Eliminating the bad habit of launching every project desired
This is the year one of my clients, a senior project director within his organization, decided the company will have a strategy for the projects they complete! A review of projects completed over the last 5 years indicated to them that, while many projects have been [...]
Most organizations today have a large number of projects to be completed to meet both short-term and long-term strategic goals. The most effective organizations, however, prioritize their projects, based on prioritization factors that make sense for them, in order to ensure that they work on the right projects, at the right time, to meet organizational [...]
The meeting with the sponsor
Part I and Part II of our story.
The day of the meeting arrived! Abigail started the meeting by thanking Sarah for her time and for choosing her to work on the project. She let Sarah know that she was excited to be working with her on this initiative.
Preparing to meet with the sponsor
Reach Part I of our story.
Abigail wanted to be careful about how she approached the sponsor, Sarah. She needed her assistance on the project but also realized that Sarah was quite busy and did have other initiatives in progress. She wanted to be sure she was prepared for [...]
I need help!
Abigail has been assigned a project to open a new retail store for her organization. This is the fifth such project she has managed. She is often selected for new store projects. The location selected is not one where the company has done business, but research shows that there is significant potential [...]