Our organization is too small to do that.
Our organization is too big to do that.
But that’s easy for them, they’re small, they can be agile.
But that’s easy for them, they’re big, they have more resources.
That’s not how things work here.
That’s not how we do things here.
That would never work here.
Our clients don’t need that.
Our customers are different.
Are you sure?
What good things will happen if you’re wrong?
What bad things will happen if you’re right?
Maybe, instead, ask: “that’s interesting — what assumptions should we test?”