By John Worne
Big ideas – and big projects – are vital for any organisation to move forward; and there’s usually no shortage of them. But real energy and momentum, pace and progress often come from doing smaller things.
On spotting a useful ‘small change’ a Specialist-Generalist will often be jostled by stakeholders, senior leaders and functional specialists to make it bigger. Resist them.
Very often small is beautiful. You and a smaller group can act; get it done and make a rapid improvement. It’s the ‘agile’ way.
Big ideas turn into big programmes with big governance: they have to.
Small changes are fast, energising, motivating and available everywhere – plus they add up…