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The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right by Tom Kendrick

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Foundation

Project success depends on effective leadership. Whether you are a program manager with hundreds of people reporting to you, or in charge of a short project staffed by volunteers, or anything in between, you must be a leader. If this is a new role for you, plan for transitioning to project leadership. Identify leadership gaps and decide what you must do to meet them.

While the role of “manager” can be delegated, you must earn the role of leader from the people you work with. Some of the critical leadership skills necessary for this can be developed through practice. Good leaders pay attention, so you must become proficient in active listening. In discussions with others, frequently paraphrase and verify what they have told you, to ...

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