Does your project management actually cause projects to drag?
Execution is what proves the value of planning and leadership. Projects should move you forward, not in a circle. Effective project management saves the CEO hundreds of hours a year. Otherwise, they get stuck diagnosing problems, mediating conflicts and arguing budgets.
Many project management processes are too complicated. This 1-page project planner and "at-a-glance" summary keep things simple. A deck of these simple project plans lets leaders and project managers communicate quickly and clearly.
Miscommunication is the primary reason projects fail.
Benefits at a glance
- Accelerate transformation
- Have time for the big opportunities
- Get higher project ROI at lower risk
- Help the board or family council stay focused
- Delegate with confidence
We often start this work by simply cataloging all current projects—not just the biggest ones—and asking managers to make a frank assessment of the time really needed.
"Van Mell Associates' simple tools and quiet facilitation got us moving: we'd been trying to do too much. Our first project summary showed we'd overcommitted ourselves. Our new 1-page goal tree clarified priorities and unlocked energy to focus on the big picture." - Bob Wahlin, President, Stoughton Trailers LLC