Chapter 5. Principles, Values, and Interpersonal Skills for Leading

The key very simply, is other people.

Marianne Williamson

The previous chapter focused on the role of the eXtreme project manager as energy manager: one who gains and sustains commitment to the project mission by managing the project's context. In this chapter and the two that follow, I continue my focus on Leadership by Commitment (Critical Success Factor 2), and put the spotlight on the principles, values, business focus, and skills you need to succeed.

If I had to summarize this and the next two chapters in a word, I'd say this is the touchy-feely stuff, the soft glue that holds the eXtreme project together. Critical Success Factors 3 and 4 (the Flexible Project Model and Real-Time ...

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