All posts by Liam Holmes


Create a kick ass team task report page in Confluence

Two of the key features of Confluence that I use religiously on all my projects is “Actions” and the “Task Report macro”. I find it super useful in keeping all my team’s actions in one place. However, the challenge I...

/ February 10, 2018

What’s your morning work ritual?

We hear a lot about star players such as Elon Musk or Tim Cook having a morning ritual, whether that be a workout, followed by meditation, followed by a super-green spirulina infused organic broccoli smoothie–all before 5 am! Whatever their routine is,...

/ November 19, 2017

Managing email follow ups with OmniFocus

Most of us these days spend a substantial portion of our day in our email inbox, I came across an interesting fact in a Huffington Post article which pointed out that U.S workers spend on average 6.3 hours in email. One...

/ June 17, 2017

Project plan like a boss with OmniPlan and Confluence

As a project manager, one of the key challenges I face on a daily basis is keeping the team and project stakeholders informed of changes to project timings. A much as we wished that our projects stuck to their original...

/ December 22, 2016

Task capturing made simple with Amazon’s Echo and Trello

I recently bought an Amazon Echo and so far I have been super impressed with the device. One thing I was interested in exploring was using Alexa to capture tasks. My Girlfriend and I use a shared Trello board to...

/ December 17, 2016

No need to repeat yourself in Confluence

In this post, we’re going to look at one of my favourite macros the ‘include page‘ macro What can this macro do for us? the include page macro is super powerful, it allows you to take a page in somewhere in...

/ November 19, 2016

Working with Google Sheets in Confluence

Hi, thanks for popping by! In this post, I am going to show you how to work with Google sheets right within Confluence. That’s right edit Google Sheets right within Confluence. I know right, amazing! For this tutorial, I am...

/ October 10, 2016

How to create your own Confluence blueprints

In this post, we’re going to look at how to create your own custom Confluence blueprints. However, before we jump into the details, let’s take a step back and ask… What is a Confluence Blueprint? The easiest way to think about...

/ August 30, 2016

Create a team page in Confluence

In this post, we’re going to look how to create a team page in Confluence. This page will list all the resources and stakeholders on your project, including their roles, responsibilities and contact details. We will construct this page from the point...

/ August 28, 2016

Create a kick ass visual navigation for your space homepage in Confluence

Consider how much time both yourself and your team spend in Confluence. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a user interface to navigate through your space that’s intuitive to use and easy on the eyes? How often do you see...

/ August 16, 2016