Welcome back to my newsletter discussing the latest trends in project management, leadership and strategy implementation.
We all receive tens and hundreds of emails, newsletters, blog post – per day. My goal is to make this one insightful, engaging, and to the point. Once a month, I will only share some of my latest thinking and a few stories that I found useful for myself.
Every big project accomplished, like the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, welcomes the visitor with one of the bold statements. This approach to ruling a region is inspirational to the business community, which is seen as the perfect partner in helping the government implement the strategic plan.
Look around. Think back to your organizational experience. I have done the same. Over three decades working in organizations and carrying out research into organizations, I have come to the conclusion that very few companies succeed in implementing their strategy.
I did this interview for The Economist’s Intelligence Unit five years ago for an article on “Mitigating project portfolio risks in the financial services industry” on how companies track projects to mitigate risks, and how they identify projects that are failing to reduce the impact on the company, the team, and the bottom line. Surprisingly many…