Despite the undeniable impact of sound leadership on the success of any organisation, there remains an apparent lack of understanding when it comes to the specific core competencies every leader ought to prioritise while carrying out their professional responsibilities. To be clear, this does not mean these leaders are wholly unfit or ineffective; instead, it only indicates that these professionals have not yet maximised their own potential or the potential of the organisation they are charged with leading.[Continue Reading …]
Why? Because your behaviour is the biggest obstacle to achieving great things. Leadership skills alone won’t get you where you need to be.
It is character — your leadership qualities — that matter.
Managing stakeholder influence is an essential leadership skill.
What’s more, managing stakeholders isn’t solely the remit of project managers. Everyone can benefit from my top 5 tips for managing stakeholder influence.