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“Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.” – Denis Waitley.

“Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.”

– Denis Waitley.

Here are two scenarios:

(A) You go into a project all guns blazing, throw everything you have at it to attempt to achieve what you want, don’t plan anything, just go for it. You achieve half of what you wanted to and end up with a messy project which isn’t fully achieved and hasn’t really helped your business move forward.

(B) You decide to put a project plan in place which outlines each phase of the project, you put everything you have into the project to attempt to achieve what you want, you use the plan and adapt it if required to move with requirements, and at a good pace you work your way through the project. Yes, you hit challenges along the way, but you achieve a successful project that has made an impact on your business by the end.

Which sounds more practical, effective, and efficient for your business? A or B?

We hope you are thinking that option B is the most sensible option.

At Optimum we want you to expect nothing but the best quality of service from us, so that you can expect the best from your project. Yes, we do have to mitigate risks and combat challenges along the way, but if we plan for this within the budget or timeline of the project these can simply be small bumps in the road rather than hurdles to attempt to jump over. Then when you get to the end of the project and you have achieved what you wanted when you first approached Optimum, you can prepare to be surprised. Be surprised that you achieved potentially even more than you first thought or be surprised that it was easier than you thought it would be or that your project has allowed the systems you use to be collaborative and innovative.

We are here to help your business be efficient, effective, and driven to move forward and stay ahead of the game.

August 6, 2021

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