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Weighing Prioritization Drivers; Choosing the projects of highest impact to your strategic goals.

Analysis paralysis is a struggle all decision makers in organizations can relate to. When so many project requests come in, how do they decide what to say yes to and what to devote an organizations’ limited resources to?  In our last post, we went over the concept of prioritization drivers. Prioritization drivers are target outcomes that align with your organizations overarching strategic objectives. However, it’s important to understand how these goals relate to one another in value and impact. Defining the weight of your drivers and aligning on priorities is a great place to start.  

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Prioritization Drivers: Identifying the Highest Value Initiatives to Drive Your Organization Forward

Organizations of all sizes are aware of the struggle – too many projects and ideas with not enough time or resources. So how do you decide what the highest value initiative is for your organization & what to spend your limited time & resources on? 

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Ditch your New Year’s Resolutions for SMART Goals

Studies have shown that approximately 80% of New Year resolutions fail – we’ve all experienced this at some point or another. Who hasn’t created a resolution to give up sweets only to find yourself munching on leftover holiday goodies just a few weeks later? Albert Einstein declared, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” So then why do we make resolutions year after year expecting different results especially when it

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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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