Gren Gale

Project Management Blog

How important is good memory?

Is the importance of a good memory starting to diminish? If I forget the name of a colleague or a customer, I can look at my e-mail, search the web or consult social media.  And what’s more I can have all of these sources of information and more, ever present, with my...

The Art of Negotiation

Newsweek magazine called negotiation ‘the game of life’ and indeed most wars come about as the result of failed negotiations.   Negotiations between men who were desperate to avoid bloodshed after the carnage of the first world war and a man who cared little about how...

How to develop new products

Trusting your gut rarely works   Many small and medium businesses experience issues developing new products. While they are likely to know their market well, they often lack the disciplines to determine how long it will take to bring a new product to market and...

Value = Benefits – Costs

A ridiculously simple formula that if applied more frequently and more exactingly would go a long way to preventing the hundreds of thousands of disaster projects that happen worldwide each year.  If you can't show Value why are you proposing doing it? It's the most...

How Do I Get A Website Built?

How do I get a website built?   Website design is big business.  There are around 5.2 million small businesses in the UK and 20 million in the EU, most of who need a website. Early in the life of most small businesses, someone is going to ask the question ‘How do...