Episode 40

Published on:

4th Nov 2020

#40: How to launch on time and on budget


Most leaders fall pray to the planning fallacy, which is where they are over-optimistic about how much time things are going to take and how much they are going to cost. This causes many projects to overrun in terms of time and budget. In this episode, Katrina discusses how to avoid the planning fallacy and increase your chances of launching on time and on budget.

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3:30   – I’m forever an optimist but when it comes to launching a little pessimism helps  

3 nuggets of wisdom

  • Whatever you think that your launch is going to cost in terms of time and money, add 50%
  • When it comes to launching a little pessimism helps
  • If you have the option to spend the time or money, spend the money


Recommended Resources

6P Launch Planner

6P Launch Mastermind

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The Launch Strategist
Helping corporate leaders launch mission-led projects in less time and with more commercial success
Launching a project isn’t easy, in fact 70% of projects fail. The goal of The Launch Strategist Podcast is to make sure that yours isn't one of them.

Each week Katrina Douglas; author, corporate trainer and Launch Strategist, shares actionable advice and inspiring interviews with one intention; to ensure that your next project is in the 30% that succeed.
So listen up and settle in, because the advice you're about to hear could catapult your career and business!

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Katrina Douglas

Supporting CEOs and business leaders to successfully launch mission-led commercial projects that light them up and lead to long-term commercial success.