Top 5 Leadership Theories

Leadership is a quality that’s important for success and yet so difficult to define. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, cuts through the noise and reveals five of the best leadership theories. In Review – Top 5 Leadership Theories. Leadership Defined. What is leadership?

Leading with Transactional Leadership

Leadership can be customized to the individual. This might sound backwards, even counter to what leadership is, but the definition of leadership is broad enough to hold a multitude of approaches. Transactional leadership is about supervision, organization and performance.

How to Manage with Servant Leadership

Indeed, I’d argue that servant leadership the single most valuable approach to leadership. This is the philosophy behind servant leadership. The servant leadership model is, of course, not the only model of leadership. I’d say that it is true servant leadership.

Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

Anyone who tells you, with 100% certainty, what 2019 will look like at the start of the year is bonkers. If you want to know what your priorities should be for 2019, look at the way your world was at the end of 2018 and at the start of this year. Courageous Leadership.

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

How to build leadership support for a culture of experimentation, no matter how mature your organization is. June 4, 2019 9:30 AM PDT, 12:30 PM EDT, 5:30 PM BSTIf you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly.

Executive leadership -- the big three

Musings on Project Management

leadershipWant to be a leader? Think you are a leader? Admire someone who is a leader? These three attributes better be in place, and obvious: Be able to recruit the right people. Recognize talent; get the talent fitted to the task, considering not only experience, but temperament and judgment; toughness and stress tolerance. if you make a boo-boo here, have the strength to relieve the untalented.

The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

But we do know that when it comes to business, leadership, personal productivity and work-life balance, a slew of seriously helpful self-help books has recently been published that can help you make 2019 your best year yet. Best Self-Help Books About Leadership.

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Project Leadership In Uncertain Environments with Carole Osterweil

Girl's Guide to PM

Her book, Project Delivery, Uncertainty and Neuroscience: A Leader’s Guide to Walking in Fog , was published in early in 2019. What’s the difference between project management and project leadership? The authors concluded project leadership is future-focused.

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Speak softly; big stick leadership formula

Musings on Project Management

As quoted by Doris Kearns Goodwin in "Leadership in. leadershipHit the ground running Consolidate control Ask questions of everyone wherever you go Manage by wandering around Determine the basic problems of each organization and hit them head-on When attacked, counterattack Stick to your guns Spend your political capital to to reach your goals When your work is stymied or done, find a way out.

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever?

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. May 9, 2019 11:00 AM PDT, 2:00 PM EDT, 7:00 PM BSTInnovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process.

Project Management Q&A: How Do I Develop My Leadership Skills?

Arras People

I’d like to focus on my self-development this year, especially on the leadership side. With the leadership side of the Talent Triangle it’s all these behavioural skills like influencing, negotiation, team building and so on. The post Project Management Q&A: How Do I Develop My Leadership Skills? Project Management PM Leadership Project management Skills leadership skills project management education

Laughter & Leadership – How Humor Can Make You a Better Leader

Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how leadership is bolstered by laughter. In Review – Laughter & Leadership – How Humor Can Make You a Better Leader. It’s not often brought up as an attribute of leadership , but it’s just the tool leaders need.

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Project Leadership Wisdom: Your Guide to the Seven Pillars

Online PM Courses

But far rarer is project leadership wisdom - the cluster of traits that goes way beyond getting things done. The post Project Leadership Wisdom: Your Guide to the Seven Pillars appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Leadership Skills PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Leadership Leadership project leadership wisdomThere are plenty of smart project leaders.

Joanna Durand on Why Passionate Leadership Matters

The IIL Blog

As a keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , she gave us an understanding of what passionate leadership looks like in practice and shared indispensable tips on how we can become passionate leaders ourselves.

Realign Your Vision – 3 Ways The PMO Can Drive A Successful Business Transformation

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Using Divergent Thinking to Become a Better Leader

Leadership, if anything, is a creative way to think and engage with people and situations, while guiding and setting an example for others. The following are some ways to kickstart divergent thinking for better leadership. Leadership is no different.

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Agile 2019 Presentations

Leading Answers

I learned this week that two of my presentation submissions for the Agile 2019 conference in Washington D.C. It recounts my experience as a consultant working with the leadership team and development teams. More details about the Agile 2019 conference in Washington D.C.

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Should You Be Friends With Your Employees?

That is poison to your leadership. Pro-Tip: To look at this topic with an objective lens, use data to help guide your leadership. Leadership Project Management Training VideosLeading a team strikes a difficult balance between being cordial and commanding.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. He has authored multiple articles on project management and leadership which have been published in major publications.

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Using the STAR Method to Crush Your Next Interview

For one, think back on recent examples where your behavior or action showed leadership or resolved some problem or task. Some people excel at job interviews, and then there’s the rest of us. The truth is, you are being judged, and it’s normal to feel anxious when you’re under the spotlight.

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How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcome

Leadership Project Management Training VideosWhen someone is new to the company, team or project, it’s important to make them feel welcome. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to incorporate new people and get them contributing quickly.

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Mike Cottmeyer, Live, at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context.

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How to Handle Chronic Complainers

Leadership Project Management Training VideosYou probably work with someone who complains a lot. Sometimes that can be hard to manage, even with team management tools.

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Being Successful in a Complex Role

Arras People

PM Leadership Project management Skills Project Management Techniques Project Manager LeadershipIf you imagine project management to be like crossing a bridge, at first glance it would seem simple. You start at one end and walk across until you get to the other.

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Mike Cottmeyer at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

Can you tell us about what inspired you to launch a Women in PM Initiative for 2019?” ” Elise Stevens : “I find it amazing that we are still having conversations about why women add value to the economy, in 2019.

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How Tough Conversations Can Create Better Client Relationships

Leadership The Project Manager BlogWhen you work with clients, sometimes you find yourself facing a tough conversation you’d really rather not have. You can feel your muscles tensing and sweat beads rising on your forehead and palms. This won’t be pleasant.

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10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019


If you’re looking for a sure formula to success, acquiring and honing these skills should be one of your top priorities in 2019. Leadership. Leadership is one of the most important project management skills that you need to possess if you’re an aspiring project manager.

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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context.

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Technical Debt: What Is It & How Do I Avoid It?

It is usually taken on by first determining the financial cost of the technical debt and getting buy-in from leadership. Poor Leadership: Anything from a lack of ownership to poor leadership and last-minute changes are all potential causes of technical debt.

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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. You have to be able to: Form the right kinds of teams.

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The Lazy Project Manager – Conference and Corporate Speaker

The Lazy Project Manager

As we all start the journey that is 2019, a few questions: Are you investing in your project management community? I specialise in all things relating to project management and project leadership as well as presentation skills training, and executive coaching.

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The Dangers of Self-Serving Bias at the Workplace

Clearly, it’s not behavior that any reputable leadership theory would recommend. This type of leadership erodes trust and will have a hard time retaining talent in such an environment. Leadership The Project Manager BlogMost of us like to paint ourselves in a positive light.

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Develop Better High Performing Teams

High performing teams don’t just happen overnight, but competent project managers with great leadership skills can help motivate, coach and inspire teams. As we ease into the new year, many organizations’ executive teams are ramping up hiring for new talent.

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10 Marketing Tips for Small Businesses That Cost $0

Taking the time to answer can help establish thought leadership but may also drum up interest in your company and its products. Marketing your small business doesn’t have to take a huge budget with thousands (or millions!) of dollars.

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7 Employee Engagement Ideas to Improve Office Culture

Related: Top 10 Leadership Traits: Do You Have What It Takes to Lead? The race to acquire top talent across industries further intensifies as the business world becomes more complex and intricate, and unique companies continue to create innovative and ground-breaking products.

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7 Must-Haves for Every Product Manager Resume

Leadership. Whatever leadership qualities you have, tag them to real-life work experiences that show how you have motivated teams, made tough decisions and communicated product visions clearly. Some of those skills are hard to define, such as leadership and communication.

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10 Simple Ways to Thank Your Project Team

Project Risk Coach

LeadershipYour project team has just completed a major project or hit a significant milestone. The team members have worked hard and put in the extra hours to bring in another successful project. So, how do you thank your project team? What ways will you let them know you care?

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Business Agility: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

That includes establishing the business justification for the response and the leadership to drive it. The more successful businesses apply this to their leadership roles as well. Businesses love nothing more than stability.

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