Leadership PerspectivesA regular blog, article or podcast from my desk focused on leadership.
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If you are selling, influencing or educating, get passionate and show it. Let them know that you really believe what you are saying – through voice, your physical presence or even the written word.
If you are a leader of any sort I challenge you to look at your selling skills.
It doesn’t matter how good you are or where you stand in your profession – you should have a coach.
Delegation is a key management skill: project management, general management, operational management and you need to be good at it.
Leaders need to think creatively and out-of-the-box.
The most important role of a project manager is that of an integrator.
You need to set an example right off the bat. Take control right at the front end and I promise you will have control, at least of the timing, of every meeting in the future. Everyone will arrive on time.
There are so many ways to build a PMO – Project Management Office. Many are the wrong way. In this interview with Amy Burnet, past Sr. Director, Program Management Office at CIBC, we talk about the right way to approach your new PMO.
Put your happiness to good use every day! Smile. It helps all of us around you.
The relationship between sponsor and project manager needs to be a priory in your next project – establish it early and be clear from the start.
We need to lighten up every once in a while and this is the responsibility of today’s leaders.
Self-confidence is the fundamental basis from which leadership grows. Trying to teach leadership without first building confidence is like building a house on a foundation of sand. It may have a nice coat of paint, but it is ultimately shaky at best.