The Basics of Leadership

The Digital Project Manager

The post The Basics of Leadership appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. When you first step out in front of a team it’s natural to feel apprehensive. Nervous even. And it’s with good cause. Truth is, in. Features General

Promoting Shared Leadership

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Agile methods suggest replacing top-down, command-and-control management with empowered teams and shared leadership. That all sounds nice, but what exactly is shared leadership and how do you get it to happen? Agile Project Management Books Leadership Teams

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Virtuous Leadership

The Tao of Project Management

There are no ways to behave that will ensure successful leadership. Over the years I've had the pleasure of meeting a few really good project managers and the misfortune of meeting a lot of poor project managers. The Way A poor project manager tries to behave in what he think is the ‘right way’ for a project manager to behave. He acts as if busy but never seem to achieve anything.

Could Emotional Intelligence Be The Most Impactful Leadership Skill?

The Digital Project Manager

The post Could Emotional Intelligence Be The Most Impactful Leadership Skill? As project managers, we want to be better leaders. Discover these real-life emotional intelligence examples to help you become a better and more impactful leader. appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

Positive Leadership In Project Management

Fix my Project Chaos

In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks with experienced project and program manager Kate Morris about the art of positive leadership. The post Positive Leadership In Project Management appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

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Leadership without impulse

Musings on Project Management

leadershipPoint: Impulsive and unpredictable are some leader's styles. Such keeps managers -- who revere plans -- off guard and even defensive, but it wreaks havoc on strategy (ever changing) and metrics (rebaselining at every turn). Of course, your competitors may also be constantly off guard. In some businesses (start-ups, sports) and some military situations (See: General George Patton), "impulsive.

The New Face of Project Leadership

LiquidPlanner

Leadership has changed over the years. Nevertheless, the face of project leadership is changing – or maturing – as we are having to adjust to the ways in which we now work and do business. The post The New Face of Project Leadership appeared first on LiquidPlanner.

Virtual Leadership [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

That’s why I was keen to read Virtual Leadership by Penny Pullan, and I was lucky enough to get an advance copy before it hit the shelves. What Is Virtual Leadership? Virtual leadership is defined as: Being able to engage people from afar to produce results together.

The secret to authentic leadership in projects

Susanne Madsen

Authenticity is a fundamental building block in project leadership. Leadership doesn’t come from emulating others or from blindly following a set of rules. It comes from a deeply personal approach which is rooted in who you are as a person.

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Let’s Talk Leadership with Michel Dion (@PMProjectAria)

PM for the Masses

On this episode of the Project Management for the Masses Podcast I speak with project manager, author, and blogger Michel Dion on the topic of leadership. The post Let’s Talk Leadership with Michel Dion (@PMProjectAria) appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. On this episode of the Project Management for the Masses Podcast I speak with project manager, author, and blogger Michel Dion on the topic of leadership.

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Leadership and the Neurobiology of Fear

Guerrilla Project Management

Book Review Leadership Mindset Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts

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SPM 023 | Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers with Michel Dion

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Michel Dion recently published a book called Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers: Achieve better results in a dynamic world. Michel joined me on #PMHangout41 to discuss leadership concepts as presented in his book. Leadership Requires Courage.

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How Emotional Intelligence Is Important In Leadership?

Project-Management.pm

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership. Possessing emotional intelligence is significant towards successful team relationships because—let’s face it—do you think a manager that gives an earful to his or her subordinates epitomizes great leadership ? Emotional intelligence has five key domains and is crucial in leadership , as well as they help a person grow and develop as an effective leader. . Cet article How Emotional Intelligence Is Important In Leadership?

How Millennials are Changing the Leadership Paradigm

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A lot is being discussed about millennial leadership styles and rightly so; after all the next decade is going to see a lot of millennials move into leadership positions. Blog collaboration Leadership Project Management work culture celoxis leadership millennials Online project management tool project leadership project management web based project management softwareLet’s face it, Millennials are taking over the world.

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

LiquidPlanner

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. The two faces of leadership. So what are these two faces of leadership?

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Leadership Styles and Their Corresponding Definitions You Need to Know

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There are many ways on how the manager and higher-ups implement leadership in their team or subordinates. These leadership styles have been around for a long time and become one of the major foundations of team dynamics. Kennedy —all these people possess distinct types of leadership and stirred various reactions from their followers. Below are the most common leadership styles and their definitions as well as their respective advantages and disadvantages. Leadership

A thought on leadership

Musings on Project Management

Everyone has their own idea of leadership Consequently, there's no one idea that is all encompassing There is no "master definition", though you can certainly look it up in the dictionary. Here's one that struck me as capturing the "soft power" of leadership: "A leader’s authority comes from the [constituents'] belief in his [or her] right and ability to rule, in the willingness of. leadership

The Power of Project Leadership with Susanne Madsen: Episode 74

PM for the Masses

Susanne Madsen talks to me about her exciting new book that helps project managers move from management to leadership. The post The Power of Project Leadership with Susanne Madsen: Episode 74 appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. Susanne Madsen talks to me about her exciting new book that helps project managers move from management to leadership.

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IT: We Don't Need No Stinking Leadership

Troubled and Failing Project

I can only see one way to interpret it other than Information Technology "leaders" simply do not care about leadership. I have never posted email marketing results, because. well, let's face it. it is kind of tacky. Now and then, however, there is a story to be told. In my opinion, this set of statistics is a little over-the-top in what it shows. To understand how I can make such a brash statement, you need a little background. IT Assessment

Qualities of leadership

Musings on Project Management

the mantle of leadership [is assumed] with the enormous confidence that comes from the conviction that the ends of action are never in doubt, and that the achievement of those ends is always within the power of the brave and skillful. leadershipAnd] the unquestioned belief in the. mission—the seed of both [the not-so-good] and tremendous good Doris Kearns Goodwin. Lyndon Johnson and the.

12 Books To Kickstart Your Leadership Skills

Project Management Hacks

Question For The Comments: What book have you read this year to grow your leadership skills? The post 12 Books To Kickstart Your Leadership Skills appeared first on Project Management Hacks. Looking for books to read this fall? Here are some highlights from my 2016 reading.

Leadership -- introverted

Musings on Project Management

Indeed, mixing in a group discharges an leadershipThe introverted leader: is this an oxymoron? In my experience: definitely not. And, my experience aligns well with Susan Cain's popular book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. And by introverted, we mean: Someone who gets more energy out of quiet time--loner time, even if in an open plan--than they do mixing in a group.

11 Leadership Qualities of a Great Project Manager?

Brad Egeland

Leadership is an essential and critical skill that can determine the magnitude of an individual’s achievements within their career. To be a successful and productive project manager, however, the qualities of leadership that are required can be very different from other fields of work.

Fresh Friday 19 February 2016 – 6 Marvelous Project Leadership Articles

Fix my Project Chaos

Here are 6 marvelous project leadership articles; The post Fresh Friday 19 February 2016 – 6 Marvelous Project Leadership Articles appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Blog Art of Project Leadership

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Podcast 92 – How to incorporate feedback into your leadership style

Fix my Project Chaos

Incorporating feedback into your leadership style In this podcast, change management consultant Gillian Klette talks to me about incorporating feedback into your leadership style. The post Podcast 92 – How to incorporate feedback into your leadership style appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

Leading Projects with the Brain in Mind – The Neuroscience of Leadership with Dr. David Rock

Guerrilla Project Management

David Rock on the neuroscience of leadership and the SCARF Model: a brain-based framework for increasing effectiveness in collaborating with and influencing others. Leadership Mindset Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts Self Mastery

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Business Leadership for IT Projects [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

Before I’d got far reading Gary Lloyd’s Business Leadership for IT Projects I realised he was offering a critical assessment on the Standish report on project failure – thankfully. Business Leadership for IT Projects is a book about project sponsorship, but you’d not know it from reading it.

Virtual Leadership: Interview With Author Penny Pullan

Girl's Guide to PM

In this video I interview author Penny Pullan about her new book, Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams , which is out this year.

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Soft Leadership

The Tao of Project Management

Continuing the theme of soft leadership, I like to think back to some of the project managers I have worked with over the years and a handful stand out for one main quality, their selflessness. The Way The the wise project manager shows enlightened leadership through service.

Giveaway Winner: Virtual Leadership

Girl's Guide to PM

Monica has won a copy of Virtual Leadership: Practical Strategies for Getting the Best Out of Virtual Work and Virtual Teams * which is now on it’s way across the ocean. Congratulations to Monica from St. Paul Minnesota in the USA!

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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?Situational Leadership: 3 Easy Ways to Adapt Your Approach

Brad Egeland

The journey to successful collaborative project leadership has so far included key leadership strategies for project managers and suggestions for positive team dynamics. Another important leadership technique is adapting to the current situation.

4 Myths on Leadership

Axosoft

This post discusses four myths about leadership–and particularly project leadership–that simply aren’t true (or certainly not across the board). This is an unfortunate cultural stereotype that has–and still is–prevalent in all areas of the workplace, not solely leadership roles. I don’t think anyone is a natural born leader, but that leadership is a learned process as well as a result of your environment and experiences. Leaders are loud, strong, bold and connected.

More on Soft Leadership

The Tao of Project Management

Still on the subject of soft skills: p ushy project managers may think they are being effective but they can have a bad impact on the team. Better to be relaxed and go with the flow, for that way the team will be positive and motivated. That’s not to say that you can be incompetent and get away with it, for the team will soon find you out. Just be fair and honest with the team and they will respect it. The Way The wise project manager is like water. Water goes anywhere freely.

They are “Lessons to be Learned”, not “Lessons Learned”

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Agile Project Management Leadership Metrics Retrospectives Teams Warning SignsThe suggestions, observations and ideas we capture at retrospectives are not Lessons Learned. That would imply we have already learned from them and will not make that mistake again.

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Boosting PMO's with Lean Thinking

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Essential Leadership Skills for Global Project Managers – Part 1

Guerrilla Project Management

Most training programs on leading global teams tend to emphasize unique aspects of each culture. By this I mean they train on what you can do and can’t do or how you can act within the boundaries of proper behaviors in a particular culture. This is useful to understand a culture but not sufficient to. Global Rollouts

Agile Risk Management

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    (Note: I first wrote this article for ProjectManagement.com, if you are a member you can read it here )      Agile Project Management Events Leadership Metrics Risk Management Teams

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INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Tips for Preventing Project Manager Burnout

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best practices infographic Leadership PPM productivity Project Management work culture celoxis Online project management software project management project management best practices web based project management toolINFOGRAPHIC: 7 Tips for Preventing Project Manager Burnout.

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The Most Difficult Part of Pulling Together the Project Team

Gina Abudi PM

Project Management engaging project teams project leadership Team Building team leadership team meetingResponses to a Poll Question and a Client Story. A poll question1 asked of 700 project managers, project team leads, and program directors regarding their opinion of the most difficult part of pulling together a project team, delivered the following responses: Option. Number of Responses. Finding the right internal resources (mix of skills, availability). [.].

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