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Positive Risk Management
A positive approach to
Project Risk Management
Creative outcomes
New opportunities
Fresh ideas
To...
Relax...it's not all Bad News
We often think of Project Risk Management as being
about "avoiding bad news".
It doesn't nee...
Getting on the front foot
Risk Management is so often reactive and defensive.
"What will we do if something bad
happens?"
...
Opportunities for positive change
When we change our perspective...we get a different answer.
"If we don't have the right ...
We still PLAN the same way
The fundamentals of Risk Management planning don't
change.
Impacts. Likelihood. Consequence.

W...
We just turn it round a little
Think differently. Imagine the possibilities. Ask questions.

"What does the end state look...
When we look forward...
Ideas flow. Thoughts take shape.
Schedule
"Which milestones will mark
our successful delivery?
"Wha...
It's not about cutting corners
Keep the same practices.

Engage the same people.

Apply the same discipline.

It's about d...
Contact Me
I'm passionate about connecting with people sharing ideas and stories. So please drop me
a line.
tonyadamspm.co...
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Positive Risk Management

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Let's try a different way of thinking about Project Risk Management - instead of being defensive and reactive, let's turn things around and look for positive opportunities to add more value and drive benefits.

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Positive Risk Management

  1. 1. Positive Risk Management A positive approach to Project Risk Management Creative outcomes New opportunities Fresh ideas Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved
  2. 2. Relax...it's not all Bad News We often think of Project Risk Management as being about "avoiding bad news". It doesn't need to be that way. Risk Management can help us drive positive outcomes and real benefits. Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved
  3. 3. Getting on the front foot Risk Management is so often reactive and defensive. "What will we do if something bad happens?" "How much will it cost if something goes wrong?" The picture changes when we get on the front foot. We see opportunities to act early and create positive change. Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved
  4. 4. Opportunities for positive change When we change our perspective...we get a different answer. "If we don't have the right people, our delivery will be late. We will fail." "If we have the right people, we can deliver early outcomes and build a richer solution. We will succeed." "If the Requirements aren't clear, we will deliver poor quality." "If the Requirements are clear, we can build even more Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. value into our product." (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved
  5. 5. We still PLAN the same way The fundamentals of Risk Management planning don't change. Impacts. Likelihood. Consequence. We just ask ourselves different questions. Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved
  6. 6. We just turn it round a little Think differently. Imagine the possibilities. Ask questions. "What does the end state look like?" "How could this situation provide us with an opportunity? "Imagine how much better things would be.." "How much extra value will we add by solving this problem?" Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved
  7. 7. When we look forward... Ideas flow. Thoughts take shape. Schedule "Which milestones will mark our successful delivery? "What new activities will help us create this opportunity?" Client "How will we improve the way our client runs their business?" Function "What additional functions will we provide?" Benefits "What additional benefit will we provide?" "How will the new opportunity benefit the client?" Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. "How will the new funding improve our overall cash flow?" Budget "What investment will this new opportunity require?" (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved
  8. 8. It's not about cutting corners Keep the same practices. Engage the same people. Apply the same discipline. It's about doing them in a new way. Creatively. Differently. Positively. Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved
  9. 9. Contact Me I'm passionate about connecting with people sharing ideas and stories. So please drop me a line. tonyadamspm.com Linkedin.com/in/tonyadams1 Twitter.com/tonyadams2002 Google.com/+TonyAdamsPM1 Facebook.com/TonyAdamsPM Pinterest.com/TonyAdamsPM Tony Adams Leadership. Communication. Engagement. (c) Tony Adams 2013-14 All rights reserved

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