16 Leading a Project


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

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