Negotiators in this story followed the rules and ethics of the game. The goal was to maximize the gain of their respective organizations. There was no compromise on integrity. At the same time, the instinct of a youngster and the wisdom of a veteran collaborated to take the game beyond zero-sum and made it win-win…
Trust is the building block of all relationships. A business leader’s greatest battle today is to win the trust of stakeholders, employees, clients, and business associates. All collaboration is built on trust. Whether making sales, building a team, or managing people, without trust, productivity falls apart.
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It used to be thought that with the right reasons, humans would do as reason dictated. That proved false. Then it was believed that emotions mattered. True, but also a completely insufficient answer. To change behavior, we need to get to grips with the phenomenon of habit (sometimes our ally, but often not!)
Leadership is a process, not a position. Leadership deals with people and their dynamics, which are continually changing. They are never static. The challenge of leadership is to create change, influence and facilitate growth. Those require movement, which, as you will soon see, is inherent in moving up from one level of leadership to the next.
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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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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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
Interviewing for a new job is a lot like leaving your own planet and embarking on a ride into outer space. Thankfully, you don’t have to be an astronaut to land yourself a stellar job at your current company. You just have to think like one!
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.
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.
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.
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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