My name is John Lockwood and, as you will see from the brief biography and case study sections of the site, I have a wide and extensive commercial background across a range of business sectors.
I decided to put together what has become jlprojects as a direct result of my past experience in which I had witnessed how much of what passes for management consultancy and project management simply results in businesses being "told what to do" by an individual or organisation who does not then get engaged with the process of actually bringing the required changes about. There is, in short, no buy-in from those purporting to know what your business needs.
jlprojects offers an adaptive, collaborative and engaged approach to solving problems.
Fundamental to what I do, in whatever sphere, is to be involved in the delivery of the solution/result/end product. What I don't do is simply tell you what you should be doing and then walk away without helping you get the outcome you require. How we do that and what you need from me is entirely in your control and will form a key part of our discussions from the outset.
My background is essentially commercial and financial across a range of business sectors (which includes media, healthcare, IT, outsourcing, family trusts and wine importing!).
Although I have generally operated at director and senior management level, I have no issues with a "jackets off" approach as and when necessary.
I have been involved in everything from: