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Brilliant Project Leader by Mike Clayton

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Introduction

There is already a very successful book called Brilliant Project Manager, so you may be wondering: ‘Why Brilliant Project Leader?’

To answer this question, we need to define our terms. How does project leadership differ from project management? And what does ‘brilliant’ mean in this context? Let’s take these words one at a time.

Brilliant

A ‘brilliant’ project is one that potential team members want to join and current team members enjoy being a part of. It is a project that does something new, exciting, important – even wonderful. And, because it is led well, people learn lots, have fun, and create great things that make a real difference.

You have been offered a choice of two very different projects to work on. What criteria ...

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