Author Archives: chriscashell

About chriscashell

I have been working in IT for most industries during my career and delivering change through solutions combining process re-engineering and software systems. This has involved taking a disparate group of people to form project teams and setting out on a mission to change the business and drive it forward to meet compelling goals. Building and being part of a successful team is a great experience and seeing organizations and individuals embrace change is a rewarding experience. I want to share my insights into those experiences and thoughts and find out what others believe can make change fun and enjoyable.

Plan or Act

For sometime I have been thinking about making a decision and you have been analyzing that in your head and talking to friends and colleagues for some time. Being someone with a Project Management background you procrastinate about really planning … Continue reading

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Confidence

When you lead a Project you need to ensure your team has all the right skills but more importantly all the right team attributes to be successful. If the team is to succeed it needs to be acting as a … Continue reading

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More than one thing…

I saw this image this morning and it reminded me: 1) there are those that talk about communicating more, 2) those who say they are innovative 3) those who say they are transparent but… Leadership isn’t about doing one thing … Continue reading

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Challenge the norm…

We sometimes get caught up in the day to day aspects of our job and accept what has always been. As we get sucked into our roles we have to consider how we can make a difference and that is … Continue reading

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Always stay true

There are times as a Project Manager that you have to rise above the drama that unfolds not just on your project but in the work environment around you. That is part of day to day work life but the … Continue reading

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Can I help?

As Project Managers we always look to have our plans set, budgets tracked, scope understood and generally controls in place to lessen the risk of failure. All these things are great to have but let’s not forget that to be … Continue reading

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Accountability

As Project Managers our aim is to gain respect from those around us as we guide a project team and ultimately a business to deliver results from its investments in projects. This can only be achieved by holding everyone accountable … Continue reading

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