Brilliant Project Leader: What the best project leaders know, do and say to get results, every time by Mike ClaytonBrilliant Project Leader: What the best project leaders know, do and say to get results, every time by Mike Clayton

Brilliant Project Leader: What the best project leaders know, do and say to get results, every time

byMike Clayton

Paperback | December 25, 2011

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Many people struggle to lead a project with a successful outcome and they fail to keep them to budget, deliver on time and motivate a team. This book combines practical tools, personal tips and psychological insights to that you can:

- Realistically plan not only your time and resources but everyone else's
- Understand your team's strengths and weaknesses
- Monitor everyone's work and review their progress
- Ensure your communication skills and feedback inspire and encourage your team
- Successfully meet project initiatives and objectives

Mike Clayton was a project manager for twelve years, working for international services firm Deloitte.  He led teams ranging from 2 to nearly 100 people, on projects for Government departments, local authorities, global manufacturers and FTSE 100 companies. Since 2002, Mike has focused on speaking about project management and has trai...
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Title:Brilliant Project Leader: What the best project leaders know, do and say to get results, every timeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.37 × 0.64 inPublished:December 25, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0273759361

ISBN - 13:9780273759362

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Table of Contents

About the author

Author acknowledgements

Introduction

Part 1:  The Four Essentials of Team Leadership

Chapter 1: You get the team you deserve

Chapter 2: Focus on Individuals

Chapter 3: Build and share a clear plan

Chapter 4: Foster a true sense of team spirit

Chapter 5: Communicate relentlessly – and well

 

Part 2: Leading your Project Team at each Stage of the Project

Chapter 6: Project Definition Stage

Chapter 7: Project Planning Stage

Chapter 8: Project Delivery Stage

Chapter 9: Project Closure Stage

 

Part 3:  Project Team Leadership in Tough Times

Chapter 10: Tough Times: Meeting Resistance

Chapter 11: Tough Times: Up against it

Chapter 12:  Tough Times: Tough Leader

 

To Lead: Some Closing Remarks

Glossary of Project Management Terms

Index