What is the level of confidence in your initiative?
People need to feel confident in success, if they are to be motivated. However, too much confidence leaves initiatives vulnerable to surprise set-backs. The ability to openly dialog confidence is key.
Use the insights, checklists and tools on this page to explore the Project Confidence for your project or initiative.
People have to believe that their initiatives can succeed, if they are to be motivated and effective in their work. However, over-confidence can leave people vulnerable and unprepared in the face of unexpected challenges or set-backs.
Use the panel on the ‘project chassis' one pager to explore the level of confidence in your initiative (at this time).
- What factors underpin confidence in this initiative?
- What factors detract from confidence in this initiative?
- Are there any possible areas of overconfidence?
- Could there be any blind spots/hidden risks?
Ask people to rate project confidence from 1 (very low) to 10 (very high). Can people openly dialog
doubts / concerns? If not, expect surprise setbacks!
The goal is not to maximize confidence or to dispel any doubts. It is to generate a new awareness and dialogue on the success of the strategic initiative.
Project Confidence is a talisman for project performance, explore its implications here: