Project Management

What skills do project managers need to be effective leaders?

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Leadership: Top-Down or Bottom-Up?

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

The leader and their leadership style is characterized by whether they work from the top down or the bottom up. Examining the pros and cons of these two disparate methods can help you determine what kind of leader you need to be in order to make the maximum positive impact on your organization.

Transitioning Leadership: A Personal Story

by Michelle Stronach

When you take over an in-flight project, it's important to know the circumstances of the change. This article is a personal story about taking over a well-managed project that was necessitated by unfortunate circumstances.

Leadership Means Never Having to Say You're Bored

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

Project managers face an awkward and interesting leadership challenge. What do we do in these situations? What strategies are available, and what resources can we draw on in order to navigate our way to success? And what do we need to know about ourselves, our teams and our organizations if we are to genuinely lead effectively?

Leadership Lessons from Swans and Poetry

by Andy Jordan

There's nothing wrong with a PM feeling frustrated while leading--as long as they protect the team. Anyone can lead, but not everyone can lead in stressful times--and that’s when true leaders shine. Let's take a cue from two unlikely sources...

Checklist for Maintaining Leadership in Meetings

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by Joe Wynne

Good leaders enhance leadership credibility when they run successful meetings. This comprehensive meeting checklist has been designed to help leaders prepare for success.

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