“How can we take on that new project when we can’t even find the people to run the projects we already have?”
If an organization has been around long enough, it has legacy projects. A legacy project is a project that was created in the past by a well respected member and does (or used to) create powerful outcomes.
It could be a fundraiser. It could be a community service project. It could be a social event.
What is important is that it’s been around for a while and the club feels an obligation to keep it running. It has gone from being a project of the club to being a core function of the club, whether it is or not.
And if you’re not careful, it could destroy your club.Continue reading “Don’t Let Legacy Projects Ossify Your Organization”