Multiplying is something I love. I think, actually, that’s what is at the core of my fascination with technology.
My current project involves working with an organisation that grows from about 800 people to 97,000 people in just 12 weeks.That’s a pretty rapid and radical multiplication!
Growing an organisation by more than one hundred times in less than three months is a strange mix of excitement, frustration and chaos.
Oh and did I mention that even though we are increasing the people by 12,000% we’re only increasing the budget by 50%?
Systems that are designed to serve 800 people don’t work well when you suddenly try to make them serve 97,000 people.
But if I could only change one thing in this whole organisation to make the best outcome for the least effort, I wouldn’t change the budget, I’d change just this …
Q U E E N C E S
I made a video about this 7 years ago …
- how queences can help you do impossible things
- how queences can bring order into chaos
- how queences can explain why two people doing the same things with the same resources can have radically different results