Zombie Projects: Why They Exist and How to Kill Them

In this episode, Ricardo digs into the uncanny world of zombie projects - the projects that refuse to die despite their draining effects on organizational resources.

He explores the mystery behind their existence, highlighting factors such as the fear of failure and the misgivings around abandoning sunk costs.

He closes the episode with practical suggestions to defeat these undead undertakings by providing psychological safety, a clear set of criteria, and when needed, external support to identify and handle their closure.

Listen to the episode to effectively put an end to them, reclaiming your resources, time, and energy.