Let’s face it, we’ve all witnessed projects and programmes which have been a struggle. Risks aren’t managed effectively, projects are duplicating, resources are over-allocated, benefits aren’t being measured, overruns, overspend… To balance things a little, there is likely to be good practice within organisations too, so it’s not all doom and gloom! Project and programme…Read more Is your Project and Programme Management a bit flakey?
What questions are helpful for leaders and managers when adopting a coaching approach? Here are some questions we have found useful when engaging with leaders, managers and project managers. Enjoy! Building awareness Is this situation something you recognise as having played out previously? What impact is this having on you / others? What motivates you?…Read more Key Coaching Questions
Here are some considerations to help enhance your role as a coach… Hope this helps you in some way as you fine-tune your coaching skills! Partner: The coach is not an expert in the client. Establish a relationship that is equal and ‘check-in’ from time to time. This helps build trust and openness. The exciting…Read more 10 Steps To Become A Better Coach
We have been continuing our relationship with the Arts Council of Wales recently. This time we’ve been working with their international project and programme teams. Some amazing initiatives are underway, from China to Canada, which require skill and energy to manage effectively. Wales Arts International is a partnership between the Arts Council of Wales and…Read more Project and Programme Management in the Arts
We’ve been very busy throughout this year working with some really interesting organisations. Here is a quick summary of what we’ve been up to… Working with a high profile public sector organisation, helping them move toward a more agile mode of project management delivery. Numerous project and change management training workshops both accredited and bespoke…Read more Helping Organisations Change
implementing agile? We have been working with several organisations so far this year implementing agile approaches. These assignments have crossed several sectors and are spread throughout England and Wales. what is agile? Agile is a way of working efficiently and effectively to deliver product fast. It thrives on driving improvement and seeking constant feedback. When…Read more Thinking of implementing agile?
Going Local. It was great to be at the Gloucestershire Business Show today. We had some good conversations. Great to be in contact with some interesting and innovative, local organisations Favourite Session? The ‘Creative Nuggets’ session was particularly interesting. A great format too: each organisation had exactly five minutes to convey a creative pearl of…Read more Gloucester Business Show
We are delighted to announce the launch of a series of ‘self-leadership’ masterclasses in 2018 in partnership with Green Training and Development. Our first masterclass is on June 14th 09:30-13:00 at the Hereford Cider Museum. You are the key resource within your business. Forgetting to pay attention to yourself is like trying to chop down…Read more Dream Big Work Smart – Free Masterclass for business leaders and entrepreneurs
Interested in organisational culture change? Read our current series on culture change. Click here to find our series.Read more Culture Change Series
Look at this image for a moment. What is this person thinking and feeling? Worried, curious, contemplating new possibilities…perhaps they are on the brink of a major realisation that could seriously change their outlook? As a coach we get to see you, listen to you and experience you. We get a ‘sense’ of who you…Read more Give Coaching a Try!