What is the true definition of leadership? What leadership traits do you think you exhibit? Here we explore some misconceptions--and provide some tips on how you can help change the world, even if that world is just in your office.
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This presentation will explore the ways that PMs can effectively use language to enhance their projects through the use of accommodating language.
Project teams need stakeholder management to reach the desired outcome of an endeavor. Project management has a particular emphasis on a proactive approach to stakeholder engagement and dealing with issues for possible solutions. The competence of the project-team is required for the effective management of stakeholders.
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High organizational performance is an outcome of a good fit of LEADERSHIP, supportive CULTURE and TRUST. Generally organizational leadership is built upon either of the following: fear, obligation, or trust. However, only a foundation of trust results in the collaboration and goodwill necessary to achieve peak performance by the team and advancement in strategic direction.
Bridging the gap between traditional and agile project management and leadership.
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We are an amazing group of people here! We help turn ideas and concepts into reality using all the hard tools and frameworks at our disposal. We are leaders whether we are acknowledged as such or not. In this blog, I will focus on a set of leadership behaviors that I have used and have helped others practice - to achieve exceptional outcomes. Of course I may veer off course occasionally, and rant about the latest pet peeve I have about project execution! I hope this will be an engaging experience for you.
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The project manager's worst nightmare is a resource constraint or scarcity of resources while fulfilling project objectives. It's time to make PMs think differently when dealing with constraints or scarcity.
No matter how hard we try to prevent it, there are times when our project teams feel overwhelmed. How do we manage those stressful times effectively?
Do you have team members that don't want to be seen as negative thinkers, thus hindering your risk management efforts? This PM decided to turn things around and came up with a technique that turns finding a threat into a positive thing.
Batman has Robin, Sherlock Holmes has Watson, peanut butter has jelly. Who do you have? There are certain “dos and don’ts” that can guide you through the process of delegation--and forming an effective team to support you.
Collaboration is a complex and dynamic process--and successful collaboration depends on many factors. By recognizing the role that these factors play in how people collaborate with one another, we can all become more successful at creating and leading winning teams.
What are the key attributes that give some leaders the edge compared with other, more ordinary leaders? This article discusses the three characteristics of highly effective project managers’ leadership skill sets and explains how those characteristics fit into the project management process.
Are command-and-control undertones hurting your organization's performance? Are people getting the passion and desire to contribute slowly crushed out of them by project management bureaucracy and prescriptive process? Then free them to be hyper-productive by emphasizing collaboration.
What can you do to assess and enhance communication skills that you will need to be a successful collaborative leader? Let’s consider a few questions; think honestly about how you would answer these...
The webinar How to Develop a Culture of High Performance was packed with information, and below are the questions and answers that came out of that session.
The style you use as the leader of the PMO will go a long way to driving how project execution occurs in your organization--and you may even drive cultural change. That’s a big job. Are you up to it?
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