The Entrepreneurial Project Manager – a myth or reality?

I was chatting with a highly experienced project and programme manager recently. We were discussing entrepreneurial thinking within major projects, and the importance of that mindset in todays’ complex, interconnected and changing world. ‘I think I am an entrepreneur as a project manager,’ he told me, ‘I have to be to do my job well.’ […]

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The impact of trust on team performance

‘Trust arrives on foot and leaves in a Ferrari’ (Mark Carney) Strong team performance requires trust. Strong teams collaborate, encourage diverse thinking and innovate to drive new solutions to complex problems. We can still have working relationships with people that we don’t trust, but not great ones. If you suspect they’ll talk behind your back, […]

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Build Positive Work Cultures

Positive work cultures are more productive, as well as being nicer places to be. As explained in this article from HBR, a positive environment leads to dramatic benefits for your employees, the employers and of course the bottom line. This is because there are hidden costs to the pressure that is usually placed on people […]

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