Episode 12

Published on:

18th Mar 2020

#12: I don't know enough to launch

Why you shouldn't allow a lack of knowledge to prevent you from launching a project and how to overcome this fear

In this part 2 episode of Failure to launch, Katrina Douglas talks about issues that cause organisations and professionals to fail to launch projects based on the topic "I don't have enough knowledge".

1 - Don't allow fear of stepping out into the new prevent you from launching

Reasons: Ego, Fear, individual/organisational inflexible culture

2 - Strike a balance between stepping out and getting the knowledge you need

3 - Make sure you get knowledge in these areas:

(1) External environment you are stepping into

(2) Be aware if your capabilities as an individual/organisation

(3) Do an assessment of the skills and resources you have access to for the launch


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About the Podcast

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!

Connect with Katrina Douglas over on LinkedIn and visit http://thelaunchstrategist.com to find out more.

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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.