Project Management Processes & Phases

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If so, it might be time to start implementing proven project management processes and phases at your organization in order to bring your company’s workflow under control. This involves another set of processes: Scope: Make sure the project deliverables have been completed as planned.

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. Leadership Defined. What is leadership?

Process Optimization: Get More From Your Processes

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No process is perfect immediately. Process optimization methods can help guide those tweaks and improvements. But if these workers have some glaring inefficiencies in their process, then the rest of your facility can be entirely thrown off course. What is a Process Optimization?

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.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

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

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

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. Why It’s Good to Test Your Leadership Skills.

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.

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.

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Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

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Our mastery of the decision-making process plays a big part in the outcome of our lives, as life could be easily defined as a series of decisions. 7 Steps for an Effective Decision-Making Process. You plan your projects , so why shouldn’t you plan your decision-making process?

Book Review: The Power of Project Leadership

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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.

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.

The Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-Solving Process

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The Osborn Parnes creative problem-solving process is a structured way to generate creative and innovative ways to address problems. Origin of the Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-solving Process. The two collaborated to formalize the process., How-To Leadership problem-solving

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.

Phase-Gate Process in Project Management: A Quick Guide

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When you have a long-term project that needs to be evaluated regularly, and you’re dealing with numerous stakeholders, the phase-gate process could be an ideal fit for your organization. What is the Phase-Gate Process? Stages of the Phase-Gate Process.

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.

5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

Something you can do to make decision making easier is to have a process for it. A process helps you step through the different options to give yourself confidence that you’ve covered all the angles and are ready to make the decision. The Decision Making Process. The decision making process is the main tool for making decisions. Your decision making process might not work for every decision, so be prepared to flex your approach to suit the situation.

The growing need for project leadership

Susanne Madsen

According to the PMI, organisations are losing an average of $97 million for every $1 billion spent on projects due to lack of focus on people, processes and outcomes. Leadership is not a result of the job title you hold but of the attitudes and behaviours you possess.

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? Your Leadership Priority is to LEAD.

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. The Responsibility Process – Christopher Avery. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go!

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. The project went much smoother after these changes and it taught me an important lesson in never trying to introduce a process or practice without considering the people elements first.

Turning Good Project Management into Great Project Leadership

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Many organisations are investing in people, processes and structure to create teams focused on strategy execution, often by establishing project management offices (PMOs). Adaptive Strategy Execution Programme Leadership Project Management

4 Signs Your Project Intake Process Is Outdated

Wrike

Does this sound like your current work project intake process? Here are 4 signs your project intake process is outdated and some simple steps to build a well-defined project intake process that’ll take your team into the future.

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.

The 25 Most Inspiring Leadership Quotes

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If Thomas Edison was right when he said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration,” then consider these leadership quotes the one percent. So, we’ve collected 25 of the most inspiring leadership quotes to give you that extra boost.

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. operational processes.

One Minute Manager and 6 Apps to build Self-Leadership

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Brown are the perfect examples to share their insights about the three most important lessons of self-leadership to the young employee. There are normally 3 to 6 goals, but the lesser they are, the more they are because the employee can focus on them and not rush the process.

How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

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Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. Most of the processes are interrelated, and you don’t know where to start from. You need to evaluate each process.

Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

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One has to understand associated attributes like team leadership aspect, Team formation with primary emphasis on the competencies and skills required for a successful project. Project Management Process Skill (Tools and Techniques). Leadership Skills.

How to Get the Best from Your Project Team with Situational Leadership

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Situational Leadership is a simple and compelling idea. If you want to get the best from someone, choose a leadership style that suits the situation. You’ll have the skills to give people the leadership they will want, need, and value. Four Situational Leadership Styles.

Leadership by Personality

Brad Egeland

There has been tremendous work down over the past four decades based on Carl Jung’s work on the 16 different personality types based on how you energetically connect with the world Introversion or Extroversion, the information you notice with Sensing or Intuition, how you process information with Thinking or Feeling , and how you act on the information you process – Judging or Perceiving.

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?

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How Can I, as a Project Manager, Land a Leadership Position Faster?

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Suppose you’re a project manager and have all your ducks in a row: sufficient industry experience, a PMP accredited certification, and a handful of successfully delivered projects that recommend you for a leadership position. The road to project leadership.

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. The process focuses on the team and accomplishing the mission of the team. Developing Leadership Skills. Thoughts on Leadership.

5 Ways Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Improves Communication and Leadership

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It can boost your communication and leadership skills. And you’ll likely have many chances to practice and demonstrate your leadership competency and build trust within your organization. 5 Ways Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Improves Communication and Leadership Abilities.

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. The project went much smoother after these changes and it taught me an important lesson in never trying to introduce a process or practice without considering the people elements first. Individuals and interaction are indeed more important than processes and tools, even if they are your own pet agile processes and tools. [I

How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process

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A document approval process is crucial for streamlining your operations and bring order to your creative workflow. This is why developing a document approval process is crucial for every agency. What is a Document Approval Process (and Why You Need One)?

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Leadership Retrospectives Teams Warning SignsMy first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well. Having had good successes with small to medium sized agile teams I was keen to unleash the benefits on a bigger scale. I was working.

Project Management Vs. Leadership – How nTask evolved From an Early Start up to a Robust Industry Competitor

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Eventually, it comes down to the following approach: Strategic Leadership. Although leadership and management are arguably switchable roles, the usual chain of command goes from top to bottom. Arguably, project managers are responsible for doing both: i.e. leadership and management.

Multinational Leadership: How to Successfully Lead Offshore Projects

PM Basics

What are the most relevant challenges of leadership in multinational leadership? Challenge your Multinational Leadership Style. Many of the best practices and leadership approaches and styles need to be reviewed beforehand. Case Study #1: Leadership Style in India.