How to become a project leader
I was recently interviewed by Cornelius Fichtner from The Project Management Podcast about how to become a project leader. Here is the interview:
Here is what Cornelius writes about the interview:
Leadership in project management is an important topic these days. And if you are like most project managers then you may have fallen into project management a bit by accident. And then, after you have successfully delivered a few projects, suddenly everyone tells you that you must improve your project management leadership skills.
Effective project management, they say, depends a lot on your project leadership.
And so once you realize that you have to transform into a project leader then leadership training will be part of your ongoing professional development, which is where our guest can help.
Niraj Kumar (www.leadproje.com — http://www.linkedin.com/in/thenirajkumar) is a leadership expert and proponent of self-growth through continuous learning. Together we explore his view on leadership, how these skill help you as a project manager, how they help you when dealing with senior executives, and as always we include a lot of tips on how you yourself can improve how you approach project management and leadership starting today.
About The PM Podcast: Cornelius Fichtner, PMP is a project management trainer who helps his students with their PMP Exam Prep, and since 2005 he has published hundreds of interviews with project managers from around the world. The interviews are free on www.project-management-podcast.com.