Celine Durnez


About Celine Durnez

Expert in program management and leadership- Certified PgMP® , PMP® www.achievup.com


Inspiring biographies

This is a short selection of inspiring biographies with a few take away from AchievUp perspective. Michelle Obama’s story is very inspiring. Despite ithe 700 pages, the book is very easy to read. Without fuss style, feeling expression with her ups and downs, intimate drama sharing like miscarriage make Michelle [...]

Books recommendations 2021

Here is a short selection of my favourite books, I read them several times and keep them next to me. In the same way I am keen to ask for books suggestion for my personal development and extend my views, I am happy to share ones of my favourite books. [...]

AchievUp Journey

  This was the AchievUp journey, where most of good things came from the unknown, step by step, based on initial actions I felt unsuccessful at the beginning, until unexpected right people appeared and a kind of magic match started. This was a great development and I encourage everyone to live […]


3 ways program management leverages strategy execution

  3 ways program management leverages strategy execution Current statistics show that only 30 % of projects are successful and less than 25% of employees are actively engaged (meaning doing their best having a feeling to realize themselves). This means not only a huge waste of money and energy, as well as a major risk for […]


How the flow state of athletes can inspire us in our daily job?

  How the flow state of athletes can inspire us in our daily jobs? First of all, thanks to PMI for organizing the National Forum 2016 in Marseille more than 550 professional attended ! not only project managers, but also athletes and specialists on sports. Specific thanks to  Paul Henri De le […]


3 audacious keys to develop entrepreneurship spirit in a corporate job

  3 keys to develop entrepreneurship spirit in a corporate job It is more and more frequent to see in job vacancies “entrepreneurship spirit” requested. Why ? these so-called “intrapreneurs” are much more engaged and proactive. This mindset thus generates vitality in leadership and results inside organizations. How to develop it […]


Statistics on business transformations, projects, engagement

  Statistics on business transformation, projects and engagement Since we all, either executive, financial, HR leader or project leader have the same objective to bring more value to the business, let’s look at the following statistics: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]


What is intrinsic leadership?

  Why intrinsic leadership is driving us to highest levels? Intrinsic leadership is a resource inside since our earliest age that pushes us to grow in any situation and turn obstacles into opportunities. While Gallup statistics show that less 15% of employees are actively engaged at work, can you imagine the difference […]


How the Eiffel Tower story can inspire us for nowadays programs ?

How the Eiffel Tower story can inspire us for nowadays programs ? The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889, as the highest building in the world with 300 meters high. More than 100 years after its construction, the Eiffel Tower remains the most visited place in the world, while it […]


“Reinventing organizations”… and projects?

“Reinventing organizations”… and projects? Reinventing Organizations, by Frederic Laloux is seen as one of the most significant management book of the decade, described as “ground-breaking,” “brilliant,” “spectacular,” “impressive,” and “world-changing”. It influences many leaders, among others Tony Hsieh from Zappos. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]