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A Simple Exercise To Define The Product Of Your Scrum Team

Scrum.org

— What should product leadership look like? It influences the Product Owner's role, determines the self-managing capabilities of the Scrum team, and the opportunities to ship fast and gather feedback from your stakeholders. You can make it a 15-minute exercise conducted after the Daily Scrum or a 2-hour workshop.

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Project Leadership In Uncertain Environments with Carole Osterweil

Rebel’s Guide to PM

What’s the difference between project management and project leadership? A recent APM report, Project Leadership; skills, behaviours, knowledge and values , explored this question. . The authors concluded project leadership is future-focused. Repeat the exercise often and review your project management approach accordingly.

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How to Manage Stakeholder Conflict

Project Risk Coach

Turn Conflict into a Problem-Solving Exercise You can help stakeholders resolve the conflict by reframing the conflict as a problem-solving exercise. Project managers must use their leadership skills to influence the stakeholders. There's less likelihood of stakeholders undermining the decisions later.

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Leadership Tips for Project Managers – Part 4

International Institute for Learning

By Mike Griffiths Welcome to part four, the last installment of this series introducing basic leadership ideas that any project manager or Scrum master can employ. Be sure to see articles one , two , and three , which cover topics including how leadership differs from management, servant leadership, and team motivation.

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Why Great Leaders Mentalize and Five Exercises to Help You Do So

International Institute for Learning

And there is a direct link between the leader’s ability to mentalize and the creation of a safe attachment, where the employee feels that the leader wants the best for them, which again directly influences the employee’s ability to mentalize, as well. Maria Ebro is a Presenter for IIL’s upcoming Online Leadership and Innovation Conference!

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Six Essential Requirements of an Influencing Strategy

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post from Colin Gautrey, an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years. He combines solid research with deep personal experience in corporate life to offer his audiences critical yet simple insights into how to achieve results with greater influence.

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Growing Your Project Management Career in 2024: Strategies for Success

The IIL Blog

In 2024, project managers are expected to possess advanced skills such as leadership, emotional intelligence, and proficiency in Agile and hybrid methodologies. Many senior and leadership roles in project management require or prefer candidates with relevant certifications. In 2024, seek out ways to exercise more leadership.

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