Gren Gale

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Remote Work – from Evolution to Revolution

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

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?

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...

5 life threatening requirements everyone forgets

If you’re looking to buy something and you don’t know what you want, there’s an excellent chance that you’ll get something you don’t want. That’s why it’s so important to know what you want before talking to a supplier. However...

11 ways of staying awake at meetings

11 ways of staying awake at meetings

In a recent survey of over 2,000 people, 20% admitted to having fallen asleep at a meeting, with men apparently slightly more likely to nod off than women. When you consider that middle managers spend around 35% of their time in meetings and senior managers more like...

The End of the World as we know it?

The End of the World as we know it?

  Well I doubt that, but Britain’s 'Brexit' decision - to exit the EU - has whipped up a storm that seems to be a very long way from blowing itself out.  Initial economic indicators have been surprisingly good, but longer term, uncertainty about Britain's link...

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