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Project Principles You Must Embrace to Succeed

Successful organizations accommodate project principles that help them achieve goals. They proactively strive to adhere to those values and infuse that in the very fabric of the organizational culture. No doubt, you find some companies have more success stories than others. Perseverance is the key to their business continuity and accomplishment. In this article at Herding Cats, learn about project principles that can help your team and organization to succeed.

Towards Project Principles

Companies are grappling with the crisis now, and the best way to withstand such uncertain environments is by adopting winning project principles. Here are the ten values to inculcate in your project team.

Fulfill Your Promises

Compliance increases your chance of success because it builds trust in your customers, employees, and clients. Following the principles help you create that faith.

Take Ownership

Be responsible for the procedures, functions, and decisions from the beginning instead of scrambling to rectify in the end.

Have Programs to Maintain Compliance

It is easier to follow the standards as they come than implementing it all at one go. One of the project principles is to have a ready mindset to incorporate changes as soon as possible.

Grow Continuously

Take an incremental method to work on complicated processes. Apply an approach that enables you to gradually scale up your systems without halting current services and deliveries.

Imbibe Compliance

You can do patchwork with rules and regulations. To have an effective compliance strategy, inject that into the culture.

Expect the Unexpected

Plan and be ready to act upon the anticipated and unpredictable risks. That will help your curb project failure.

Have Real-time Project Visibility

Do not wait for systems to give you early warning signs. Look out for issues by supervising processes and functions voluntarily.

Analyze Results More Than Tasks

Project principles help you to take proactive steps, so you must assess if the results are on par with your tasks.

Encourage Learning

Adopting a learning mindset should help employees accept changes as an opportunity to grow and improve. Help your workforce accumulate the growth aptitude.

Do Not Lose Ground

Once you have driven up to following the standards, maintain that tempo. Remain ‘within the white lines’ to defend yourself when needed.

To view the original article in full, visit the following link: https://herdingcats.typepad.com/my_weblog/2020/03/all-project-success-starts-with-applying-principles.html

Indrani Roy

Indrani Roy is currently working as a Content Specialist for CAI Info India. She has knowledge in writing blogs, product descriptions, brand information, and coming up with new marketing concepts. Indrani has also transcribed, subtitled, edited, and proofread various Hollywood movies, TV series, documentaries, etc., and performed audio fidelity checks. She started her career by articulating a knowledge base for an IT client, and, eventually, went on to create user manuals and generate content for a software dashboard. Writing being one of her passions, reading books is naturally her favorite pastime. When not lost in the world of letters, she is a foodie, movie buff, and a theater critic.

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