Is Perfectionism Poisoning Your Career? The Hidden Dangers of a 'Flawless' Work Ethic

Explore the pitfalls of perfectionism in your career. Learn how a 'flawless' work ethic might be holding you back, and how to overcome it.

May 16, 2023

3 Ways To Get Out The Trap Of Solving Problems

Although Business Analysis is about helping the business solve their problems, there’s a dark side to this which often get’s us into trouble.

Aug 04, 2022

The 4 Ingredients Required To Become A Successful Business Analyst

People often ask me how to become successful as a Business Analyst. It's not a walk in the park, but if you apply yourself the rewards are immense where you get to enjoy the following in abundance

Aug 01, 2022

A Small Business Case Study - How A Problem Statement Kept Me In Control Of My Analysis

Creating a structure as the basis of analysis is one of the most powerful communication tools - and a problem statement is the best place to start.

Jul 08, 2022

3 Ways To Effectively Manage Difficult Stakeholders

Business Analysis is about building personal relationships, and dealing with difficult stakeholders can grant unforeseen boons like increased respect, friendship, and a network of future opportunities

Jun 24, 2022

5 Steps To Creating A Watertight Elicitation Approach

For a Business Analyst, elicitation is one of the most fun and creative parts of a project. But if not done well it can come back to bite us later on.

Jun 10, 2022

Is It Really Possible For A Business Analyst To Earn 100k+ A Year?

A mindset shift is required to realise that what you want to earn is not impossible as a business analyst

Jun 03, 2022

How To Create A Powerful Business Analysis Career Plan

To create a powerful plan you just need a few ingredients and to find the magic in what you've done so far in your career.

May 27, 2022

The Secret In How To Be The Best Business Analyst (Without Blowing Your Own Trumpet)

The magic of being a great business analyst is about managing requirements and keeping them under control.

May 20, 2022

How To Work Out If A Career Change Into Business Analysis Is The Right Move

If you feel you aren’t continually learning or finding fresh challenges, or if you often think ‘So what’s next in my career?’, then it’s likely you’re stuck in a rut and it’s time to make a change.

May 13, 2022

3 Ways To Guide The Business Through “Project Chaos”

As a Business Analyst, you have the responsibility of a team of business stakeholders. Guiding them through projects is your superpower.

May 06, 2022

3 Ways To Stop Getting Dragged Into Work Outside Your Business Analyst Role

Business Analysts tend to find it hard to say ‘No’. We are nice, we want problems to be solved and we want to see success. But we have to be careful not to get too thinly spread.

Apr 29, 2022