As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.

—Bill Gates

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HABIT TWO

Enable core team to make decisions

POWER OF MACROMANAGING

The core team, also known as the project leadership team, is typically a cross-functional group of individuals who have the day-to-day responsibility for planning and managing project activities. The core team consists of the core team leader (i.e., the project leader) and core team members from each function that have a significant role in project execution.

The core team member role can often be viewed as a mini-project leader for activities that must be done within their function to support project work. Once those activities are identified, the core team member ...

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