Why carry out an After Action Review (AAR)?

Background I recently facilitated a review of a joint bidding process between an academic organisation and a small business organisation. A significant level of resource was invested in this bid over the summer. Unfortunately, the group ran out of time, and missed the...

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Can ‘good’ work cause wellbeing?

I went along to a fabulous conference earlier this year, "Building Resilience and Wellbeing for Growth". Organised by D2N2, there were around thirty exhibitors, the hall was packed, and the administration was first-class. The presentations were excellent and...

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My Internship with Lose the Box

My name is Oyinkansola Adebayo. I am a penultimate year student at Nottingham Trent University studying Business Management and Economics. I have just had a yearlong internship as a project management placement student at Rolls-Royce and am now currently on an 8-week...

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Leaving the corporate job to startup my business: Part 2

Part 1 of this blog summarises my early personal and business learning about moving from a corporate day job to startup my own small business. Part 2 discusses how my corporate skills have both helped and challenged me to identify, plan and run my business startup.   ...

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How to use a project charter to plan for change

As a business leader, owner or entrepreneur, are you planning to review and change your business services or products?  If so, read on for top tips on how a project charter can help you plan your changes. Do your business services or products require updating? Is your...

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Time for a business health check?

February: the window of opportunity. Just one month into 2018, and my initial euphoria about my resolutions and new beginnings has quietened. I'm settling back into a type of normality. Tax return filed, gym sessions back to a sustainable level, I know that February...

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Video blog: using simple tools to deal with conflict

Why do projects fail? What are the main reasons for projects delivering less improvement than expected, for delays, or even for failing to deliver at all? Why are there so many reports that change, whether public sector or private sector, is not managed...

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Happy birthday Lose the Box!

It's our birthday! Two years this month since I started Lose the Box, Nottingham Management! I'm still juggling it with a day job which is emotionally and physically draining at times. However I do it because I'm passionate about stepping out of my relatively safe...

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Lean or Agile in large service organisations?

Lean or Agile in large service organisations? Business Improvement consultants work in increasingly complex environments. The recently coined term – VUCA - really does spell it out. Volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. So, I can totally understand that change...

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Why measure current business performance levels?

  Why measure current business performance levels? In this post, I’m discussing the importance of understanding and measuring current business performance levels. As a business leader faced with a situation that requires substantial improvement, it's easy to jump...

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