Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Perhaps these individuals are influencing you through a blog, online videos, online courses, or books. Grab a cup of coffee as I share seven influencers that I follow. From the UK, Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognized project leadership coach, trainer, and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. I am grateful for these leaders and their influence in the world of project management.

Leadership KPIs

ProjectManager.com

Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to set up leadership key performance indicators (KPIs) to do just that. In Review – Leadership KPIs. Signs of Successful Leadership. Two of the main signs that your leadership skills are having positive results are: A culture of achievement and performance. Increase leadership emphasis on cultural alignment. Increase leadership communication. 10 Principles to Achieve Leadership Success. Become an influencer.

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Top 5 Leadership Theories

ProjectManager.com

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. There’s so much written about leadership, Jennifer said, that it can be intimidating. But it’s important to overcome that sense of intimidation because leadership explains why some leaders, teams and companies succeed and others don’t.

Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Perhaps these individuals are influencing you through a blog, online videos, online courses, or books. Grab a cup of coffee as I share seven influencers that I follow. From the UK, Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognized project leadership coach, trainer, and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. I am grateful for these leaders and their influence in the world of project management.

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. He is the creator of the Stakeholder Influencing Masterclass. So, does your influencing strategy address all of these adequately?

How to Manage Better with Transformational Leadership

ProjectManager.com

Transformational leadership is a creative style of leadership that focuses on a continued push towards growth and a rejection of complacency. While most great leaders are naturally charismatic, you don’t have to have been born with transformational leadership qualities to develop them. What Is Transformational Leadership? Transformational leadership is a theory that says the leader works with the team to identify what changes are necessary to improve conditions.

How to Earn Leadership PDUs for PMP Renewal in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are like many Project Management Professional ( PMP )® certification holders, you might be finding it hard to source enough quality learning materials for your Leadership PDUs. What are Leadership PDUs? Leadership PDUs form part of the Education requirement for recertification.

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How Leadership Affects Projects (And How You Can Lead Yours)

Girl's Guide to PM

Sarah Coleman is co-author of Project Leadership, a book in its third edition exploring how leadership and project management intertwine. The last edition came out 16 years ago – yes, people were talking about project leadership even then!

How to Manage with Servant Leadership

ProjectManager.com

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. That way, we can identify what servant leadership is, and when it’s right for your team. And, arguably, if you are consistently employing a leadership style that meets your team’s need, then you are constantly serving them.

20 Marketing Influencers You Should Follow on LinkedIn

Proofhub

20 Marketing LinkedIn Influencers You Should Follow in 2019 Do you know that over 2 million posts, articles, and videos are posted on LinkedIn every day, generating tens of millions of likes, shares, and comments every hour? These are the people who are given the title of “LinkedIn influencer”. Now, you might be wondering: what exactly do LinkedIn influencers do? This is where LinkedIn influencers come to your aid. But how do you know which influencer to follow?

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

The 7 Best Blog Posts on Leadership in 2018

ProjectManager.com

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. Leadership isn’t exactly a science nor is it an art, but there are major currents running through the topic that allow one to figure out the best course of action.

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Leadership in Project Management: The Complete Guide

PM Basics

This is complete guide on leadership in project management. Here you’ll learn: What is leadership in project management in practice? Key Concepts of Leadership. Leadership Without Authority. Leadership In Project Management: What Does it Mean? Let’s get clear on what does leadership in project management means. Leadership vs. Management is a Myth. I googled about leadership in project management. Don’t fall into a trap of shiny leadership.

Project Management and Leadership Competencies: A Snapshot

The IIL Blog

The Project Management Institute (PMI) ® Talent Triangle ® has addressed the need for project leadership competencies. 3) Leadership. Below is a contrast between project management vs. project leadership competencies. Leadership Technical Competency. Leadership. Use tools such as Power and Influence Grid. More on this topic of project leadership…. To this end, IIL offers courses to enhance leadership competencies. By Dr. Willis H.

LEAD: Your Four Project Leadership Priorities

Online PM Courses

When you are in a Project Leadership role, you will have a lot to do. They look to you for leadership and guidance. But, with so many responsibilities, it can be hard to know what are your leadership priorities? For me, it forms a great checklist and reminder of my leadership priorities. Your Leadership Priority is to LEAD. We have talked about project leadership in an earlier article. LEAD – Your Four Project Leadership Priorities.

Project Leadership In Uncertain Environments with Carole Osterweil

Girl'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. In an unordered environment so much is changing on so many fronts that it seems impossible to keep up, let alone influence the way forward.

The Digital Project Manager's List of top PM Influencers of 2019

Brad Egeland

If you want to stay top of the latest in project management and related topics like change management, business strategy, and leadership, make sure you’re following these movers and shakers: the top project management influencers of 2019. Here’s a list of the brightest minds and influential thinkers who are shaping the project management industry today.

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Top 7 Leadership Articles: Spring Edition

Epicflow Blog

We’ve analyzed this spring’s leadership articles in top business publications including MIT Sloan Management Review, Inc., Choose the Leadership Style That Suits You Best. Define your natural leadership style, then adjust it in accordance with the needs of your team, the expectations of your boss, your current style of leadership, and the things you want to change. Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, shares a life lesson of modern leadership.

The 25 Most Inspiring Leadership Quotes

ProjectManager.com

If Thomas Edison was right when he said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration,” then consider these leadership quotes the one percent. Quotes from great leaders can help you put things into perspective by providing a different angle that you had not previously considered, which can unlock the leadership magic that you need. So, we’ve collected 25 of the most inspiring leadership quotes to give you that extra boost.

Multinational Leadership: How to Successfully Lead Offshore Projects

PM Basics

What are the most relevant challenges of leadership in multinational leadership? Without forgetting the time difference, language barriers, different assumptions based on different cultures, I have experimented that using the right multinational leadership to manage resources is the most challenging one. Challenge your Multinational Leadership Style. Many of the best practices and leadership approaches and styles need to be reviewed beforehand.

The Two Styles of Project Leadership: Which One Are You?

LiquidPlanner

You are in both a role of influence and one with high visibility. But how do you know—really know—what your leadership style is, and if you’re doing a good job? Which is why it’s so hard to know what , exactly, your leadership style is and how you come across to others. My own leadership self-awareness has increased dramatically since 2008 when I started my coaching and leadership studies. The two faces of leadership.

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Project Management Vs. Leadership – How nTask evolved From an Early Start up to a Robust Industry Competitor

nTask

Eventually, it comes down to the following approach: Strategic Leadership. Although leadership and management are arguably switchable roles, the usual chain of command goes from top to bottom. Leadership and Project Management Is a Two Faced Coin: When I say it is a two-faced coin, the emphasis is on the correlation factor. Arguably, project managers are responsible for doing both: i.e. leadership and management.

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7 Most Important Leadership Behaviors for Female Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

While I was researching my book, Customer-Centric Project Management , I came across a piece of research in the Project Management Journal about women’s leadership skills. ‘Project Management Leadership Behaviors and Frequency of Use by Female Project Managers’ by Charlotte Neuhauser, PMP, looks at what women think are the most important leadership characteristics and then whether or not they use them. Leadership has a huge effect on projects.

Earning Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification

iZenBridge

Leadership PDUs are a valuable asset to embrace your leadership skills. Once you earn these leadership PDUs, you can apply them to PMP® certification or any other PMIs certification renewal. In this blog, I am sharing tips to earn PDUs for all PMIs certificates under the Leadership category. Leadership PDUs are one of the categories of the Talent Triangle. Influencing. There are many possible ways to earn leadership PDUs. What are Leadership PDUs?

The 9 Best Leadership Games for Skill Development

ProjectManager.com

Leadership is not an academic pursuit. We’re talking leadership games. The following leadership games can both make you a better leader, and improve the leadership qualities of your team members. The object of this leadership game is to guide the blindfolded person through the minefield without incident. Leadership Crest. Apply that same idea to leadership, and have everyone make a crest that represents the values, beliefs and ideas of a great leader.

Servant Leadership – It Works

Project-Management.pm

Why Servant Leadership Works. Magazine, is a big fan of servant leadership, based upon what his decades of research on what he calls “high-performing” companies – Southwest Airlines, Whole Foods, Best Buy, UPS, and more. Successful leadership is built around the behaviors that leaders model for their subordinates. Its stock had dropped from $34 to $13, and it needed a major infusion of new leadership and new strategies if it was to survive. The copier was out of toner.

Goleman Leadership Styles in the Movies: Avengers Assemble

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Project Management guides often refer to six different leadership styles from Daniel Goleman’s 2000 article, “Leadership That Gets Results”. We could list and define these, like many before us, but we thought it’d be much more worthwhile (and fun) to take leadership to the movies. The Avengers struggle to work as a team, but eventually combine their leadership styles to succeed. Natasha’s leadership skills lie in her persuasive powers.

How to Be a Project Risk Management Evangelist

Project Risk Coach

How can project sponsors and project managers influence senior leaders to adopt risk management and reduce the barrier to risk management? Who are the top leaders that you need to influence? Who can you influence that might influence the senior leaders? Another way to influence is from the bottom up, within your sphere of influence. Leadership Project Risk Management

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Understanding Politics, Conflict, and Influence in Projects

Guerrilla Project Management

In this interview, I have the pleasure to speak to Bernardo Tirado about Politics, Conflict, and Influence in projects. In this interview, I have the pleasure to speak to Bernardo Tirado about Politics, Conflict, and Influence in projects. Change Management Leadership Mindset Podcasts

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Fresh Friday 25 March 2016 – 6 Interesting Articles on Influence and Leadership

Fix my Project Chaos

Here are 6 interesting articles on influence and the role it plays in leadership; The post Fresh Friday 25 March 2016 – 6 Interesting Articles on Influence and Leadership appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Blog Art of Project Leadership

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How to Deal With Pre-assigned Project Resources

Project Risk Coach

Influence. If so, influence the people you know and make your case. Ask your connections to influence the decision makers. 2=Planning Leadership Productivity Project Resource ManagementLooking for ways to improve your project success?

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How to get promoted into a leadership position

Susanne Madsen

The best way to demonstrate your potential is to show leadership and deliver results on your current project. Ask them what they feel you should “stop doing”, “start doing” and “continue to do” Refining your leadership approach is a lifelong journey, which you can accelerate by seeking input from others and working on your blind spots. With that information you are much better placed to lead the project and influence decisions.

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All Leadership Theories in Under 15 Minutes

ActiveCollab

You have 15 minutes at your disposal and want to know the basics of all leadership theories? Leadership theories are categorized by aspect which is believed to define the leader: Great Man Theory. Michigan Leadership Studies. Ohio University Leadership Studies (Leadership Grid). Burns Transformational Leadership Theory. Bass Transformational Leadership Theory. Leadership Participation Inventory (LPI). Michigan Leadership Studies.

The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute for Learning

We know that servant leadership is an excellent match for Agile methods. What other leadership styles have a home in the Agile approach? Grateful Leadership is a style of leadership that is somewhat newer than other styles of leadership. This article makes a connection between this style of leadership and Agile project management. Greenleaf: A Life of Servant Leadership ). Servant Leadership is also very important in Agile.

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Top 7 Leadership Articles: Autumn Edition

Epicflow Blog

Leadership is a property that has no limits. Go on reading to get a few leadership tips from world-renowned resources. The author presents some leadership tips that will be helpful not only for women but also for men: influence instead of controlling; establish trustworthy relations; keep your word and be sincere; don’t take anything to heart; don’t be humble against your authority. . Leadership Is Not a Benefit to Yourself but an Obligation to Others.

The Death of Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

I am reminded of the zombie movie each time I have a discussion about project management versus project leadership. Leadership is that branch of management concerning the development, nurturing and utilization of influence as way of motivating others to some end or objective.

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How to Be a Powerful Risk Management Evangelist

Project Risk Coach

Leadership is influence. To the extent we influence others, we lead them.” Can project managers influence senior leaders to adopt risk management and reduce the barrier to risk management? Who are the top leaders that you need to influence? Who can you influence that might influence the senior leaders? Another way to influence is from the bottom up, within your sphere of influence. Leadership risk management

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Being Successful in a Complex Role

Arras People

Significant political/authority influences. 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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50 Inspirational Quotes About Leadership

Teamweek

These quotes about leadership will give you just the boost you’re looking for. The art of communication is the language of leadership.” “Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.” “Earn your leadership every day.” The best leadership teams have a mix of both.” “Leadership is not magnetic personality, that can just as well be a glib tongue.

How to Start a Career in Project Management: Answers to FAQ

Epicflow Blog

This quality can be gained and improved, and if you want to regulate your emotions and influence other people’s states, do your best to level up your emotional intelligence. . What’s interesting is that CEOs consider leadership skills as important as the technical ones.