Project Failure: Are the reports exaggerated?

Project Failure: Are the reports exaggerated?
You have no doubt read the gloomy reports on the state of project management and the rates of failure and disappointment surrounding project delivery. But just how helpful or even realistic are they? Moreover, do they help in writing the prescription for success?

Agility + Rigor: Has Your Initiative Got the Winning Combination?

Agility + Rigor: Has Your Initiative Got the Winning Combination?
“Don’t fall in love with your plan…' warns the grandfather of agile. We say: ‘Sure, fall in love with your plan, just don't get married to it!!'  That is because when it comes to the success of complex and ambitious projects or initiatives rigor and agility are a winning combination.

Looking for more innovation? Here's where to find it!

Looking for more innovation? Here's where to find it!
What the data reveals is not a surprise: If you want to accelerate innovation you have to loosen bureaucracy and control.  Unfortunately, you cannot have both.

Project Status: How to ‘Bottom-line it' for Senior Executives?

Project Status: How to ‘Bottom-line it' for Senior Executives?
How do you get people to bottom-line the conversation about a critical initiative/project, while ensuring that none of the important details get lost? If you are talking to a senior leader how do you bring them up to speed without testing their patience?

Project Safety: How to prevent projects crashing-out & minimize the damage when then do?

Project Safety: How to prevent projects crashing-out & minimize the damage when then do?
On the path from strategy to success there will inevitably be casualties. Initiatives that struggle to gain traction, go off course, are retired early or even crash off the track. The question is: How to prevent projects crashing-out & minimize the damage when then do?

Strategic Initiatives: How Effective Are Your Project Reviews?

Strategic Initiatives: How Effective Are Your Project Reviews?
Most people don’t look forward to Project Reviews – some even dread them! That would be a problem if organizations were having lots of project reviews, however there are typically gaps of many weeks or even months between reviews for any project or initiative.

Is your Project or Strategy ‘Business As Usual'?

Is your Project or Strategy ‘Business As Usual'?
To what extent is your project ‘business as usual' or ‘business unusual'? The answer to this question is more important than you might think. It has […]

Project Turbulence – Is there too little or too much?

Project Turbulence – Is there too little or too much?
Why a certain amount of turbulence and uncertainty around your strategic projects may be a good thing. Which of the images below best reflects the execution […]

Why Pitstop Your Strategic Projects & Priorities?

Why Pitstop Your Strategic Projects & Priorities?
Pitstops are a powerful means of optimizing performance potential – ideal for leader teams in complex and fast changing environments.  Pitstops are particularly powerful for teams […]

Your Performance Agenda: Where would you like to focus?

Priorities & Projects

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Your Performance Agenda: Where would you like to focus?

Talent & Team

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