CHAPTER1

The Basics of theRecovery Process

“Red: any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness andsaturation and whose hue resembles that of blood.”

The American Heritage Dictionary

Projects do not self-destruct—they need help. The people on and around the project provide that assistance. Neither do projects get into trouble overnight. It takes time, and usually the failure starts shortly after someone thinks, “It would really be cool if we could . . .” From that point forward, the project’s future is destined for success or failure. In other words, a project’s fate is sealed from the time of its first concept, long before it is actually considered a project.

Rather than the dreams or required innovation they are based on, projects fail ...

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