Communication is one of the top ranked personal skills across all industries, the demand for effective communication among professionals has become bigger than ever due to virtual teams, diverse cultures, and dissimilar expectations just to name a few, I have tried to sum up everything about communication in this brief article that is based on an old Chinese adage.
How many times have you done something without questioning it? how many times have you obliged to an unjustifiable policy or ineffective process just because this is how it has been designed, the number of ridiculous activities we do on daily basis has become devastating and unless we stop and try to understand why we need to follow a certain policy, our energy will always go in the wrong place.
Most of employers pay too much attention to the budget size of projects that the candidate project manager has managed before, on the other hand, most of project managers tout the total budget of all projects they have managed, and indeed, Budget doesn’t matter! Managing a multi million dollars project does not necessarily imply unique skills nor does it guarantee success for new projects.
It is very difficult to select from the plethora of leadership skills which ones are the most effective ones. If you look at greatest leaders humankind have known you will realize that every leader has got his own personality that was formed based on the vision and set of experiences he had, although most of great leaders share common traits, the choice of top leadership skills will always remain subjective, here are another ten ways to lead more effectively.
The objective of the Leadership Management Grid is to depict the relation between leadership and management with emphasis on the ultimate outcome of promoting or ignoring leadership and/or management. Needless to say, leadership and management are essential to goals fulfilment. The Leadership Management Grid is another representation of the Leadership Management Formula.