The Question Queen

Creating a Project Intake Process for Success

     Teams of all sizes know the pain of communication breakdowns between when a project or initiative is first introduced and when it is completed. Without a defined process, projects and initiatives are introduced through all different forms of communication whether that’s casually mentioning during a meeting, a phone call, chat in the hall, or sending an email, instant message, or text. This leads to communication breakdowns, lost initiatives, and often not completing the projects of the highest value but rather the projects requested by the “squeakiest wheel”. One of the easiest ways to overcome this is to

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Elements of a Strong Echosystem for Organizational Resilience

You’ve heard us say it many times – we believe when looking to solve a problem, you must look far outside the problem at the broader vision of an organization taking all factors into account or as we like to call it the “Echosystem”. In this current climate, where organizations are having to constantly pivot, adapt & problem-solve to sustain & thrive, this concept is more important than ever.  Looking far beyond a project’s lifestyle or scope at the entire ecosystem to achieve long term sustainability. 

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How to Apply the Stop, Drop, and Roll Technique to avoid a Project Firestorm!

Managing change can be challenging, but choosing to learn from our mistakes, by:

1.      Stopping ourselves from rushing past them,

2.      Dropping down to identify the root cause, and

3.      Rolling changes out with effective communication,

Can help us avoid the dreaded project firestorm. 

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