Someone said project management involves leadership. What does that look like, and how do I do it? Given the uncertainty of what leadership is, what do we do in developing our own capabilities? What are the strategies that we should adopt, and how do we get to the point where we are comfortable doing so?
As project managers, we often find ourselves in positions with plenty of responsibility--but not the power that comes along with it. Leadership is not just for C-level executives, but also for you and me. Are you exhibiting the essential traits of a good leader?
To achieve business leadership, we need to have competitive advantage direction from people dedicated to the principles of cost leadership. While it may not get quite the hype that cost reduction efforts do at an organization, it has the potential to meet crucial company goals.