Enough Pandemic Gloom – Time for Positivity and Control/Podcast Blog #1
08 Sep

Enough Pandemic Gloom – Time for Positivity and Control/Podcast Blog #1

Welcome to our first podcast blog! This podcast is about countering this pandemic with some positivity and control: why it’s appropriate to be more optimistic right now; how you and your organization can take charge of your current business environment; and, five steps you can take right now to build positive momentum in the right […]

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So, You Wanna Be a Change Management Consultant?
10 Jan

So, You Wanna Be a Change Management Consultant?

My son’s friends were over the other night watching a sports event. They are all partway through university and beginning to think seriously about their careers. One of them asked me what I did for a living. Being a change management consultant, I knew better than to say that. Unless people have experience working with […]

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Project Lessons Learned: From Dread to Fun
09 Nov

Project Lessons Learned: From Dread to Fun

If there is a project activity that defines love-hate relationships, Lessons Learned is it. At the start of the project, most people are enthusiastic about capturing Lessons Learned sometime before the project team disperses. That’s because they feel this activity is a key element of that fabled entity, ‘the learning organization’ – and who doesn’t […]

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Knowledge Transfer: Mr. Spock’s Secret
12 Oct

Knowledge Transfer: Mr. Spock’s Secret

The project is nearing the end. The rush is on to complete the final activities before the launch date. Somewhere among those critical, last minute, must-do tasks there is this item, “Knowledge Transfer” on your Gantt chart. You sigh. It’s important because it’s necessary for your client organization, but time is running out. So you […]

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Leading Communications, Leading Change: Do’s and Don’ts
23 Sep

Leading Communications, Leading Change: Do’s and Don’ts

A lot has been written on how important communications is, and how to coordinate and manage communications. But what if you are a Project Manager or leader in an organization undergoing change? What’s your role in leading communications? What should you be doing, and what should you be delegating to others? In my years leading […]

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