? How can understanding Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs help? Our Managing Director, Lucy Trueman, reflects on how people can only learn, grow and fulfill their potential when their basic needs are met and gives a few tips on how to make this [...]

Three Crucial Phases of Change

By |2020-06-05T10:55:53+00:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

This blog from our Managing Director, Lucy, is about the psychological journey people go on during change and why, as managers and leaders, we need to be aware of and respectful of this journey. We’re sharing resources like this in the hope that we can help people and organisations to manage change well. [...]

Managing Projects in Times of Crisis

By |2020-05-14T11:14:21+00:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

How do you successfully manage projects during a global crisis? Here, our Senior Project Manager, Helena, gives her view. Most experienced project managers will have had to handle a crisis happening on their projects. If you’re lucky enough not to have encountered a crisis, or are a fairly new project manager, I’m sure [...]

How to keep in touch with your customers

By |2020-05-01T10:40:32+00:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The importance of communication with your customers In times of uncertainty, many of our normal structures and ways of working change beyond recognition as we adapt to new circumstances. In recent weeks we have seen an enforced upsurge in home working with virtual meetings becoming the norm, changes to social interaction, isolation, fear [...]

What makes a good project plan?

By |2020-04-29T10:53:32+00:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

What are Project Plans important? Anyone who has ever been involved in a project will understand the importance of project plans. They’re a project manager’s bible and an important tool for people involved in project delivery to help them understand how everything fits and what it is that needs to be done. However, [...]

Ten Tips for Wellbeing When Working from Home

By |2020-04-24T13:02:11+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Our project officer Lizzi went into self-isolation with her family on the 12th March. Here she gives her top 10 tips for looking after your wellbeing when working from home. As I write this, I’m on day 11 of self-isolation with my husband and two young kids. It’s been a bit of a [...]

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