Visual Management

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Collaborative Planning with a Visual Look-ahead Plan

I’ve been facilitating some project management workshops with a client whose office is currently undergoing a major refurbishment programme. We talk about the different time horizons that need to be considered when planning a project. Thanks to the client’s Project Manager, I had the opportunity to visit the project office being run by BW, the … Continue reading

Strange ideas usually associated with mind mapping

Here’s a good slideshare debunking some of the urban myths associated with mindmapping and challenging some of the “rules”. My favourite Mindmapping tool is iThoughts HD and it doesn’t force you to comply with many of the supposed rules.   I’ve written a few posts about Mindmapping: Mindmapping: has its time come? Low tech or high … Continue reading

70% of strategic failures are due to poor “execution”

I was interested to be sent a link to “The 4 disciplines of execution” this week. It’s a consultancy with its own formula for ensuring that organisational strategy is actually turned into effective execution. They quote Ram Charan, author of Execution: the discipline of getting things done; “Seventy percent of strategic failures are due to poor execution … Continue reading

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