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Qualities of a Leader: Top 20 Leadership Traits

Leadership qualities can be difficult to label because leadership itself is so present in our lives that traits can be hard to identify and define. Leadership can take many forms, from historical figures to project managers and business managers. Self Esteem Self-esteem is tightly closed to emotional intelligence.

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3 Ways to Practice Your Leadership Skills

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Mike Clayton True leadership is not something you do when it suits you. In fact, true leadership emerges when it is least convenient, in tough times, under extremes of pressure. Here are three things we can all practice, day-to-day, to hone our leadership skills: 1. Decision-making on a project is an act of leadership.


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Servant Leadership

While some find it a trendy fad, or a confusing concept, servant leadership can be the key to your agile team’s success and growth. Professional Scrum Trainer Gregory Crown and I will explore the concept of servant leadership, highlighting its historical roots and relevance in the agile community. In a hurry?

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From Servant Leadership to Shared Leadership

Leading Answers

We will examine what leadership entails and how it applies to agile teams. Then discuss the transition from servant leadership to shared leadership.   EQ as a Foundation for Leadership. As we saw in the previous articles about Emotional Intelligence (EQ), leadership is built on top of EQ.

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Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Speaker: Heidi Cerenzia, Edina Murphy, and Alexis Barone, Wrike

Now more than ever, project managers are expected to lead with strong consideration towards their team. The success of a project depends not only on attention to detail and deadlines, but to the human beings behind them. This is where emotional intelligence comes in.

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Understanding Leadership

Rebel’s Guide to PM

If management is doing the right thing, then leadership is doing things right. You can demonstrate leadership skills at any level, from project coordinator to project director. Making leadership work for you. Doing’ leadership, however, is not something that can be codified easily. Leading in a crisis.

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Leadership KPIs

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.

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How to Improve Team Effectiveness & Reduce Workplace Stressors Through Exceptional Culture

Speaker: Galen Emanuele - President, Shift Yes LLC

What’s missing from the toolbelt of many leadership teams is how to establish and operationalize a healthy work culture with consistency and success. Galen’s “Culture Assessment” tool to guide your leadership team in meaningful dialogue to evaluate and take action around current organizational culture.

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How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

LinkedIn, even the free version, is an essential sales tool that every sales professional should be using, while leadership is continuing to turn to Sales Enablement to ensure that the business development team has all the strategies and tactics they need to be successful.

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Enable Your Teams to Work Their Own Way

Speaker: Kim Wasson, Alexis Barone, and Matt Williams

We must make way for a new perspective on collaboration and leadership--one in which your teams are enabled to work together efficiently and confidently. With so many people to keep track of, you may feel the need to be in multiple places at once. However, this mentality leads Project Managers to lose focus and become easily frustrated.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

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

Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. 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.

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Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

It’s time for CIOs to unlock their "people potential" and learn the leadership skills that will lead to satisfied project managers and more than satisfactory project results. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks.

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A New Age of Hybrid Leadership

Speaker: Renee Thomas and Alexis Barone, Wrike Team

It's time for project managers to gain a new understanding of what good leadership looks like in the future of work. On the other side of the coin, some teams still crave the social, in-person dynamic of work. Enter the new model of work, the hybrid schedule.

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Level up Culture & EQ | Sign up for the #CultureDrop

Once a week, culture & leadership expert Galen Emanuele gives free, actionable EQ training in 5 minutes or less. Subscribe to the #CultureDrop and access free resources & content.

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The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and, ultimately, lead them to greater sales success. How to achieve leadership buy-in.