How to Conduct a Meeting

How to Conduct a Meeting

Would you like to get a reputation for being a fantastic meeting organiser? In this article, I outline how to conduct a meeting. By following my meeting checklists you will know how to conduct a meeting. I will first cover my 4 step meeting preparation checklist. This is the actual checklist that I have used […]

How to Write an Effective Meeting Agenda

effective meeting agenda

Would you like to run successful project meetings that actually helps your project? In this article, I outline what makes an effective meeting agenda. This follows on from my last article which showed how a meeting must have a purpose. A reason for existing. Once you have established that you need a meeting the next […]

5 Ways to Manage Conflict

5 Ways to Manage Conflict

This week I have another guest post for you by Amit Patel who started crushthepmexam.com as an online resource dedicated to helping professionals pass their PMP Exams on their first try. 5 Ways to Manage Conflict Conflict is very common in the world of project management. It is highly likely that conflict will develop in […]

Beginners Guide to Project Management Slide Show

Beginners Guide to Project Management Slide Show

Sometimes on a new project I will have people who are taking part in their first ever project. Your first project can be quite a daunting experience. To help these team members I have created an introduction to project management slideshow. I have decided to share the slideshow here to help you or members of […]

Signs of Project Failure

signs of project failure

This week I have a guest post for you by Amit Patel who started https://crushthepmexam.com/ as an online resource dedicated to helping professionals pass their PMP Exams on their first try. In any serious pursuit, professional or personal, it will usually take several failures before your first success. With time and experience, the likelihood of […]

How to Get Stuff Delivered

how to get stuff delivered

Does your organisation struggle with getting stuff delivered? In this blog post, I show you how the organization, Knightstone Housing, a company I work for is getting stuff delivered. In the last article, I showed how good ideas are raised and become great ideas. Once an idea has passed through the first phase, they go on […]

How to Make a Good Idea Great

make good idea great

Does your organisation struggle with taking on new ideas? In this blog post, I will show you how the organisation I work for have started to take good ideas and get stuff done. The organisation I work for is Knightstone Housing. I wrote an article about why medium sized companies struggle with project management. Knightstone […]

Why Project Management Fails Medium Sized Companies

Why Project Management Fails Medium Sized Companies

Do you work for a medium sized company that have around 500 employees? Do you wonder why projects never seem to get done? In this blog post, I will outline why medium sized companies struggle to deliver projects based on my experience of working in both medium and large companies. I will show what I have […]

How to Tailor Prince2

how to tailor prince2

One of the challenges with Prince2 is it can appear a very rigid way of managing a project. In reality, it is flexible and possible to tailor it to meet different project environments. To pass the Prince2 practitioner exam, you will need to have a good understand of how to tailor Prince2. In this post, […]