You might have seen my adverts on YouTube, Linkedin or Facebook. After years of being asked “I’d like to do what you do – could I pick your brains?” I’ve decided to help people do what I’ve been happily doing since 1997. I really do think training is the best job in the world – […]
How can a company suddenly find that it’s a million pounds in the red? Or ten million?? It’ll almost certainly be because of a project. Everything is a project or a process. And processes are easy to keep track of, because they tend to be the same month on month, or at least they only evolve slowly. The cost of […]
Imagine you are being asked to do something pointless by a scary customer, or perhaps by your boss. Arguing is just going to upset them, nobody likes to be told they’re wrong. And suppose you’re pretty sure they aren’t even going to notice. Maybe they frequently ask for small things and they never follow […]
I think the biggest secret of project management is that you need BOTH a critical path diagram AND a Gantt chart. Here’s why: If you only have a critical path diagram: Then it’s great, you know the running order, and you know how long the project is going to take – from the critical path, […]
Google ads / pay per click: should we do it?? I think the answer is usually no…..
There is one advantage, but two disadvantages, with this plan…. The advantage: you get to do something you love all day every day, in exchange for pay. How great is that?? Disadvantage 1: it may spoil it. Too much of something, even chocolate cake, or dogs, or the saxophone, can make you sick of it. And if you have to […]