Leadership KPIs

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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.

Leadership Challenges

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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. In Review – Leadership Challenges. Lack of Development: Leaders might be born, but leadership is also a skill that can be learned. That’s what leadership is.

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Business Leadership for IT Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Before I’d got far reading Gary Lloyd’s Business Leadership for IT Projects I realized he was offering a critical assessment on the Standish report on project failure – thankfully. The book is aimed at people who are in a project leadership position but who perhaps don’t have the hands on practical experience of a project manager. Business Leadership for IT Projects is a book about project sponsorship, but you’d not know it from reading it.

Top 5 Leadership Theories

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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.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

industry as a whole, with their leadership involved in the. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings.

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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Leadership Building Activities

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Leadership is a combination of innate and learned traits. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you three key leadership building activities that will help you become a better leader. In Review – Leadership Building Activities. Before offering her leadership building activities, Jennifer defined what leadership is. These are the building blocks of true leadership. Well, leadership building activities can help you be the best leader you can be.

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.

How to Manage Better with Transformational Leadership

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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 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!

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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.

How to Manage with Servant Leadership

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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.

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

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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. She explored case studies of customer experience and customer service to learn lessons in a customer-centric type of leadership. Customer-Centric Leadership. Leadership Project Management Training Videos

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? The third concept defined pretty early on is virtual leadership, which you’d expect, what with it being the title of the book and all. Virtual leadership is defined as: Being able to engage people from afar to produce results together. Book review of Virtual Leadership by Penny Pullan.

Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

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

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. 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. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., and bridge the gap between CIOs and Project Managers to create a passionate and successful team.

5 Leadership Assessment Tools You Need to Try

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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. There are personality types, and there are leadership skills: it’s not one size fits all. Fuel for leadership is constant curiosity and regular assessment. Why It’s Good to Test Your Leadership Skills. The Best Leadership Assessment Tools.

The 7 Best Blog Posts on Leadership in 2018

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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 vs. Management, What’s the Difference?

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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. What is leadership? Eisenhower, who said, “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”. 10 Leadership Skills.

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

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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. Here’s what Jennifer suggests: Adjust your leadership style and use emotional intelligence to be more empathetic and understanding of others’ emotional needs. Don’t think humor is a serious business?

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

Top 7 Leadership Articles: Summer Edition

Epicflow Blog

Leadership is a complex phenomenon that has been studied by scholars for many years and still is a relevant topic for research. Go on reading to learn about the best leadership tips and insights of this summer. Create a ‘diversity and inclusion leadership team’.

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

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. The book is aimed at people who are in a project leadership position but who perhaps don’t have the hands on practical experience of a project manager. Business Leadership for IT Projects is a book about project sponsorship, but you’d not know it from reading it.

Adept Leadership: How Continuous Growth and Development Cultivates Productivity

LiquidPlanner

More than anything, your organization needs adept leadership. A huge part of strategic leadership is changing the culture. Below are a few important management and leadership tips for adopting the digital culture across your organization: Define the issue.

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?"

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.

Strategic leadership

Musings on Project Management

Goals leader leadershipAre you willing to follow -- or be led by -- a leader who can't do the job you're doing?What What I'm speaking of is the distinction between the strategic leader and the operational leaderThe strategic leader is the visionary -- usually -- but most importantly is the leader that connects all the dots in the long game; allocates resources strategically; causes integration to occur for the benefit of.

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. Standard project management training was not up to the job, so working with Eddie Obeng and others I developed an approach that ensured equal emphasis on leadership, people and process.

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.

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.

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. For me, The Power of Project Leadership is where these two worlds combine in the most impactful of ways! . Susanne asserts that we must do this through the expansion of our project leadership skills.

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. More on this topic of project leadership…. The decision does require research whether a Master of Science or an MBA in Project Leadership will lead to the desired educational achievement.

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. Leadership is not a result of the job title you hold but of the attitudes and behaviours you possess. 16 Essential Questions to Project Leadership Success Project Management Coaching What are the differences between management and leadership?

Global leadership: What you need to consider in multicultural teams

Inloox

Global and virtual team leadership inevitably overlap. The solution: Virtual team leadership 4. The solution: Virtual team leadership Today, working in global teams is no longer possible without virtual communication and leadership. You want to learn more about virtual team leadership? Globalization and digitalization enable us to work with employees and partners from different countries.

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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.

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. In this paper, Marcel Schwantes lists and grounds four rules that a good leader should follow to keep their leadership skills at the level. Your purpose is the driving force of your leadership efforts, and it doesn’t disappear even when all your business objectives are met. .

LEAD: Your Four Project Leadership Priorities

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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.

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. Imbalances in yin and yang create a lopsided leadership style When managers have a preference for either yin or yang, they can develop a lopsided or dysfunctional style. project leadership