Happy Projectmanagement by Peter Taylor

Friday, 28 June, 2013

How many project managers does it take to change a light bulb? A better question to ask is perhaps ‘how many project managers does it take to have a good project?’ I think just the one, if they have a real sense of humour and an appreciation for the value of ‘fun’ in a project team.

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Green Bean PM by Peter Taylor

Wednesday, 07 March, 2012

How should new project managers learn from the ‘Old beans’ When my kids were young they loved to play one particular game at the annual birthday parties. This game involved ‘Beans’ – all of the kids standing ready and waiting for instructions and then the cry would go up of ‘Beans’ and the game would begin.

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The Art of Good Project Closure by Peter Taylor

Thursday, 23 February, 2012

The value of lessons learned: the art of a good project closure

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The Campaign for Real Project Sponsors by Peter Taylor

Tuesday, 14 February, 2012

We all know that critical to any projects success is having a good project manager but after that then it is pretty important to have a good project sponsor; but, like the saying goes, ‘you can pick your friends but you can’t pick your relatives’ and the same is true of project sponsors.

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Project Management and the Alien Encounter by Peter Taylor

Tuesday, 07 February, 2012

I suspect that you will all know this story: Six blind men were asked to determine what an elephant looked like by feeling different parts of the elephant's body.

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'Be More Productive' (part 3) Project Management Blog by Jason Womack

Monday, 13 June, 2011

Before you plan, know what you don’t have to plan. In my coaching work, I find a common denominator to low productivity, inefficiencies in the workplace and meetings being run ineffectively:

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