Book Review – The Positive Organization by Robert E Quinn

In our recent interviews with Professor Kim Cameron and Michelle McQuaid both mentioned Robert E. Quinn’s The Positive Organization as a book worth reading for insight and ideas. It is not difficult to see why, as Quinn’s short book (less than 160 pages from cover to cover) is packed with ideas, examples, case studies and more »

5 of the best…resources to keep resolutions

5 of the best…resources to keep resolutions

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? January is the month of getting fit, being more productive, having a new frame of mind. We collected five resources that can help you keep the resolutions you choose to make, and for sustainably improving habits. Better than before – Gretchen Rubin on habits “Habits make change more »

10 tips for successful projects

10 tips for successful projects

Introduction The vision of the APM (Association for Project Management) for 2020 is ‘a world in which all projects succeed’. To achieve this vision experienced project managers need to share their knowledge for the benefit of everyone in the profession. Below are some of my best tips and techniques acquired from over 25 years of more »

Switch – How to Change Things When Change Is Hard

Switch – How to Change Things When Change Is Hard

Over the last few decades a dispiriting body of research has been amassed, which suggests that the vast majority of change programmes fail, or fail to reach their intended outcomes. In their book Switch – How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, academics Chip and Dan Heath address this challenge head on. The authors more »

Leadership actions that help you develop a positive culture in your team or organisation

Leadership actions that help you develop a positive culture in your team or organisation

View this free webinar to explore: What organisational culture is and how it is determined What high performance cultures have in common 3 leadership actions you need to take to develop a positive culture within your team and organisation Click the picture below to gain access!

Free CMI webinar

Free CMI webinar

In today’s fast changing environment agility and the ability to make change effectively is a key organisational requirement. Yet most change management initiatives fail and employees are increasing tired of, and resistant to, organisational changes. 18 February 2016, 12.30-1:30 GMT Register to attend this webinar to explore: The key change management mistakes to avoid Successful more »