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Category: Coaches coaching Events procedures project management risks start up systems tactics

Everyone knows that gathering information is a key to developing a good plan. But what if you don’t have the money to employ external agencies or consultants? The old saying “suck it and see”, becomes pretty relevant in this case. Try out some marketing initiatives at low cost, or zero [...]

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Category: leadership procedures project management risks systems tactics

How hard is it to decide when enough patience has been shown, and when maybe too much patience has been shown? We all fail this test at some stage. Some of us move on more quickly than others, and then there are those of us who hang around like bad [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching leadership organisational culture precision risks robotics systems tactics

Telstra slashes one third of its workforce. Other companies in Australia and around the world slash their workforces. ‘Doom, gloom, everything will break down and there will be no one to fix it’. Wow, one would think that it was the end of the world. And perhaps it is, for [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching leadership Members precision procedures project management risks systems tactics

There are a number of drivers to engaging with ProjectCoach. Perhaps the major reasons include ease of access to a very large base of experience. Imagine, just for a moment, being able to find out quickly the answers to questions, or possible approaches that could be undertaken to deal with [...]

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Category: angel investor briefing leadership Members procedures project management risks systems tactics

An example of where things go wrong NOW, and why there needs to be a focus on a new way of delivering Bill Blogs at a NSW government department received word that his “client” organisation within the department wanted to redevelop a site owned by the government, which was a [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching leadership project management recognition risks

A short presentation on where ProjectCoach fits in when you are under pressure http://prezi.com/ds5dfaiikgcv/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

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Category: briefing coaching leadership Members precision procedures project management risks systems tactics

The fourth part of developing the plan involves describing the execution of the task

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Category: games leadership precision procedures project management risks

How did you go about getting what you are after? Is there a better way? What strengths do you have that you use to get what you are after? Was there a particular problem, that you addressed last week or last month, that you solved? Who implemented the solution? Was [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching leadership Members project management risks systems

Michael was the project manager for a significant project being delivered by a government agency in Australia. He was very interested in the way in which Australia provided aid to developing countries. He was particularly interested in the way in which Australia imposed conditions on the aid that it provided. [...]

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Category: briefing Coaches coaching leadership Members project management risks systems tactics

The MDs dilemma The managing director reported to the board that there was a significant skills gap creating a problem for the organisation. The managing director however, did state that the organisation was not alone in this. Apparently nearly eight in 10 firms admit to carrying a gap in their [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching procedures project management risks systems tactics

Our proposal for development of your project management office Our understanding of your needs You are in the following situation The people in your organization are demotivated, performing in a way that is far from their potential. Projects are identified in an ad hoc manner. Sometimes a project initiation brief [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching procedures project management risks systems tactics

I’ve often been asked to describe how a project manager can deal with problems outside of their control. -Weather. -Latent conditions. -Disasters. -Unions. Most project managers rely on the well known “nothing I can do. That’s someone else’s problem”. “We’ll just ask for more money and time when and if [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching consensus games precision procedures project management risks systems tactics

 Apparently it is the usual state of human affairs, and generally people feel less happy than we would expect. So, if your people are looking down in the dumps, listless, uninterested, don’t self flagellate. Is it important that people are motivated? The general consensus is that it is important, because [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching precision procedures project management risks systems tactics

“……a significant pick-up in productivity growth would be required to sustain real income growth around the rates seen in recent decades,” the RBA board minutes warn. Coaching is a key component of increasing productivity. “Average productivity can improve as firms move toward the best available technology; plants and firms with [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching precision project management risks tactics

  The BER Implementation Task Force’s final report of July 2011 made the following comments which we have reproduced here to make our point;  ……..methodology defines value for money as the product of three essential elements: quality, time and cost. The delivery of overall value for money is a product [...]

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Category: coaching procedures project management risks systems tactics

The problem People in the project team are not contributing / are being divisive, or just plain out of control. The project is a mess The solution is in a number of steps, each one applied until the end step, where the team processes and systems are reviewed. Step 1 [...]

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Category: Coaches project management risks workplace health and safety

“findings suggest considerable potential for prevention ( of negative workplace wellbeing outcomes) leveraged through focusing on targeted leadership development initiatives …… at the work team level” “The results provide some clues towards developing work environments that help to minimise the incidence and cost of injuries in the workplace. They suggest [...]

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Category: Coaches coaching consensus project management risks

As the coaching industry in Australia matures, it will be those executive coaches and mentors who can differentiate themselves via their credibility,  core skills and depth of experience in their industry who will enhance their reputation amidst what will inevitably be a shake out brought about by an influx of ill-equipped [...]

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