O is for… Options

When your project, or indeed life is getting you down, always remember you have options. Even when it may seem like you have no choice in something, believe us, you do. You perhaps just need to briefly take a step back from the coal-face and think bigger, or wider, or longer term. Some people seem… Continue reading O is for… Options

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O is for… Ostrich

You know the type, you probably have some of them in your organisation; when there’s a problem, they bury their head in the sand, usually because it is beyond their capabilities to do anything else. They will ignore the inevitability of the situation, hoping upon hope that it will go away. Usually until the very… Continue reading O is for… Ostrich

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O is for… Overload

Here’s a simple tip. Never say you are too busy for anything. Because its not true. The real answer is that what you are being asked to do doesn’t rank higher in priority than the things you are currently engaged in. You will hear many people complaining of overload, being too busy, “rushed off my… Continue reading O is for… Overload

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O is for… Optimism

Optimism is reserved for misguided souls and high-level management. You need to be better than that, you can’t sit around and hope it’ll all turn out for the best. You’ll be dead in the water if you subscribe to such fanciful notions, look around you at all those failed projects. One thing you need to… Continue reading O is for… Optimism

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