Monthly Archives: November 2010

Unexpected Lessons in Project Management

I found the following advice in the strangest of places – whilst watching Thomas the Tank Engine with my kids. If you don’t want to watch the full episode, you can get the complete story line here, but I’ll summarise … Continue reading

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Staff Appraisals

It’s that time of year where I need to appraise all my staff and present recommendations to the board on any adjustments to their job roles and salaries.  I thought I’d use this post to collect my thoughts on how … Continue reading

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Thoughts behind Project Management Alchemy

I had intended this follow up to Project Management Alchemy to be written a little quicker than it has been.  However, my work has taken me on a couple of foreign trips (to Copenhagen and New York) and my free time … Continue reading

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