In this chapter
Understand why project leadership is important
Understand the difference between managing and leading a project
Understand why “old school” management approaches don't usually work on projects
Review the common behaviors of effective project leaders
Understand where leadership is needed on a project
Learn the 12 secrets to better project leadership
Understand why a “servant leadership” approach gives you the best chance of doing the right work, the right way, for the right people
Why do we include a chapter on “leading” a project when most introductory project management books won't go near it? Quite simply, a person “manages” processes, but “leads” people…and people accomplish projects.
While the skill set ...