Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:26:23 GMT The Lazy Project Manager https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/261088/The-Lazy-Project-Manager Peter Taylor is the author of two best-selling books on ‘Productive Laziness' - ‘The Lazy Winner' and ‘The Lazy Project Manager'. In the last 4 years he has focused on writing and lecturing with over 200 presentations around the world in over 25 countries and has been described as ‘perhaps the most entertaining and inspiring speaker in the project management world today'. His mission is to teach as many people as possible that it is achievable to ‘work smarter and not harder' and to still gain success in the battle of the work/life balance. More information can be found at www.thelazyprojectmanager.com - and through his free podcasts in iTunes. Switzerland https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/59159/Switzerland Tue, 07 Jan 2020 14:32:06 GMT I'm heading to Switzerland on 26th and 27th February for a series of presentations/workshops - details to follow - but if you are interested in an in-house session for your company around those dates then just let me know. See www.thelazyprojectmanager.com for my offerings - let's talk to... New Presentations for 2020 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/59004/New-Presentations-for-2020 Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:19:31 GMT It has been 10 years since The Lazy Project Manager was published and I have had the pleasure of presenting on this topic in 25 countries so far, but now, at the start of a new year, 2020 no less, I have decided that this will be the last year that I deliver 'The Lazy Project Manager&#... The makings of a legend (possibly) ... https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58382/The-makings-of-a-legend--possibly----- Sun, 08 Dec 2019 10:17:05 GMT “It was an explosive meeting of minds at an international project management conference in Athens, Greece, in 2018, when two intellectual goliaths came together by chance only to realise that their paths were always destined to align in order to bring about a new brighter future for their chos... Technology Challenges https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58174/Technology-Challenges Sat, 30 Nov 2019 13:13:49 GMT Now that you know you are in the ‘VUCA’ world can technology help in any way? The VUCA world challenges an organisation by: Presenting boundaries for planning and policy management Confounding the ability to make decisions in an accurate, relevant and timely manner Confusing... The Complex World https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57992/The-Complex-World Mon, 25 Nov 2019 09:15:08 GMT Is your business life ‘Complex’? Well don’t panic, you are certainly not alone, but you should accept that you are part the ‘VUCA’ world today! C = Complexity: the multiplex of forces, the confounding of issues, no cause-and-effect chain and confusion that sur... The Uncertain World https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57877/The-Uncertain-World Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:22:26 GMT Is your business life ‘Uncertain’? Well don’t panic, you are certainly not alone, but you should accept that you are part the ‘VUCA’ world today! U = Uncertainty: the lack of predictability, the prospects for surprise, and the sense of awareness and understand... The Volatile World https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57724/The-Volatile-World Sat, 16 Nov 2019 10:41:11 GMT Is your business life ‘Volatile’? Well don’t panic, you are certainly not alone, but you should accept that you are part the ‘VUCA’ world today! V = Volatility: the nature and dynamics of change, and the nature and speed of change forces and change catalysts.... Are you living in a VUCA world? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57631/Are-you-living-in-a-VUCA-world- Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:05:13 GMT Do you recognise this? Is your business life ‘Volatile – Uncertain – Complex – Ambiguous’? Well don’t panic, you are certainly not alone, but you should accept that you are part the ‘VUCA’ world today! VUCA is an acronym originally used by... The Lazy Project Manager is 10 years old! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56161/The-Lazy-Project-Manager-is-10-years-old- Tue, 10 Sep 2019 12:13:02 GMT To celebrate this major milestone the book is free on Amazon (Kindle version only) for the whole of September - so grab your copy and tell everyone you know in the world of project management Thank you - all of the 'lazy' project managers around the world It has been an amazing 10... The Balanced PMO https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55171/The-Balanced-PMO Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:56:08 GMT As with most things in life (and business) getting a balance right can prove far more effective, especially in the long run, than having a single focus that ignores other key elements. The same is true of the PMO. A balanced approach will definitely pay dividends and will not only ensure that ...