The Project Leader As Psychologist

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This article discusses some of the issues that the project leader faces in the quest to maintain team members’ motivation levels during a project – to ultimately develop a high-performing team.

Project Leadership is Mental


As the project management field develops and matures, it is becoming clearer that project management requires project leadership to succeed. Project management is not merely the management of things (budgets, scope, artefacts, risks, assumptions, issues, dependencies, constraints etc). Once people are involved (team members, stakeholders) it’s mental.

Leadership is 'doing the right things'

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It was Peter Drucker who famously said “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”