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Extraordinary Leader

by Naomi Caietti

Listen. Empower. Adapt. Dream ... LEAD   Helping you learn about the next generation of leadership tools, valuable tips and techniques. Leadership 2.0 is a new fresh approach to leadership for the next generation of leaders; start your journey of future growth and development to become an extraordinary leader.

Leadership Catalyst

by Vinay Nadig

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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Servant Leadership: The Agile Way

by Johanna Rothman

In more traditional projects, we often hear about "control." But what might an agile project manager do? Here are three examples of servant leadership in action with respect to the team, the product owner and management.

Managing Large Project Management Structures

by Andy Jordan

When you are the project manager for a large team, what type of management structure do you need to ensure you can be as effective as possible?

The Functions of a Manager

by Sreekumar Menon

What are the functions of a manager? What is his or her job? Here we look at the management processes one by one, and try to find out how the manager does the job--and what the job really is.

Three Strategies to Mitigate Project Team Attrition Risk

by Jhonasttan Regalado

What happens when a project manager faces team attrition? This article covers three strategies that can be applied during project planning, executing and controlling within the project human resources management and project risk management knowledge areas.

From Trust to Delegation

by Stacy King

All project managers have physical, mental and emotional limitations. Yet not everyone recognizes that. The net effect is a collective belief system that project managers have no known physical, mental or emotional limitations. This belief can, when not corrected, lead to the self-fulfilling prophecy called burnout. How can we combat this?

Leading People as a New PM

by Andy Jordan

New PMs are certain to be leading individuals who are far more knowledgeable on the project than they are. This creates an intimidating environment that can easily go wrong. Here are some ideas to help ensure it goes right.

The Power of Project Managers Through Positive Intelligence

by Anu Gupta

How does a project manager increase the results of their project without touching the triple constraints (budget, schedule, and scope)? Studies indicate that a leader with a high positive intelligence quotient (PQ) can drive an increase in the performance of the team by 30 percent. Learn how to achieve the PQ lift by practicing intentional activities.

The Choices They Won’t Tell You That You’ll Have to Make

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

Most of the challenges that we face have very little to do with process and a whole lot to do with politics. While politics doesn’t necessarily comply with process, there are situations that are more common than we would like them to be. Knowing about them--and having some strategies in our back pocket to respond to them--is more than a little useful.

Micromanagement: A Trip to Failure

by Rami Kaibni

People often get confused about what micromanagement really is and how they can conclude whether they (or others) are guilty of it. No one likes to be micromanaged, so let’s take a look at some symptoms and solutions…

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