Anxiety forces action…


English: Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions

English: Robert Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I have many neuroses and anxieties on projects…

  • I worry something will fall through the cracks
  • I worry actions are open and not being taken care of
  • I worry we don’t know what we don’t know
  • I worry we may not make our commitment dates
  • I worry we haven’t addressed all of the risks

All of these anxieties force me to make lists, double check work and constantly think about the program activities. Then I act on these items and ensure they get done.  So in a way, my anxiety forces action which usually means a higher probability of delivering the projects I am on.

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