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Podcast #179: Future-Proof Your Career – Johanna Rothman – Embracing the agile mindset

Elise Stevens
Podcast #179: Future-Proof Your Career – Johanna Rothman – Embracing the agile mindset







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Podcast #179: Future-Proof Your Career – Johanna Rothman – Embracing the agile mindset As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on our lives and livelihoods, many of us are beginning to consider what our careers might look like in the future. We all like to think we’re adaptable and resilient but how do we decide if it’s time […]

Podcast Episode #178: Sarah Hajipour – The value of business agility

Elise Stevens
Podcast Episode #178: Sarah Hajipour – The value of business agility







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Podcast Episode #178: Sarah Hajipour – The value of business agility Most companies already recognised the value of business agility, but the COVID-19 pandemic has now proven that businesses must be agile if they are going to survive. Business agility Is more than just software frameworks. It’s a mindset that allows a business to respond […]

Podcast Episode #177: Renee Henville – Dealing with difficult people

Elise Stevens
Podcast Episode #177: Renee Henville – Dealing with difficult people







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Podcast Episode #177: Renee Henville – Dealing with difficult people We’ve all worked with difficult people. Some believe they’re always right, others will say yes to everything but rarely deliver, some are dictators, other are more passive, and most seem to find all the problems but no solutions. Elise Stevens has plenty of experience dealing […]

Podcast Episode #176: Jay Stone – Why is change so exhausting?

Elise Stevens
Podcast Episode #176: Jay Stone – Why is change so exhausting?







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Podcast Episode #176: Jay Stone – Why is change so exhausting? What is it about change that we find so difficult? Why is it burning us out and making us depressed? Neuroscience tells us that our brain simply hasn’t evolved much over thousands of years. Even positive change can trigger the same fight/flight/freeze reaction our […]

Podcast Episode #175: Laura Dallas Burford – How to find your focus

Elise Stevens
Podcast Episode #175: Laura Dallas Burford – How to find your focus







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Podcast Episode #175: Laura Dallas Burford – How to find your focus As Marie Kondo would say – does it spark joy? No, not your Tupperware drawer – your career!  Many project managers would consider themselves a jack of all trades, ready to jump head-first into any project, but consultant advisor and mentor Laura Dallas […]

Podcast Episode #174: Teresa Lawrence – Creative problem solving in project management

Elise Stevens
Podcast Episode #174: Teresa Lawrence – Creative problem solving in project management







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Podcast Episode #174: Teresa Lawrence – Creative problem solving in project management The best idea usually doesn’t belong to the loudest voice in the room – so why should they be the only one who gets heard? Whether they’re the boss, the boss’s son, or just a bit of a loudmouth, too often decisions within […]

Podcast Episode #173: Elizabeth Harrin – How gamification makes projects more engaging

Elise Stevens
Podcast Episode #173: Elizabeth Harrin – How gamification makes projects more engaging







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Podcast Episode #173: Elizabeth Harrin – How gamification makes projects more engaging It doesn’t matter how much time you put into your powerpoint presentation or carefully-drafted email, your team still might be more likely to open a game on their phone or start scrolling through Facebook than pay attention. Gamification makes your projects more engaging […]

Podcast Episode #172: Lynda Tregoweth – The importance of leadership in project management

Elise Stevens
Podcast Episode #172: Lynda Tregoweth – The importance of leadership in project management







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Podcast Episode #172: Lynda Tregoweth – The importance of leadership in project management Strong leadership is far more challenging to deliver in times of pressure or change – but that’s exactly when it’s most needed. Lynda Tregoweth is a coach and mentor who has worked in leadership roles long enough to know that if pressure […]

Podcast Episode #166: Susanne Madsen – Changes in project leadership

Elise Stevens
Podcast Episode #166: Susanne Madsen – Changes in project leadership







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Podcast Episode #166: Susanne Madsen – Changes in project leadership It’s been five years since Susanne Madsen released her book The Power of Project Leadership. In that time she’s worked with project leaders in nearly every corner of the globe, and noticed a lot of changes in the demands and expectations placed on them– enough […]