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.

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?

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.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Leadership in 2018


Everyone has an opinion, and many writers and publications post frequently about what makes a great leader, the qualities of leadership and so on. But leadership is the x-factor in managing a successful project , and unlike planning, monitoring and reporting, it’s less easily defined.

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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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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 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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s a good way to build your leadership skills and to make new connections. These are worth looking at for professional development as well, especially those around soft skills and leadership. You want to get some professional development time on your calendar. But the budget is tight.

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10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019

nTask Blog

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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Challenging project leaders to lead confidently in uncertain times

Girl's Guide to PM

Strategy Execution’s Top 10 Trends for 2019. Adaption is key and underpins every other aspect of the Trends list for 2019, as you will see. This is a guest post by Nadine Rochester, technical marketing director at Strategy Execution.

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Why “The Customer Is Always Right” Is Wrong


Couple that attitude with a customer-centric leadership approach, and you’ll maintain excellent customer service. Accepted knowledge is dangerous if it’s not tempered by critical thinking.

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Resource Management in Projects: The Ultimate Guide

Girl's Guide to PM

As your project moves forward, you should show leadership and management skills. Projects are done by people. Whether that’s just you, or whether you have a team of many hundreds, a project team is how work gets done. Working with people is the main part of project management.

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Why “Nice Guys Finish Last” is Wrong


Pro-Tip: If “seduction is always more effective than coercion,” as political scientist Joseph Nye suggested, then being nice can be a tool for leadership and even conflict resolution , which is a big part of running a successful project. Is being nice a losing strategy?

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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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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: Understanding the Benefits of Both


Soft skills are more about communications, being flexible, having leadership qualities, teamwork and knowing how to manage your time well. Defining skills as either hard or soft is slightly misleading. It implies that one might be more difficult or the other less important.

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From Technical To Exceptional Review [Training Course]

Girl's Guide to PM

Any subject matter expert who is detailed, personable and demonstrably good at their job can jump up into a leadership role. He’s spent two decades of training and coaching experts who want to transition to leadership roles, straddling the technology and management divide.

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Critical Soft Skills for Project Managers


It’s a key aspect of the leadership that every project manager must have to inspire their team. What are soft skills and why do project managers need them to lead a project to a successful end?

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How to Effectively Lead by Example


If you want to encourage, inspire, motivate and fuel your team, leadership by example is one of the best ways to get buy-in and build trust. Leadership is a topic that people can never get enough of. Related: The 25 Most Inspiring Leadership Quotes.

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How to Go From Technical Expert to Leader

Girl's Guide to PM

All of these are challenges for people who want to move from technical roles into project management and leadership roles. Do technical experts have to shift their communication style in order to be successful in project management and leadership roles?

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Strategic Planning in Business


Continuous growth is difficult, but a strategic plan can help make it more accessible to rally the leadership and resources necessary to support it. Businesses thrive on certainty, and yet, the future is never certain.

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How to Improve User Adoption of SharePoint for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

Strong leadership, both from the project manager and senior leadership. I’m delighted to be working with BrightWork to bring you this article by Micheál Clesham. Read on to find out how to get your free SharePoint project management template. ‘A

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The Importance of Training in Earnest

Arras People

Project Management Career PM Leadership Project Management Training Project Management Careers Advice project management training agileAny output from any Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) tool is only as good as the information and data that you input.

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4 Ways To Build High Performance Teams In Your Projects

The Digital Project Manager

Leadership & Team ManagementWe don’t always get to pick our teams—but a true leader knows the techniques for building a high performance team, no matter its starting point. The post 4 Ways To Build High Performance Teams In Your Projects appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Jack or Jill?

Musings on Project Management

leadershipA study I read about started this way: Draw a picture of an effective leader Almost without exception, the picture was of a man. Ooops: what about the lady leaders? There's certainly no lack of role models in both politics and business, from Angela Merkel -- Chancellor of Germany -- to Mary Barra -- CEO of General Motors Another study had people listen in to a business meeting where.

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Bigger pie, or more slices?

Musings on Project Management

Leadership v Followership I've been revisiting Michael Porter this week here at "Musings". I was struck by Porter's description of leadership v followership in technology: About that pie: Leadership increases the size of the "pie", but Followership only reslices the pie. leadershipFollowers accept "zero-sum"; Leaders change the sum. Buy them at any online book retailer!

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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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5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

The skills you need for decision making are: Leadership: because you need other people to trust you can make the decision and to abide by what you decide. We make hundreds of decisions on projects. Every day, we’re expected to take some action and that inevitably means making a decision about something. It might be something small like whether or not to call a meeting. Or it might be something substantive like whether to escalate an issue to your sponsor.

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Interested in Getting into Project Management or Committed?

Arras People

A New Year always sees an increase in our Project Management Careers Clinics , it’s not surprising that this time of year is used by many as a time to do something or think differently about their career and where they’re going.

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How to Become the Most Compelling Project Manager You Will Ever Know

Project Risk Coach

LeadershipEvery project is a story. Projects begin and end. Plots and subplots abound. Interesting characters interact and react, with good and evil motives. Are you a compelling project manager who commands the ship? 10 Attributes of a Compelling Project Manager Some project managers act in boring and predictable manners. Others capture and hold your attention. You can't wait to see the next chapter.

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9 Leadership Mistakes You Can Make as A New Manager (Don’t Do This!)


So what you can do is learn from the mistakes of others and use them to get successful in your new leadership role. Just keep it in mind that the sooner you recognize and avoid these common leadership mistakes, the sooner you will crack the code for your success.

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