Chapter 2. You’ve Been Assigned a Project!

An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.

Pablo Picasso

This chapter spends some time talking about how projects get officially launched via a project charter. It covers the formal and informal things that happen when you are assigned a project to lead.

Next you’ll encounter a topic called Measures of Performance that describes the point of the project. This tool can really help define what success looks like when your project is completed.

After that ...

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