Aspira appoints new Director of Software Development
  Aspira, the specialist Project Management and Enterprise IT Solutions services organisation, has appointed Jim Blair as Director of Software…
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Communication is the key
  Effective communication – how well we communicate our message and how we choose the right channel of communication –…
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Emotional Intelligence – 50 shades of black and white…. (Part 2 of 2)
  In Part 1 of my blog,  I spoke about the importance of Empathy – and making the effort to…
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Emotional Intelligence – 50 shades of black and white…. (Part 1 of 2)
It can be tempting to interpret things as simply black or white, good or bad, wrong or right. But the reality…
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The People in Your Neighbourhood
Do you remember Sesame Street and the song ‘Who are the people in your neighbourhood’? Have you ever stopped to…
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Sports – You Either Win or Learn
Sport was always destined to play a major role in my life. Coming originally from Pakistan – a nation which…
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Do you need to be a Mentalist to be a Project Manager?
Last night I went to see the English hypnotist and mentalist Derren Brown perform an amazing show, where he performed…
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Our Teens and Technology Today
Back in my day – not quite when you had to walk to school barefoot – but in the pre…
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Never work a day in your life… (part 2)
The story so far… I decided to change my career to become a Professional PM and to seek PMP certification……
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Never work a day in your life… (part 1)
After spending 17 years working in a large multinational Financial Services company in various project and operational management roles, I…
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Breaking Up with Folders
Breaking up with Folders One of the most minor but regular annoyances within SharePoint is this: This is an option being…
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Deadlines Rule My Life.
It’s 5.00pm on a Tuesday evening and I get called into my boss, Pat Lucey’s office. Not good. I’m already…
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