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Overcome Distractions: 7 Tips

Do you ever find it difficult to focus? Distractions just keep cropping up and you allow your focus to shift? This can be a major time drain and a hindrance to goal achievement. In order to be successful, you need to set a specific schedule and keep to it as best you can. We are going to walk you through seven of the most common traps that completely trip up and distract you from a productive schedule Read more...
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BrightWork 15.4 Feature Focus: Enhanced Scorecards

If you're looking forward to the next BrightWork release and are curious as to what improvements to expect, then read on! This blog post gives you a sneak peek of the feature highlights we hope you'll love! There will be four key highlights in the upcoming release, including: Enhanced scorecards Revamped Create Project Simple scheduling Metric Tiles Over the next couple of weeks, Read more...
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5 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Goals

The 1st of January each year brings rise to fresh conversations about life goals. People want change, improvement and a better quality of life. What better time to plan for this fresh start than the first day of a fresh year? You decide upon your goal, think about it for a while and promise yourself that this year WILL be the year. And why shouldn't it be? You're able and willing, so it should be Read more...
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Leading Change in an Organization

Context for Change First of all, I want to examine the different types of strategic change an organization can face before identifying frameworks for implementing change. Balogun & Hope Hailey (2008) put forward four different classification of change that maps the extent of the change required and nature (or speed) with which the change is to be achieved (Figure 1). The strength of Balogun & Read more...
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Work On Your Project – Where to Start?

In BrightWork, we advocate a 5 stage process to collaborative project management: Initiate Plan and Setup Work Track and Re-Plan And Close Once you have worked your way through the first two stages of Initiate and Plan and Setup (learn more about the process in full here) you can finally start your project!  So, at this stage, what are the ideal set of steps to kick off this Read more...
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Collaborative Project Management: Make the Leap

If you're in an organization and you want to do something new, strategic, exciting, challenging, difficult - it's a project. A project is a way to transform, to bring an organization, to bring a group to a new place. A project is a way to realize ambitions. A project is a way to help people in some cases achieve their dreams. A project is from here to a new place, to a better place, to an exciting Read more...
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BrightWork 15.4 Feature Focus: Metric Tiles

Last week, we focused on the Simple Scheduling feature that will be brought to you in the upcoming BrightWork release. There will be four key highlights in the upcoming release, including: Metric Tiles Enhanced scorecards Revamped Create Project Simple scheduling Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be focusing on a different highlight in a number of different posts. This week, Read more...