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Free Project Presentation Reporting Template

Another experiment in developing free useful resources for you In a recent post on the KISS principle, I provided an example of a highly effective tool I use regarding reporting on projects in presentation format. In my line of work I may have to report on up to 30 – 40 projects across a wide […]

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4 Tips on How to Stop Overthinking and KISS!

For those of you out there who are like me and overthink just about everything, there is a solution. I have no doubt you have heard of the KISS principle. Most of us know it stands for: Keep It Simple Stupid. In fact, the letters KISS do have a number of other meanings such as: […]

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Reclaim Your Space – An Experiment in Converting Posts to Useful Resources

Inspired by other creative bloggers out there, I have commenced the development of useful resources based on posts within the Strategic Teams Blog and from my book: Engage, Communicate and Act 😊 So, my first attempt is: Reclaim Your Space. This booklet is based on a short post, from a little while back regarding the […]

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Problems, Solutions and Options – A Veritable Tale

A key leadership and management tool I learnt early on was the wisdom of problems… The first time I became an acting manager, on the very first day I sat down and asked myself: “where do I start?” It occurred to me quite naturally, perhaps I needed to write a list of everything I was […]

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Eating the Elephant – How to Tackle Tasks of Any Size, Simply

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time! The maxim of eating an elephant is well known. There is only one way to tackle a Herculean task (or perhaps even more disconcertingly because of its size or difficulty that as a result induces procrastination): start! Regardless of the type of person you […]

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Take Time Out – It’s Okay

How are you today? The time it takes you to quietly sip your cup of tea (or coffee) is the difference between success and failure! Remember, that sometimes being in a hurry to meet a deadline, might in fact be, counter productive. Always make sure you give yourself time to sit back, relax and cherish […]

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