Virtual Leadership [Book Review]

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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.

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

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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!

The Basics of Leadership

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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

Leadership Lessons

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Developing Leadership Skills. Get rid of unnecessary middle layers of authority, direct leadership is more effective in emergency situations. Thoughts on Leadership from Shackleton . Leadership is a fine thing, but it has its penalties. There is an article in the current edition of The Newyorker about a solitary journey across Antarctica, by Henry Worsley.

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?

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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

The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership

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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.

Positive Leadership In Project Management

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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.

The Five Truths of Project Leadership

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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.

Best Books About Leadership, Part 1

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Best Books About Leadership Leadership is a challenging aspect of work. Project Management books leadership project leadershipSome people may be.

J.Q. Adams on leadership

Musings on Project Management

Apart from that distinction he had a pithy thought on leadership, which I pass along hither: If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've leadership QuotationsAdams was the 6th president of the United States -- a one-term guy who lost to populist A. Jackson in the election of 1828.

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

Virtual Leadership: Interview With Author Penny Pullan

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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.

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.

Why Is Persistence Important in Leadership?

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There are as many definitions of leadership as many minds. Universities don’t offer lectures on leadership. Persistence in Leadership There are many things […]. Productivity leader leadershipWhat Does It Mean to Be a Leader?

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.

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.

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.

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

What’s The Difference Between Management And Leadership?

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Management vs Leadership – it seems that these two elements have a lot in common. Management and leadership require a distinctive set of skills. ” Merriam-Webster Dictionary What skills make up the management and make it different from 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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5 Inspiring Leadership Lessons from Legendary Leaders

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He was surprised to see him go in … best practices Blog collaboration Customer Experience design thinking Leadership productivity Project Management work culture celoxis elon musk jeff bezos leadership lessons Online project managment oprah winfrey organizational culture project management richard branson sheryl sandberg steve jobs web based project management softwareI recently heard about an incident from a friend.

Leadership without impulse

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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.

Positive leadership in project management

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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.

How Emotional Intelligence Is Important In Leadership?

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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?

Shared Leadership: Understanding the benefits of this organizational model and how it works

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For a long time, leadership models based themselves on mottos such as “One must lead, and the others, obey.” ” This kind of model is all about leadership being focused on a single person, with companies as strict hierarchies. Leadership

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Three Traits of Leadership That Cannot be Taught

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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 New Face of Project Leadership

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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 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

4 Practical Ways to Demonstrate Project Leadership Skills

Brad Egeland

This applies to both project managers and team members; after all, leadership is a choice. Regardless of your position, you can practice leadership skills at any stage of a project.

Survey - How Certified is Your PMO and How Effective is the PMO Leadership?

Brad Egeland

2) Who's leading your PMO and how effective is that leadership and the PMO in general? How Certified and is Your PMO or PM Infrastructure and How Effective is the Leadership? Let's have a little fun and do a new survey. This time I'd like to look at two things.

Leadership and motivation: 3 exercises to bring out your best

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Joanna Barsh and Johanne Lavoie, who both work with the consultancy McKinsey, have released a book called Centered Leadership: Leading with […]. The post Leadership and motivation: 3 exercises to bring out your best appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. LeadershipThere are some foolproof tips for people who want to become good leaders (and since you’re reading this…), but others aren’t quite so clear.

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

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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?

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

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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.

?5 Project Leadership Lessons from the NFL

Brad Egeland

Read on for 5 project leadership lessons from the NFL. In the sporting world, it is often said you’re ‘only as good as your last game’, meaning you are defined by your results. What can a project manager learn from this? Are you only as good as your last project?

Lessons in Leadership: John Wooden

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Sport is a great place to turn when looking for examples of great leadership. But there was more to his leadership than just the trophies. One of the… The post Lessons in Leadership: John Wooden appeared first on BrightWork. BrightWork Leadership TeamworkYou think of the legendary coaches who led their teams to tremendous success.

Effective Leadership Skills. Are You Truly A Great Project Leader?

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Effective leadership is one of the key skill that employers expect from project managers. What is effective leadership? The post Effective Leadership Skills. Lately on the blog I’ve been exploring the ten skills that employers want from project managers.

15 Inspiring Leadership And Management Quotes!

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It is no different from leadership and management! The best lessons about the most important things in our lives usually come from the experts.

The Difference Between Leadership and Management

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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.