Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Using emotional intelligence to maximize success, part of Project Management Foundations: Teams.
So, thinking you might want to be…the perfect project leader?…Here's where you start ...…Presenting different characters to each person…on your team that is exactly what they need…at any moment.…Sounds easy, doesn't it?…Unfortunately, that is not practical and actually,…it sounds exhausting.…The key to leading a team on a day-to-day basis…is applying emotional intelligence.…It allows you to be yourself…while supporting the needs of your team.…
Here are a couple of hints to guide you…as you think about your project team members…and their emotional needs;…the first item to focus on is how experienced…or confident each team member is with the…tasks that you have given to them.…The level of confidence each person has with their role…should have a major bearing on how you work with them.…People who are dealing with tasks they have not…completely before, are likely to need more direct…discussion about how to accomplish what you expect of them.…Just like when you first learned to drive a car,…your instructor likely gave you explicit information…
Along the way, discover how to negotiate for key resources, appreciate and maximize individual working styles, use emotional intelligence to add a personal approach to your management style, and resolve conflict.
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- Understanding the four key work styles
- Negotiating for your team
- Sharing a common objective
- Making team rules
- Directing the team
- Solving team conflicts<br><br>
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