Top 5 Leadership Theories

ProjectManager.com

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?

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.

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.

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

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand.

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

ProjectManager.com

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.

Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

ProjectManager.com

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?

Leadership vs. Management, What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

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.

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

ProjectManager.com

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.

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.

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.

LEAD: Your Four Project Leadership Priorities

Online PM Courses

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.

How to Sell Process Improvement to Executives

Brad Egeland

Maximize your process improvement efforts and engage teams | View Online Change starts at the top, which is why executive support is a must have if you want to maximize process improvement efforts and engage your teams. But sometimes, getting leadership buy-in is a challenge. Arm yourself with practical skills to obtain a genuine and lasting commitment to change from your leadership team.

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.

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.

The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership

Online PM Courses

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.

The 25 Most Inspiring Leadership Quotes

ProjectManager.com

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 Five Truths of Project Leadership

LiquidPlanner

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.

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

Online PM Courses

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.

Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

iZenBridge

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.

Get Input into Business Process Improvement Projects

Gina Abudi PM

Reaching out to employees to get input into business process improvement projects enables for a number of benefits for both the organization and the employees. Consider that business process improvement projects are not easy to implement! The post Get Input into Business Process Improvement Projects appeared first on Gina Abudi. Project Management BPI projects Business Process Management process improvement project leadership

5 Ways Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Improves Communication and Leadership

Project Bliss

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.

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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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.

What’s The Difference Between Management And Leadership?

TimeCamp

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?

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.

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

PM Basics

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.

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

Paymo App

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.

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

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

nTask

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.

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?15 Ways to Cultivate Your Project Leadership Style

Brad Egeland

If you are a new Project Manager, you really should think about leadership. It is very important to have a set of process steps to deliver successful project management.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

9 Leadership Mistakes You Can Make as A New Manager (Don’t Do This!)

Proofhub

So what you can do is learn from the mistakes of others and use them to get successful in your new leadership role. Just keep it in mind that the sooner you recognize and avoid these common leadership mistakes, the sooner you will crack the code for your success.

Why setup virtual PMOs and when should PM templates be standardized?

Kiron Bondale

The most simple use case is when the leadership of a small functional organization-oriented company starts to realize the need to standardize or improve the company’s project management approach. If leadership recognizes the need to do something to improve project outcomes but funding is limited, one approach is to establish a community of PM practice and empower that group to design and implement change on a best effort basis.

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Does your PMO hinder or help your agile transformation?

Kiron Bondale

Examining their own operational processes and leaning them out as much as possible. Shifting portfolio reporting from being a manual, onerous process to the automated consumption of information radiators. An agile project management office might sound to some like an oxymoron, right?

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