Currently, when you open the initiatives picker, it just shows all initiatives grouped by workspace, with those workspaces being in alphabetical order.
This is a a hassle because I would almost always want to link to an initiative within the workspace I'm in, or in workspaces higher in the hierarchy (division/company level, etc)
On top of that, with releases after you select a single initiative it jumps you back up to the top again, forcing you to scroll (or search) again to find the initiatives
Selecting initiatives for a release, much scrolling is required:
You can type to search, but I would argue most people would not have all of their current initiative names committed to memory.
Put the initiatives/goals for the workspace in which the record lives at the top of the initiatives/goals pick list so they are easily accessible. The rest can just be in alphabetical order.
More complex but maybe better version - after the current workspace at the top, list the rest in reverse hierarchy order until the top of the hierarchy, then alphabetically after that.