The Impact of Finding the Purpose of Doing What You do

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To be truly successful in any industry, you have to ask yourself why you are doing it. Ask yourself what is your purpose in doing what you do. If you’re working for an organisation that doesn’t align with your values—maybe it’s damaging the environment, or it’s just a toxic culture—then you are never going to […]

Heart led and purpose driven project management.

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When I first got into the industry I was younger and bullish. I’d be, ‘I know what the right way is’. But I learned the importance of being able to go home and put your head on the pillow with a clear conscience. My days were spent juggling client and consultant overwhelm. Back then, traditional […]

Three Vices of Project Management

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I had a harsh and life changing realisation in 2021 having 100 projects being managed across varying project stages. To the outside world I was successful, going places, at the top of my game. Behind closed doors, I was secretly struggling with a debilitating health issue that was taking all my energy and zapping my […]

This is what happens when you step into the unknown

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Just as I finished my degree in 2008/2009, the GFC hit. Exposed to builders and developers going under, I gained valuable insights into what happens when things go wrong. All the projects we worked on during this time felt heavy and hard. And I felt restless. Meanwhile, Papua New Guinea was experiencing a building boom. […]