Thriving Projects within Changing Environments

Navigating Ambiguity: Using Performance Multipliers to Enhance Team and Project Results

Ambiguity is a way of life in today’s business world, especially for those tasked with leading project-based work teams. Project leaders must thrive within changing and uncertain environments in order to drive their teams toward success. How do they achieve this? By building a specific skill set that creates tolerance for ambiguity and allows them to create the right conditions to better handle whatever change inevitably occurs throughout the life cycle of a project.

Navigating Ambiguity: Using Performance Multipliers to Enhance Team and Project Results discusses:

  • Five critical strategic execution leadership skills that, when applied, create a multiplier effect for improved project performance
  • The need to make fact-based decisions when the solution isn’t clear
  • How to build the right foundation of skills, trust, and risk management within teams


Project leaders must be comfortable with ambiguity in order manage change and navigate unpredictable waters. By developing the right skills, they can empower themselves and their teams to take risks, try new approaches, and if required, rapidly change direction.