Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It’s about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter.
Some folks say that managers focus on doing things right, while leaders are focused on doing the right things.
The outcome of a project always largely depends on the behaviour of the manager as their actions directly influences the behaviour of the employees.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual project stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime. The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual project stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.
Nicolini (2002) theoretical framework asserted that good project chemistry enhances the operation of project teams, quality of the final product allowing the early detection of problems.
We’ve all seen quotes designed to motivate or inspire us. Well, according to a new study, people who post these ‘inspirational’ quotes also have lower levels of intelligence. However, Project Journal disagrees, and see’s some quotes as universal nuggets of wisdom. You know the ones – those quotes that give you “Aha!” moments of inspiration or meaningful insights into your personal and professional lives. These are the ones you want to print out and place on your fridge so you’ll see them every day.
Great quotes can be inspirational and motivational. They are essentially powerful nuggets of wisdom condensed into 1-2 lines.
It’s a tough figure to swallow: 66% of enterprise software projects end in failure. Research highlights that only one in eight information technology projects can be considered truly successful (failure being described as those projects that do not meet the original time, cost and (quality) requirements criteria).
Sometimes all the inspiration you need to guide your team successfully can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.
No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.
Tweet them, share them, but most important, use them to help you become an even better leader than you already are.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.