Stop Initiative Overload – HBR

In this HBR podcast one of the biggest challenges for larger organizations is addressed; Initiative Overload – the risk of deploying too many parallel projects.

Key thoughts

  • Map the total nr of projects run accross the organization. Make sure that individual operational teams participate in a maximum of 5 and preferably 3 projects.
  • On a global leadership level make choices, prioritize and stop/park projects explicitely and communicate the reasoning and outcome.
  • Use WEEKSHEET.com to cascade the organization’s top 3 goals and related actions in the clearest way.