The importance of integrated planning

APM’s latest research suggests only 22% of projects are wholly successful – so let’s get the basics right through integrated planning!

Mindfulness as a must-have in change management

Change is tough on people. So how can change management, with its focus on people, use mindfulness to encourage awareness and involvement?

I was recently given a book as a gift written by ABC journalist Dan Harris titled 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works-A True Story.

My first thought upon receiving it was ‘this is just another one of those fads that will be forgotten about in 2016’. However anything that claims to reduce my stress grabs my attention so I decided to read it. Read more

Why do we cringe at corporate values?

Ask someone to recite their organisation’s values and the chances are they’ll look embarrassed. They might say “integrity” or “trust,” using a comedy boardroom voice to show they don’t really buy into it all.

But corporate values are shown to work, providing guiding principles for employees and reassurance for customers.* Read more