Stretch commitments change the game

 

The project was off the rails. Major delays and cost overruns frustrated the project sponsor. Two successive project leaders had already been fired and morale in the delivery team was at an all time low. Users were disenchanted and the board was getting nervous. Colin* was parachuted in with the mission to turn things around.

He recognised that leadership is a team sport. He allowed the team to vent their frustrations. He painted a picture of the predictable future if nothing altered.Read more