By k | August 25, 2011 - 6:00 am - Posted in New Business Development

I’m managing a not-for-profit writing group,
and am busy putting in new systems
and building membership.

It is going well.
Too well.

Why too well?

Because it is human nature
to want to be involved in successful projects.

Currently, I’m left the hell alone
by the board,
but I know once the board hears about my success,
they’ll either take over my group,
or they’ll micromanage the hell out of it.
So I’m in a race to put in my systems,
and set up the group
to run itself,
before the board takes the project over.

When you manage a successful project,
you always run the risk
of having your project taken over
(and not always taken over
by the most competent project managers).

If you care about the project,
design it so it can run itself.

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