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

LeadingAnswers

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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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.

Developing Leadership Skills

Herding Cats

There is always some post about leadership, innovation, and personnel development around agile project management, Having deployed one of the early agile development programs (eXtreme Programming) in a mission critical IT organization, I was part of an approach that is known to work for building leadership and teams. Developing Leadership Skills. Get rid of unnecessary middle layers of authority, direct leadership is more effective in emergency situations.

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

Leadership’s Project Management Challenges

Gina Abudi PM

Leadership in many organizations – even today – are challenged with project management and where it fits in. The post Leadership’s Project Management Challenges appeared first on Gina Abudi. Understanding the value of project management to the organization is a significant challenge for leaders. Too often it is considered as tactical – with no real thought or understanding of the strategic value of it. Shortchanging the [.].

Three Traits of Leadership That Cannot be Taught

Celoxis

With automation leading the narrative at the workplace, it is important for companies to not get too caught up in it and retain the core aspects of organizational fabric, namely leadership. One has to have certain ingrained qualities or leadership which can be further developed through training and mentoring. Blog Leadership PPM Project Management Trends work culture best practices celoxis leadership project leadership project management

The Difference Between Leadership and Management

ActiveCollab

Even though leadership and management (as well as leaders and managers) are often used as interchangeable terms, the way these two approaches affect team culture, workflow process and overall results can prove to be quite contradictory.

5 Most Common Mistakes in Managing Multiple Projects: Micromanagement & Leadership (Part 1 of 5)

Wrike

Your responsibility increases, the demand for your leadership rises, and the need for your coordination skills is multiplied. The post 5 Most Common Mistakes in Managing Multiple Projects: Micromanagement & Leadership (Part 1 of 5) appeared first on Blog Wrike.

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.

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 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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Leadership and the Neurobiology of Fear

Guerrilla Project Management

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SPM 023 | Leadership Toolbox for Project Managers with Michel Dion

SensiblePM

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?

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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How Millennials are Changing the Leadership Paradigm

Celoxis

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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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

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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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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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.

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!

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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).

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.

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.

What does your upbringing say about your leadership style?

Susanne Madsen

I recently co-facilitated a leadership programme for a group of senior project and programme managers. During the programme we explored the participant’s personalities and leadership styles from various angles.

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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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.

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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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.

?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.

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”

LeadingAnswers

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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