Colin D Ellis
Leadership | Culture | Success

In the Media

Have a browse through Colin's published articles, interviews, profiles and podcasts.


I joined the Manage This podcast team to talk about success and being a good human. Listen here

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Creating Cultures of Outstanding Leadership and Team Success

Open plan offices kill collaboration and creativity - Article for SmartCompany

I sat down with The Sunday Lunch Project podcast to talk about my background and to explain how I got to be a project management speaker - Podcast here

Are you faking or forcing agile? Article on

Emotional intelligence: 8 ways to improve your one-on-one meetings – Article on The Enterprisers Project

How to fight your team's fear of failure – Article on The Enterprisers Project

8 powerful phrases of emotionally intelligent leaders – Article on The Enterprisers Project

The Schmidt List Podcast with Colin Ellis: The Lost Art of Team Building

We talk to best-selling author Colin D. Ellis, who explains the importance of emotional intelligence in the workplace. Today's employees aren't blindly following anyone, regardless of their title. The manager's role is changing. We have down played EQ in the organization for far too long. We even call it a soft skill.

How To Deal With Negative People – Article Business Business Business magazine

Perspiration Beats Inspiration, Every Time – Article for LDBGroup

How to encourage healthy conflict at work: 5 tips – Article for The Enterprisers Project

Transformation requires senior management behaviour change – Article for SmartCompany

Building a Culture Of Digital Transformation – Podcast with Bureau of Digital

Why you should worry if your boss says: ‘We’re going agile!’ – Article for Smart Company

Emotional intelligence: How to deal with your low-EQ boss or colleague – Contributed to article for The Enterprisers Project

Facebook Live interview for The Work Life Balance Show with Rick Morris

Project Managers Not Delivering? Maybe It's Time To Get Rid Of Them – Article for CIO Magazine

7 Things Really Busy People Do – Article for LBDGroup

Start 2018 With A Little More Kindness  – Interview with Fairsy's Big Breakfast

How Busy Are You Really? – Interview on The Drive Home with Glenn, LAFM radio show

Transformation Starts With You – Article in Business, Business, Business

WHY TECH PROJECTS FAIL WITH COLIN ELLIS (AT HR TECH FEST 2017) – Future Knowledge Talking People & Tech Podcast

Are you leading your projects or just managing them? – Interview with Ben Aston on The Digital Project Manager Podcast

Why Playing Music At Work Can Be Beneficial – Radio interview for Fairsy's Big Breakfast

Take The Headphones Out And Let The Culture In – Article on

The NBN Is Just Another Government Project Failure – Article in CIO Magazine

5 Signs That You Are Emotionally Intelligent – Radio interview with Ed Phillips of Better Living

A Project Stuck In The Playground – Article for CIO Magazine

Smart Cookies: Critical Insights From World-Changing Influencers – Podcast with Dr Emily Verstege

When Elizabeth Met Colin – The Girls Guide to PM (Video)

The Project Rots From The Head – Talking with Peter Taylor on The Lazy PM Podcast

The Importance of Trust – Article for GLOSS Magazine (page 20)

How To Suck At Project Management – Article for CIO Magazine

If You Want To Hit Targets Start Building Trust – Article for Business, Business, Business

Are Your Projects Doing The Right Thing By Your Customers – Article for Business, Business, Business

Expert Interview Series: Colin D. Ellis of The Conscious Project Leader – CCSU Continuing Education

When will the IT project madness end? – Article for CIO magazine

Why You Need 4 Types of Office Environment to Boost Productivity – Article for Business, Business, Business

The Impact of Project Prioritisation – Webinar with CIO Magazine

Creating The Ultimate UX When Delivering Retail Projects – Article for Inside Retail

To be more agile you need mindsets to change – CIO magazine article

The Important Role of Humour in your Team and your Work – Article for itSMF Bulletin

‘Customer Experience’ the New Metric Driving Improvement in the Project Management Industry – Media Release

The Office Environment of the Future: An Office Space that Guarantees the Best Productivity for each Employee – Media Release

How to get started in project management (PM For The Masses, podcast)

Common sense: A new project management method (Kelly Project Solutions, guest blog)