Gren Gale

Project Management Blog

Companies need to reorganise for remote work

 While for many years now it’s been no secret that lots of office based jobs could be carried out remotely, the COVID-19 crisis has turned that potential into reality for many businesses worldwide.  Offices full of endless rows of desks and packed contact...

4 ways to get a virtual video conference facelift

 Video conferencing can be a bit of an unnerving experience.  It’s OK for the politicians, personalities and journalists we’ve all seen during COVID-19 lockdowns.  They’ll have invested significant time and effort making sure they look good and either been...

Why the hell are we all Zooming?

 As they say, ‘other brands of video conferencing software are available’, so why has ‘to Zoom’ become a verb?  Zoom of course must be loving it, share price rocketing, users increasing exponentially and achieving what very few with the exception of Mr...

Remote Work – from Evolution to Revolution

 Around 15 years ago, I ran a home working pilot for a major company.  Office space was tight and it was one of the alternatives investigated to continue to achieve our objectives without increasing office rental bills.  Line speeds were poor and broadband...

You don’t show leadership by hitting people over the head

 Leadership"You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault not leadership".  That’s a quote from Dwight D. Eisenhower as Supreme Commander of Allied forces during World War 2, when let’s face it there was a lot of hitting people over the...

Remote Project Management is coming. Are you ready?

 Teams are increasingly dispersed around the world The times when a project team were all located together in the same office are fast disappearing and increasingly project managers are being asked to organise disparate groups in many different locations...