Gren Gale

Project Management Blog

Why it’s OK to feel anxious about a return to the office

    Return to the office in the UK lags well behind the rest of Europe Despite a recent surge in COVID infections the UK government are still raging at the lack of workers making a return to the office.  Return to offices has been very slow in the UK with around two...

What is the UKs biggest weapon in the fight against COVID?

    Is the UK different to the rest of Europe? There would seem to be very little difference in the way that people across most of Europe are living their lives under COVID.  Several countries are more insistent on the use of face masks outdoors as well as indoors but...

How to cut costs, lower risks and boost productivity

  Surveys clearly show that employees want to continue working remotely A recent study by Cardiff University and the University of Southampton, said 88% of employees who worked at home during lockdown would like to continue doing so in some capacity, with 47%...

Is remote working the enemy of creativity?

 A number of people have told me that remote working is the enemy of creativity and that it just isn’t a practical way of working in the creative industries.  I strongly disagree.Creativity and problem solving tend to be more effective in groups where...

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...