Powerful Question #11

November 6, 2013 — 1 Comment

Question Mark 2Sometimes when I meet with a leader of a team or a department, I’ll ask a question about priorities that usually raises an eyebrow or two. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the ones who can answer it usually seem to be on top of things a lot more than the ones who draw a blank. Why don’t you give it a shot? Here it is:

What is your process for determining which projects get priority and which ones either get saved for later or dumped altogether?

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  • This is always tricky, but I try stick with strategy (what we’ve said is most important) and adjust for availability. Urgent projects only if they can’t be put off till later or given to someone else.