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GIST Planning for Innovation Projects

I’ve been facilitating a group of staff who have been challenged by their senior leadership team to complete some Innovation Projects as part of a current leadership development programme. The timescales are tight, the projects run over the Summer holiday period and the teams generally have more ideas than they can cope with in the … Continue reading

Managing Projects in a VUCA world

I’ve written previously about the models developed by Turner and Cochrane, Dombkins and Obeng which classify 4 types of project  depending on how much you know about what a project is trying to achieve and the extent to which you know how to go about the project. Eddie Obeng’s categories of Fog, Quest, Movie-making and … Continue reading

Project Managers: stop obsessing about “what?” and keep your eye on “why?”

There have been a few posts recently on LinkedIn with “clever” graphics showing the role of Project Management when applied to day-to-day activities. A couple of examples were how to make a cup of coffee and how to bake a cake (if I recall correctly). They attempt to show how project management activities such as … Continue reading

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