Maximize Project Success with the STEPPA Coaching Model

As project professionals, one thing we know how to do is plan. Why then do I find myself writing an article about a planning model that comes from outside of the Project Management sphere? No matter how much we think we know about planning, there is always room to learn more. And what I like […]

Maximize Project Success with the STEPPA Coaching Model

Maximize Project Success with the STEPPA Coaching Model As project professionals, one thing we know how to do is plan. Why then do I find myself writing an article about a planning model that comes from outside of the Project Management sphere? No matter how much we think we know about planning, there is always […]

Kelly’s 14 Project Management Rules: Everything You Need To Know

Clarence L. Kelly Johnson, chief designer at Lockheed’s secret “Skunk Works” facility, initially designed the U-2 around the F-104 Starfighter fuselage. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Kelly Johnson was an engineer at Lockheed who is famous for his leading role in designing over 40 aircraft. He was the leader of Lockheed’s Skunk Works program, and it was here that he devised his 14 Rules and Practices for project work. Here we look at those 14 rules and see how they are […]

RACI Matrix | Definition and Example | How to

Family in a car, going on holiday

When setting up a new PMO, you start by understanding the needs of the business. Then, you meet the stakeholders and whiteboard your way through several reams of sticky notes. Finally, you get to an understanding of WHY the PMO is needed and WHAT problems it will solve.But what happens next can be tricky. Even […]

The CLEAR Model: Peter Hawkins

Two people meeting in a relaxed business setting

Whether you are working with project stakeholders or setting goals for members of your team, Peter Hawkins’ CLEAR model is a simple coaching model that sets out to achieve clarity of purpose, as well as developing a systemic process that can be used to regularly review progress. Background to the model The CLEAR model was […]

Compliance Typology and Bases of Power

Compliance typology matrix

Compliance is an important element of the relationship between those who have power and those over whom power is exercised. Research shows that it is power that ensures others are compliant. However, it is the involvement and engagement that establishes the attitude the subject will have towards the exercise of that power. The concepts of […]