Make the plan you can – don’t worry about the one you can’t. So many project managers tell me that they’ve not made a plan because something is missing… but they’re just […]
Born and raised in Walsall, West Midlands; living in Buckinghamshire; career in project management; married to Renata; father of Edward; always busy.
This may look a little strange, that I’m recommending “the competition”. But the truth is my blogs and videos reflect my personal experiences; and even when I present established techniques or concepts, […]
A tip for chasing actions from senior managers.
I’ve started to upload project management tips, tricks, tutorials and thoughts to the Influential PMO YouTube Channel. I still need to improve the workflow of idea/creation/editing/publish/promote, and it’s a bit different to […]
Find below my video with a step-by-step guide to creating a Project Status Report Template with Microsoft PowerPoint. The video includes: Why I use Microsoft PowerPoint to make project status reports Using […]
I’ve recently recorded a video that shows me listing the key components of a project status report template. See below: For those interested in downloading the list, please find the latest version […]
What is governance? Well, it depends as there are different types – so here are five definitions of governance from P3O. The five definitions here are: Governance Corporate Governance Portfolio Governance Programme […]
I have created a video showing how to build a RACI in Microsoft Excel. This is a really useful tool for identifying who in your project: Is accountable. Is responsible. Should be […]
I returned to the office this week, for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020. This was also the first time I had worked in this office at all […]
I have created a set of videos to explain how to create a skills matrix in Excel for assessing your teams skills. The videos can be found below along with the basic […]