Tag: premortem

Pre-Mortem Creativity Technique

When a project goes wrong, managers will hold a ‘post-mortem’ exercise to analyse why, and to ensure that things go well next time. In contrast, the Pre-Mortem creativity technique is used before the event to anticipate problems – so that they can be prevented. This can be perceived as ‘negative thinking’ – but on the …

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Successfully Avoid Risks

Risks are part of business. So we need to know how to successfully avoid risks. That means that first of all we have to acknowledge the risks facing our projects and whole enterprises. ‘Positive Thinking’ doesn’t eliminate risks, it just naively ignores them. Looking for the risks isn’t ‘negative thinking’; it’s the opposite! It’s only …

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