Leadership

It’s Your Job to Tell the Hard Truths

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by Peter Bregman Rashid,* the CEO of a high-tech company and a client of mine for nearly a decade, called to tell me we had a major issue with some of the newer members of his leadership team. What comes to mind when you think of what might constitute a “major issue” with some senior…

How Can Young Managers Gain the Respect of Older Employees?

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By: Joshua Bjerke Today’s constantly changing business environment makes it impossible to lead a company completely by yourself. Keeping a company on track during times of change requires all employees to develop leadership skills. If you find that, early in your career, you have leveraged your leadership skills and performance into a management position, you will…

Eleven Project Leadership Principles Worth Doing

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Project managers, did you know there is a 1983 Army Leadership Guide that contains eleven principles of leadership well worth adding to your project leadership skill set? Funny how sometimes things survive the “test of time”, isn’t it? On this first day of June, here are some traits to consider the next time you are…

Stay Focused

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By Peter McBride There will always be distractions in your work. Like driving in traffic, where other drivers seem bent on making your trip difficult, the people in your project will sometimes look like they are purposely trying to make a mess of things. Your team members, your sponsor and management, your clients and their…