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. Increase leadership emphasis on cultural alignment. Increase leadership communication.

Leadership Challenges

ProjectManager.com

Scores of people talk about leadership and its benefits, but few mention the obstacles that leaders face. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, discusses common leadership challenges, what the role looks like to the team and the larger organization, and how one must constantly adjust in order to succeed.

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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. Leadership Defined. What is leadership?

Stressed leadership

Musings on Project Management

leadershipWell, here in the Spring of 2020, leaders are stressed; and circumstances are somewhat chaotic (meaning not only disorganized and counterproductive, but small effects are highly leveraged by exponential responses) And so one wonders: are our best leaders in crises and chaos likely to have been trained in the military where the 'fog of war' is all too real? Yes, but no. Our military schools.

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

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

Leading with Transactional Leadership

ProjectManager.com

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 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.

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. I’d say that it is true servant leadership.

When leadership is autocratic

Musings on Project Management

Autocrates and autocratic leadership -- on the one hand -- and the classic risk management on the other hand. And we ask this because: From essayist Eric Grill writing in the leadership blog of St Thomas University we learn that: Autocratic leaders typically make all major decisions on their own, with little or no input from others. leadership Risk Managementis the latter pointless in the context of the former?

7 Lessons for Customer-Centric Leadership

ProjectManager.com

Customer-centric leadership is essential in today’s business climate. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains more and cites these well-known brands as excellent examples of customer-centric leadership. In Review – 7 Lessons for Customer-Centric Leadership.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

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

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

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.

5 Leadership Assessment Tools You Need to Try

ProjectManager.com

Leadership might be hard to define, but it’s easy to recognize. Leaders know that to lead they must keep up their leadership skills. But leadership isn’t only about inspiring others, it’s about knowing oneself. Why It’s Good to Test Your Leadership Skills.

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.

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Leadership vs. Management, What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

Is leadership good and management bad? In Review – Leadership vs. Management, What’s the Difference? There are many who stand on one side or the other of the great divide between leadership and management, demonizing one and praising the other. Leadership.

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

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

Business transformation is a high priority in today's corporate landscape - a fact that the C-Suite is well aware of. But once executives have decided to implement some type of transformation, they often rush to de-prioritize it. Sometimes they even stop paying any attention at all to this critical organization change, delegating essential strategy projects to those with little to no relevant experience. Enter: the project management office. PMOs are uniquely situated to orchestrate organizational change, all while building a landscape that is centered around collaboration and social interaction.

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

ProjectManager.com

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.

Book Review: The Power of Project Leadership

LiquidPlanner

I just finished the last chapter of Susanne Madsen’s piece on The Power of Project Leadership (2nd edition). I’ve been a longtime student of both Project Management and of researchers like Brené Brown , who explore emotional intelligence with leadership.

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.

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.

Top 7 Leadership Articles: Winter Edition

Epicflow Blog

You can’t know too much about leadership. Let’s take a look at leadership tips that world experts prepared for you this winter. 4 Basic Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight. The post Top 7 Leadership Articles: Winter Edition appeared first on Epicflow.

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The growing need for project leadership

Susanne Madsen

According to PMI’s research, over 80 per cent of high-performing organisations report that the most important acquired skills for project managers to successfully manage complex projects are leadership skills. You are probably as familiar with the statistics of failing projects as I am.

The yin and yang of project leadership™ 

Susanne Madsen

Yin leadership is enabling and is concerned with making it possible for others to flourish, lead and contribute. This side of leadership sets a high standard and expects the team to deliver to it. It shows that project leadership encompasses a high degree of yin as well as yang.

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Gambling leadership

Musings on Project Management

To exert leadership, do we layer a propensity to gamble on top of the usual uncertainty that goes along with projects? Every [leader] is a gambler Admiral John McCain (the senator's father) Admiral Halsey's air commander, WW II in the Pacific. And, so what do we make of that idea?* Is it additive, or compounding? As a gambler, should we expect certain rules to apply. as in poker? risk decision Risk Management

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

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.

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.

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? Your Leadership Priority is to LEAD.

Leadership vs. Management w/ Ross Beurmann

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, Ross Beurmann joins Dave to talk about the difference between Leadership and Management. Leadership is Language – L. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

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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.

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. Most important leadership behaviors for project managers. Leadership has a huge effect on projects.

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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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Do We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

Agile Coach

Yesterday Adriana Girdler and I presented Timeless Leadership at the Toronto Agile Tour. Our intent was to show that everything we need to know about leadership has already been invented, we just need to stop and look around once in a while instead of jumping on the next agile fad.

Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations

Agilemania

The post Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations appeared first on Agilemania. Introduction to digital transformation Digital transformation in simple words is the process of utilising technology to comprehensively change your.

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Creating Safety for Leadership w/ Tim Wise

Leading Agile

This conversation often centers around teams and the individual team members, but rarely do we take the time to consider what safety looks like for leadership. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

Joanna Durand on Why Passionate Leadership Matters

International Institute of Learning

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.

What is Servant Leadership? Project Leadership at its Best | Video

Online PM Courses

I’d argue that servant leadership the an approach no leader can afford to ignore. So, in this video, I’ll answer the question: 'What is Servant Leadership?'. The post What is Servant Leadership? Project Leadership at its Best | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

Leadership Models Project Managers Need to Know | Video

Online PM Courses

This video is a primer of the Leadership Models that Project Managers Need to Know. The post Leadership Models Project Managers Need to Know | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. You aren't just a Project Manager. You are also a Project Leader.

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The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership

Online PM Courses

Team Leadership itself is not hard. In this article, I want to hone down to the four essentials of project team leadership. The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership. Leadership isn’t something you are born with, like brown eyes.

The Five Truths of Project Leadership

LiquidPlanner

Leadership is one of those words that we come across that has a multitude of meanings. Or, does it mean what it meant to Eisenhower: “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”? Five Project Leadership Truths.