Project Management

What tools and techniques do project managers need to be effective leaders?

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Leadership and Stewardship: Is There a Connection?

by Michael Wood

Ever wonder why effective leaders almost always see themselves as stewards of something far bigger than themselves, a keeper of a sacred trust? There is a connection between leadership and stewardship that would-be leaders need to understand if they are to mature into someone who can lead people--and organizations--to success.

4 Vital Leadership Habits (and 1 Great Result)

by Rob Saxon

The concept of leadership can be very complicated, but for one PM it can be boiled down to a few core principles: care, understanding, service and protection. Keeping a close monitor of these behaviors can help you become a better leader of projects, programs and teams--and inspire many in the process.

Re: Estimating skills

from Process Improvement posted by Michael Sheender on

I can suggest you looking at It is a personal planning and estimating tool. It shows planned time and time really spent, thus you can improve estimating skills using your own experienc ...

How to Adapt Leadership for Evolving Teams

by Mike Griffiths

There is no exact science for people. Just as our project processes should be context-specific, so too should our team processes. Depending on whether your team is brand new, establishing itself or stable, the way we interact as managers and leaders should be tailored to fit the circumstances. Here are some pointers.

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.



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