You’ve accepted a client’s project and have been working on it for a while. In the not-too-distant future, you know this project will end, and you’ll need a new one. Fortunately, a new project opportunity presents itself, and you seize it.
The new project ramp-up (preparation) phase overlaps a bit with the old project’s completion phase. Then things get complicated. The deadline for the old project gets extended. So how do you juggle projects that now overlap more than you’ve planned? What do you do when the work load from overlapping projects is impossible to handle?
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