Great plans don’t always mean great projects as they are only as good as the information they are based upon so sourcing accurate data is essential, but prioritising execution is an experience difficult to teach. We know about getting the job done, we know about overload situations where the easy reaction is to panic, the difficult route is to stay calm and in control.
Execution success factors
Leadership and encouragement and chasing.
Direction and focus and chasing
Facilitation and helping and chasing
Planning and motivating and chasing
Nagging and empathising and chasing
Organising and pushing and chasing
Criticising and nagging and chasing
Why does work fail to get done? Often because higher priority work comes along so work is pushed down the list.
Why does work take longer than expected?
- The work was underestimated or expectations were unrealistic.
- Resource is not driven or is not as capable as expected.
- Bad design or planning mistakes.
Relationships and excellent communication
Relationships and disarming honesty
Relationships and productivity