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Are Your Minding Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

As project and program managers you have plenty of obstacles in your way — don’t become another one. Have you assessed your emotional intelligence skill set to leverage your strengths and close the gaps? You can read about these six competencies that can propel your leadership and initiatives forward at my latest article on ProjectsatWork and attend PMXPO 2017 to listen to my in depth presentation on  this topic and stay afterwards to participate in a  live question and answer session facilitated at the end of my session.

 

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Published originally at ProjectsatWork

Posted on: April 20, 2017 02:20 PM | Permalink | Comments (13)

Take Your Leadership to the Next Level

As I mentioned in my recent post, your dedication to daily improvement of your leadership skills is essential to become a great project manager.

Earlier this year, I spoke at gantthead.com ITXPO 2011 on soft skills and presented power tips, tools and a leadership roadmap.

As a project manager everything you do is for your teams, your stakeholders and your customers. You want to continue to grow and develop as a project manager so you can step up to take leadership roles in your organization.  i.e.: to manage multiple projects, lead a significant enterprise wide project, negotiate important contracts and conceive and execute an innovative use of IT for competitive differentiation. 

 Leadership is a journey of self discovery.  Your leadership development will be guided by your own personal vision. 

Here is my list of a few of my power tips and recommended tools from The Mentoring Group, to help you get started on your journey.

 Four Power Tips to Promote Your Success:

  1. Create a personal vision statement and develop a personal vision statement
  2. Develop a personal development plan
  3. Assess your personality traits, strengths and weakness (Myers/Briggs, SDI Inventory, and DISC etc.)
  4. Develop your own project management leadership style (Charismatic, people-oriented, servant, situational, transformational; learn about different leadership styles)

 I’ll share a very exciting self-study leadership development program in my next post.

Posted on: October 31, 2011 01:38 AM | Permalink | Comments (10)
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