But how and when on earth are we supposed to do all that is the reply received from newly qualified project managers only weeks into their new positions when we describe some of the activities they should be focusing on to be successful as leaders.
Leaders are called to believe and see a beautiful, bright and expansive future for those who can’t see one for themselves.
Some senior members of staff see procurement expenses as a necessary evil and overlook any efficiency improvement methods for this sector.
Someone once said that if you want to make enemies, try to change something. It’s common for change management practitioners to view resistance to change as an irrational barrier to progress. Another school of thought is that resistance to change is a social process that can strengthen changes and help to eliminate undesirable change.
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).
Large projects fail at an astonishing rate – more than 50%, by some estimates.
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.